FRISCO, Texas – The Cowboys have been awarded a fourth-round compensatory draft decide on, the NFL introduced Friday, which offers them 6 overall options in April’s NFL Draft.
The Cowboys’ added fourth-round decide on is No. 136 general. They now have two picks in the fourth round and one decide on in the second, third, fifth and seventh rounds. They dealt this year’s sixth-round decide on in a 2017 trade with Cincinnati for cornerback Bene Benwikere. This year’s 1st-rounder went to Oakland in the Amari Cooper trade.
The NFL adds compensatory picks to the conclude of rounds 3 as a result of seven. Picks are assigned to groups as a result of a formula weighting the amount of gamers a workforce missing by way of absolutely free agency as opposed to the amount of absolutely free brokers it signed. Components are wage, enjoying time and postseason honors.
Linebackers Anthony Hitchens (Kansas Town) and Kyle Wilber (Oakland) were the Cowboys’ principal absolutely free agent departures last year. They signed offensive deal with Cameron Fleming last spring.
The Cowboys have had results with compensatory picks in current yrs. Quarterback Dak Prescott was drafted No. 135 general as a fourth-rounder in 2016. The club is tied with Eco-friendly Bay for the second-most compensatory picks (42) given that 1994. Baltimore (50) has the most.
The NFL also has introduced the full draft order. Here’s how the Cowboys’ 6 picks crack down:
2nd round: No. 58
3rd round: No. 90
4th round: No. 128
4th round: No. 136
5th round: No. 165
7th round: No. 241