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Bengals expected to net 4 compensatory picks in 2017

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The Cincinnati Bengals didn't have any compensatory picks in this year's Draft, but next year, they'll have many.

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Due to the losses of many key contributors in 2016, the Bengals are expected to acquire four compensatory picks for the 2017 NFL Draft, the maximum allowed for any team.

Compensatory picks are those received at the ends of rounds 3-7 of the NFL Draft due to players lost in free agency the year prior. No one (other than those at the NFL) knows the exact formula used to determine comp picks, but whether or not the player was a starter, whether or not they become a starter and how much they get paid by their new team are all reportedly considered. There's also a deadline for when a free agent must be signed to factor into the comp pick formula. That deadline was May 12, so free agents signed going forward don't factor into the formula.

Over the Cap has released a breakdown of which players are expected to net their former teams compensatory picks and the Bengals are slated to have four due to the losses of Marvin Jones, Mohamed Sanu, Reggie Nelson and Andre Smith. Jones and Sanu are each bringing the Bengals a fourth round pick while Nelson and Smith's departures will bring in sixth round picks.

The Bengals should have 11 Draft picks in 2017, if no trades occur between now and then.

Here's a list of every comp pick the NFL is expected to hand out; this won't be confirmed until about one month prior to the 2017 NFL Draft.

Team Round Compensated Free Agent Real APY
DEN 3 Brock Osweiler $18,000,000
MIA 3 Olivier Vernon $16,750,000
CAR 3 Josh Norman $15,000,000
DEN 3 Malik Jackson $14,250,000
LA 3 Janoris Jenkins $12,400,000
BAL 3 Kelechi Osemele $11,200,000
KC 3 Sean Smith $9,250,000
SEA 4 Bruce Irvin $9,000,000
CLE 4 Alex Mack $9,000,000
CIN 4 Marvin Jones $8,000,000
IND 4 Coby Fleener $7,120,000
CLE 4 Tashaun Gipson $7,106,250
LA 4 Rodney McLeod $7,000,000
KC 4 Jeff Allen $6,875,000
SF 4 Alex Boone $6,600,000
CLE 4 Mitchell Schwartz $6,512,000
CIN 4 Mohamed Sanu $6,500,000
MIA 4 Lamar Miller $6,500,000
SEA 4 J.R. Sweezy $6,500,000
DEN 5 Danny Trevathan $6,025,000
CLE 5 Travis Benjamin $6,000,000
ARI 5 Bobby Massie $5,868,750
PIT 5 Kelvin Beachum $5,375,000
GB 5 Casey Hayward $5,100,000
KC 6 Donald Stephenson $4,666,667
KC 6 Tyvon Branch $4,000,000
CIN 6 Reggie Nelson $4,000,000
BUF 6 Nigel Bradham $3,500,000
CIN 6 Andre Smith $3,218,750
DEN 7 Ryan Harris $1,950,000
GB 7 Scott Tolzien $1,750,000
PIT 7 Antwon Blake $1,500,000