Falcons get two compensatory picks

It was announced today that the Falcons will receive a third and fifth round pick as compensatory picks.

The third round pick comes to compensate the loss of cornerback Domonique Foxworth to the Baltimore Ravens last season. The fifth round pick comes in compensation for the loss of linebacker Michael Boley, who signed with the New York Giants.

The Falcons now have eight picks. Compensatory picks cannot be traded.

1st Round, 19th overall
3rd Round, 83rd overall
3rd Round,  98th overall (compensatory)
4th Round, 117th overall
5th Round, 149th overall
5th Round, 165th overall (compensatory)
6th Round, 171st overall (from Lions in Chris Houston trade)
6th Round, 189th overall

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