Ravens receive two compensatory picks for 2021 NFL Draft initially appeared on NBC Sports Washington
Because the introduction of the compensatory draft decide system in 1994, no NFL franchise has compiled as many because the Baltimore Ravens (53).
On Wednesday, the NFL introduced the slate of 32 compensatory picks for the 2021 NFL Draft, extending draft capital to groups that misplaced extra qualifying free brokers than they gained prior to now 12 months.
The Ravens have been awarded two picks, one within the third spherical (No. 105 total) and one within the fifth (No. 184), that add to a large stash of draft capital for Normal Supervisor Eric DeCosta to leverage heading into the free company interval.
The third-round compensatory decide is the results of the league’s efforts to advertise variety in hiring. Former Ravens assistant coach David Culley was employed as the top coach of the Houston Texans. The extra fifth-rounder stems from the lack of defensive deal with Michael Pierce who signed with the Minnesota Vikings in 2020.
Baltimore now has seven picks unfold all through the primary six rounds, occupying the twenty seventh slot within the first spherical, No. 58 total within the second spherical, No. 105 within the third, No. 132 within the fourth, No. 172 and 184 within the fifth, and eventually No. 209 within the sixth.
Whereas the late-round compensatory picks could not flip heads, they may show to be invaluable property in free company, or maybe some diamonds within the tough to fill some unmet wants after April 29.