Dealing with compensation issues
Expect free-agent market to tighten as teams weigh cost of losing compensatory picks
Last week, the league office announced the distribution of 32 compensatory picks to 19 teams that annually serve as a partial compensation for the loss of unrestricted free agents the previous year.
The Titans received four choices, including a third-rounder. The Bengals received a No. 3 and a No. 4. The NFL Management Council uses a secret formula to determine what teams receive based on salary, playing time and postseason honors.
With 2010 free ...
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