49ers receive no compensatory picks

March 26, 2012, 9:41 pm
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The 49ers will receive no compensatory draft picks in the 2012 draft, the NFL announced on Monday.That leaves the 49ers with their original pick in each round of the draft.The first round will be held on Thursday, April 26, beginning at 5 p.m. The second and third rounds are set for Friday, April 27, at 4 p.m. And Rounds 4-7 will begin Saturday, April 28, at 9 a.m.MAIOCCO: Analyzing the 49ers' offensive additions in free agency
Under the rules for compensatory draft selections, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires in the previous year is eligible to receive compensatory draft picks.Compensatory free agents are determined by a formula based on salary, playing time and postseason honors, according to the league. The formula was developed by the NFL Management Council. Not every free agent lost or signed by a club is covered by this formula.Three clubs this year (Atlanta, San Diego and Buffalo) will each receive a compensatory pick even though they did not suffer a net loss of compensatory free agents last year. Under the formula, the compensatory free agents lost by these clubs were ranked higher than the ones they signed (by a specified point differential based upon salary and performance).MAIOCCO: Analyzing the 49ers defense and special teams
Compensatory picks cannot be traded. Since 1994, when the compensatory system was introduced, the 49ers have received 19 compensatory selections.Here's why the 49ers receive no compensatory selections:
2011 free-agent losses (5)
NT Aubrayo Franklin (Saints)
OLB Manny Lawson (Bengals)
C David Baas (Giants)
LB Takeo Spikes (Chargers)
OLB Travis LaBoy (Chargers)2011 free-agent gains (5)
CB Carlos Rogers
SS Donte Whitner
K David Akers
C Jonathan Goodwin
WR Braylon Edwards
49ers 2012 draft pick
Round 1: No. 30 (No. 30 overall)
Round 2: No. 29 (No. 61 overall)
Round 3: No. 29 (No. 92 overall)
Round 4: No. 30 (No. 125 overall)
Round 5: No. 30 (No. 165 overall)
Round 6: No. 30 (No. 200 overall)
Round 7: No. 30 (No. 237 overall)--49ers will pick 29th in second round because of New Orleans Saints' forfeiture of second-round pick for penalties related to team's bounty program.--49ers will pick 29th in the third round because the Raiders used their third-round selection last year to select QB Terrelle Pryor in the supplemental draft.

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