49ers collect three compensatory draft picks

49ers collect three compensatory draft picks
March 18, 2013, 6:00 pm
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Blake Costanzo was a key special-teams player for the 49ers in 2011, before signing with the Bears. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

PHOENIX -- As expected, NFL awarded the 49ers three compensatory picks to give them a total of 14 selections in next month's draft.

Teams are not allowed to trade their compensatory selections. The 49ers had one compensatory pick at the end of the fourth round, and two more at the end of the seventh round:

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.

The NFL listed the 49ers as losing three free agents: Blake Costanzo, Joshua Morgan and Madieu Williams. (There is no explanation why Adam Snyder, who signed with the Arizona Cardinals, was not mentioned.) The one free agent the 49ers signed last year that qualifies under the formula was Mario Manningham.

Also, the NFL confirmed that the 49ers gave up their own sixth-round pick, No. 199 overall, to the Baltimore Ravens. The 49ers held on to their earlier sixth-round pick, No. 180, acquired last year from the Miami Dolphins.

49ers 2013 picks
1. First round, No. 31 (No. 31 overall): Own pick
2. Second round, No. 2 (No. 34 overall): Pick from Kansas City for Alex Smith trade, which can be completed March 12
3. Second round, No. 31 (No. 61 overall): Own pick
4. Third round, No. 12 (No. 74 overall): From Carolina in trade-back during 2012 draft
5. Third round, No 31 (No. 93 overall): Own pick
6. Fourth round, No. 31 (No. 128 overall): Own pick
7. Fourth round, No. 34 (No. 131 overall): Compensatory
8. Fifth round, No. 24 (No. 157 overall): From Indianapolis in trade-back during 2012 draft
9. Fifth round, No. 31 (No. 164 overall): Own pick
10. Sixth round, No. 12 (No. 180 overall): From Miami in trade-back during 2012 draft
11. Seventh round, No. 21 (No. 227 overall): From Cincinnati for Taylor Mays
12. Seventh round, No. 31, (No. 237 overall): Own pick
13. Seventh round, No. 40, (No. 246 overall)
: Compensatory
14. Seventh round, No. 46, (No. 252 overall)
: Compensatory