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Packers awarded two compensatory picks in 2022 NFL Draft

Green Bay receives extra selections in fourth and seventh rounds

Packers GM Brian Gutekunst
Packers GM Brian Gutekunst

GREEN BAY – The Packers have been awarded two compensatory selections in the 2022 NFL Draft, the league announced on Tuesday.

Green Bay will receive additional picks in the fourth (No. 140) and seventh rounds (No. 258) after losing All-Pro center Corey Linsley and running back Jamaal Williams, respectively, during unrestricted free agency last March.

That brings the Packers' total number of selections to nine in next month's draft – one in the first, one in the second, one in the third, two in the fourth, one in the fifth and three seventh-round selections.

A total of 39 compensatory draft selections were awarded to 16 teams. Compensatory picks are positioned within the third through seventh rounds based on the value of the compensatory free agents lost. That formula, developed by the NFL management council, is based on salary, playing time and postseason honors.

The Packers (47) have had the third-most compensatory picks in the NFL since the practice began in 1994. Only Baltimore (55) and Dallas (55) have had more in that time.

Packers' 11 selections in the 2022 NFL Draft:

First round, No. 22 (c) and No. 28

Second round, No. 53 (c) and 59

Third round, No. 92

Fourth round, No. 132 and 140(a)

Fifth round, No. 171

Seventh round, No. 228(b), 249 and 258(a)

(a) Awarded via compensatory formula

(b) Acquired from Houston for CB Ka'dar Hollman

(c) Acquired from Las Vegas for WR Davante Adams