Bucs get a 7th-round Compensatory Draft Pick


The Bucs received a 7th-round draft pick from the NFL as a compensatory pick, the 37th pick in the 7th round. Each year these picks are awarded to teams to compensate them for the loss of free agents. The Bucs' biggest loss in free agency was Antonio Bryant, who signed a rich contract with the Bengals. But because he never played a down for the Bengals, the compensation for losing him is so low. Will Allen was another loss in free agency, but he didn't do much more than play special teams in 2010. Jimmy Wilkerson was lost as well, and he got on the field as a backup defensive end for the Saints. The Bucs themselves added S Sean Jones in free agency, who started the entire season. The only problem with compensatory picks: they can't be traded.