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Jaguars awarded no compensatory picks

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To no one's surprise, the Jaguars have received zero compensatory picks for the 2015 NFL Draft.

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL announced which teams were awarded compensatory picks on Monday evening and to no one's surprise, the Jacksonville Jaguars were once again awarded none. Based on the rules for compensatory picks, which states that teams are awarded picks based on losing more and better free agents than they sign, the Jaguars would not receive any.

Last offseason the Jaguars signed Zane Beadles, Red Bryant, Chris Clemons and Ziggy Hood in free agency. This was much more than the team lost to other teams in free agency, therefore the Jaguars were not awarded any compensatory picks.

It appears the team is unlikely to be awarded compensatory picks for the 2016 NFL Draft as well, considering the number of players the Jaguars signed in free agency this year, versus the number of players they lost to other teams. Players who the Jaguars lose in free agency only count if their contracts expire, which means players like Red Bryant won't count if they are signed by another team.