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    Cowboys Receive 4th-Round Compensatory Pick in 2019 NFL Draft

    The will receive an extra fourth-round pick in the 2019 after the league awarded today.

    The pick will be 136th overall, which is one spot below were Dallas drafted in 2016.

    We have to thank for this extra pick. The former Cowboys signed a five-year, $45 million deal with the Chiefs last which far surpassed any of the deal that Dallas made with their own acquisitions.

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    Only whose contracts expired, not those released in the offseason by their previous team, count towards the compensatory pick formula.  Therefore, ' deal was not a mitigating factor.

    As mentioned already, the fourth round of the NFL Draft recently gave Dallas its starting . Other notable fourth-round picks in the modern era have been Hitchens, , , and .

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    Last year, Dallas drafted DE and TE with fourth-round picks.

    Already short their first and sixth-round picks this year from previous trades, the Cowboys are certainly happy to have this extra selection for April's draft.

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    Jess Haynie
    Jess Haynie
    Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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