Bengals get four compensatory picks in this year’s NFL draft

Feb 23, 2018
Staff Writer
Cincinnati Bengals new NFL football defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, right, smiles alongside head coach Marvin Lewis, left, during a news conference at Paul Brown Stadium, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Cincinnati Bengals were awarded four compensatory picks for the 2018 NFL draft, scheduled to be held in Arlington, Texas on April 26-28.

The Bengals picked up the last pick in the third round, a pick in the fifth round and two picks in the seventh. Dallas, Green Bay and Oakland also received four compensatory picks. Arizona and Houston each received three. 

The Bengals have the 12th pick in the first round after finishing 7-9 last season. The Cleveland Browns have the top pick for the second consecutive year after going 0-16 in 2017.