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Steelers Earn One Compensatory Draft Pick for 2015 NFL Draft

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The NFL tonight announced 34 compensatory draft picks going to 14 teams. The Steelers are one of those teams on the list.

Scott Brown of ESPN announced that the Steelers will get an extra seventh-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft to take place in May. The pick is the 252nd overall pick, and the team cannot trade the pick.

Now that the compensatory picks have been announced, the Steelers officially have eight picks in upcoming draft. One in every round and two picks in round seven.

Everyone in the division received at least one compensatory pick minus Cleveland. The Bengals will get an extra third-round pick and a fourth rounder.

Cincinnati gets extra picks for losing defensive end Michael Johnson and tackle Anthony Collins as unrestricted free agents in 2014.

Baltimore got three extra picks Monday, adding a pair of fourth-rounders and a fifth.

Matt Loede has been in the sports media for over 16 years, with experience covering the MLB, NBA, and NFL. On Sunday’s during football season, you can hear Matt on national networks like Fox Sports Radio, Associated Press, and others. Born and raised in Cleveland Ohio, Matt studies and talks football inside and out, and is anxious to share his thoughts and comments with readers on a daily basis.

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