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The Jets Will Not Receive Any Compensatory Picks

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Based on last year's free agent pool, the New York Jets will not receive additional picks.

Chris Trotman

According to our friend Jake Steinberg:

This isn't a huge shock. I'm going to quote The Jets Blog here on why none of our free agents from last year netted us compensatory draft picks:

- Mark Brunell, LaDainian Tomlinson and Donald Strickland were not picked up by another team.
- Michael Campbell, Brodney Pool and Jamaal Westerman did not remain with the team who signed them.
- Ropati Pitoitua was cut rather than having his contract expire, so he is not a qualifying UFA.
- Nick Folk, Sione Po’uha and Bryan Thomas were retained.
- Marquice Cole and Matt Mulligan were RFAs (as were Aaron Maybin and Patrick Turner, who were retained anyway).
- Plaxico Burress, Kevin O’Connell and Jim Leonhard were not signed until after the free agent signing period ended.

That leaves one potentially qualifying UFA: Robert Turner.

Turner is a decent backup, but not worth compensatory picks. It's a bit disappointing since we need all the picks we can get, but as I stated, it's not a surprise.