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Saints fail to receive compensatory draft picks yet again

They just signed too many free agents last offseason.

NFL: NFC Championship Game-Los Angeles Rams at New Orleans Saints John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

In a surprise to absolutely no one, the New Orleans Saints were not awarded any compensatory draft picks for 2019. Here is the full list of teams who received compensatory picks for the 2019 NFL Draft:

In case you don’t know, compensatory picks are draft picks awarded to a team based off the subjection evaluation that the team added more quality free agents than they lost during the previous offseason. Granted, to a team that only really lost players like Senio Kelemete and Willie Snead but signed players like Demario Davis, Kurt Coleman (whoops), Patrick Robinson, Ben Watson, and Jermon Bushrod, it makes sense the Saints didn’t get a compensatory pick this year.

Still, it continues a trend of the Saints being dead last in compensatory picks since their inception:

As it stands now, that means the New Orleans Saints have only six picks in the 2019 draft, with the vast majority coming in the final rounds.