The Cowboys are one of 23 NFL teams to receive a compensatory pick. They will receive just one, to be taken in the seventh-round.
Under the rules for compensatory draft selections, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires in the previous year is eligible to receive compensatory draft picks.
The number of picks a team receives equals the net loss of compensatory free agents up to a maximum of four.
Here's the list of teams with picks:
Team and the pick(s)
New York Giants 2
San Diego 2
San Francisco 2
Arizona, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Green Bay, Houston, Kansas City, Miami, New Orleans, Oakland, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Washington each have one.
Since 1994, the Cowboys have had 29 compensatory picks.