Colts Pick Up Sixth Round Draft Pick

The NFL announced the compensatory draft picks awarded to teams based on free agency losses in 2005. The Colts picked up a much-needed selection in the process.

The Indianapolis Colts were awarded a sixth-round pick in this year's draft based on their free agent losses last season. The pick was awarded as compensation for losing unrestricted free agent Rick DeMulling to the Lions. The Colts will get the 38th pick in that round for the offensive lineman, pick number 207 overall.

The pickup is important for the Colts, who traded away their fourth-round pick in this year's draft to the Eagles last year in order to move up in the fifth round of the 2005 draft. They used that pick on defensive end Jonathan Welsh.

The Ravens received the most compensation this year, picking up four selections after losing six free agents last year. The Packers, Buccaneers and Titans all gained three picks. The Titans lost Andre Dyson, Shad Meier and Antowain Smith. They were awarded a fifth-round selection and two seventh-round picks.

The complete list of picks and the team losses are shown below, as provided by the NFL:

ROUND - CHOICE/ROUND - OVERALL SELECTION - TEAM

3  33-97   New York Jets
4  33-130 Denver
4  34-131 Pittsburgh
4  35-132 Baltimore
4  36-133 Pittsburgh
5  33-165 Green Bay
5  34-166 Baltimore
5  35-167 Pittsburgh
5  36-168 Philadelphia
5  37-169 Tennessee
6  33-202 Tampa Bay
6  34-203 Baltimore
6  35-204 Philadelphia
6  36-205 New England
6  37-206 New England
6  38-207 Indianapolis
6  39-208 Baltimore
7  33-241 Tampa Bay
7  34-242 St. Louis
7  35-243 St. Louis
7  36-244 Tampa Bay
7  37-245 Tennessee
7  38-246 Tennessee
7  39-247 Detroit
7  40-248 Buffalo
7  41-249 Seattle
7  42-250 Washington
7  43-251 Houston
7  44-252 New Orleans
7  45-253 Green Bay
7  46-254 San Francisco
7  47-255 Oakland

Free Agents Signed/Lost in 2005

BALTIMORE
Lost: Bennie Anderson, Gary Baxter, Marques Douglas, Edgerton Hartwell, Casey Rabach, Travis Taylor
Signed: Tommy Polley, Keydrick Vincent

DENVER
Lost: Reggie Hayward, Kenoy Kennedy, Donnie Spragan
Signed:
Stephen Alexander, Keith Burns

DETROIT Lost: Stephen Alexander, Stockar McDougle, Mike McMahon
Signed:
Rick DeMulling, Kenoy Kennedy

GREEN BAY
Lost: Bhawoh Jue, Marco Rivera
Signed:
Adrian Klemm

INDIANAPOLIS
Lost: Rick DeMulling

NEW ENGLAND
Lost: Joe Andruzzi, Adrian Klemm, David Patten
Signed:
Monty Beisel

NEW YORK JETS
Lost: Anthony Becht, Jason Ferguson, LaMont Jordan, Kareem McKenzie
Signed:
Derrick Blaylock, Barry Gardner, Lance Legree

PHILADELPHIA
 Lost: Derrick Burgess, Jermane Mayberry, Ike Reese
Signed:
Mike McMahon

PITTSBURGH
Lost: Kendrell Bell, Plaxico Burress, Oliver Ross, Keydrick Vincent
Signed:
Cedrick Wilson

ST. LOUIS
Lost: Bryce Fisher, Matt Lehr, Tommy Polley
Signed:
Chris Claiborne

TAMPA BAY
Lost: Keith Burns, Cosey Coleman, Chartric Darby, Dwight Smith
Signed:
Anthony Becht

TENNESSEE
Lost: Andre Dyson, Shad Meier, Antowain Smith

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