Instead, the error came in awarding three of the 32 compensatory picks the league announced on Tuesday … and then revised on Wednesday after discovering the error.
The NFL guards the exact formula used to determine compensatory picks, but they are figured by weighing free-agent losses for each team against free-agent gains in the previous year.
The Carolina Panthers, Denver Broncos and Pittsburgh Steelers were directly affected by the changes in the compensatory picks.
Carolina and Pittsburgh each had one of their compensatory picks moved up a round. Denver had one of its compensatory picks moved down a round.
Here are the revised compensatory picks (the overall draft order has been revised here.
THIRD-ROUND COMPENSATORY PICKS3-33-97 New England
3-34-98 Kansas City
FOURTH-ROUND COMPENSATORY PICKS4-33-132 San Francisco
FIFTH-ROUND COMPENSATORY PICKS5-33-169 Carolina
5-36-172 Kansas City
5-37-173 Kansas City
SIXTH-ROUND COMPENSATORY PICKS6-33-209 Seattle
6-34-210 Green Bay
6-37-213 Green Bay
6-39-215 St. Louis
6-41-217 Kansas City
SEVENTH-ROUND COMPENSATORY PICKS7-33-250 Denver
7-36-253 New England
7-37-254 San Francisco