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Are compensatory picks really that valuable?

Are compensatory picks really that valuable?

The Bears haven't had a compensatory pick in years but are they really valuable? Can you name great players coming from a compensatory pick? -- @gallo07 You’re not going to find a general manager that doesn’t say there is value in compensatory draft picks. The last time the Bears had compensatory draft picks they were awarded three in 2009 -- one at the end of the third round and two near the end of the seventh round. You could put together a tremendous list of players that were selected with compensatory draft picks over the years. How about Tom Brady, Larry Allen, Hines Ward, Brian Dawkins, Marques Colston and Pierre Garcon to name just a few? Compensatory picks begin at...