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Bucs Awarded Second Highest Rookie Pool Allocation

by Staff Report on May 10, 2010

Even though the Tampa Bay Buccaneers picked third, in this past April’s draft. They were awarded the second highest “Rookie Pool” allocation with $7.137 million dollars available to creatively work deals for their nine respective draft picks, according to Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com who released the numbers.

Tampa Bay and Seattle, which had nine picks each, were the only other franchises with rookie pools in excess of $7 million. Philadelphia exercised the most choices, 13, and received an allocation of $6.977 million, fourth highest in the league.

Rookie Pool
Team Number of Picks Pool (millions)
Rams 11 $7.596
Buccaneers 9 $7.137
Seahawks 9 $7.57
Eagles 13 $6.976
Patriots 12 $6.278
Lions 6 $6.35
Chiefs 7 $6.77
49ers 8 $5.979
Browns 8 $5.878
Raiders 9 $5.854
Broncos 9 $5.798
Bills 9 $5.657
Steelers 10 $5.198
Bengals 9 $4.889
Texans 9 $4.8
Redskins 6 $4.79
Titans 9 $4.683
Dolphins 8 $4.472
Giants 7 $4.335
Panthers 10 $4.19
Colts 8 $4.121
Cardinals 7 $4.1
Jaguars 6 $3.954
Falcons 7 $3.93
Packers 7 $3.863
Chargers 6 $3.821
Vikings 8 $3.787
Saints 6 $3.446
Ravens 7 $3.438
Cowboys 6 $3.417
Jets 4 $2.66
Bears 5 $2.3

Table was cobbled toghther using information from Go-Bengals.com Forum.

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