Due to similar salary structures, Peko and Minter will cancel each other out, as will Burkhead and Smith, leaving the Bengals with four picks based on the losses of Zeitler, Whitworth, Hunt and Dansby.
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However, the number of comp picks is capped at 32, and Overthecap.com projects Hunt 32nd and Dansby 33rd. If that’s what the NFL formula spits out, the Bengals will only receive three comp picks.
According to the overthecap.com formula, the Bengals will receive a third-round pick for Zeitler, a fifth for Whitworth and a seventh for Hunt.
The four comp picks the Bengals received in 2017 resulted from the losses of Marvin Jones (fourth round), Mohamed Sanu (fifth), Reggie Nelson (sixth) and Andre Smith (seventh).