The Tennessee Titans could be rewarded handsomely with some compensatory picks in the 2013 NFL draft if Blogging the bEast's calculations are correct.

According to their chart, the Titans should be awarded a 3rd, 5th, and 7th round compensatory pick thanks to the loss of CB Cortland Finnegan, DL Jason Jones, and DE William Hayes.

At first I didn't agree, thinking back to the Titans signing DE Kamerion Wimbley and OL Steve Hutchinson, but they were both cut by their teams, which makes their signings not count against the compensatory picks formula, which BTB was also kind enough to simplify:

1. Players that are cut or not tendered as RFAs and ERFAs are not counted.

2. Players earning low minimum salaries do not count.

3. Each player signed cancels out one player lost.

4. The round of the pick awarded is primarily determined by the annual value of the contract signed. Signed players cancel out lost players with equal contracts, then lower contracts, before canceling out higher contracts.