The Raiders added significantly to their 2012 draft Monday with the announcement they would receive compensatory selections in the third, fourth and fifth rounds.

The picks will be No. 95, No. 129 and No. 168 overall.

Compensatory pick are awarded by the NFL for teams that lost free agents who received large contracts and had significant playing time and production with their new teams.

During free agency last year, the Raiders saw Nnamdi Asomugha sign with the Philadelphia Eagles, Zach Miller with the Seattle Seahawks and Robert Gallery with the Seattle Seahawks.

Before Monday, the Raiders had picks in only the fifth and sixth rounds by virtue of several trades, including the acquisition of Carson Palmer from the Cincinnati Bengals and trades during the draft last year that got them in position to take LSU's Joe Barksdale and Miami's DeMarcus Van Dyke.

Oakland also used a third-round pick in the 2011 supplemental draft on quarterback Terrelle Pryor, which means the Raiders forfeit that pick this season.

Compensatory draft picks come at the end of each round and cannot be traded. The draft will be held April 26-28.



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