Pro Bowl Draft 2014 Results: Team Rice vs. Team Sanders Fantasy Rosters Revealed

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Pro Bowl Draft 2014 Results: Team Rice vs. Team Sanders Fantasy Rosters Revealed
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The final piece of the 2014 Pro Bowl puzzle came together on Wednesday, Jan. 22, when Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders filled out their teams with Day 2 of the draft.

Looking to revamp the Pro Bowl, the NFL opted to follow the NHL route and have a draft. Gone is the idea of players representing their respective conferences. Instead, it was like a real-life version of fantasy football, as Rice and Sanders took turns choosing between the best players in the league.

The draft wasn't for everybody, but give the NFL credit for trying something new to add a new dimension to what has become a stale All-Star Game.

With the first overall pick, Team Sanders surprised few by selecting Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck, per Bleacher Report:

Luck was one of the best quarterbacks available, and Team Sanders is also coached by Colts head coach Chuck Pagano. Sure it's just a meaningless game, but it's nice when your starting quarterback already knows the coach's playbook.

With the second overall pick, Team Rice went with Jimmy Graham. It brought the tight end together with his quarterback Drew Brees after Rice selected Brees as one of his two co-captains.

Graham knows the pressure that comes with such a high honor, and he's determined to repay both Rice and Brees' faith.

As you'd expect, there was a premium on the skill positions. Sanders and Rice were quick to snap up the likes of Cam Newton, LeSean McCoy, Dez Bryant, A.J. Green and Josh Gordon all went within the first five rounds.

There was a cool moment when Sanders picked Patrick Peterson, a cornerback who wears No. 21 and is a similar athlete to "Prime Time." It was like looking at the past and present when it comes to two of the best corners of their generation:

In what's also a nice bit of drama, Peterson will line up against his teammate, Larry Fitzgerald, after the star wideout was assigned to Team Rice. Darren Urban of AZCardinals.com thinks it will feel like the two are in practice again:

On the whole, it looks like Team Sanders gets the edge.

"Prime Time" has a great QB combo between Luck and Newton, as Luck brings the arm and Newton brings the legs.

They'll be throwing the ball to Bryant and Green, the top two receivers taken on Day 2. DeSean Jackson and Antonio Brown round out a solid group of wideouts.

Sanders was also able to address the defensive side of the ball, taking Peterson with the fifth overall pick and complementing him with Darrelle Revis and Brent Grimes. Eric Berry will also prowl the secondary at the safety position.

Here are the full results from the two days of the Pro Bowl draft.

Day 1 Results
Team Player NFL Team
Defensive Tackle
Team Sanders Ndamukong Suh Detroit Lions
Team Sanders Gerald McCoy Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Team Sanders Dontari Poe Kansas City Chiefs
Team Rice Kyle Williams (assigned) Buffalo Bills
Team Rice Jason Hatcher Dallas Cowboys
Team Rice Marcell Dareus Buffalo Bills
Guard
Team Rice Jahri Evans New Orleans Saints
Team Rice Ben Grubbs New Orleans Saints
Team Rice Evan Mathis Philadelphia Eagles
Team Sanders Marshal Yanda Baltimore Ravens
Team Sanders Logan Mankins New England Patriots
Team Sanders Kyle Long (assigned) Chicago Bears
Center
Team Sanders Mike Pouncey Miami Dolphins
Team Sanders Alex Mack Cleveland Browns
Team Rice Ryan Kalil Carolina Panthers
Team Rice Nick Mangold (assigned) New York Jets
Fullback
Team Rice Mike Tolbert Carolina Panthers
Team Sanders Marcel Reece (assigned) Oakland Raiders
Special Teamer
Team Sanders Matthew Slater New England Patriots
Team Rice Justin Bethel (assigned) Arizona Cardinals
Punter
Team Rice Johnny Hekker St. Louis Rams
Team Sanders Brandon Fields (assigned) Miami Dolphins
Long Snapper
Team Sanders J.J. Jansen Carolina Panthers
Team Rice Matt Overton Indianapolis Colts

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Day 2 Results
Team Player NFL Team
Quarterback
Team Sanders Andrew Luck Indianapolis Colts
Team Sanders Cam Newton Carolina Panthers
Team Sanders Nick Foles Philadelphia Eagles
Team Rice Drew Brees (Captain) New Orleans Saints
Team Rice Philip Rivers San Diego Chargers
Team Rice Alex Smith (assigned) Kansas City Chiefs
Running Back
Team Rice LeSean McCoy Philadelphia Eagles
Team Rice Matt Forte Chicago Bears
Team Rice DeMarco Murray Dallas Cowboys
Team Sanders Jamaal Charles (Captain) Kansas City Chiefs
Team Sanders Eddie Lacy Green Bay Packers
Team Sanders Alfred Morris (assigned) Washington Redskins
Wide Receiver
Team Sanders A.J. Green Cincinnati Bengals
Team Sanders Dez Bryant Dallas Cowboys
Team Sanders Antonio Brown Pittsburgh Steelers
Team Sanders DeSean Jackson Philadelphia Eagles
Team Rice Brandon Marshall Denver Broncos
Team Rice Josh Gordon Cleveland Browns
Team Rice Alshon Jeffery Chicago Bears
Team Rice Larry Fitzgerald (assigned) Arizona Cardinals
Tight End
Team Rice Jimmy Graham New Orleans Saints
Team Rice Tony Gonazlez Atlanta Falcons
Team Sanders Jordan Cameron (assigned) Cleveland Browns
Team Sanders Jason Witten (assigned) Dallas Cowboys
Offensive Tackle
Team Sanders Branden Albert Kansas City Chiefs
Team Sanders Trent Williams Washington Redskins
Team Sanders Duane Brown Houston Texans
Team Rice Joe Thomas Cleveland Browns
Team Rice Tyron Smith Dallas Cowboys
Team Rice Duane Brown (assigned) Houston Texans
Defensive End
Team Rice Robert Quinn (captain) St. Louis Rams
Team Rice Cameron Jordan New Orleans Saints
Team Rice Cameron Wake Miami Dolphins
Team Sanders J.J. Watt (captain) Houston Texans
Team Sanders Greg Hardy Carolina Panthers
Team Sanders Mario Williams (assigned) Buffalo Bills
Outside Linebacker
Team Sanders Tamba Hali Kansas City Chiefs
Team Sanders Terrell Suggs Baltimore Ravens
Team Sanders Brian Orakpo (traded) Washington Redskins
Team Rice Justin Houston Kansas City Chiefs
Team Rice Robert Mathis (traded) Indianapolis Colts
Team Rice John Abraham (assigned) Arizona Cardinals
Inside Linebacker
Team Rice Vontaze Burfict Cincinnati Bengals
Team Rice Derrick Johnson Kansas City Chiefs
Team Sanders Luke Kuechly Carolina Panthers
Team Sanders Paul Posluszny (assigned) Jacksonville Jaguars
Cornerback
Team Sanders Patrick Peterson Arizona Cardinals
Team Sanders Darrelle Revis Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Team Sanders Brent Grimes Miami Dolphins
Team Sanders Tim Jennings (assigned) Chicago Bears
Team Rice Alterraun Verner Tennessee Titans
Team Rice Joe Haden Cleveland Browns
Team Rice Brandon Flowers Kansas City Chiefs
Team Rice Antonio Cromartie New York Jets
Safety
Team Rice Jairus Byrd Buffalo Bills
Team Rice Antrel Rolle (assigned) New York Giants
Team Rice Eric Reid San Francisco 49ers
Team Sanders Eric Berry Kansas City Chiefs
Team Sanders Eric Weddle San Diego Chargers
Team Sanders T.J. Ward Cleveland Browns
Kicker
Team Sanders Justin Tucker Baltimore Ravens
Team Rice Stephen Gostkowski New England Patriots
Punt Returner
Team Rice Dexter McCluster Kansas City Chiefs
Team Sanders Cordarrelle Patterson Minnesota Vikings

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We'll find out if Sanders did in fact draft better than Rice when the Pro Bowl takes place on Jan. 26.

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