Pro Bowl Teams 2014: Day 2 Fantasy Draft Results for Team Rice vs. Team Sanders

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Pro Bowl Teams 2014: Day 2 Fantasy Draft Results for Team Rice vs. Team Sanders
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With a smorgasbord of skill-position players to choose from, Deion Sanders dubbed Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck as the most valuable.  

After Sanders and Jerry Rice filled their Pro Bowl rosters with interior linemen, fullbacks, special teams players and captains—Drew Brees and Robert Quinn for Rice; Jamaal Charles and J.J. Watt for Sanders—on Tuesday in Honolulu, the former superstar cornerback selected Luck to start Day 2 of the inaugural Pro Bowl draft.

After only two years, Luck is already one of the most talented quarterbacks in the league. But it's likely Sanders only drafted the Colts' gunslinger because he was so impressed with his ability to clearly match Prime Time's flash and sense of style, per Bleacher Report:

Sanders' adversary, already entrenched with a quarterback from Tuesday, decided to pair up Brees with his favorite target—tight end Jimmy Graham

The two continued to stack up on quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, offensive tackles, defensive ends, linebackers, defensive backs, kickers and punt returners until rosters were full. 

Before the draft ended though, fans were dealt one more surprise when Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo was traded to Team Sanders in exchange for Colts pass-rusher Robert Mathis.

Here's how the day shook out, while a complete look at Team Sanders and Team Rice can be found at

Pro Bowl Draft: Day 2 Results
Team Sanders Position Team Rice
Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts QB Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers
Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers QB Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs
Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles QB
RB LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers RB Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins RB DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals WR Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears
Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys WR Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns
Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers WR Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears
DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles WR Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns TE Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys TE Tony Gonzalez, Atlanta Falcons
Branden Albert, Kansas City Chiefs OT Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns
Trent Williams, Washington Redskins OT Tyron Smith, Dallas Cowboys
Duane Brown, Houston Texans OT Jordan Gross, Carolina Panthers
Mario Williams, Buffalo Bills DE Cameron Jordan, New Orleans Saints
Greg Hardy, Carolina Panthers DE Cameron Wake, Miami Dolphins
Tamba Hali, Kansas City Chiefs OLB Justin Houston, Kansas City Chiefs
Brian Orakpo, Washington Redskins (via trade) OLB John Abraham, Arizona Cardinals
Terrell Suggs, Baltimore Ravens OLB Robert Mathis, Indianapolis Colts (via trade)
Luke Kuechly, Carolina Panthers ILB Vontaze Burfict, Cincinnati Bengals
Paul Posluszny, Jacksonville Jaguars ILB Derrick Johnson, Kansas City Chiefs
Tim Jennings, Chicago Bears CB Alterraun Verner, Tennessee Titans
Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals CB Joe Haden, Cleveland Browns
Darrelle Revis, Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Brandon Flowers, Kansas City Chiefs
Brent Grimes, Miami Dolphins CB Antonio Cromartie, New York Jets
T.J. Ward, Cleveland Browns S Antrel Rolle, New York Giants
Eric Berry, Kansas City Chiefs S Jairus Byrd, Buffalo Bills
Eric Weddle, San Diego Chargers S Eric Reid, San Francisco 49ers
Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens K Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots
Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings PR Dexter McCluster, Kansas City Chiefs

So, which Hall-of-Famer put together the better team?

I'm guessing Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, who called Rice "the worst GM of all-time," would probably go with Sanders. 

It's hard to argue the fact. 

Under center, Deion can either go with the arm of Luck or the legs of Cam Newton. But considering they are going to have A.J. Green and Dez Bryant on the outside and Antonio Brown—who was second in the NFL in receptions with 110—in the slot, it won't matter much who's under center. 

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Throw in the electric Jamaal Charles out of the backfield, and you've got a dynamic offense. 

Of course, the defense isn't so bad, either.

Either J.J. Watt, Ndamukong Suh or McCoy are going to have to be single-teamed (this is assuming players are going at full speed, which won't happen, mind you), and that's bad news for someone. But then Sanders also has Defensive Player of the Year candidate Luke Kuechly in the middle of his defense with Darrelle Revis and Patrick Peterson on the outside. 

Don't overlook Team Rice, though. 

With Jimmy Graham, Josh Gordon, Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall catching passes, all Brees has to do is throw it as high as he can and one of his guys will likely come down with it. Or he could just hand it off to LeSean McCoy and watch him zig-zag his way through the defense.

Speaking of Gordon, he was starting to get worried that history would repeat itself in the draft process:

Defensively, Rice has the pass-rushers in Quinn, Cameron Jordan, Cameron Wake, Justin Houston and Mathis, along with the league's leading tackler in Vontaze Burfict.

Who built the better team?

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The secondary, which features surprise Pro Bowl selection Antonio Cromartie, might leave a little bit to be desired, but let's not kid ourselves:

Defense doesn't matter in this game. 

Team Sanders and Team Rice face off on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. ET. 

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