Dec 8, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA; St. Louis Rams punter Johnny Hekker (6) against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Johnny Hekker Joins Robert Quinn On Team Rice

Last night the first ever real live fantasy draft for the new, non-conferenced Pro Bowl took place, and ironically both Rams players were drafted by the former 49er Jerry Rice.

Rams defensive end Robert Quinn was taken right away by team Rice as Rice won the coin toss and decided to pair with Quinn and Brees and his captains and defer the number one overall pick to team Sanders.

Rams punter Johnny Hekker on the other hand had to wait awhile, but when all was said and done, both players wound up on the same side.

With 60 players yet to be drafted the second half of the draft will take place tomorrow night and will feature the picks of the wide receivers, running backs and quarterbacks, and will air Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on NFL Network.

Here’s what both squads look like after day one:


Team Sanders:

Color: Yellow

Captains: J.J. Watt and Jamaal Charles

Coach: Chuck Pagano


Team Rice:

Color: Orange

Captains: Drew Brees and Robert Quinn

Coach: Ron Rivera


Defensive tackles

Sanders: Ndamukong Suh, Gerald McCoy and Dontari Poe

Rice: Jason Hatcher, Marcell Dareus, and Kyle Williams (assigned)



Sanders: Marshal Yanda , Logan Mankins and Kyle Long (assigned)

Rice: Jahri Evans, Ben Grubbs, and Evan Mathis



Sanders: Mike Pouncey and Alex Mack

Rice: Ryan Kalil and Nick Mangold (assigned)



Sanders: Marcel Reese (assigned)

Rice: Mike Tolbert


Special teams

Sanders: Matthew Slater

Rice: Justin Bethel (assigned)



Sanders: Brandon Fields (assigned)

Rice: Johnny Hekker


Long snappers

Sanders: J.J. Jansen

Rice: Matt Overton

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