PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — 94WIP personalities held their 2016 Fantasy Football Draft on Wednesday night.
It’s a 12-team, 0.5 point-per reception league where you start: QB, 2RB, 3WR, Flex, Def, K.READ MORE: Philadelphia High School Football Player Ivan Hicks Died From Cardiovascular Disease During July Scrimmage, Coroner Says
94WIP’s evening host Brian Haddad aka “Sludge” and Matt Battle took Odell Beckham Jr. with the second overall pick and then took QB Cam Newton with their second round pick. They also have DeMarco Murray slotted in as their No. 2 running back.
94WIP’s programming assistant Maria Donahue went three straight receivers (Julio Jones, Randall Cobb, and Brandon Marshall) before taking QB Russell Wilson with her fourth-round pick. She ended up with C.J. Anderson and LeGarrette Blount as her top two RBs.
In the five-slot was 94WIP producer Tom Foti who went with Todd Gurley, before taking three straight receivers (Jordy Nelson, Doug Baldwin, and Michael Floyd). Foti put the Baldwin sticker on upside down, because, of course he did.
94WIP’s midday show co-host Ike Reese was next. Ike Man ended up with two Eagles, Ryan Mathews and Zach Ertz, and a former Eagle in Jeremy Maclin. He took Adrian Peterson with his first round pick.READ MORE: Trial Underway For Gilbert Newton III, Philadelphia Man Accused Of Stabbing To Death Ex-Girlfriend Morgan McCaffrey
94WIP midday show producer Eric “Turtle” Golden gambled at QB, going with Tom Brady (suspended for four games) and Cowboys rookie QB Dak Prescott. He also took Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell (suspended three games) with his first round pick. He owns two Eagles, in Darren Sproles and the defense.
94WIP host and CBSPhilly.com editor (me) Andrew “Roadshow” Porter and 94WIP’s midday show co-host Michael Barkann couldn’t resist David Johnson (their No. 1 RB on the board) at eighth overall. Quickly, they went back to their “Zero RB” strategy taking five straight WRs after Johnson (Alshon Jeffrey, T.Y. Hilton, Eric Decker, Emmanuel Sanders, and DeSean Jackson).
94WIP producer Mike Angelina went TE Rob Gronkowski with his first round pick. He took QB Jameis Winston in round nine and snagged two high upside receivers in Josh Doctson and Devin Funchess.
94WIP promotions coordinator Bryan Cole went WR-WR with DeAndre Hopkins and Dez Bryant, before taking QB Aaron Rodgers in round three. His starting running back tandem is Jonathan Stewart and Latavius Murray.
Jake Pavorsky of 94WIP and Liberty Ballers staggered RB and WR, ending up with Devonta Freeman/Mark Ingram and Allen Robinson/Julian Edelman in the first four rounds. Pavorsky took QB Drew Brees in round five.
94WIP’s John Barchard and James Seltzer had the final pick in the snake draft and went A.J. Green and Lamar Miller to start it off. In rounds three and four they went WR-WR with Jarvis Landy and Donte Moncrief and then snagged Moncrief’s QB Andrew Luck in round five.MORE NEWS: Haddon Township Community Grieving Unexpected Death Of Seventh-Grader Amelia Perry