2014 Fantasy Football Mock Draft 2.0: 12-team, standard scoring

Wednesday August 20th, 2014

The NFL regular season kicks off in two weeks, which means we're in the heart of fantasy football drafting season. Owners who haven't yet picked their team are likely digging around for all of the advice they can get.

To help you out, SI.com's fantasy experts Michael Beller and David Gonos tag-teamed a 12-team, standard-scoring mock draft with one quarterback, two running backs, two wide receivers, one tight end, one flex, one kicker, one D/ST and five bench spots per team; Beller drafted the odd picks while Gonos selected the even picks. 

Sure, only two guys participated in this draft, but that doesn't mean it was devoid of interesting twists. Take note of when the first quarterback was drafted (Round 2) and how far A.J. Green fell (No. 15 overall).

Read below for round-by-round picks followed by analysis.

FANTASY FOOTBALL POSITION RANKINGS AND PROJECTIONS:

pick

overall

player

position

owner

1

1

Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs

RB

BELLER

2

2

LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles

RB

GONOS

3

3

Matt Forte, Chicago Bears

RB

BELLER

4

4

Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings

RB

GONOS

5

5

Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers

RB

BELLER

6

6

Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions

WR

GONOS

7

7

Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints

TE

BELLER

8

8

DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys

RB

GONOS

9

9

Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos

WR

BELLER

10

10

Le'Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers

RB

GONOS

11

11

Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears

WR

BELLER

12

12

Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals

RB

GONOS

pick

overall

player

position

owner

1

13

Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys

WR

GONOS

2

14

Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks

RB

BELLER

3

15

A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals

WR

GONOS

4

16

Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers

WR

BELLER

5

17

Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons

WR

GONOS

6

18

Montee Ball, Denver Broncos

RB

BELLER

7

19

Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins

RB

GONOS

8

20

Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears

WR

BELLER

9

21

Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers

WR

GONOS

10

22

Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

QB

BELLER

11

23

Arian Foster, Houston Texans

RB

GONOS

12

24

Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers

WR

BELLER

pick

overall

player

position

owner

1

25

Andre Ellington, Arizona Cardinals

RB

BELLER

2

26

Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals

WR

GONOS

3

27

Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

WR

BELLER

4

28

Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

RB

GONOS

5

29

Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos

QB

BELLER

6

30

C.J. Spiller, Buffalo Bills

RB

GONOS

7

31

Victor Cruz, New York Giants

WR

BELLER

8

32

Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers

WR

GONOS

9

33

Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints

QB

BELLER

10

34

Reggie Bush, Detroit Lions

RB

GONOS

11

35

Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots

TE

BELLER

12

36

Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos

TE

GONOS

pick

overall

player

position

owner

1

37

Ryan Mathews, San Diego Chargers

RB

GONOS

2

38

Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins

WR

BELLER

3

39

Michael Crabtree, San Francisco 49ers

WR

GONOS

4

40

Rashad Jennings, New York Giants

RB

BELLER

5

41

Zac Stacy, St. Louis Rams

RB

GONOS

6

42

Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons

WR

BELLER

7

43

Wes Welker, Denver Broncos

WR

GONOS

8

44

Michael Floyd, Arizona Cardinals

WR

BELLER

9

45

Percy Harvin, Seattle Seahawks

WR

GONOS

10

46

Toby Gerhart, Jacksonville Jaguars

RB

BELLER

11

47

Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions

QB

GONOS

12

48

Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers

RB

BELLER

pick

overall

player

position

owner

1

49

Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens

WR

BELLER

2

50

Shane Vereen, New England Patriots

RB

GONOS

3

51

DeSean Jackson, Washington Redskins

WR

BELLER

4

52

Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts

QB

GONOS

5

53

Joique Bell, Detroit Lions

RB

BELLER

6

54

Ben Tate, Cleveland Browns

RB

GONOS

7

55

Bishop Sankey, Tennessee Titans

RB

BELLER

8

56

Andre Johnson, Houston Texans

WR

GONOS

9

57

Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings

WR

BELLER

10

58

Kendall Wright, Tennessee Titans

WR

GONOS

11

59

Stevan Ridley, New England Patriots

RB

BELLER

12

60

Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia Eagles

WR

GONOS

pick

overall

player

position

owner

1

61

Chris Johnson, New York Jets

RB

GONOS

2

62

Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins

RB

BELLER

3

63

Vernon Davis, San Francisco 49ers

TE

GONOS

4

64

Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens

RB

BELLER

5

65

Trent Richardson, Indianapolis Colts

RB

GONOS

6

66

Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons

RB

BELLER

7

67

Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons

QB

GONOS

8

68

T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts

WR

BELLER

9

69

Mike Wallace, Miami Dolphins

WR

GONOS

10

70

Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints

WR

BELLER

11

71

Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos

WR

GONOS

12

72

Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

QB

BELLER

pick

overall

player

position

owner

1

73

Bernard Pierce, Baltimore Ravens

RB

BELLER

2

74

Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis Colts

WR

GONOS

3

75

Maurice Jones-Drew, Oakland Raiders

RB

BELLER

4

76

Pierre Thomas, New Orleans Saints

RB

GONOS

5

77

Darren Sproles, Philadelphia Eagles

RB

BELLER

6

78

Julian Edelman, New England Patriots

WR

GONOS

7

79

Eric Decker, New York Jets

WR

BELLER

8

80

Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers

TE

GONOS

9

81

Terrance West, Cleveland Browns

RB

BELLER

10

82

Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles

QB

GONOS

11

83

Terrance Williams, Dallas Cowboys

WR

BELLER

12

84

Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills

WR

GONOS

pick

overall

player

position

owner

1

85

Tom Brady, New England Patriots

QB

GONOS

2

86

Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

QB

BELLER

3

87

Danny Woodhead, San Diego Chargers

RB

GONOS

4

88

Golden Tate, Detroit Tigers

WR

BELLER

5

89

Cecil Shorts, Jacksonville Jaguars

WR

GONOS

6

90

Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills

RB

BELLER

7

91

Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns

TE

GONOS

8

92

Carlos Hyde, San Francisco 49ers

RB

BELLER

9

93

Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys

TE

GONOS

10

94

Dennis Pitta, Baltimore Ravens

TE

BELLER

11

95

Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons

RB

GONOS

12

96

Brandin Cooks, New Orleans Saints

WR

BELLER

rank

overall

player

position

owner

1

97

Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins

TE

BELLER

2

98

Tavon Austin, St. Louis Rams

WR

GONOS

3

99

Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina Panthers

WR

BELLER

4

100

Seattle Seahawks

DST

GONOS

5

101

Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles

TE

BELLER

6

102

Knowshon Moreno, Miami Dolphins

RB

GONOS

7

103

Jay Cutler, Chicago Bears

QB

BELLER

8

104

Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys

QB

GONOS

9

105

DeAngelo Williams, Carolina Panthers

RB

BELLER

10

106

DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans

WR

GONOS

11

107

Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns

WR

BELLER

12

108

Darren McFadden, Oakland Raiders

RB

GONOS

pick

overall

player

position

owner

1

109

Anquan Boldin, San Francisco 49ers

WR

GONOS

2

110

Andre Williams, New York Giants

RB

BELLER

3

111

Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints

RB

GONOS

4

112

Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals

RB

BELLER

5

113

Christine Michael, Seattle Seahawks

RB

GONOS

6

114

Hakeem Nicks, Indianapolis Colts

WR

BELLER

7

115

Riley Cooper, Philadelphia Eagles

WR

GONOS

8

116

Justin Hunter, Tennessee Titans

WR

BELLER

9

117

Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City Chiefs

WR

GONOS

10

118

Khiry Robinson, New Orleans Saints

RB

BELLER

11

119

Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings

TE

GONOS

12

120

Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

WR

BELLER

pick

overall

player

position

owner

1

121

Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers

RB

BELLER

2

122

Danny Amendola, New England Patriots

WR

GONOS

3

123

Jarrett Boykin, Green Bay Packers

WR

BELLER

4

124

Tre Mason, St. Louis Rams

RB

GONOS

5

125

Chris Ivory, New York Jets

RB

BELLER

6

126

LeGarrette Blount, Pittsburgh Steelers

RB

GONOS

7

127

Ahmad Bradshaw, Indianapolis Colts

RB

BELLER

8

128

Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers

QB

GONOS

9

129

Jordan Matthews, Philadelphia Eagles

WR

BELLER

10

130

Markus Wheaton, Pittsburgh Steelers

WR

GONOS

11

131

Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers

QB

BELLER

12

132

Rueben Randle, New York Giants

WR

GONOS

pick

overall

player

position

owner

1

133

C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos

RB

GONOS

2

134

Jonathan Grimes, Houston Texans

RB

BELLER

3

135

Cincinnati Bengals

DST

GONOS

4

136

Ladarius Green, San Diego Chargers

TE

BELLER

5

137

Shonn Greene, Tennessee Titans

RB

GONOS

6

138

Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers

QB

BELLER

7

139

Denver Broncos

DST

GONOS

8

140

Steve Smith, Baltimore Ravens

WR

BELLER

9

141

Knile Davis, Kansas City Chiefs

RB

GONOS

10

142

Lance Dunbar, Dallas Cowboys

RB

BELLER

11

143

Carolina Panthers

DST

GONOS

12

144

James White, New England Patriots

RB

BELLER

Pick

Overall

Player

Position

Owner

1

145

San Francisco 49ers

DST

BELLER

2

146

Kenny Stills, New Orleans Saints

WR

GONOS

3

147

Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots

K

BELLER

4

148

James Jones, Oakland Raiders

WR

GONOS

5

149

Matt Prater, Denver Broncos

K

BELLER

6

150

Greg Jennings, Minnesota Vikings

WR

GONOS

7

151

Dan Bailey, Dallas Cowboys

K

BELLER

8

152

St. Louis Rams

DST

GONOS

9

153

Arizona Cardinals

DST

BELLER

10

154

Miles Austin, Cleveland Browns

WR

GONOS

11

155

Houston Texans

DST

BELLER

12

156

New England Patriots

DST

GONOS

pick

overall

player

position

owner

1

157

Steven Hauschka, Seattle Seahawks

K

GONOS

2

158

Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens

K

BELLER

3

159

Phil Dawson, San Francisco 49ers

K

GONOS

4

160

Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers

K

BELLER

5

161

Matt Bryant, Atlanta Falcons

K

GONOS

6

162

Kansas City Chiefs

DST

BELLER

7

163

Blair Walsh, Minnesota Vikings

K

GONOS

8

164

Cleveland Browns

DST

BELLER

9

165

Alex Henery, Philadelphia Eagles

K

GONOS

10

166

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

DST

BELLER

11

167

Nick Novak, San Diego Chargers

K

GONOS

12

168

Robbie Gould, Chicago Bears

K

BELLER

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