Pro Bowl Draft 2016 Results: Rosters and Reaction for Team Rice vs. Team Irvin

January 28, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Russell Wilson isn't playing in the Super Bowl for the first time since his rookie season, which opened up the Seattle Seahawks quarterback's schedule to become the No. 1 pick in Wednesday night's Pro Bowl draft.
Wilson went off the board first to Michael Irvin in the live draft, which was broadcast on ESPN2 from Wheeler Army Airfield in Wahiawa, Hawaii. He was immediately followed by New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, who will be under center for the team captained by Jerry Rice.
Wilson was without question the season's second-half MVP, throwing for 24 touchdowns against a single interception in Seattle's final seven regular-season games. The Seahawks won six of those contests and defeated the Vikings in Minnesota during their Wild Card Round matchup before falling to the eventual NFC champion Carolina Panthers. Wilson reacted to his selection on Twitter:  
Of course, Wilson was a natural choice because he's the remaining player from the original si...

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