Here's your Fantasy Football assignment, should you should choose to accept it. You have the No. 1 overall pick in a standard league, and your choice is to draft a running back or a receiver. What do you do?

For me, the choice is easy based on what we've seen over the past couple of seasons. Running backs continue to prove how fragile they are, with teams preferring to use committees, while the elite receivers are thriving. Will Brinson, one of our NFL writers at CBS Sports, held the No. 1 spot in our first 2016 mock draft, and he made the right selection with Antonio Brown.

Antonio Brown
TB • WR • 81
2015 stats136 catches, 1,834 yards and 10 touchdowns
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Other owners took a different route in the first round with five running backs coming off the board, which is fine, but I thought a couple of owners made mistakes in the Top 5 by passing on Odell Beckham and Julio Jones for Todd Gurley and Le'Veon Bell. It really comes down to personal preference if you want a running back with your first pick, but I would rather draft the elite receivers ahead of the running backs because they are safer and just as good. I would also draft Rob Gronkowski in the Top 5, and our video host Ryan Bass did that here at No. 3 overall.

We'll cover this topic plenty during the offseason, but go back to 2015 when running backs like Bell, Jamaal Charles, Eddie Lacy, C.J. Anderson, Marshawn Lynch and DeMarco Murray were either injured or busts, but you had success with mid- to late-round picks or free agents in Devonta Freeman, Doug Martin, David Johnson, Chris Ivory and Darren McFadden, among others. The running back position just isn't the same, and you shouldn't risk your first-round pick on someone who can fail.

Cam Newton
CAR • QB • 1
2015 stats3,837 passing yards, 35 TDs, 10 INTs
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One thing we didn't see in the first two rounds is a quarterback being drafted, and I hope that's a trend.

Cam Newton didn't get selected until the third round, and Aaron Rodgers and Andrew Luck lasted until Round 5. I've been saying this for years that you don't have to draft a quarterback early to have success, and guys like Newton, Blake Bortles and Carson Palmer proved that again in 2015. The same will happen this season, so let a quarterback fall to you instead of reaching for one.

I was looking forward to seeing where the injured players would get drafted, and Charles (torn ACL), Dez Bryant (foot) and Jordy Nelson (torn ACL) still went in the first round. Those guys warrant being drafted there, especially Bryant and Nelson. Kelvin Benjamin (torn ACL) also was drafted in Round 4, which is great value.

Jordy Nelson
LV • WR • 82
2014 stats98 catches, 1,519 yards and 13 touchdowns
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And we included rookies in this draft even though we have no idea where they will be playing in advance of the NFL Draft in April. The prominent guys were Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott in Round 4, Alabama running back Derrick Henry in Round 5 and Ole Miss receiver Laquon Treadwell in Round 5. Their Fantasy value will be determined by their NFL teams, but Elliot and Henry can certainly upgrade the running back position, with Treadwell another potential elite receiver.

In this league, all touchdowns are worth six points, and we award one point for every 10 yards rushing and receiving and one point for every 25 yards passing. We feature a starting lineup of QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, TE, K, DST and a FLEX (RB/WR/TE). There will also be six reserve spots for a 15-round draft.

Our draft order is as follows:

1. Will Brinson, NFL Writer
2. Jeff Tobin, Director of Editorial
3. Ryan Bass, Video Host
4. Dave Richard, Senior Fantasy Writer
5. Chris Towers, Fantasy Writer
6. Nick Kostos, SportsLine Analyst
7. Meron Berkson, Producer
8. Joe Polito, Social Media Coordinator
9. Jamey Eisenberg, Senior Fantasy Writer
10. Heath Cummings, Senior Fantasy Writer
11. Matthew Coca, College Football Analyst
12. Adam Aizer, Podcast Host


Round by Round
Round 1
Pick Team Player
1 Brinson Antonio Brown, WR, PIT
2 Tobin Todd Gurley, RB, STL
3 Bass Rob Gronkowski, TE, NE
4 Richard Le'Veon Bell, RB, PIT
5 Towers Odell Beckham, WR, NYG
6 Kostos Julio Jones, WR, ATL
7 Berkson Adrian Peterson, RB, MIN
8 Polito DeAndre Hopkins, WR, HOU
9 Eisenberg Dez Bryant, WR, DAL
10 Cummings David Johnson, RB, ARI
11 Coca Jamaal Charles, RB, KC
12 Aizer Jordy Nelson, WR, GB
Round 2
Pick Team Player
13 Aizer LeSean McCoy, RB, BUF
14 Coca Demaryius Thomas, WR, DEN
15 Cummings A.J. Green, WR, CIN
16 Eisenberg Thomas Rawls, RB, SEA
17 Polito Devonta Freeman, RB, ATL
18 Berkson Alshon Jeffery, WR, CHI
19 Kostos Allen Robinson, WR, JAC
20 Towers Doug Martin, RB, TB
21 Richard Brandon Marshall, WR, NYJ
22 Bass Amari Cooper, WR, OAK
23 Tobin T.Y. Hilton, WR, IND
24 Brinson Carlos Hyde, RB, SF
Round 3
Pick Team Player
25 Brinson Mike Evans, WR, TB
26 Tobin Brandin Cooks, WR, NO
27 Bass Cam Newton, QB, CAR
28 Richard Mark Ingram, RB, NO
29 Towers Sammy Watkins, WR, BUF
30 Kostos Jeremy Hill, RB, CIN
31 Berkson Julian Edelman, WR, NE
32 Polito Matt Forte, RB, CHI
33 Eisenberg Jeremy Langford, RB, CHI
34 Cummings DeMarco Murray, RB, PHI
35 Coca Keenan Allen, WR, SD
36 Aizer Michael Floyd, WR, ARI
Round 4
Pick Team Player
37 Aizer T.J. Yeldon, RB, JAC
38 Coca Jordan Reed, TE, WAS
39 Cummings Ezekiel Elliott, ROOKIE
40 Eisenberg Martavis Bryant, WR, PIT
41 Polito Tyler Eifert, TE, CIN
42 Berkson Latavius Murray, RB, OAK
43 Kostos Randall Cobb, WR, GB
44 Towers Lamar Miller, RB, MIA
45 Richard Jonathan Stewart, RB, CAR
46 Bass Kelvin Benjamin, WR, CAR
47 Tobin Eddie Lacy, RB, GB
48 Brinson Jarvis Landry, WR, MIA
Round 5
Pick Team Player
49 Brinson Greg Olsen, TE, CAR
50 Tobin John Brown, WR, ARI
51 Bass C.J. Anderson, RB, DEN
52 Richard Emmanuel Sanders, WR, DEN
53 Towers Allen Hurns, WR, JAC
54 Kostos Derrick Henry, ROOKIE
55 Berkson Eric Decker, WR, NYJ
56 Polito Aaron Rodgers, QB, GB
57 Eisenberg Dion Lewis, RB, NE
58 Cummings Laquon Treadwell, ROOKIE
59 Coca Jeremy Maclin, WR, KC
60 Aizer Andrew Luck, QB, IND
Round 6
Pick Team Player
61 Aizer Doug Baldwin, WR, SEA
62 Coca Tom Brady, QB, NE
63 Cummings Larry Fitzgerald, WR, ARI
64 Eisenberg Golden Tate, WR, DET
65 Polito DeVante Parker, WR, MIA
66 Berkson Jordan Matthews, WR, PHI
67 Kostos Melvin Gordon, RB, SD
68 Towers Gary Barnidge, TE, CLE
69 Richard Ben Roethlisberger, QB, PIT
70 Bass Chris Ivory, RB, NYJ
71 Tobin Darren McFadden, RB, DAL
72 Brinson Giovani Bernard, RB, CIN
Round 7
Pick Team Player
73 Brinson Duke Johnson, RB, CLE
74 Tobin Jay Ajayi, RB, MIA
75 Bass Kevin White, WR, CHI
76 Richard Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, TEN
77 Towers Matt Jones, RB, WAS
78 Kostos Corey Coleman, ROOKIE
79 Berkson Russell Wilson, QB, SEA
80 Polito Danny Woodhead, RB, SD
81 Eisenberg Ameer Abdullah, RB, DET
82 Cummings Travis Kelce, TE, KC
83 Coca Michael Thomas, ROOKIE
84 Aizer Rashad Jennings, RB, NYG
Round 8
Pick Team Player
85 Aizer Buck Allen, RB, BAL
86 Coca Arian Foster, RB, HOU
87 Cummings DeSean Jackson, WR, WAS
88 Eisenberg Steve Smith, WR, BAL
89 Polito Stefon Diggs, WR, MIN
90 Berkson Delanie Walker, TE, TEN
91 Kostos Blake Bortles, QB, JAC
92 Towers Isaiah Crowell, RB, CLE
93 Richard Josh Gordon, WR, CLE
94 Bass Breshad Perriman, WR, BAL
95 Tobin Carson Palmer, QB, ARI
96 Brinson Charles Sims, RB, TB
Round 9
Pick Team Player
97 Brinson Drew Brees, QB, NO
98 Tobin Julius Thomas, TE, JAC
99 Bass Karlos Williams, RB, BUF
100 Richard Tyler Lockett, WR, SEA
101 Towers Andre Ellington, RB, ARI
102 Kostos Jimmy Graham, TE, SEA
103 Berkson Frank Gore, RB, IND
104 Polito Michael Crabtree, WR, OAK
105 Eisenberg Zach Ertz, TE, PHI
106 Cummings Tevin Coleman, RB, ATL
107 Coca LeGarrette Blount, RB, NE
108 Aizer Justin Forsett, RB, BAL
Round 10
Pick Team Player
109 Aizer Donte Moncrief, WR, IND
110 Coca Chiefs DST
111 Cummings Tony Romo, QB, DAL
112 Eisenberg Andy Dalton, QB, CIN
113 Polito Broncos DST
114 Berkson Vincent Jackson, WR, TB
115 Kostos Ryan Mathews, RB, PHI
116 Towers Phillip Dorsett, WR, IND
117 Richard David Cobb, RB, TEN
118 Bass Ronnie Hillman, RB, DEN
119 Tobin Terrance Williams, WR, DAL
120 Brinson Derek Carr, QB, OAK
Round 11
Pick Team Player
121 Brinson Davante Adams, WR, GB
122 Tobin Alfred Blue, RB, HOU
123 Bass Seahawks DST
124 Richard DeAngelo Williams, RB, PIT
125 Towers Nelson Agholor, WR, PHI
126 Kostos Braxton Miller, ROOKIE
127 Berkson Calvin Johnson, WR, DET
128 Polito James Starks, RB, GB
129 Eisenberg Marvin Jones, WR, CIN
130 Cummings Tavon Austin, WR, STL
131 Coca Devontae Booker, ROOKIE
132 Aizer Jerick McKinnon, RB, MIN
Round 12
Pick Team Player
133 Aizer Texans DST
134 Coca Anquan Boldin, WR, SF
135 Cummings Matt Ryan, QB, ATL
136 Eisenberg Theo Riddick, RB, DET
137 Polito Willie Snead, WR, NO
138 Berkson Eli Manning, QB, NYG
139 Kostos Hunter Henry, ROOKIE
140 Towers Tyrod Taylor, QB, BUF
141 Richard Antonio Gates, TE, SD
142 Bass Ryan Tannehill, QB, MIA
143 Tobin Devin Funchess, WR, CAR
144 Brinson Alfred Morris, RB, WAS
Round 13
Pick Team Player
145 Brinson Chris Johnson, RB, ARI
146 Tobin Travis Benjamin, WR, CLE
147 Bass Eric Ebron, TE, DET
148 Richard Khiry Robinson, RB, NO
149 Towers Markus Wheaton, WR, PIT
150 Kostos Marcus Mariota, QB, TEN
151 Berkson Ted Ginn, WR, CAR
152 Polito Kendall Wright, WR, TEN
153 Eisenberg Jameis Winston, QB, TB
154 Cummings Charcandrick West, RB, KC
155 Coca Will Fuller, ROOKIE
156 Aizer Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE, TB
Round 14
Pick Team Player
157 Aizer Victor Cruz, WR, NYG
158 Coca Stephen Gostkowski, K, NE
159 Cummings Panthers DST
160 Eisenberg Cardinals DST
161 Polito James White, RB, NE
162 Berkson Bengals DST
163 Kostos Vikings DST
164 Towers Rams DST
165 Richard Brandon McManus, K, DEN
166 Bass Peyton Manning, QB, DEN
167 Tobin Chris Boswell, K, PIT
168 Brinson Patriots DST
Round 15
Pick Team Player
169 Brinson Dan Bailey, K, DAL
170 Tobin Steelers DST
171 Bass Justin Tucker, K, BAL
172 Richard Jets DST
173 Towers Chandler Catanzaro, K, ARI
174 Kostos Graham Gano, K, CAR
175 Berkson Steven Hauschka, K, SEA
176 Polito Adam Vinatieri, K, IND
177 Eisenberg Mason Crosby, K, GB
178 Cummings Cairo Santos, K, KC
179 Coca Colin Kaepernick, QB, SF
180 Aizer Cody Parkey, K, PHI
Team by Team
Adam Aizer
Rd.Pk Player
1.12 Jordy Nelson, WR, GB
2.1 LeSean McCoy, RB, BUF
3.12 Michael Floyd, WR, ARI
4.1 T.J. Yeldon, RB, JAC
5.12 Andrew Luck, QB, IND
6.1 Doug Baldwin, WR, SEA
7.12 Rashad Jennings, RB, NYG
8.1 Buck Allen, RB, BAL
9.12 Justin Forsett, RB, BAL
10.1 Donte Moncrief, WR, IND
11.12 Jerick McKinnon, RB, MIN
12.1 Texans DST
13.12 Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE, TB
14.1 Victor Cruz, WR, NYG
15.12 Cody Parkey, K, PHI
Ryan Bass
Rd.Pk Player
1.3 Rob Gronkowski, TE, NE
2.10 Amari Cooper, WR, OAK
3.3 Cam Newton, QB, CAR
4.10 Kelvin Benjamin, WR, CAR
5.3 C.J. Anderson, RB, DEN
6.10 Chris Ivory, RB, NYJ
7.3 Kevin White, WR, CHI
8.10 Breshad Perriman, WR, BAL
9.3 Karlos Williams, RB, BUF
10.10 Ronnie Hillman, RB, DEN
11.3 Seahawks DST
12.10 Ryan Tannehill, QB, MIA
13.3 Eric Ebron, TE, DET
14.10 Peyton Manning, QB, DEN
15.3 Justin Tucker, K, BAL
Meron Berkson
Rd.Pk Player
1.7 Adrian Peterson, RB, MIN
2.6 Alshon Jeffery, WR, CHI
3.7 Julian Edelman, WR, NE
4.6 Latavius Murray, RB, OAK
5.7 Eric Decker, WR, NYJ
6.6 Jordan Matthews, WR, PHI
7.7 Russell Wilson, QB, SEA
8.6 Delanie Walker, TE, TEN
9.7 Frank Gore, RB, IND
10.6 Vincent Jackson, WR, TB
11.7 Calvin Johnson, WR, DET
12.6 Eli Manning, QB, NYG
13.7 Ted Ginn, WR, CAR
14.6 Bengals DST
15.7 Steven Hauschka, K, SEA
Will Brinson
Rd.Pk Player
1.1 Antonio Brown, WR, PIT
2.12 Carlos Hyde, RB, SF
3.1 Mike Evans, WR, TB
4.12 Jarvis Landry, WR, MIA
5.1 Greg Olsen, TE, CAR
6.12 Giovani Bernard, RB, CIN
7.1 Duke Johnson, RB, CLE
8.12 Charles Sims, RB, TB
9.1 Drew Brees, QB, NO
10.12 Derek Carr, QB, OAK
11.1 Davante Adams, WR, GB
12.12 Alfred Morris, RB, WAS
13.1 Chris Johnson, RB, ARI
14.12 Patriots DST
15.1 Dan Bailey, K, DAL
Matthew Coca
Rd.Pk Player
1.11 Jamaal Charles, RB, KC
2.2 Demaryius Thomas, WR, DEN
3.11 Keenan Allen, WR, SD
4.2 Jordan Reed, TE, WAS
5.11 Jeremy Maclin, WR, KC
6.2 Tom Brady, QB, NE
7.11 Michael Thomas, ROOKIE
8.2 Arian Foster, RB, HOU
9.11 LeGarrette Blount, RB, NE
10.2 Chiefs DST
11.11 Devontae Booker, ROOKIE
12.2 Anquan Boldin, WR, SF
13.11 Will Fuller, ROOKIE
14.2 Stephen Gostkowski, K, NE
15.11 Colin Kaepernick, QB, SF
Heath Cummings
Rd.Pk Player
1.10 David Johnson, RB, ARI
2.3 A.J. Green, WR, CIN
3.10 DeMarco Murray, RB, PHI
4.3 Ezekiel Elliott, ROOKIE
5.10 Laquon Treadwell, ROOKIE
6.3 Larry Fitzgerald, WR, ARI
7.10 Travis Kelce, TE, KC
8.3 DeSean Jackson, WR, WAS
9.10 Tevin Coleman, RB, ATL
10.3 Tony Romo, QB, DAL
11.10 Tavon Austin, WR, STL
12.3 Matt Ryan, QB, ATL
13.10 Charcandrick West, RB, KC
14.3 Panthers DST
15.10 Cairo Santos, K, KC
Jamey Eisenberg
Rd.Pk Player
1.9 Dez Bryant, WR, DAL
2.4 Thomas Rawls, RB, SEA
3.9 Jeremy Langford, RB, CHI
4.4 Martavis Bryant, WR, PIT
5.9 Dion Lewis, RB, NE
6.4 Golden Tate, WR, DET
7.9 Ameer Abdullah, RB, DET
8.4 Steve Smith, WR, BAL
9.9 Zach Ertz, TE, PHI
10.4 Andy Dalton, QB, CIN
11.9 Marvin Jones, WR, CIN
12.4 Theo Riddick, RB, DET
13.9 Jameis Winston, QB, TB
14.4 Cardinals DST
15.9 Mason Crosby, K, GB
Nick Kostos
Rd.Pk Player
1.6 Julio Jones, WR, ATL
2.7 Allen Robinson, WR, JAC
3.6 Jeremy Hill, RB, CIN
4.7 Randall Cobb, WR, GB
5.6 Derrick Henry, ROOKIE
6.7 Melvin Gordon, RB, SD
7.6 Corey Coleman, ROOKIE
8.7 Blake Bortles, QB, JAC
9.6 Jimmy Graham, TE, SEA
10.7 Ryan Mathews, RB, PHI
11.6 Braxton Miller, ROOKIE
12.7 Hunter Henry, ROOKIE
13.6 Marcus Mariota, QB, TEN
14.7 Vikings DST
15.6 Graham Gano, K, CAR
Joe Polito
Rd.Pk Player
1.8 DeAndre Hopkins, WR, HOU
2.5 Devonta Freeman, RB, ATL
3.8 Matt Forte, RB, CHI
4.5 Tyler Eifert, TE, CIN
5.8 Aaron Rodgers, QB, GB
6.5 DeVante Parker, WR, MIA
7.8 Danny Woodhead, RB, SD
8.5 Stefon Diggs, WR, MIN
9.8 Michael Crabtree, WR, OAK
10.5 Broncos DST
11.8 James Starks, RB, GB
12.5 Willie Snead, WR, NO
13.8 Kendall Wright, WR, TEN
14.5 James White, RB, NE
15.8 Adam Vinatieri, K, IND
Dave Richard
Rd.Pk Player
1.4 Le'Veon Bell, RB, PIT
2.9 Brandon Marshall, WR, NYJ
3.4 Mark Ingram, RB, NO
4.9 Jonathan Stewart, RB, CAR
5.4 Emmanuel Sanders, WR, DEN
6.9 Ben Roethlisberger, QB, PIT
7.4 Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, TEN
8.9 Josh Gordon, WR, CLE
9.4 Tyler Lockett, WR, SEA
10.9 David Cobb, RB, TEN
11.4 DeAngelo Williams, RB, PIT
12.9 Antonio Gates, TE, SD
13.4 Khiry Robinson, RB, NO
14.9 Brandon McManus, K, DEN
15.4 Jets DST
Jeffrey Tobin
Rd.Pk Player
1.2 Todd Gurley, RB, STL
2.11 T.Y. Hilton, WR, IND
3.2 Brandin Cooks, WR, NO
4.11 Eddie Lacy, RB, GB
5.2 John Brown, WR, ARI
6.11 Darren McFadden, RB, DAL
7.2 Jay Ajayi, RB, MIA
8.11 Carson Palmer, QB, ARI
9.2 Julius Thomas, TE, JAC
10.11 Terrance Williams, WR, DAL
11.2 Alfred Blue, RB, HOU
12.11 Devin Funchess, WR, CAR
13.2 Travis Benjamin, WR, CLE
14.11 Chris Boswell, K, PIT
15.2 Steelers DST
Chris Towers
Rd.Pk Player
1.5 Odell Beckham, WR, NYG
2.8 Doug Martin, RB, TB
3.5 Sammy Watkins, WR, BUF
4.8 Lamar Miller, RB, MIA
5.5 Allen Hurns, WR, JAC
6.8 Gary Barnidge, TE, CLE
7.5 Matt Jones, RB, WAS
8.8 Isaiah Crowell, RB, CLE
9.5 Andre Ellington, RB, ARI
10.8 Phillip Dorsett, WR, IND
11.5 Nelson Agholor, WR, PHI
12.8 Tyrod Taylor, QB, BUF
13.5 Markus Wheaton, WR, PIT
14.8 Rams DST
15.5 Chandler Catanzaro, K, ARI