Week 5 Analysis

Rule of Thumb: Always start your fantasy studs. That being said, below are our positional rankings for Week 5.

Quarterbacks
Running Backs (Standard) | Running Backs (PPR)
Wide Receivers (Standard) | Wide Receivers (PPR)
Tight Ends (Standard) | Tight Ends (PPR)
Team Defenses |Kickers | Key Suspensions

Key Injuries from Week 4

Marcus Mariota (QB-TEN) – hamstring injury. His status is day-to-day and is questionable for Week 5.
Derek Carr (QB-OAK) – transverse process fracture in his back. Out two to six weeks.
Ty Montgomery (RB-GB) – rib injury. Originally though to have suffered broken ribs, Montgomery is now day-to-day and is questionable for Week 5.
Dalvin Cook (RB-MIN)
 – torn ACL and is out for the season.
Jerick McKinnon (RB-MIN) – ankle injury. Severity unknown.
Chris Carson (RB-SEA) – left leg injury, likely season-ending.
Paul Perkins (RB-NYG) – bruised ribs. Status is day-to-day.
Tyler Ervin (RB-HOU) – torn patellar tendon. Out for the season.
Davante Adams (WR-GB) – concussion from a viscious helmet-to-helmet blow. Status is week to week.
Julio Jones (WR-ATL) – hip flexor. Atlanta has a bye in Week 5, so it is possible Jones will not miss any games.
Mohamed Sanu (WR-ATL) – hamstring injury. Severity unknown, but the Falcons have a bye in Week 5, but Sanu will likely miss Week 6.
Marquise Goodwin (WR-SF) – concussion. Severity to be determined.
Jordan Matthews (WR-BUF) -thumb injury. Out at least a month due to required surgery.
Jack Doyle (TE-IND) – Concussion. Severity to be determined. Questionable for Week 5.

Week 5 Rankings – Quarterbacks

Updated October 5, 2017

  1. Aaron Rodgers (GB) at DAL
  2. Tom Brady (NE) at TB
  3. Dak Prescott (DAL) v. GB
  4. Jameis Winston (TB) v. NE
  5. Russell Wilson (SEA) at LAR
  6. Deshaun Watson (HOU) v. KC
  7. Eli Manning (NYG) v. LAC
  8. Ben Roethlisberger (PIT) v. JAX
  9. Cam Newton (CAR) at DET
  10. Carson Wentz (PHI) v. KC
  11. Carson Palmer (ARZ) at PHI
  12. Alex Smith (KC) at HOU
  13. Matthew Stafford (DET) v. CAR
  14. Philip Rivers (LAC) at NYG
  15. Jared Goff (LAR) v. SEA
  16. Jay Cutler (MIA) v. TEN
  17. Jacoby Brissett (IND) v. SF
  18. Andy Dalton (CIN) v. BUF
  19. Tyrod Taylor (BUF) at CIN
  20. Josh McCown (NYJ) at CLE

Week 5 Rankings – Running Backs

Updated October 5, 2017

  1. Le’Veon Bell (PIT) v. JAX
  2. Ezekiel Elliott (DAL) v. GB
  3. Kareem Hunt (KC) at HOU
  4. Todd Gurley (LAR) v. SEa
  5. Leonard Fournette (JAX) at PIT
  6. LeSean McCoy (BUF) at CIN
  7. Melvin Gordon (LAC) at NYG
  8. Jay Ajayi (MIA) v. TEN
  9. Carlos Hyde (SF) at IND
  10. Jordan Howard (CHI) v. MIN
  11. Bilal Powell (NYJ) at CLE
  12. Lamar Miller (HOU) v. KC
  13. Mike Gillislee (NE) at TB
  14. Ameer Abdullah (DET) v. CAR
  15. DeMarco Murray (TEN) at MIA
  16. Christian McCaffrey (CAR) at DET
  17. Joe Mixon (CIN) v. BUF
  18. Frank Gore (IND) v. SF
  19. Duke Johnson (CLE) v. NYJ
  20. LeGarrette Blount (PHI) v. ARZ
  21. Marshawn Lynch (OAK) v. BAL
  22. Latavius Murray (MIN) at CHI
  23. Wendell Smallwood (PHI) v. ARZ
  24. Tarik Cohen (CHI) v. MIN
  25. Doug Martin (TB) v. NE
  26. Isaiah Crowell (CLE) v. NYJ
  27. James White (NE) at TB
  28. Alex Collins (BAL) at OAK
  29. Andre Ellington (ARZ) at PHI
  30. Thomas Rawls (SEA) at LAR
  31. Wayne Gallman (NYG) v. LAC
  32. Eddie Lacy (GB) at LAR
  33. Buck Allen (BAL) at OAK
  34. Jonathan Stewart (CAR) at DET
  35. Jacquizz Rodgers (TB) v. NE
  36. Elijah McGuire (NYJ) at CLE
  37. Jerick McKinnon (MIN) at CHI
  38. Derrick Henry (TEN) at MIA
  39. Giovani Bernard (CIN) v. BUF
  40. Theo Riddick (DET) v. CAR

Week 5 Rankings – Running Backs (1-point PPR)

Updated October 4, 2017

  1. Le’Veon Bell (PIT) v. JAX
  2. Kareem Hunt (KC) at HOU
  3. Ezekiel Elliott (DAL) v. GB
  4. Todd Gurley (LAR) v. SEa
  5. Melvin Gordon (LAC) at NYG
  6. LeSean McCoy (BUF) at CIN
  7. Leonard Fournette (JAX) at PIT
  8. Carlos Hyde (SF) at IND
  9. Bilal Powell (NYJ) at CLE
  10. Jay Ajayi (MIA) v. TEN
  11. Jordan Howard (CHI) v. MIN
  12. Lamar Miller (HOU) v. KC
  13. Christian McCaffrey (CAR) at DET
  14. DeMarco Murray (TEN) at MIA
  15. Ameer Abdullah (DET) v. CAR
  16. Duke Johnson (CLE) v. NYJ
  17. Aaron Jones (GB) at DAL
  18. James White (NE) at TB
  19. Tarik Cohen (CHI) v. MIN
  20. Joe Mixon (CIN) v. BUF
  21. Andre Ellington (ARZ) at PHI
  22. Wendell Smallwood (PHI) v. ARZ
  23. Mike Gillislee (NE) at TB
  24. Latavius Murray (MIN) at CHI
  25. Marshawn Lynch (OAK) v. BAL
  26. LeGarrette Blount (PHI) v. ARZ
  27. Frank Gore (IND) v. SF
  28. Buck Allen (BAL) at OAK
  29. Isaiah Crowell (CLE) v. NYJ
  30. Thomas Rawls (SEA) at LAR
  31. Jonathan Stewart (CAR) at DET
  32. Alex Collins (BAL) at OAK
  33. Wayne Gallman (NYG) v. LAC
  34. Theo Riddick (DET) v. CAR
  35. Jacquizz Rodgers (TB) v. NE
  36. Doug Martin (TB) v. NE
  37. Eddie Lacy (GB) at LAR
  38. Shane Vereen (NYG) v. LAC
  39. Giovani Bernard (CIN) v. BUF
  40. Elijah McGuire (NYJ) at CLE

Week 5 Rankings – Wide Receivers

Updated October 3, 2017

  1. Odell Beckham (NYG) v. LAC
  2. Antonio Brown (PIT) v. JAX
  3. Jordy Nelson (GB) at DAL
  4. Mike Evans (TB) v. NE
  5. A.J. Green (CIN) v. BUF
  6. Dez Bryant (DAL) v. GB
  7. Stefon Diggs (MIN) at CHI
  8. DeAndre Hopkins (HOU) v. KC
  9. Keenan Allen (LAC) at NYG
  10. Tyreek Hill (KC) at HOU
  11. Doug Baldwin (SEA) at LAR
  12. Brandin Cooks (NE) at TB
  13. T.Y. Hilton (IND) v. SF
  14. Golden Tate (DET) v. CAR
  15. Randall Cobb (GB) at DAL
  16. Chris Hogan (NE) at TB
  17. DeVante Parker (MIA) v. TEN
  18. Larry Fitzgerald (ARZ) at PHI
  19. DeSean Jackson (TB) v. NE
  20. Adam Thielen (MIN) at CHI
  21. Martavis Bryant (PIT) v. JAX
  22. Jarvis Landry (MIA) v. TEn
  23. Kelvin Benjamin (CAR) at DEt
  24. Pierre Garcon (SF) at IND
  25. Alshon Jeffery (PHI) v. ARz
  26. Rishard Matthews (TEN) at MIA
  27. Amari Cooper (OAK) v. BAL
  28. Sammy Watkins (LAR) v. SEA
  29. Devin Funchess (CAR) at DET
  30. Jeremy Maclin (BAL) at OAK
  31. Allen Hurns (JAX) at PIT
  32. Sterling Shepard (NYG) v. LAC
  33. Jermaine Kearse (NYJ) at CLE
  34. Will Fuller (HOU) v. KC
  35. Marvin Jones (DET) v. CAR
  36. Donte Moncrief (IND) v. SF
  37. Tyrell Williams (LAC) at NYG
  38. Geronimo Allison (GB) at DAL
  39. Marqise Lee (JAX) at PIT
  40. Jaron Brown (ARZ) at PHI
  41. Paul Richardson (SEA) at LAR
  42. Danny Amendola (NE) at TB
  43. Cooper Kupp (LAR) v. SEA
  44. Robby Anderson (NYJ) at CLE
  45. Kenny Stills (MIA) v. TEN
  46. Kendall Wright (CHI) v. MIN
  47. Tyler Lockett (SEA) at LAR
  48. John Brown (ARZ) at PHI
  49. Nelson Agholor (PHI) v. ARZ
  50. Robert Woods (LAR) v. SEA
  51. Travis Benjamin (LAC) at NYG
  52. Torry Smith (PHI) v. ARZ
  53. Terrance Williams (DAL) v. GB
  54. Eric Decker (TEN) at MIA
  55. Marquise Goodwin (SF) at IND
  56. Ricardo Louis (CLE) at NYJ
  57. Phillip Dorsett (NE) at TB
  58. Kenny Britt (CLE) at NYJ
  59. Kenny Golladay (DET) v. CAR
  60. JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT) v. JAX

Week 5 Rankings – Wide Receivers (1-point PPR)

Updated October 5, 2017

  1. Antonio Brown (PIT) v. JAX
  2. Odell Beckham (NYG) v. LAC
  3. Mike Evans (TB) v. NE
  4. Jordy Nelson (GB) at DAL
  5. A.J. Green (CIN) v. BUF
  6. DeAndre Hopkins (HOU) v. KC
  7. Dez Bryant (DAL) v. GB
  8. Stefon Diggs (MIN) at CHI
  9. Keenan Allen (LAC) at NYG
  10. Doug Baldwin (SEA) at LAR
  11. Tyreek Hill (KC) at HOU
  12. Golden Tate (DET) v. CAR
  13. Randall Cobb (GB) at DAL
  14. T.Y. Hilton (IND) v. SF
  15. Larry Fitzgerald (ARZ) at PHI
  16. Jarvis Landry (MIA) v. TEn
  17. Brandin Cooks (NE) at TB
  18. Chris Hogan (NE) at TB
  19. DeVante Parker (MIA) v. TEN
  20. Pierre Garcon (SF) at IND
  21. Adam Thielen (MIN) at CHI
  22. DeSean Jackson (TB) v. NE
  23. Kelvin Benjamin (CAR) at DEt
  24. Alshon Jeffery (PHI) v. ARz
  25. Martavis Bryant (PIT) v. JAX
  26. Rishard Matthews (TEN) at MIA
  27. Sterling Shepard (NYG) v. LAC
  28. Devin Funchess (CAR) at DET
  29. Will Fuller (HOU) v. KC
  30. Danny Amendola (NE) at TB
  31. Amari Cooper (OAK) v. BAL
  32. Jaron Brown (ARZ) at PHI
  33. Marqise Lee (JAX) at PIT
  34. Allen Hurns (JAX) at PIT
  35. Sammy Watkins (LAR) v. SEA
  36. Jermaine Kearse (NYJ) at CLE
  37. Tyrell Williams (LAC) at NYG
  38. Marvin Jones (DET) v. CAR
  39. Jeremy Maclin (BAL) at OAK
  40. Cooper Kupp (LAR) v. SEA
  41. Robby Anderson (NYJ) at CLE
  42. Brandon Marshall (NYG) v. LAC
  43. Paul Richardson (SEA) at LAR
  44. Tyler Lockett (SEA) at LAR
  45. Kenny Stills (MIA) v. TEN
  46. John Brown (ARZ) at PHI
  47. Kendall Wright (CHI) v. MIN
  48. JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT) v. JAX
  49. Geronimo Allison (GB) at DAL
  50. Travis Benjamin (LAC) at NYG
  51. Terrance Williams (DAL) v. GB
  52. Phillip Dorsett (NE) at TB
  53. Eric Decker (TEN) at MIA
  54. Donte Moncrief (IND) v. SF
  55. Nelson Agholor (PHI) v. ARZ
  56. Ricardo Louis (CLE) at NYJ
  57. Robert Woods (LAR) v. SEA
  58. Kenny Golladay (DET) v. CAR
  59. Josh Bellamy (CHI) v. MIN
  60. Mike Wallace (BAL) at OAK

Week 5 Rankings – Tight Ends

Updated October 4, 2017

  1. Rob Gronkowski (NE) at TB
  2. Zach Ertz (PHI) v. ARZ
  3. Travis Kelce (KC) at HOU
  4. Charles Clay (BUF) at CIN
  5. Jimmy Graham (SEA) at LAR
  6. Delanie Walker (TEN) at MIA
  7. Hunter Henry (LAC) at NYG
  8. Cameron Brate (TB) v. NE
  9. Evan Engram (NYG) v. LAC
  10. Kyle Rudolph (MIN) at CHI
  11. Martellus Bennett (GB) at DAL
  12. Austin Seferian-Jenkins (NYJ) at CLE
  13. Antonio Gates (LAC) at NYG
  14. Jared Cook (OAK) v. BAL
  15. Jack Doyle (IND) v. SF
  16. Ben Watson (BAL) at OAK
  17. Jason Witten (DAL) v. GB
  18. Eric Ebron (DET) v. CAR
  19. Zach Miller (CHI) v. MIN
  20. Tyler Kroft (CIN) v. BUF

Week 5 Rankings – Tight Ends (1-point PPR)

Updated October 4, 2017

  1. Rob Gronkowski (NE) at TB
  2. Zach Ertz (PHI) v. ARZ
  3. Travis Kelce (KC) at HOU
  4. Jimmy Graham (SEA) at LAR
  5. Charles Clay (BUF) at CIN
  6. Delanie Walker (TEN) at MIA
  7. Evan Engram (NYG) v. LAC
  8. Cameron Brate (TB) v. NE
  9. Kyle Rudolph (MIN) at CHI
  10. Hunter Henry (LAC) at NYG
  11. Martellus Bennett (GB) at DAL
  12. Austin Seferian-Jenkins (NYJ) at CLE
  13. Jason Witten (DAL) v. GB
  14. Ben Watson (BAL) at OAK
  15. Eric Ebron (DET) v. CAR
  16. Jared Cook (OAK) v. BAL
  17. Antonio Gates (LAC) at NYG
  18. Zach Miller (CHI) v. MIN
  19. Tyler Kroft (CIN) v. BUF
  20. Ryan Griffin (HOU) v. KC

Week 5 Rankings – Team Defenses

Updated October 3, 2017

  1. Vikings (MIN) at CHI
  2. Steelers (PIT) v. JAX
  3. Seahawks (SEA) at LAR
  4. Eagles (PHI) v. ARZ
  5. Jets (NYJ) at CLE
  6. Giants (NYG) v. LAC
  7. Chiefs (KC) at HOU
  8. Raiders (OAK) v. BAL
  9. Lions (DET) v. CAR
  10. Bills (BUF) at CIN
  11. Bengals (CIN) v. BUF
  12. Cardinals (ARZ) at PHI
  13. Texans (HOU) v. KC
  14. Rams (LAR) v. SEA
  15. Panthers (CAR) at DET
  16. Dolphins (MIA) v. TEN
  17. Jaguars (JAX) at PIT
  18. Ravens (BAL) at OAK
  19. Browns (CLE) v. NYJ
  20. Titans (TEN) at MIA

Week 5 Rankings – Kickers

Updated October 3, 2017

  1. Stephen Gostkowski (NE) at TB
  2. Jake Elliott (PHI) at ARZ
  3. Justin Tucker (BAL) at OAK
  4. Dan Bailey (DAL) v. GB
  5. Greg Zuerlein (LAR) v. SEA
  6. Mason Crosby (GB) at DAL
  7. Matt Prater (DET) v. CAR
  8. Graham Gano (CAR) at DET
  9. Adam Vinatieri (IND) v. SF
  10. Giorgio Tavecchio (OAK) v. BAL
  11. Harrison Butker (KC) at HOU
  12. Kai’imi Fairbairn (HOU) v. KC
  13. Nick Folk (TB) v. NE
  14. Blair Walsh (SEA) at LAR
  15. Chris Boswell (PIT) v. JAX
  16. Phil Dawson (ARZ) at PHI
  17. Kai Forbath (MIN) at CHI
  18. Robbie Gould (SF) at IND
  19. Ryan Succop (TEN) at MIA
  20. Stephen Hauschka (BUF) at CIN

Key Suspensions – Week 5

  • None

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