Week 5 Start/Sit


Note:
The charts show my comfort level for starting each player at that position.  Read through the comments for each game to get the detail behind the charts.  Good luck!

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Link to Snap Counts via Football Outsiders

Link to Week 4 Opportunity Report (snap counts, targets, carries)

BYES: Lions, Packers

Thursday Night Football:

Buccaneers@Bears
QB1
Tom BradyQB2Nick Foles
RB1
Ronald Jones?RB2David Montgomery
Mike Evans (Q)WR1
WR2Allen Robinson
WR3
Rob Gronkowski?TE1Jimmy Graham?
Scotty Miller (Q) ?Flex
Flex
Flex
StartDEFMaybe
Cameron BrateBenchAnthony Miller
Leonard Fournette (D)BenchDarnell Mooney
Chris Godwin (OUT)BenchCordarrelle Patterson
Justin Watson (OUT)Bench
LeSean McCoy (OUT)Bench
Ke’Shawn VaughnBench

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Buccaneers 14.9 (3rd), Bears 11.6 (2nd)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Buccaneers 24.7 (17th), Bears 24.1 (14th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Buccaneers 34.8 (15th), Bears 28.7 (4th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Buccaneers 10.2 (12th), Bears 13.5 (18th)

Sunday Noon (CT) Games:

Panthers@Falcons
Teddy BridgewaterQB1Matt Ryan
QB2
Mike DavisRB1
RB2Todd Gurley
Robby AndersonWR1Calvin Ridley
DJ MooreWR2
WR3Julio Jones?
TE1Hayden Hurst
Curtis Samuel?FlexRussell Gage
FlexOlamide Zaccheaus
Flex
NahDEFNope
Seth RobertsBenchBrian Hill
Ian ThomasBenchIto Smith
Chris ManhertzBenchChristian Blake
Bench

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Panthers 15.1 (5th), Falcons 32.5 (32nd)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: 37.3 (31st), Falcons 29.6 (23rd)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Panthers 31.7 (8th), 39.6 (23rd)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Panthers 9.8 (10th), Falcons 27.2 (32nd)

Raiders@Chiefs
QB1Patrick Mahomes
Derek CarrQB2
Josh JacobsRB1Clyde Edwards-Helaire
RB2
WR1Tyreek Hill
WR2
WR3Sammy Watkins
Darren WallerTE1Travis Kelce
Hunter RenfrowFlexMecole Hardman?
Nelson AgholorFlex
Flex
NopeDEFMaybe
Henry Ruggs?BenchDarrel Williams
Zay JonesBenchDemarcus Robinson
Jalen RichardBenchDarwin Thompson
Jason WittenBench
Bryan EdwardsBench
Bench

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Raiders 17.3 (12th), Chiefs (15.5)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Raiders 38.0 (32nd), 24.4 (16th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Raiders 34.0 (12th), Chiefs 25.6 (1st)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Raiders 6.4 (3rd), Chiefs 10.7 (13th)

Cardinals@Jets
Kyler MurrayQB1
QB2Joe Flacco?
RB1
RB2Le’Veon Bell
DeAndre HopkinsWR1
WR2
WR3Jamison Crowder
TE1Chris Herndon
Kenyan DrakeFlex
Chase EdmondsFlex
Flex
StartableDEFNope
Christian KirkBenchChris Hogan
Larry FitzgeraldBenchFrank Gore
Dan ArnoldBenchJeff Smith
Andy IsabellaBench
Bench

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Cardinals 19.4 (19th), Jets 16.9 (8th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Cardinals 29.8 (24th), Jets 30.3 (26th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Cardinals 28.0 (3rd), Jets 33.6 (11th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Cardinals 13.2 (17th), Jets 13.6 (19th)

Eagles@Steelers
QB1Ben Roethlisberger
Carson WentzQB2
RB1James Conner
Miles SandersRB2
WR1
WR2Juju Smith-Schuster
WR3Diontae Johnson
Zach ErtzTE1Eric Ebron
Greg WardFlex
DeSean Jackson?Flex
Flex
NahDEFStart
Alshon JefferyBenchChase Claypool
John HightowerBenchJames Washington
Boston ScottBenchBenny Snell
Richard RodgersBenchAnthony McFarland
Bench

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Eagles 17.2 (11th), Steelers 16.7 (7th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Eagles 23.3 (11th), Steelers 15.9 (3rd)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Eagles 37.6 (19th), Steelers 41.2 (26th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Eagles 21.1 (30th), Steelers 9.8 (11th)

Rams@Washington
QB1
Jared GoffQB2Kyle Allen?
RB1
RB2Antonio Gibson
WR1
Cooper KuppWR2Terry McLaurin
Robert WoodsWR3
Tyler HigbeeTE1Logan Thomas?
Malcolm Brown?FlexJD McKissic?
Flex
Flex
StartDEFNope
Josh ReynoldsBenchDontrelle Inman
Cam AkersBenchIsaiah Wright
Van JeffersonBenchPeyton Barber
Gerald EverettBench
Darrell Henderson?Bench

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Rams 17.8 (15th), Washington 20.7 (23rd)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Rams 24.8 (18th), Washington 21.3 (7th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Rams 31.1 (6th), Washington 28.0 (2nd)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Rams 14.4 (21st), Washington 18.7 (27th)

Bengals@Ravens
QB1Lamar Jackson
Joe BurrowQB2
Joe MixonRB1
RB2
WR1
Tyler BoydWR2
Tee HigginsWR3Marquise Brown
Drew Sample?TE1Mark Andrews
FlexMark Ingram
FlexJK Dobbins?
NopeDEFStartable
AJ GreenBenchGus Edwards
Auden TateBenchMiles Boykin
Gio BernardBenchWillie Snead
Bench
Bench

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Bengals 16.9 (9th), Ravens 20.9 (24th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Bengals 26.1 (20th), Ravens 23.0 (10th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Bengals 36.1 (17th), Ravens 36.1 (18th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Bengals 12.0 (15th), Ravens 14.6 (22nd)

Jaguars@Texans
QB1Deshaun Watson
Gardner MinshewQB2
James RobinsonRB1
RB2David Johnson
WR1
DJ CharkWR2Will Fuller
WR3
TE1Jordan Akins?
Laviska ShenaultFlexRandall Cobb
Keelan ColeFlexDuke Johnson?
FlexBrandin Cooks?
NahDEFNah
Chris ConleyBenchDarren Fells
Tyler EifertBenchKenny Stills
Chris ThompsonBench
Bench

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Jaguars 20.2 (22nd), Texans 17.5 (13th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Jaguars 31.5 (27th), Texans 32.7 (29th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Jaguars 32.8 (10th), Texans 34.1 (13th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Jaguars 16.5 (24th), Texans 13.6 (16th)

Sunday Afternoon Games (3/3:25pm CT)

Dolphins@49ers
QB1
Ryan FitzpatrickQB2Jimmy Garoppolo
RB1
Myles GaskinRB2Raheem Mostert?
WR1
DeVante ParkerWR2
WR3
Mike GesickiTE1George Kittle
FlexJerick McKinnon
FlexDeebo Samuel
FlexBrandon Aiyuk?
NahDEFStart
Preston WilliamsBenchJeff Wilson
Matt BreidaBenchKendrick Bourne
Jordan HowardBenchTrent Taylor
Jakeem GrantBench
Isaiah FordBench

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Dolphins 22.6 (29th), 49ers 16.9 (10th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Dolphins 28.9 (22nd), 49ers 14.0 (1st)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Dolphins 41.4 (27th), 49ers 31.8 (9th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Dolphins 9.1 (8th), 49ers 6.1 (2nd)

Colts@Browns
QB1
Philip RiversQB2Baker Mayfield
RB1
Jonathan TaylorRB2Kareem Hunt
WR1
WR2
WR3Odell Beckham Jr.
TE1Austin Hooper?
TY HiltonFlexJarvis Landry
Zach PascalFlex
Nyheim HinesFlex
StartDEFMaybe
Jordan WilkinsBenchHarrison Bryant
Trey BurtonBenchD’Ernest Johnson
Jack DoyleBenchDontrell Hilliard
Mo Alie-CoxBenchDavid Njoku
Bench

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Colts 9.5 (1st), Browns 23.7 (30th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Colts 15.6 (2nd), Browns 23.7 (12th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Colts 31.5 (7th), Browns 50.7 (31st)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Colts 4.5 (1st), Browns 19.9 (29th)

Giants@Cowboys
Daniel JonesQB1Dak Prescott
QB2
RB1Ezekiel Elliott
Devonta FreemanRB2
WR1Amari Cooper
WR2
Darius SlaytonWR3CeeDee Lamb
Evan EngramTE1Dalton Schultz
Golden TateFlexMichael Gallup
Flex
Flex
NahDEFNah
Dion LewisBenchTony Pollard
Wayne GallmanBenchCedrick Wilson
Damion RatleyBenchBlake Bell

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Giants 16.2 (6th), Cowboys 22.3 (28th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Giants 25.4 (19th), Cowboys 24.4 (15th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Giants 38.0 (20th), Cowboys 48.8 (30th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Giants 9.3 (9th), Cowboys 17.4 (26th)

Sunday Night Football:

Vikings@Seahawks
QB1Russell Wilson
Kirk CousinsQB2
Dalvin CookRB1Chris Carson
RB2
Adam ThielenWR1Tyler Lockett
WR2DK Metcalf
Justin JeffersonWR3
TE1Greg Olsen
FlexDavid Moore?
Flex
Flex
NopeDEFNah
Alexander MattisonBenchWill Dissly
Kyle RudolphBenchDeeJay Dallas
Irv SmithBenchTravis Homer
Olabisi JohnsonBenchFreddie Swain
Chad BeebeBenchCarlos Hyde
Bench

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Vikings 18.5 (17th), Seahawks 26.3 (31st)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Vikings 26.3 (21st), Seahawks 19.3 (5th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Vikings 45.2 (29th), Seahawks 64.6 (32nd)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Vikings 11.2 (14th), Seahawks 6.8 (4th)

Monday Night Football:

Broncos@Patriots
QB1
QB2Jarrett Stidham?
RB1
Melvin GordonRB2James White
WR1
WR2
WR3Julian Edelman
TE1
Tim PatrickFlexN’Keal Harry
Jerry JeudyFlexRex Burkhead?
FlexDamien Harris?
FlexDamiere Byrd?
NahDEF
Nick VannettBenchRyan Izzo
Jake ButtBenchBrian Hoyer
DaeSean HamiltonBenchCam Newton
Phillip LindsayBench
Royce FreemanBench
Brett RypienBench

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Broncos 21.4 (25th), Patriots 18.1 (16th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Broncos 16.8 (4th), Patriots 21.0 (6th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Broncos 44.1 (28th), Patriots 40.4 (24th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Broncos 14.2 (20th), Patriots 8.2 (6th)

Chargers@Saints
QB1Drew Brees
Justin HerbertQB2
RB1Alvin Kamara
RB2
Keenan AllenWR1Michael Thomas?
WR2
WR3Emmanuel Sanders
Hunter HenryTE1
Joshua KelleyFlexTre’Quan Smith?
Justin JacksonFlexLatavius Murray
Flex
NahDEFMaybe
Jalen GuytonBenchTaysom Hill
KJ HillBenchDeonte Harris
Mike Williams?BenchJosh Hill
BenchAdam Trautman
BenchJared Cook?

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Chargers 22.2 (26th), Saints 22.2 (27th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Chargers 22.0 (9th), Saints 24.0 (13th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Chargers 36.0 (16th), Saints 28.8 (5th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Chargers 15.3 (23rd), Saints 23.8 (31st)

Tuesday Night Football:

Bills@Titans
Josh AllenQB1
QB2Ryan Tannehill
RB1Derrick Henry
Devin SingletaryRB2
Stefon DiggsWR1
WR2AJ Brown?
John Brown?WR3
TE1Jonnu Smith
Cole BeasleyFlexKalif Raymond?
Flex
Flex
MaybeDEFNope
Dawson KnoxBenchCameron Batson
Gabriel DavisBenchJeremy McNichols
Tyler KroftBenchDarrynton Evans
Zack MossBenchAdam Humphries (C19)
BenchCorey Davis (C19)

Fantasy Points Allowed to QB: Bills 19.8 (20th), Titans 18.7 (18th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to RB: Bills 21.6 (8th), Titans 29.9 (25th)

Fantasy Points Allowed to WR: Bills 38.8 (22nd), Titans 38.2 (21st)

Fantasy Points Allowed to TE: Bills 19.7 (28th), Titans 16.7 (25th)