FantasySavvy Football: Week 5 Player Rankings

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QB’s

  1. Peyton Manning vs ARI
  2. Drew Brees vs TB
  3. Eli Manning vs ATL            (Bold I know, but This guy does have two SB rings and has looked excellent of late. Has great matchup, also Beckham JR. returns)
  4. Russell Wilson @ WAS
  5. Tony Romo vs HOU
  6. Ben Roethlisberger @ JAC
  7. Andrew Luck vs BAL
  8. Colin Kaepernick vs KC
  9. Matt Ryan @ NYG
  10. Phillip Rivers vs NYJ
  11. Nick Foles vs STL
  12. Cam Newton vs CHI
  13. Jay Cutler @ CAR
  14. Joe Flacco @ IND
  15. Matt Stafford vs BUF  (Calvin may not play, Stafford will have no crutch to lean on)
  16. Andy Dalton @ NE
  17. Blake Bortles vs PIT
  18. Mike Glennon @ NO
  19. Tom Brady vs CIN
  20. Alex Smith @ SF
  21. Austin Davis @ PHI
  22. Drew Stanton @ DEN
  23. Ryan Fitzpatrick @ DAL
  24. Kirk Cousins vs SEA
  25. Jake Locker vs CLE
  26. Kyle Orton @ DET
  27. Brian Hoyer @ TEN
  28. Gino Smith @ SD

RB’s

  1. Le’Veon Bell @ JAC
  2. DeMarco Murray vs HOU
  3. Jamaal Charles @ SF
  4. Marshawn Lynch @ WAS
  5. Matt Forte @ CAR
  6. Frank Gore vs KC
  7. LeSean McCoy vs STL        (Think he finally finds running room this week)
  8. Rashad Jennings vs ATL
  9. Giovani Bernard @ NE
  10. Zac Stacy @ PHI
  11. Andre Ellington @ DEN     (Should catch a bunch of passes)
  12. Arian Foster @ DAL
  13. Alfred Morris vs SEA
  14. Reggie Bush vs BUF
  15. Justin Forsett @ IND    (The back to rely on in Baltimore at the moment)
  16. Montee Ball vs AZ         (C.J Anderson might spell him more often this week)
  17. Khiry Robinson vs TB
  18. Ahmad Bradshaw vs BAL
  19. Jeremy Hill @ NE
  20. C.J. Spiller @ DET                ( 10 targets this season which is a joke, I think Orton may use him more in pass game)
  21. Bishop Sankey vs CLE
  22. Ben Tate @ TEN                (Probable, but says he’s questionable? LOL)
  23. Isaiah Crowell @ TEN     (Talented back, all indications are he has moved ahead of West)
  24. Shane Vereen vs CIN
  25. Stevan Ridley vs CIN
  26. Steven Jackson @ NYG
  27. Chris Ivory @ SD
  28. Darren Sproles vs STL
  29. Doug Martin @ NO         (Never have been a fan)
  30. Trent Richardson vs BAL
  31. Fred Jackson @ DET
  32. Knile Davis @ SF
  33. Pierre Thomas vs TB
  34. Andrew Williams vs ATL      (Might start to work into the gameplan more and more)
  35. Donald Brown vs NYJ          (2 YPC is all that needs to be said)
  36. George Winn vs BUF        (I’m prediciting 50 yards and a TD)
  37. Bernard Pierce @ IND     (Pierce could easily get the bulk this week)
  38. Lorenzo Taliaferro @ IND
  39. Toby Gerhart vs PIT
  40. Darin Reaves vs CHI
  41. LeGarrette Blount @ JAX
  42. Roy Helu vs SEA
  43. Fozzy Whitaker vs CHI
  44. Carlos Hyde vs KC
  45. Denard Robinson vs PIT
  46. C.J Anderson vs ARI          (More carries?)
  47. Terrance West @ TEN
  48. Benny Cunningham vs PHI
  49. Brandon Oliver vs NYJ       ( I like this guy, just not this matchup)
  50. Tavaris Cadet vs TB
  51. Joseph Randle vs HOU
  52. Storm Johnson vs PIT       (Going to see carries this week, will he emerge? There is a shot. Gerhart and Robinson have underwhelmed)
  53. Alfred Blue @ DAL
  54. Shonn Greene vs CLE
  55. Jaquizz Rodgers @ NYG
  56. Antoine Smith @ NYG
  57. Ka’Deem Carey @ CAR    (Must handcuff if you have Forte)
  58. Stepfan Taylor @ DEN
  59. Ronnie Hillman vs AZ
  60. Chris Ogbonnaya vs CHI

WR’s

  1. Dez Bryant vs HOU
  2. Demaryious Thomas vs AZ
  3. Julio Jones @ NYG
  4. Antonio Brown @ JAC
  5. Calvin Johnson vs BUF  (50/50)
  6. A.J Green @ NE
  7. Keenan Allen vs NYJ
  8. Brandon Marshall @ CAR
  9. Kelvin Benjamin vs CHI
  10. Victor Cruz vs ATL
  11. Steve Smith @ IND
  12. Jeremy Maclin vs STL
  13. Alshon Jeffrey @ CAR
  14. Emmanuel Sanders vs AZ
  15. Percy Harvin @ WAS
  16. Vincent Jackson @ NO
  17. Michael Crabtree vs KC
  18. Michael Floyd @ DEN
  19. Andre Johnson @ DAL
  20. Larry Fitzgerald @ DEN
  21. Reggie Wayne vs BAL
  22. Roddy White @ NYG
  23. DeAndre Hopkins @ DAL
  24. Brandon Cooks vs TB
  25. Julian Edelman vs CIN
  26. Golden Tate vs BUF
  27. Brian Quick @ PHI
  28. Sammy Watkins @ DET      (Should only improve with Orton)
  29. Dwayne Bowe @ SF    (Feel like Alex Smith and will hit the still talented Bowe often)
  30. Wes Welker vs AZ
  31. Marques Colston vs TB
  32. T.Y. Hilton vs BAL
  33. Pierre Garcon vs SEA
  34. Ruben Randle vs TB
  35. Eric Decker @ SD   (very questionable)
  36. Terrance Williams vs HOU
  37. Torrey Smith @ IND    (Can see a quality game here, possible breakout)
  38. Doug Baldwin @ WAS    (Will breakout eventually, why not now?)
  39. Eddie Royal vs NYJ    (Some crazy stat where Jets CB Kyle Wilson is allowing 140 QB rating when covering Slot WR)
  40. Andrew Hawkins @ TEN
  41. Anquan Boldin vs KC
  42. DeSean Jackson vs SEA
  43. Allen Robinson vs PIT
  44. Jordan Matthews vs STL
  45. Kendall Wright vs CLE
  46. Miles Austin @ TEN
  47. Mohammed Sanu vs NE
  48. Markus Wheaton @ JAC
  49. Allen Hurns vs PIT
  50. Justin Hunter vs CLE
  51. John Brown @ DEN
  52. Brandon LaFell vs CIN
  53. O’Dell Beckham vs ATL         (Think he makes an impact first game back)
  54. Malcolm Floyd vs NYJ
  55. Stevie Johnson vs KC
  56. Louis Murphy @ NO
  57. Jeremy Kerley @ SD
  58. Devin Hester @ NYG
  59. Riley Cooper vs STL
  60. Andre Roberts vs SEA
  61. Hakeem Nicks vs BAL
  62. Aaron Dobson vs CIN
  63. Jerricho Cotchery vs CHI
  64. Robert Woods @ DET
  65. Kenny Stills vs TB
  66. Greg Salas @ SD
  67. Mike Williams @ DET
  68. Ace Sanders vs PIT
  69. Donte Moncrief vs BAL
  70. Stedman Bailey @ PHI

TE’s

  1. Jimmy Graham vs TB
  2. Julius Thomas vs AZ
  3. Travis Kelce @ SF  (Slowly becoming a stud)
  4. Greg Olsen vs CHI
  5. Larry Donnell vs ATL
  6. Delanie Walker vs CLE
  7. Rob Gronkowski vs CIN
  8. Vernon Davis          ( Doubtful to play)
  9. Niles Paul vs SEA
  10. Antonio Gates vs NYJ
  11. Martellus Bennett @ CAR
  12. Jason Witten vs HOU
  13. Heath Miller @ JAC
  14. Zach Ertz vs STL
  15. Dwayne Allen vs BAL
  16. Luke Wilson @ WAS
  17. Austin Sefarin-Jenkins @ NO
  18. Owen Daniels @ IND
  19. Eric Ebron vs BUF
  20. Coby Fleener vs BAL
  21. Jared Cook @ PHI
  22. Clay Harbor vs PIT
  23. Ladarius Green vs NYJ
  24. Garret Graham @ DAL
  25. Jace Amaro @ SD
  26. Jermaine Gresham @ NE
  27. Logan Paulsen vs SEA
  28. Anthony Fasano @ SF
  29. Lance Kendricks @ PHI
  30. Levine Toilolo @ NYG

 

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