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NFL Week 5 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet

It's Week 5 of the 2020 fantasy football season, and whether you're trying to capitalize on a strong start in your fantasy league or looking to finish in the money in large-scale DFS tournaments, we here at PFF have you covered.

Here you can find everything from Week 5 injury reports to skill position rankings to potential DFS blowup candidates. So sit back, relax and let PFF's team of analysts guide you to that Week 5 win.

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PFF injury analyst Mario Pilato combs through the official injury reports for each Week 5 game and gives updates and analysis for fantasy-relevant players.


Evans: Fantasy Football Passing Report ahead of NFL Week 5

PFF's Jarad Evans analyzes utilization metrics to determine which NFL players are earning more fantasy-friendly roles within their passing offenses.


PFF's Andrew Erickson green-lights Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore and Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones in his NFL Week 5 fantasy football sit/start decisions.


Carolina Panthers signal-caller Teddy Bridgewater has quietly had a strong 2020 season, making him a fantasy football start option among quarterbacks in Week 5.


Jahnke: 32 Fantasy Stats To Know

PFF's Nathan Jahnke offers up 32 fantasy football statistics — one for each NFL team — that helped shape his Week 5 fantasy football rankings.


Erickson: Week 5 fantasy football rankings overview

PFF’s Andrew Erickson previews the NFL Week 5 slate from a fantasy football perspective, with notes on stats and trends that informed his Week 5 fantasy football rankings.


Fantasy Football: 5 WR/CB matchups to target and 5 WR/CB matchups to avoid in Week 5

Using PFF's wide receiver/cornerback matchup chart, here are five wide receivers to target and five to avoid in fantasy football ahead of Week 5 of the 2020 NFL season.


Fantasy Football: Week 5 expected fantasy points report

Find out who joins San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle atop the expected fantasy points leaderboard across all fantasy football positions heading into Week 5.


Week 5 fantasy football start ’em or sit ’em for IDP leagues

Arizona Cardinals edge defender Chandler Jones and Atlanta Falcons linebacker Foyesade Oluokun are two players to start in Week 5 in IDP fantasy football leagues.

Hartitz: Fantasy Football Week 5 Mismatch Manifesto

PFF's Ian Hartitz breaks down the biggest mismatches in fantasy football based on matchup-specific metrics on offense and defense heading into Week 5 of the 2020 NFL season.


NFL Week 5 fantasy football start 'em or sit 'em

PFF's Andrew Erickson green-lights Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore and Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones in his NFL Week 5 fantasy football sit/start decisions.


Fantasy Football: Week 5 WR/CB matchups and TE breakdown

Examining every Week 5 wide receiver/cornerback matchup for fantasy football, plus a look at all 32 NFL teams' tight end groups.


Fantasy football: Week 5 waiver wire pickups and fantasy targets for IDP leagues

Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carl Lawson is among the top waiver wire pickups for fantasy football IDP leagues in Week 5.


Kremenjas: Fantasy football QB/TE/DEF streamers for NFL Week 5

If healthy, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is one option among many quarterback, tight end and D/ST streaming choices for Week 5 of the 2020 NFL season.


Fantasy Football Trade Values: Buy Low and Sell High in Week 5

Identifying fantasy football buy-low and sell-high candidates ahead of Week 5 based on which skill players are seeing the most high-value touches and targets.


Jahnke: Week 5 Fantasy Football Rankings

PFF's Nathan Jahnke pores over his Week 5 fantasy football rankings and identifies 10 borderline fantasy starters he feels confident about, including Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley.


McFarland: Fantasy Football Utilization Report following NFL Week 4

PFF's Dwain McFarland analyzes utilization metrics to determine which NFL players are earning more fantasy-friendly roles within their offenses.


PFF's trade value chart for redraft fantasy football leagues

PFF's Ben Brown assigns a dollar value to every fantasy football player above replacement level for standard-structure leagues, helping you make the best decision possible when it comes to fantasy football trades.

Fantasy Football Week 5 Waiver Wire FAAB Report: Joshua Kelley, Damien Harris, Tee Higgins and others to add

Joshua Kelley, Damien Harris and Tee Higgins top the Week 5 waiver wire options worth considerable FAAB offers in fantasy football leagues.

Fantasy Football: NFL Week 5 QB Rankings

PFF's Ian Hartitz breaks down his Week 5 fantasy football quarterback rankings, where Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes reclaim the top honors.


Erickson: Fantasy football waiver wire targets ahead of NFL Week 5

PFF's Andrew Erickson offers an early guide to navigating the Week 5 fantasy football waiver wire with options at every position, including deep-league targets.


Kremenjas: Fantasy football waiver wire targets ahead of NFL Week 5

PFF's Sosa Kremenjas identifies fantasy football waiver wire targets based on usage rates, target shares and injuries heading into Week 5 of the 2020 NFL season.

PFF's Nathan Jahnke prepares fantasy football managers to make moves by breaking down five players to add, drop, buy low and sell high heading into Week 5 of the 2020 NFL season.


DFS

Hartitz Week 5 Helicopter Targets

PFF’s Ian Hartitz unveils his Week 5 Helicopter Targets — undervalued studs with sky-high upside for large-scale DFS tournaments.


Fantasy Football: DFS Week 5 tournament picks

Michael Gallup highlights this list of DFS Week 5 tournament picks as leverage on higher-priced Dallas Cowboys skill players in what could be a high-scoring affair against the New York Giants.


DFS data dive: The highest fantasy ceilings of NFL Week 5

Identifying the best DFS stacks for the Week 5 DFS main slate by projecting the likelihood of each individual QB, RB, WR, TE and DST finishing as the highest-scoring player.


Identifying potential Week 5 blowup performances for DFS

Utilizing FanDuel, DraftKings and Yahoo, these are the wide receivers and tight ends in DFS who could have blowup performances in Week 5.


DFS: Week 5 Tournament Leverage Plays

This week's DFS tournament leverage plays include Kansas City Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire — a prime candidate for positive touchdown regression in Week 5.


Best NFL game stacks to target for DFS GPPs in Week 5

A look into four games on the NFL Week 5 slate that offer value for DFS game stacks.


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