Real-Time Fantasy Football Rankings for Your Week 5 Start/Sit Decisions

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  • Make all your Sunday start vs. sit decisions using our experts' up-to-the-minute fantasy football rankings for PPR, standard and half PPR rankings.

Let our experts guide you through all your Sunday morning lineup decisions.

You’ll find links to their live fantasy football rankings for PPR, standard and half PPR leagues below. Sean Koerner also ranks players into positional tiers and projects every player’s odds of posting a top fantasy finish at their position.


Go To: Rankings | Tiers | Top Fantasy Finish Odds


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Here are backup plans and rankings for eight key questionable players.


Week 5 Fantasy Football Rankings

Sean Koerner, Chris Raybon and Matthew Freedman are updating their Week 5 fantasy football rankings in real-time until kickoff.

Below are their top five players for every combination of scoring format and position as of Sunday morning, but be sure to get their latest updates in the corresponding links before lineups lock.

Go To: PPR | Standard | Half PPR | QB | Kicker | Defense

Fantasy QB Rankings

  1. Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs
  2. Lamar Jackson, Ravens
  3. Deshaun Watson, Texans
  4. Tom Brady, Patriots
  5. Carson Wentz, Eagles

See the rest of our experts’ QB rankings.

Week 5 Fantasy Football PPR Rankings

Flex

  1. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers
  2. Alvin Kamara, Saints
  3. Julio Jones, Falcons
  4. DeAndre Hopkins, Texans
  5. Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys

See the rest of our experts’ PPR flex rankings.

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Running Backs

  1. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers
  2. Alvin Kamara, Saints
  3. Dalvin Cook, Vikings
  4. Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys
  5. David Johnson, Cardinals

See the rest of our experts’ PPR RB rankings.

Wide Receivers

  1. Julio Jones, Falcons
  2. DeAndre Hopkins, Texans
  3. Keenan Allen, Chargers
  4. Michael Thomas, Saints
  5. Odell Beckham Jr., Browns

See the rest of our experts’ PPR WR rankings.

Tight Ends

  1. Travis Kelce, Chiefs
  2. Zach Ertz, Eagles
  3. George Kittle, 49ers
  4. Evan Engram, Giants
  5. Darren Waller, Raiders

See the rest of our experts’ PPR TE rankings.

Week 5 Fantasy Football Standard Rankings

Flex

  1. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers
  2. Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys
  3. Dalvin Cook, Vikings
  4. Alvin Kamara, Saints
  5. David Johnson, Cardinals

See the rest of our experts’ standard flex rankings.

Running Backs

  1. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers
  2. Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys
  3. Dalvin Cook, Vikings
  4. Alvin Kamara, Saints
  5. David Johnson, Cardinals

See the rest of our experts’ standard RB rankings.

Wide Receivers

  1. DeAndre Hopkins, Texans
  2. Julio Jones, Falcons
  3. Keenan Allen, Chargers
  4. Michael Thomas, Saints
  5. Odell Beckham Jr., Browns

See the rest of our experts’ standard WR rankings.

Tight Ends

  1. Travis Kelce, Chiefs
  2. George Kittle, 49ers
  3. Zach Ertz, Eagles
  4. Evan Engram, Giants
  5. Mark Andrews, Ravens

See the rest of our experts’ standard TE rankings.

Week 5 Fantasy Football Half PPR Rankings

Flex

  1. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers
  2. Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys
  3. Dalvin Cook, Vikings
  4. Alvin Kamara, Saints
  5. David Johnson, Cardinals

See the rest of our experts’ half PPR Flex rankings.

Running Backs

  1. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers
  2. Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys
  3. Dalvin Cook, Vikings
  4. Alvin Kamara, Saints
  5. David Johnson, Cardinals

See the rest of our experts’ half PPR RB rankings.

Wide Receivers

  1. DeAndre Hopkins, Texans
  2. Julio Jones, Falcons
  3. Keenan Allen, Chargers
  4. Michael Thomas, Saints
  5. Odell Beckham Jr., Browns

See the rest of our experts’ half PPR WR rankings.

Tight Ends

  1. Travis Kelce, Chiefs
  2. Zach Ertz, Eagles
  3. George Kittle, 49ers
  4. Evan Engram, Giants
  5. Mark Andrews, Ravens


See the rest of our experts’ half PPR TE rankings.

Week 5 Fantasy Defense Rankings

  1. New England Patriots
  2. Philadelphia Eagles
  3. Chicago Bears
  4. Carolina Panthers
  5. Minnesota Vikings

See the rest of our experts’ defense rankings.

Week 5 Fantasy Kicker Rankings

  1. Harrison Butker, Chiefs
  2. Mike Nugent, Patriots
  3. Jack Elliott, Eagles
  4. Ka’imi Fairbairn, Texans
  5. Wil Lutz, Saints


See the rest of our experts’ kicker rankings.


Week 5 Fantasy Tiers

Sean Koerner’s fantasy tiers are a nuanced take on his rankings. They’re a great resource for comparing players when making your lineup decisions, however, be sure to use them in conjunction with his latest rankings (above).

See his QB, RB, WR, TE, kicker and defense tiers for Week 5.


Top Fantasy Finish Odds

Koerner simulated every Week 5 game 10,000 times to calculate the odds of players posting top fantasy finishes.

See every player’s odds to finish as the top-1, top-2, top-3, etc. at his position this week.

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