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What to do with JuJu Smith-Schuster, Diontae Johnson in Week 5 fantasy football

Rested and ready to go, the Steelers receivers should be a good play in fantasy this week.

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After an unplanned week off, the Pittsburgh Steelers will get back to work this week against their cross-state foes from Philadelphia. And given the sorry state of the Eagles, it should be a good game for at least one of their wide receivers.

Fantasy Football analysis: Steelers WRs JuJu Smith-Schuster, Diontae Johnson

Johnson has emerged as the hands down top option for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. He’s got a 149 yards and a touchdown in two full games. In his last outing, in Week 3, he was forced to leave early with a head injury. Johnson missed practice on Wednesday, but was good to go on Thursday, and will play this week. He’s a safe bet as a WR1 in most lineups.

Smith-Schuster isn’t a bad play either. He’s got three touchdowns on the season and 160 yards to go with it.

Johnson is a great play in DFS this week too, costing just $5,600 in DraftKings leagues compared to $6,700 for Smith-Schuster.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Start Diontae Johnson and JuJu Smith-Schuster.