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2022 Fantasy Football Rankings — NFL Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups, Injuries, RB Snaps

Pat Mayo provides his 2022 Fantasy Football Week 5 waiver wire pickup rankings.

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2022 Week 5 Waiver Wire: Notes

  • All players must be less than 50% owned in fantasy leagues
  • 12 PPR Scoring
  • Bye Weeks: NONE

2022 Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups: RB

Week 4 RB Snap Shares | RB INJURY CHEATSHEET

  1. Mike Boone
  2. Tyler Allgeier
  3. Raheem Mostert
  4. Brian Robinson
  5. Rachaad White
  6. Caleb Huntley
  7. Jaylen Warren
  8. Isiah Pacheco
  9. Justice Hill
  10. Kenneth Gainwell
  11. Jordan Mason
  12. Zack Moss
  13. Deon Jackson
  14. Trestan Ebner
  15. Eno Benjamin
  16. Rex Burkhead

2022 Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups: WR

  1. Michael Gallup
  2. George Pickens
  3. Jakobi Meyers
  4. Corey Davis
  5. Jameson Williams
  6. Greg Dortch
  7. Russell Gage
  8. Christian Watson
  9. Richie James Jr.
  10. Zay Jones
  11. Josh Palmer

2022 Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups: TE

  1. Hayden Hurst
  2. Tyler Conklin
  3. Robert Tonyan
  4. Evan Engram
  5. Gerald Everett
  6. Hunter Henry
  7. Logan Thomas
  8. Irv Smith
  9. Juwan Johnson
  10. Isaiah Likely
  11. Taysom Hill

2022 Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups: QB Streams

  1. Carson Wentz vs TEN
  2. Geno Smith at NO
  3. Teddy Bridgewater at NYJ
  4. Zach Wilson vs MIA
  5. Jared Goff at NE
  6. Justin Fields at MIN

2022 Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups: D/ST Streams

  1. DEN vs IND
  2. JAX vs HOU
  3. MIA at NYJ
  4. GB vs NYG
  5. MIN vs CHI

2022 Week 5 Waiver Wire: W4 RB Snap Share Leaders

  1. Saquon Barkley 93% 93%
  2. Josh Jacobs 89%
  3. Christian McCaffrey 88%

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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2022 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and was a finalist for three FSWA Awards (Best Podcast, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 24 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are second-most all-time.

Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Sports Betting, Daily Fantasy, and Traditional Season Long Fantasy).


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