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DraftKings Fantasy Football — NFL Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickup Rankings, Adds, Injuries, RB Snaps

Pat Mayo provides his 2020 Fantasy Football Week 5 waiver wire pick up rankings and an updated NFL injury report.

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2020 Week 5 Waiver Wire: Notes

  • All players must be less than 60 percent owned in fantasy leagues
  • Last Update: Tuesday Evening
  • Next Update: Breaking News
  • 12 PPR Scoring
  • Full waiver analysis (Here)
  • Bye Weeks: Packers, Lions

2020 Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups: RB

Updated Waiver Wire Rankings Breakdown

  1. Joshua Kelley
  2. Damien Harris
  3. Justin Jackson
  4. D’Ernest Johnson
  5. Chase Edmonds
  6. Nyheim Hines
  7. Latavius Murray
  8. Adrian Peterson
  9. J.D. McKissic
  10. Travis Homer
  11. Cordarrelle Patterson
  12. Gio Bernard
  13. Chris Thompson
  14. Brian Hill
  15. Jeff Wilson Jr.
  16. Carlos Hyde
  17. Alexander Mattison
  18. Tony Pollard
  19. Darrynton Evans
  20. Devonta Freeman

2020 Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups: WR

  1. Tee Higgins
  2. Marquez Valdes-Scantling
  3. Russell Gage
  4. Greg Ward
  5. Preston Williams
  6. Zach Pascal
  7. Brandon Aiyuk
  8. Tre’Quan Smith
  9. Scotty Miller
  10. Hunter Renfrow
  11. Tim Patrick
  12. Laviska Shenault
  13. Gabriel Davis
  14. N’Keal Harry
  15. Darnell Mooney
  16. Isaiah Ford
  17. Anthony Miller
  18. Mike Williams
  19. Golden Tate
  20. Corey Davis
  21. Chase Claypool
  22. Andy Isabella
  23. KJ Hamler
  24. Keelan Cole
  25. Curtis Samuel
  26. Danny Amendola

2020 Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups: TE

  1. Dalton Schultz
  2. Jimmy Graham
  3. Logan Thomas
  4. Robert Tonyan
  5. Mo Alie-Cox
  6. Chris Herndon
  7. Greg Olsen
  8. Drew Sample

2020 Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups: QB Streams

  1. Daniel Jones at DAL
  2. Kirk Cousins at SEA
  3. Justin Herbert at NO
  4. Terry Bridgewater at ATL
  5. Gardner Minshew at HOU
  6. Derek Carr at KC

2020 Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups: DST Streams

  1. ARZ at NYJ
  2. DAL vs. NYG
  3. HOU vs. JAX
  4. JAX at HOU

2020 Week 5 Waiver Wire: Week 4 Injury Report

Running Back

  • Austin Ekeler (hamstring) — Exited game; out 4-6 weeks
  • Nick Chubb (knee) — Exited game; placed on injured reserve
  • Kenyan Drake (???) — Exited game; questionable for Week 5
  • Sony Michel (quad) — Did not play; placed on injured reserve
  • Kareem Hunt — In and Out of game; questionable for Week 5
  • Carlos Hyde (shoulder) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • LeSean McCoy (ankle) — Exited game; questionable for Week 5
  • Le’Veon Bell (hamstring) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Cam Akers (ribs) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Zack Moss (toe) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Phillip Lindsay (foot) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Raheem Mostert (knee) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Christian McCaffrey (hamstring) — Did not play; on Injured Reserve
  • Tevin Coleman (knee) — Did not play; on Injured Reserve

Wide Receiver

  • Davante Adams (hamstring) — Did not play; on bye Week 5
  • Julio Jones (hamstring) — Exited game; questionable for Week 5
  • Diontae Johnson (concussion) — Game Cancelled; questionable for Week 5
  • A.J. Brown (knee) — Game Cancelled; questionable for Week 5
  • Adam Humphries (COVID-19 List) — Will not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Allen Lazard (core) — Will not play; on Injured Reserve
  • Bryan Edwards (ankle) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Henry Ruggs III (hamstring) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Mike Williams (hamstring) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Chris Godwin (hamstring) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • DeSean Jackson (hamstring) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Michael Thomas (ankle) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Sterling Shepard (toe) — Did not play; on Injured Reserve
  • Breshad Perriman (ankle) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Alshon Jeffery (foot) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Denzel Mims (hamstring) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5

Quarterback

  • Cam Newton (COVID-19) — Will not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Safe Space Sam Darnold (shoulder/CURSED) — Doubtful for Week 5
  • Tyrod Taylor (chest) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Drew Lock (shoulder) — Did not play; out 2-4 weeks
  • Jimmy Garoppolo (ankle) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5

Tight End

  • Noah Fant (ankle) — Exited game; expected out multiple weeks
  • OJ Howard (Achilles) — Exited game; expected out for the season
  • Tyler Eifert (concussion) — Exited game; questionable for Week 5
  • Jordan Akins (concussion) — Exited game; questionable for Week 5
  • Dallas Goedert (ankle) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Jared Cook (groin) — Did not play; questionable for Week 5
  • Jordan Reed (ankle) — Did not play; placed on Injured Reserve

2020 Week 4 Running Back Snap Shares

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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 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was a finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at ThePatMayoExperience@gmail.com and the best will be addressed on the show.


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