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NFL Week 5 WR Rankings, Start, Sit, Streams | 2020 DraftKings Fantasy Football Rankings

Pat Mayo reveals his NFL Week 5 wide receiver rankings, starts, sits and streams for fantasy football.

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Fantasy Football 2020 Week 5 WR Rankings (1/2 PPR)

Last Updated: October 11

Week 5 WR Rankings Breakdown

Likely In: Calvin Ridley (ankle), Laviska Shenault (hamstring), Michael Thomas (ankle), Mike Williams (hamstring), A.J. Brown (knee)

Likely Out: Julio Jones (hamstring), J.J. Arcega-Whiteside (calf), Bryan Edwards (ankle), Denzel Mims (hamstring), Breshad Perriman (hamstring)

Out: Corey Davis (COVID-19 List), KJ Hamler (hamstring), Sterling Shepard (toe), Allen Lazard (core), Steve Sims (toe), Alshon Jeffery (foot), DeSean Jackson (hamstring), Adam Humphries (COVID-19 List),

SCHEDULE UPDATE: NE/DEN has been taken off of Week 5 and moved to Week 6. Get all Patriots and Broncos out of your lineup. TEN/BUF has been moved to Tuesday night but a positive test occurred Sunday morning for the Titans. Without official word, treat that game as it is in doubt and switch to equal or even lesser options if you’re deciding between Bills and Titans players. They’ve been devalued in the rankings because of this.

Bye Week: Packers, Lions, Broncos, Patriots

  1. DeAndre Hopkins at New York Jets
  2. Keenan Allen at New Orleans Saints
  3. Amari Cooper vs. New York Giants
  4. Calvin Ridley vs. Carolina Panthers
  5. Tyler Lockett vs. Minnesota Vikings
  6. Adam Thielen at Seattle Seahawks
  7. Tyreek Hill vs. Las Vegas Raiders
  8. Michael Thomas vs. Los Angeles Chargers
  9. D.K. Metcalf vs. Minnesota Vikings
  10. JuJu Smith-Schuster vs. Philadelphia Eagles
  11. DeVante Parker at San Francisco 49ers
  12. Diontae Johnson vs. Philadelphia Eagles
  13. DJ Chark at Houston Texans
  14. Justin Jefferson at Seattle Seahawks
  15. Cooper Kupp at Washington Football Team
  16. Robert Woods at Washington Football Team
  17. D.J. Moore at Atlanta Falcons
  18. Robby Anderson at Atalanta Falcons
  19. Jamison Crowder vs. Arizona Cardinals
  20. Marquise Brown vs. Cincinnati Bengals
  21. Will Fuller V vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
  22. Darius Slayton at Dallas Cowboys
  23. CeeDee Lamb vs. New York Giants
  24. Stefon Diggs at Tennessee Titans
  25. Terry McLaurin vs. Los Angeles Rams
  26. Michael Gallup vs. New York Giants
  27. Odell Beckham Jr. vs. Indianapolis Colts
  28. Tyler Boyd at Baltimore Ravens
  29. Jarvis Landry vs. Indianapolis colts
  30. Tee Higgins at Baltimore Ravens
  31. Russell Gage vs. Carolina Panthers
  32. Zach Pascal at Cleveland Browns
  33. Mike Williams at New Orleans Saints
  34. Henry Ruggs at Kansas City Chiefs
  35. Hunter Renfrow at Kansas City Chiefs
  36. Deebo Samuel vs Miami Dolphins
  37. Golden Tate at Dallas Cowboys
  38. Olamide Zaccheaus vs. Carolina Panthers
  39. Greg Ward at Pittsburgh Steelers
  40. Laviska Shenault Jr. at Houston Texans
  41. Christian Kirk at New York Jets
  42. T.Y. Hilton at Cleveland Browns
  43. Preston Williams at San Francisco 49ers
  44. Brandon Aiyuk vs. Miami Dolphins
  45. Emmanuel Sanders vs. Los Angeles Chargers
  46. Brandin Cooks vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
  47. Sammy Watkins vs. Las Vegas Raiders
  48. Tre’Quan Smith vs. Los Angeles Chargers
  49. Kendrick Bourne vs. Miami Dolphins
  50. A.J. Brown vs. Buffalo Bills
  51. Curtis Samuel at Atlanta Falcons
  52. Chase Claypool vs. Philadelphia Eagles
  53. CJ Board at Dallas Cowboys
  54. Randall Cobb vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
  55. Cedrick Wilson vs. New York Giants
  56. Damion Ratley at Dallas Cowboys
  57. John Brown at Tennessee Titans
  58. Cole Beasley at Tennessee Titans
  59. Keelan Cole Sr. at Houston Texans
  60. A.J. Green at Baltimore Ravens
  61. Andy Isabella at New York Jets
  62. Larry Fitzgerald at New York Jets
  63. Miles Boykin at Baltimore Ravens
  64. Gabe Davis at Tennessee Titans
  65. Dontrell Inman vs. Los Angeles Rams
  66. Zay Jones at Kansas City Chiefs
  67. Willie Snead vs. Cincinnati Bengals
  68. Demarcus Robinson vs. Las Vegas Raiders

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