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

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

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Fantasy Football 2020 Week 5 QB Rankings

Last Updated: October 11

Week 5 QB Rankings Breakdown

Likely In: Lamar Jackson (knee), Jimmy Garoppolo (ankle), Kyle Allen

Likely Out: Dwayne Haskins

Out: Sam Darnold (shoulder)

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. Russell Wilson vs. Minnesota Vikings
  2. Dak Prescott vs. New York Giants
  3. Kyler Murray at New York Jets
  4. Patrick Mahomes vs. Las Vegas Raiders
  5. Lamar Jackson vs. Cincinnati Bengals
  6. Deshaun Watson vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
  7. Daniel Jones at Dallas Cowboys
  8. Kirk Cousins at Seattle Seahawks
  9. Teddy Bridgewater at Atlanta Falcons
  10. Justin Herbert at New Orleans Saints
  11. Joe Burrow at Baltimore Ravens
  12. Gardner Minshew at Houston Texans
  13. Matt Ryan vs. Carolina Panthers
  14. Ben Roethlisberger vs. Philadelphia Eagles
  15. Josh Allen at Tennessee Titans
  16. Derek Carr at Kansas City Chiefs
  17. Jimmy Garoppolo vs. Miami Dolphins
  18. Drew Brees vs. Los Angeles Chargers
  19. Ryan Fitzpatrick at San Francisco 49ers
  20. Jared Goff at Washington Football Team
  21. Philip Rivers at Cleveland Browns
  22. Baker Mayfield vs. Indianapolis Colts
  23. Ryan Tannehill vs. Buffalo Bills
  24. Carson Wentz at Pittsburgh Steelers
  25. Joe Flacco vs. Arizona Cardinals
  26. Kyle Allen vs. Los Angeles Rams

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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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