Week Five Automatics-Don’t Do Its

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After a month of fantasy football we now enter the second stage of your season. Maybe you’re close to .500 or even higher. A lot of work is to be done to secure a playoff berth. If you’re not trying to better your team trust me someone two games below you is.

Keep out in front with some automatics-don’t do its for week five.


CJ Beathard

Beathard showed some fantasy relevance in week four against the Chargers. With Coach Shanahan at the helm there is no reason to stop against the Cardinals. While the Bears and Seahawks kept things simple against Arizona look for the 49ers to keep their philosophy in order.

Russ Wilson

The Seahawks mismanagement of Russ Wilson to start the season was more of a protection issue. Protection of their young defense and an offense struggling to make its identity. Sometimes an ugly win can create that. Consecutive weeks of grind out wins have placed the Seahwks at 2-2. Against the Rams the Seahawks have no choice but to open up the playbook. Insert Russ Wilson here.

Others: Mark Ingram, DeShaun Watson, Kenyan Drake, Aaron Rodgers

Don’t Do ItsDavid Johnson
Johnson’s subpar season thus far is likely to continue even in a short trek road game against the 49ers. Rookie quarterback Josh Rosen was unable to make enough plays with his arm against the Seahawks to bestow confidence in Johnson owners. Expect another down week here.

Al Collins
Collins fantasy value is likely on the downward spiral. Look for the Browns to find a way to limit the Ravens rush attack starting with Collins. Losing a fumble such as Collins did on the goal line is usually a confidence derailer.

Others: Tyler Lockett, Larry Fitzgerald, Carlos Hyde, and Cam Newton


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