The Fantasy Flavor Positional Power Rankings Week 5 (WR & TE)

October 02, 2008 | Thyrl Nelson

Here’s a look at the top 20 WRs and TEs so far, and a look ahead to their week 5 match ups. Last week’s rankings are in parenthesis.

 

Week 5 QB / RB Power Rankings & Preview

 

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Fantasy Wide Receiver Power Rankings Week 5:

 

  1. Anquan Boldin (1) – AZ – 366 yds 5 TD

 

  1. Brandon Marshall (2) – DEN – 398 yds 3 TD

 

  1. Santana Moss (3) – WAS – 421 yds 2 TD

 

  1. Terrell Owens (10) – DAL – 264 yds 4 TD

 

  1. Laverneus Coles (NR) – NYJ – 257 yds 4 TD

 

  1. Greg Jennings (9) – GB – 482 yds 2 TD

 

  1. Reggie Wayne (6) – IND – 253 yds 2 TD

 

  1. Calvin Johnson (5) – DET – 276 yds 2 TD

 

  1. Larry Fitzgerald (4) – AZ – 415 yds 2 TD

 

  1. Jehrico Cotchery (NR) – NYJ – 243 yds 3 TD

 

  1. Chris Chambers (7) – MIA – 196 yds 4 TD

 

  1. Hines Ward (11) – PIT – 226 yds 3 TD

 

  1. Steve Smith (NR) – CAR – 166 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Plaxico Burress (8) – NYG – 259 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Lee Evans – (NR) – BUF – 332 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Kevin Walter (NR) – HOU – 132 yds 3 TD

 

  1. Chansi Stuckey (15) – NYJ – 134 yds 3 TD

 

  1. Eddie Royal (13) – DEN – 298 yds 2 TD

 

  1. DeSean Jackson (12) – PHI – 327 yds 1 TD

 

  1. DeWayne Bowe (14) – KC – 267 yds 2 TD

 

Dropped from Rankings: Roddy White – ATL; TJ Houshmandzadeh – CIN; Brandon Lloyd – CHI; Ike Hilliard – TB; Vincent Jackson – SD

 

Best Week 5 WR Value Plays: Terrell Owens & Patrick Crayton vs. CIN; Lee Evans & Josh Reed @ AZ; Chris Chambers & Vincent Jackson @ MIA; Antonio Bryant @ DEN; Bernard Berrian @ NO; Ted Ginn vs. SD; DeVry Henderson vs. MIN

 

Week 5 WR Sleepers: Rasheid Davis & Marty Booker @ DET; Bobby Wade & Sidney Rice @ NO; Ike Hilliard & Michael Clayton @ DEN; Greg Camarillo & Derek Hagan vs. SD; Miles Austin vs. CIN; David Patten & Bobby Meachem vs. MIN

 

Tough Week 5 WR Draws: Andre Johnson & Kevin Walter vs. IND; Steve Smith @vs. KC; Matt Jones vs. PIT; Reggie Wayne & Anthony Gonzalez @ HOU; Anquan Boldin & Larry Fitzgerald vs. BUF; Derrick Mason vs. TEN; Roddy White @ GB; Brandon Marshall & Eddie Royal vs. TB

 

WRs to Avoid in Week 5: DJ Hackett & Mushin Muhammad vs. KC; Justin Gage & Brandon Jones @ BAL: Reggie Williams & Dennis Northcutt vs. PIT; Marvin Harrison @ HOU; Billy McMullen, Courtney Taylor or any other Seahawks receiver @ NYG; Mark Clayton & Demetrius Williams vs. TEN; Michael Jenkins & Laurent Robinson @ GB

 

Fantasy Tight End Power Rankings Week 5:

 

  1. Antonio Gates (4) – SD – 205 yds 3 TD

 

  1. Jason Witten (3) – DAL – 363 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Anthony Fasano (2) – MIA – 150 yds 2 TD

 

  1. Tony Scheffler (1) – DEN – 194 yds 2 TD

 

  1. Tony Gonzalez (6) – KC – 176 yds 2 TD

 

  1. Kellen Winslow (8) – CLE – 170 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Bo Scaife (5) – TEN – 154 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Zach Miller (NR) – OAK – 153 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Owen Daniels (13) – HOU – 191 yds 0 TD

 

  1. John Carlson (12) – SEA – 168 yds 0 TD

 

  1. Chris Cooley (14) – WAS – 179 yds 0 TD

 

  1. Dustin Keller (19) – NYJ – 84 yds 2 TD

 

  1. David Martin (9) – MIA – 106 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Dante Rosario (7) – CAR – 138 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Visanthe Shiancoe (11) – MIN – 129 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Jerramy Stevens (18) – TB – 61 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Alex Smith (NR) – TB – 98 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Greg Olsen (NR) – CHI – 94 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Robert Royal (10) – BUF – 94 yds 1 TD

 

  1. Randy McMichael (17) – MIN – 139 yds 0 TD

 

Dropped from Rankings: Jeremy Shockey – NO; Heath Miller – PIT; Kevin Boss – NYG

 

Best Week 5 TE Value Plays: Dallas Clark @ HOU; Greg Olsen @ DET; Heath Miller @ JAX; Anthony Fasano vs. SD; Visanthe Shiancoe @ NO; Benjamin Watson @ SF

 

Week 5 TE Sleepers: Tom Santi @ HOU; Alex Smith & Jerramy Stevens @ DEN; Ben Hartsock @ GB; Desmond Clark @ DET; Matt Spaeth @ JAX; David Martin vs. SD; David Thomas @ SF; Dan Campbell & Casey Fitzsimmons vs. CHI

 

Tough Week 5 TE Draws: Antonio Gates @ MIA; Chris Cooley @ PHI; Tony Scheffler vs. TB; Owen Daniels vs. IND; Mercedes Lewis vs. PIT; Robert Royal @ AZ; Dante Rosario vs. KC

 

TEs to Avoid in Week 5: Alge Crumpler @ BAL; Kevin Boss vs. SEA; Todd Heap vs. TEN; Jeff King vs. KC

 

Peace,

T

(thyrl@wnst.net)

 

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