Week 5 War Room October 6, 2013  |  Jeff

After a mini two team bye week appetizer in Week Four, the NFL has delivered our first main course of bye weeks as the Vikings, Steelers, Buccaneers, and Redskins are all enjoying a week of rest. Of course, this week of rest creates a dark, ominous storm cloud for our fantasy football teams, but that is why The Fake Football is here! Below, we have scoured the countryside near and far (well, mostly here at The Fake Football)  for the BEST in fantasy football lineup resources to help you construct the finest Week 5 lineup possible. Whether you started the week with Fred Jackson’s Thursday night effort or desperately played Brian Hoyer, our goal here is to make sure your team is locked and loaded on Sunday morning. Check out the links below and then scroll just a bit further for our Consensus Week 5 Staff Rankings and feel free to leave your questions in the comments section. Good luck!




– Hungry? Yes you are. Check out Week 5’s Game Day Grub for two new recipes to keep you and your fellow fantasy fans full this Sunday.

– For those crazy 2QB League players out there, check out our latest Take Two debate, where two quarterback options are analyzed to see which will help fantasy teams the most this week.rsz_rivers

Garbage Time Romance is back, highlighting players that will feast on late game fantasy points as their team rolls through garbage time.

– The best in defensive streaming is here again with two new installments of Dreaming of Streaming. If you need a defensive upgrade, this is the place to look (Part IPart II)

– Our weekly Matchup Machine once again dissects defensive matchups facing fantasy football players this weekend and helps outline which matchups are most ripe for fantasy production.

– If you play in an NFL Survivor League, you won’t advance another week without reading our NFL Survivor League Survival Guide. Do it!

– With injuries and bye weeks mounting, endless lineup debates face fake football owners each week and Week 5 is no different. Our Start/Sit provides a helping hand and is a fantastic resource.

– The Fake Football has you covered for all the NFL picks and predictions you can eat in the latest pack of NFL Picks.

– Week 5 Last Second Decisions breaks down every last inch of fantasy football lineup news available. A must read for all fake footballers.

– For those daily gamers, Headsupfantasy.com provides the best in daily sports so be sure to check out the best in Week 5 picks for Headsupfantasy.com use.



Finally, check out the latest Week 5 The Fake Football Staff Rankings:

2013 Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyPros

21 Responses

  1. Scott says:

    Need to pick a FLEX play. Would you go Edelman, Thompkins or Gio in .5 PPR? Also have Antonio Gates as an option.

  2. Hammer says:

    Just heard that Megatron will be out for me today (guess he didn’t ingest enough energon cubes this week).

    I feel like Kris Durham could benefit big time and DET will presumably be down a lot and have to throw.

    Do I take a flier on Durham or go to Chris Givens?

  3. Jimmie says:

    Standard 4pt passing league–Kaepernick or Bradford?

  4. TheLoadedOne says:

    PPR flex:
    D Amendola vs Bengals
    D Wilson vs Eagles

  5. reed says:

    Full PPR – L. Miller, Joique or Stacy? thanks

  6. Noah says:

    Amendola or Thompkins in .5 PPR?

  7. Cory says:

    Who should I start in PPR Flex?

    Jared Cook or Cecil Shorts?

  8. the imp says:

    What do you make of Jay Glazer’s report that Amendola is on a pitch count today? Are you going to still start him in PPR over Nicks today? I’m in a tight fantasy matchup, so it is unclear if I need floor or ceiling this week.

  9. Norman says:

    Also, Eddie Rotal was just dropped. I know he finally came back to earth, but is he worth rostering as well?

  10. Norman says:

    12 Team PPR, is Ivory worth picking up off waivers? My team: Rivers, Wilson, AJ Green, Torrey, Antonio Brown, Patterson, R Bush, Spiller, McGahee, R Jennings, Ellington, Pierce, Olsen, NE D, Hauschka, Walsh (on a bye). Also trying to get Harvin & drop Patterson.

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