Sept 30, 2012; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; San Francisco 49ers tackle Anthony Davis (76), tackle Joe Staley (74) and running back Frank Gore (21) celebrate a touchdown by Gore during the second half at MetLife Stadium. The 49ers defeated the Jets 34-0. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE

Fantasy Football: Week 5 Rankings


Need help with preparing for your fantasy football league? The Fantasy Guru is here once again to give you a few tips on how to play the crazy game of fantasy football.

With about a quarter of the season gone we are now fully into the bye week stage of the schedule. This week it’s the turn of the Cowboys, Lions, Raiders and Buccaneers. With some big names on the bench for a week, line-up selections become all the more crucial. Simple solution though – just check out this week’s rankings.

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Quarterback

  • 1. Aaron Rodgers @ IND
  • 2. Matt Ryan @ WAS
  • 3 Drew Brees vs SD
  • 4. Eli Manning vs CLE
  • 5. Tom Brady vs DEN
  • 6. Robert Griffin III vs ATL
  • 7. Joe Flacco @ KC
  • 8. Peyton Manning @ NE
  • 9. Philip Rivers @ NO
  • 10. Andy Dalton vs MIA
  • 11. Christian Ponder vs TEN
  • 12. Alex Smith vs BUF
  • 13. Andrew Luck vs GB
  • 14. Jay Cutler @ JAC
  • 15. Matt Schaub @NYJ
  • 16. Michael Vick @ PIT
  • 17. Cam Newton vs SEA
  • 18. Kevin Kolb @ STL
  • 19. Matt Hasselbeck @ MIN
  • 20. Ryan Fitzpatrick @ SF

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Running Back

  • 1. Frank Gore vs BUF
  • 2. Ray Rice @ KC
  • 3. Jamaal Charles vs BAL
  • 4. Arian Foster @ NYJ
  • 5. Stevan Ridley vs DEN
  • 6. LeSean McCoy @ PIT
  • 7. Adrian Peterson vs TEN
  • 8. Matt Forte @ JAC
  • 9. Ryan Williams @ STL
  • 10. Trent Richardson @ NYG
  • 11. Reggie Bush @ CIN
  • 12. Willis McGahee @ NE
  • 13. Darren Sproles vs SD
  • 14. Marshawn Lynch @ CAR
  • 15. Alfred Morris vs ATL
  • 16. Benjarvus Green-Ellis vs MIA
  • 17. Maurice Jones-Drew vs CHI
  • 18. Chris Johnson @ MIN
  • 19. Ahmad Bradshaw vs CLE
  • 20. Fred Jackson @ SF
  • 21. Steven Jackson vs ARI
  • 22. Michael Bush @ JAC
  • 23. Michael Turner @ WAS
  • 24. Pierre Thomas vs SD
  • 25. Cedric Benson @ IND
  • 26. Jackie Battle @ NO
  • 27. Shonn Greene vs HOU
  • 28. Donald Brown vs GB
  • 29. Jonathan Stewart vs SEA
  • 30. C.J. Spiller @ SF
  • 31. Ben Tate @ NYJ
  • 32. Andre Brown vs CLE
  • 33. Shaun Draughn vs BAL
  • 34. Rashard Mendenhall vs PHI
  • 35. Daryl Richardson vs ARI
  • 36. Ronnie Hillman @ NE
  • 37. Ryan Mathews @ NO
  • 38. DeAngelo Williams vs SEA
  • 39. Brandon Bolden vs DEN
  • 40. Dexter McCluster vs BAL

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Wide Receiver

  • 1. Victor Cruz vs CLE
  • 2. Roddy White @ WAS
  • 3. Larry Fitzgerald @ STL
  • 4. A.J. Green vs MIA
  • 5. Andre Johnson @ NYJ
  • 6. Jordy Nelson @ IND
  • 7. Brandon Marshall @ JAC
  • 8. Wes Welker vs DEN
  • 9. Percy Harvin vs TEN
  • 10. Demaryius Thomas @ NE
  • 11. Julio Jones @ WAS
  • 12. Steve Smith vs SEA
  • 13. Danny Amendola vs ARI
  • 14. Marques Colston vs SD
  • 15. Torrey Smith @ KC
  • 16. Reggie Wayne vs GB
  • 17. Mike Wallace vs PHI
  • 18. DeSean Jackson @ PIT
  • 19. James Jones @ IND
  • 20. Pierre Garcon vs ATL
  • 21. Lance Moore vs SD
  • 22. Brandon Lloyd vs DEN
  • 23. James Jones @ IND
  • 24. Dwayne Bowe vs BAL
  • 25. Malcom Floyd @ NO
  • 26. Kenny Britt @ MIN
  • 27. Antonio Brown vs PHI
  • 28. Eric Decker @ NE
  • 29. Michael Crabtree vs BUF
  • 30. Anquan Boldin @ KC
  • 31. Andrew Hawkins vs MIA
  • 32. Brian Hartline @ CIN
  • 33. Steve Johnson @ SF
  • 34. Kendall Wright @ MIN
  • 35. Sidney Rice @ CAR
  • 36. Jeremy Kerley vs HOU
  • 37. Greg Little @ NYG
  • 38. Jerome Simpson vs TEN
  • 39. Andre Roberts @ STL
  • 40. Leonard Hankerson vs ATL

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Tight End

  • 1. Jimmy Graham vs SD
  • 2. Antonio Gates @ NO
  • 3. Dennis Pitta @ KC
  • 4. Vernon Davis vs BUF
  • 5. Tony Gonzalez @ WAS
  • 6. Rob Gronkowski vs DEN
  • 7. Martellus Bennett vs CLE
  • 8. Jacob Tamme @ NE
  • 9. Jared Cook @ MIN
  • 10. Kyle Rudolph vs TEN
  • 11. Brent Celek @ PIT
  • 12. Jermaine Gresham vs MIA
  • 13. Owen Daniels vs GB
  • 14. Coby Fleener vs GB
  • 15. Jermichael Finley @ IND
  • 16.  Tony Moeaki vs BAL
  • 17. Greg Olsen vs SEA
  • 18. Fred Davis vs ATL
  • 19. Heath Miller vs PHI
  • 20. Scott Chandler @ SF

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Good luck in your leagues this week guys. As always, the Fantasy Mailbag will be online on Friday and you can send your emails to [email protected] to be featured in the column.

Until next time, this is the Fantasy Guru signing off.

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