Week 5 Fantasy Soccer Large Receiver PPR Rankings

The yardage and scoring surge that has taken over the NFL has usually been good for large receivers, but it surely appears to have leveled the taking part in subject a bit for conventional “PPR large receivers.” Whereas possession receivers nonetheless exist, their reception-stuffing methods aren’t fairly so precious when different receivers are seeing will increase in massive performs and touchdowns. As such, our fantasy WR PPR rankings are beginning to change into extra like our commonplace set, and that is as soon as once more true in Week 5. 

Up to now, we all the time elevated receivers like Julian Edelman, D.J. Moore, Jarvis Landry, Golden Tate, and Jamison Crowder in PPR leagues. This season, you could possibly add guys like Diontae Johnson and Russell Gage to the listing. And whereas it is true that a few of these guys nonetheless rise, most notably Crowder and Johnson, among the others aren’t actually residing as much as their pass-catching hype. Edelman had a monster Week 2, however in Weeks 1 and three he had seven complete catches. Moore has had 4 or fewer catches in three of 4 video games, and Landry is but to high 5 catches or 61 yards in a sport. Tate has turned in output just like Landry.

WEEK 5 STANDARD RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Working again | Large receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker

A 5-50 stat line was once “ok” for a WR3 spot in PPR leagues, but it surely’s not anymore. There are too many different receivers blowing up. So, whereas receivers like Tyler Boyd, Crowder, Johnson, and CeeDee Lamb can keep constantly excessive PPR rankings as a result of they’re additionally respectable bets for yards and touchdowns, the identical is not essentially true for the normal possession sorts. In the end, they transfer up in our PPR rankings in comparison with our commonplace set, however general they’re transferring down in each. 

WEEK 5 PPR RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Working again | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker

That is to not say we’re completely out on all of those guys. Moore (@ Falcons) and Edelman (vs. Broncos) have favorable matchups this week that land them within the high 25, and Tate (@ Cowboys) is in a great place, too. Greg Ward Jr. (@ Steelers) has a tricky matchup, however given the Eagles WR damage woes, he may match the mildew as a type of “conventional” PPR receivers value contemplating in case you simply want a excessive flooring to your final receiver spot. 

After all, when conventional big-play receivers reminiscent of Robby Anderson (@ Falcons) are hauling in five-plus receptions each week and going for 100 yards, who wants little guys over the center? Guys like him, Terry McLaurin (vs. Rams), and, to a lesser extent, Marquise Brown (vs. Bengals), have gotten extra dependable this 12 months. Whenever you mix that with many superstars seeing even larger goal shares than ordinary, you have got a rising tide that’s lifting most boats — simply not those used to being lifted on this format.

The Packers and Lions are on bye this week, which knocks out at the least a number of every-week starters, so be ready to contemplate all varieties of choices when in search of replacements.

Word: Examine again all week main as much as kickoff, as we’ll proceed to replace our WR PPR rankings primarily based on the newest information and accidents.

These rankings are for full-point PPR leagues.

  • 37 Greg Ward Jr., PHI @ PIT
    38 Golden Tate, NYG @ DAL
    39 Scotty Miller, TB vs. CHI
    40 Emmanuel Sanders, NO vs. LAC
    41 N’Keal Harry, NE vs. DEN
    42 Cole Beasley, BUF @ TEN
    43 Russell Gage, ATL vs. CAR
    44 John Brown, BUF @ TEN
    45 Jarvis Landry, CLE vs. IND
    46 Christian Kirk, ARZ @ NYJ
    47 Curtis Samuel, CAR @ ATL
    48 Zach Pascal, IND @ CLE
    49 Laviska Shenault Jr., JAX @ HOU
    50 Corey Davis, TEN vs. BUF
    51 Sammy Watkins, KC vs. LV
    52 A.J. Inexperienced, CIN @ BAL
    53 Tre’Quan Smith, NO vs. LAC
    54 Tim Patrick, DEN @ NE
    55 Michael Gallup, DAL vs. NYG
    56 Tee Higgins, CIN @ BAL
    57 Hunter Renfrow, LV @ KC
    58 Isaiah Ford, MIA @ SF
    59 Mecole Hardman, KC vs. LV
    60 Brandin Cooks, HOU vs. JAX
    61 Justin Watson, TB @ CHI
    62 David Moore, SEA vs. MIN
    63 Alshon Jeffery, PHI @ PIT
    64 Breshad Perriman, NYJ vs. ARZ
    65 Randall Cobb, HOU vs. JAX
    66 Darnell Mooney, CHI vs. TB
    67 Damiere Byrd, NE vs. DEN
    68 Preston Williams, MIA @ SF
    69 Jalen Guyton, LAC @ NO
    70 Chase Claypool, PIT vs. PHI
    71 Nelson Agholor, LV @ KC
    72 Andy Isabella, ARZ @ NYJ
    73 Dontrelle Inman, WAS vs. LAR
    74 Keelan Cole, JAX @ HOU
    75 James Washington, PIT vs. PHI
    76 Jeff Smith, NYJ vs. ARZ
    77 Anthony Miller, CHI vs. TB
    78 Josh Reynolds, LAR @ WAS
    79 Chris Hogan, NYJ vs. ARZ
    80 Larry Fitzgerald, ARZ @ NYJ
    81 Kendrick Bourne, SF vs. MIA
    82 Demarcus Robinson, KC vs. LV
    83 Gabriel Davis, BUF @ TEN
    84 Miles Boykin, BAL vs. CIN

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