Week 5 Fantasy Football Rankings by Position for Standard Scoring Leagues

Jason Schandl
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We're now a quarter of the way through the 2019 fantasy football season, and we're starting to get some clarity. Patterns are beginning to develop in usage and roles for offensive players, while we're also starting to get a better feel for which defensive matchups are worth attacking.

This also marks our second straight week with only two teams on bye, with the Miami Dolphins and Detroit Lions taking Week 5 off. With that in mind, let's take a look at where we can find the best producers for the week ahead, with Week 5 standard scoring rankings for fantasy football.

Week 5 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings

1. Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs (vs. IND)
2. Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens (at PIT)
3. Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans (vs. ATL)
4. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys (vs. GB)
5. Tom Brady, New England Patriots (at WAS)
6. Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles (vs. NYJ)
7. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks (vs. LAR)
8. Philip Rivers, Los Angeles Chargers (vs. DEN)
9. Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals (at CIN)
10. Jacoby Brissett, Indianapolis Colts (at KC)
11. Jimmy Garoppolo, San Francisco 49ers (vs. CLE)
12. Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals (vs. ARI)

Week 5 Fantasy Football Standard Scoring Running Back Rankings

1. Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings (at NYG)
2. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys (vs GB)
3. Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers (vs JAX)
4. David Johnson, Arizona Cardinals (at CIN)
5. Leonard Fournette, Jacksonville Jaguars (at CAR)
6. Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints (vs TB)
7. Le'Veon Bell, New York Jets (at PHI)
8. Joe Mixon, Cincinnati Bengals (vs ARI)
9. Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns (at SF)
10. David Montgomery, Chicago Bears (at OAK)
11. Mark Ingram, Baltimore Ravens (at PIT)
12. James Conner, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs BAL)
13. Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams (at SEA)
14. LeSean McCoy, Kansas City Chiefs (vs IND)
15. Melvin Gordon, Los Angeles Chargers (vs DEN)
16. Marlon Mack, Indianapolis Colts (at KC)
17. Chris Carson, Seattle Seahawks (vs LAR)
18. Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers (at DAL)
19. Phillip Lindsay, Denver Broncos (at LAC)
20. Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons (at HOU)
21. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans (vs BUF)
22. Carlos Hyde, Houston Texans (vs ATL)
23. Austin Ekeler, Los Angeles Chargers (vs DEN)
24. Sony Michel, New England Patriots (at WAS)
25. Jordan Howard, Philadelphia Eagles (vs NYJ)
26. Wayne Gallman, New York Giants (vs MIN)
27. Josh Jacobs, Oakland Raiders (vs CHI)
28. Ronald Jones, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at NO)
29. Miles Sanders, Philadelphia Eagles (vs NYJ)
30. Royce Freeman, Denver Broncos (at LAC)
31. Frank Gore, Buffalo Bills (at TEN)
32. James White, New England Patriots (at WAS)
33. Matt Breida, San Francisco 49ers (vs CLE)
34. Adrian Peterson, Washington Redskins (vs NE)
35. Tarik Cohen, Chicago Bears (at OAK)
36. Darrel Williams, Kansas City Chiefs (vs IND)

Week 5 Fantasy Football Standard Scoring Wide Receiver Rankings

1. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans (vs ATL)
2. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers (vs DEN)
3. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons (at HOU)
4. Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints (vs TB)
5. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts (at KC)
6. Odell Beckham Jr., Cleveland Browns (at SF)
7. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at NO)
8. Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys (vs GB)
9. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs BAL)
10. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings (at NYG)
11. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams (at SEA)
12. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears (at OAK)
13. Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at NO)
14. Tyler Boyd, Cincinnati Bengals (vs ARI)
15. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots (at WAS)
16. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals (at CIN)
17. Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings (at NYG)
18. Josh Gordon, New England Patriots (at WAS)
19. Alshon Jeffery, Philadelphia Eagles (vs NYJ)
20. Sammy Watkins, Kansas City Chiefs (vs IND)
21. Marquise Brown, Baltimore Ravens (at PIT)
22. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks (vs LAR)
23. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos (at LAC)
24. Robert Woods, Los Angeles Rams (at SEA)
25. Curtis Samuel, Carolina Panthers (vs JAX)
26. Jarvis Landry, Cleveland Browns (at SF)
27. Brandin Cooks, Los Angeles Rams (at SEA)
28. Demarcus Robisnon, Kansas City Chiefs (vs IND)
29. D.J. Moore, Carolina Panthers (vs JAX)
30. Sterling Shepard, New York Giants (vs MIN)
31. Phillip Dorsett, New England Patriots (at WAS)
32. D.J. Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars (at CAR)
33. Terry McLaurin, Washington Redskins (vs NE)
34. John Brown, Buffalo Bills (at TEN)
35. Courtland Sutton, Denver Broncos (at LAC)
36. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Green Bay Packers (at DAL)

Week 5 Fantasy Football Standard Scoring Tight End Rankings

1. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs (vs IND)
2. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers (vs CLE)
3. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles (vs NYJ)
4. Evan Engram, New York Giants (vs MIN)
5. Mark Andrews, Baltimore Ravens (at PIT)
6. Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons (at HOU)
7. Darren Waller, Oakland Raiders (vs CHI)
8. Jack Doyle, Indianapolis Colts (at KC)
9. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans (vs BUF)
10. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers (vs JAX)
11. Will Dissly, Seattle Seahawks (vs LAR)
12. Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals (vs ARI)

Week 5 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings

1. Greg Zuerlein, Los Angeles Rams (at SEA)
2. Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs (vs IND)
3. Jake Elliott, Philadelphia Eagles (vs NYJ)
4. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens (at PIT)
5. Ka'imi Fairbairn, Houston Texans (vs ATL)
6. Robbie Gould, San Francisco 49ers (vs CLE)
7. Wil Lutz, New Orleans Saints (vs TB)
8. Randy Bullock, Cincinnati Bengals (vs ARI)
9. Zane Gonzalez, Arizona Cardinals (at CIN)
10. Joey Slye, Carolina Panthers (vs JAX)
11. Matt Gay, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at NO)
12. Chase McLaughlin, Los Angeles Chargers (vs DEN)

Week 5 Fantasy Football Defense Rankings

1. New England Patriots (at WAS)
2. Philadelphia Eagles (vs. NYJ)
3. Chicago Bears (at OAK)
4. Minnesota Vikings (at NYG)
5. Los Angeles Chargers (vs. DEN)
6. New Orleans Saints (vs. TB)
7. Buffalo Bills (at TEN)
8. Baltimore Ravens (at PIT)
9. Carolina Panthers (vs. JAX)
10. San Francisco 49ers (vs. CLE)
11. Kansas City Chiefs (vs. IND)
12. Dallas Cowboys (vs. GB)

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