QB Streaming Week 5: Navigating the Early Byes

QB streaming advice for Week 5 of the 2017 fantasy football season.

Week 4 QB Streaming Recap

With another heart wrenching week of football, Marcus Mariota and Derek Carr fell victim to the injury bug, while Matt Ryan and Ben Roethlisberger owners were distraught over poor performances. The New England Patriots defense continued to make the opposing team’s offense look like a Super Bowl contender (Jameis Winston owners, get excited) and we all learned to avoid starting a quarterback facing Buffalo’s defense. As for my Week 4 picks, Deshaun Watson took the QB1 crown and continues to pay high dividends for the Texans and fantasy owners. Andy Dalton turned in a second consecutive quality performance. Tyrod Taylor pulled out an upset for the Bills, but not so much for fantasy owners, and Blake Bortles returned to his mid/low tier.
Status QB FanDuel Points QB Rank
1QB Option 1 Andy Dalton 28.3 3
1QB Option 2 Tyrod Taylor 12.5 18
2QB Option 1 Deshaun Watson 34.7 1
2QB Option 2 Blake Bortles 12.4 19
Entering the fifth week of the season, bye weeks are upon us. Now more than ever, quarterback streaming can become an integral component in your championship hopes. So whether you’re missing Drew Brees, still struggling with the absence of Andrew Luck, or in need of the next under-the-radar blowup performance, here are your options for Week 5. Game Level Similarity Projections are taken from Dave Caban’s model. The Player Projection Distributions are taken from the site’s GLSP app. These are great sources to cross check for the range of likely QB outcomes.

QB Streaming Advice for Week 5

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By Giana Pacinelli | @GIANAAAA | Archive