Fantasy Football: Week 5 hits and misses

What went right and what didn't

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So how did everyone do this weekend?

If you had the number one drafted player for each position you would have had on your roster Patrick Mahomes (19.2), Christian McCaffrey (13.8), Justin Jefferson (5.8), and Travis Kelce (22.7). They would have scored 61.5 points for your team.

If you had Justin Fields (33), Travis Etienne (36.4), Ja’Marr Chase (52.2), and George Kittle (27.7), you would have 149.3 points. Fantasy Football is hard.

Biggest hit of the Weekend: Any team that had Ja’Marr Chase. Over 50 fantasy points were scored this weekend.

HITS - Players that scored more points than expected.

PLAYER

TEAM

POSITION

PROJECTED

ACTUAL

Justin Fields

Bears

QB

20.29

40.98

Brock Purdy

49ers

QB

15.76

34.08

Zach Moss

Colts

RB

9.39

35.5

Travis Etienne

Jaguars

RB

13.65

34.4

D.J. Moore

Bears

WR

11.37

45

Ja'Marr Chase

Bengals

WR

13.22

41.2

George Kittle

49ers

TE

6.27

24.7

Dallas Goedert

Eagles

TE

6.01

18.7

NOTES:

Two weeks in a row seeing Fields on this list.

Will Purdy start getting some respect?

The Colts sign Jonathan Taylor and Moss goes off for 165 yards.

MISSES - Players that scored less points than expected

PLAYER

TEAM

POSITION

PROJECTED

ACTUAL

Dak Prescott

Cowboys

QB

18.28

4.42

Lamar Jackson

Ravens

QB

20.8

9.94

Tony Pollard

Cowboys

RB

14.2

4.4

James Cook

Bills

RB

11.05

2.1

Da'Vonte Adams

Raiders

WR

12.6

4.5

Nico Collins

Texans

WR

9.18

3.9

TJ Hockenson

Vikings

TE

8.88

5.1

Evan Engram

Jaguars

TE

6.26

2.8

NOTES:

The Cowboys could do nothing against the 49ers.

Jackson had three dropped touchdown passes

My hits and misses

Players I thought had the best matchups for week four.

PLAYER

TEAM

POSITION

PROJECTED

ACTUAL

Joe Burrow

Bengals

QB

16.8

24.4

Jordan Love

Packers

QB

17.4

8.0

Breece Hall

Jets

RB

10.9

28.4

James Conner

Cardinals

RB

10.9

4.6

D.J. Moore

Bears

WR

9.9

49.0

Garrett Wilson

Jets

WR

9.0

8.4

Dalton Kincaid

Bills

TE

5.4

3.9

Zach Ertz

Cardinals

TE

7.3

9.0

Totals

86.3

135.7

After five weeks: Projected points 435.8. Actual points 523. Players over 17, Players under, 11, and even (within 2 points) 12

Joe Burrow, Breece Hall, and D.J. Moore were huge hits. James Conner left the game early. Jordan Love was a big miss for me.

I put out there five things to watch for this year.

1) The Jets won’t make the playoffs but the Packers will. Well after the awful game Love had both teams are now 2-3.

2) Justin Jefferson and Tyreek Hill both have a chance to break the all-time receiving record. The record is 1,964 yards which means they have to average 115 yards per game. Hill after 5 games has 651 yards and 130 per game. Jefferson has 571 total for 114 yards per game. Jefferson only had 28 yards before leaving with a hamstring issue.

3) Patrick Mahomes breaks the passing record – He needs 5,477 yards or 322 a game. After five games he hasn’t hit 322 yet. At 1,287 passing yards, he is at 257/game.

4)Mark Andrews - Andrews will not end the season as a top-10 fantasy tight end- Andrews has had two good games and two bad games. Currently, he is TE5.

5) Cooper Kupp - With a first-round draft pick you will get 5th-round production- He had a great first game back with 118 yards and 20 Fantasy points. In just one game he has more yards than Van Jefferson has for the entire five games.

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