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Fantasy Football Week 5 Automated Insights Recap

12 team half ppr Yahoo league - 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 W/R/T, 1 K, 1 DST

Week 5 saw multiple players score multiple touchdowns.

Deshaun Watson tossed five touchdown passes against the Falcons. In that same game Matt Ryan completed three TD passes and ran one in. Russell Wilson and Teddy Bridgewater threw four touchdowns.

Five running backs scored at least twice with Packers RB Aaron Jones scoring four times! Christian McCaffrey scored a third catching a touchdown. Todd Gurley and Josh Jacobs ran for two scores.

Matt Breida scored his first two touchdowns of the season, racking up 129 yards from scrimmage but just 24% of Yahoo owners started the 49ers RB.

Six different wide receivers scored twice and Texans TE Darren Fells also caught two TDs.

Will Fuller scored caught 14 passes for 217 yards and scored three touchdowns but only 32% of Yahoo owners started him in Week 5!

Fantasy Football Week 5 Automated Insights Recap
  • Projected to score 19.26 points, Tom Brady scored 24.2% more than that amount by scoring 23.92 points as the Patriots beat the Redskins 33-7. He passed for 348 yards and 3 touchdowns
  • Dak Prescott had a 53-yard touchdown pass (Amari Cooper) and a 40-yard touchdown pass (Michael Gallup)
  • Jameis Winston had two 26-yard touchdown passes (Chris Godwin)
  • Russell Wilson had a 40-yard touchdown pass (D.K. Metcalf)
  • Daniel Jones had a 35-yard touchdown pass (Darius Slayton)
  • Patrick Mahomes had a 27-yard touchdown pass (Byron Pringle)
  • Aaron Jones overachieved for the fourth time this season, scoring 45.7 points against his 13.45-point projection. In a 34-24 win over the Cowboys, he racked up 182 yards from scrimmage and ran for 4 touchdowns. Jones ranks #11 among all fantasy players this season
  • Phillip Lindsay racked up 147 yards from scrimmage and ran for a touchdown as the Broncos beat the Chargers 20-13. In doing so, he put up 22.7 points and more-than-doubled his scoring projection
  • Christian McCaffrey had an 84-yard touchdown run
  • Matt Breida had an 83-yard touchdown run
  • Leonard Fournette had a 48-yard run
  • Will Fuller caught 14 passes for 217 yards and 3 touchdowns as the Texans beat the Falcons 53-32. In doing so, he put up 46.7 points to more-than-quadruple his 9.81-point projection, the highest percent increase of any player in the league this season
  • Projected to score 13.67 points, Amari Cooper more-than-doubled that amount by scoring 34.1 points as the Cowboys lost to the Packers 34-24. He caught 11 passes for 226 yards and a touchdown
  • DJ Chark scored 32.4 points against the Panthers in Week 5 to more-than-triple his 9.52-point projection. He caught 8 passes for 164 yards and 2 touchdowns to beat his projection by the fifth-highest percentage of any player in the league this season
  • Courtland Sutton had a 70-yard touchdown catch
  • Tyler Boyd had a 42-yard touchdown catch
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster had a 35-yard touchdown catch
  • Calvin Ridley had a 29-yard touchdown catch
  • DJ Moore had a 52-yard catch
  • George Kittle had a 22-yard touchdown catch