• Bears RB David Montgomery could miss up to five weeks with an MCL sprain.
• Bengals RB Joe Mixon has a sprained ankle and is week to week.
• 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo has a calf issue and could miss time.
• Saints RB Tony Jones Jr. was carted off with a knee issue.
• Dolphins WR Will Fuller broke a finger and could miss time.
• Washington TE Logan Thomas left his team’s Week 4 game with a hamstring issue and didn’t return.
• Broncos QB Teddy Bridgewater suffered a concussion during his team’s Week 4 game and is in the protocol.
• Thursday night game: Los Angeles Rams at Seattle
• Monday night game: Indianapolis at Baltimore
Hot Pickups Of The Week: Damien Williams, Samaje Perine, Chris Evans, Khalil Herbert, Trey Lance, Malcolm Brown, A.J. Green, Hunter Renfrow, Darnell Mooney, DeVante Parker, Rashod Bateman, Dawson Knox
Last Week: Chuba Hubbard, Tommy Tremble, Emmanual Sanders, Jakobi Meyers, Peyton Barber, Sam Darnold, Hunter Renfrow, Terrace Marshall Jr., Evan Engram, Saints defense
You Can Drop: Baker Mayfield, Bryan Edwards, Kenyan Drake, Terrace Marshall Jr.
Trade Away (Sell High): Randall Cobb, Dalton Schultz, A.J. Green
Trade For (Buy Low): Robert Woods, Allen Robinson, Chris Carson, George Kittle
Studs Of The Week:
QB: Sam Darnold, Patrick Mahomes
RB: Cordarrelle Patterson, Austin Ekeler, Saquon Barkley, Derrick Henry
WR: Tyreek Hill, Deebo Samuel, DJ Moore and Terry McLaurin
TE: C.J. Uzomah, Dawson Knox and Mo Alie-Cox
Duds Of The Week:
QB: Baker Mayfield
RB: Myles Gaskin
WR: CeeDee Lamb and Mike Williams
TE: Robert Tonyan
Fantasy Football Start ‘Ems For Week 5:
Quarterback Must Starts: Kyler Murray, Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen, Lamar Jackson, Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Matthew Stafford, Tom Brady, Dak Prescott, Justin Herbert, Jalen Hurts, Kirk Cousins
Running Back Must Starts: Christian McCaffrey (hurt), Dalvin Cook, Derrick Henry, Alvin Kamara, Nick Chubb, Aaron Jones, Joe Mixon (hurt), Najee Harris, Antonio Gibson, Jonathan Taylor, Ezekiel Elliott, David Montgomery (hurt), D’Andre Swift
Wide Receiver Must Starts: Davante Adams, Tyreek Hill, Stefon Diggs, DeAndre Hopkins, DK Metcalf, Calvin Ridley, A.J. Brown, Justin Jefferson, CeeDee Lamb, Keenan Allen, Amari Cooper, Adam Thielen, Tyler Lockett, Terry McLaurin, Mike Evans, DJ Moore, Cooper Kupp, Diontae Johnson, Tee Higgins (hurt), Deebo Samuel, Cole Beasley, Brandin Cooks, Ja’Marr Chase, Hunter Renfrow, Marquise Brown
Tight End Must Starts: Travis Kelce, Darren Waller, George Kittle, T.J. Hockenson, Mark Andrews, Logan Thomas (hurt), Dawson Knox
Must Start Defenses: Patriots, Ravens, Saints, Buccaneers
Sleepers Of The Week
Quarterback: Zach Wilson
Running Back: Chris Evans
Wide Receiver/Tight End: N’Keal Harry
Busts Of The Week
Quarterback: Really none, but Matt Ryan
Running Back: Antonio Gibson
Wide Receiver/Tight End: Brandin Cooks
NFL Picks For Week 5
Five Games I Like Against the Spread (Season Record: 7-11)
Detroit +7.5 vs. Minnesota
Houston +9 vs. New England
Arizona -5.5 vs. San Francisco
Baltimore -7 vs. Indianapolis
Steelers -1 vs. Denver
Four Over-Under Totals I Like (Season Record: 10-7)
Steelers-Broncos UNDER 40.5
Eagles-Panthers OVER 45.0
Dolphins-Buccaneers UNDER 48.0
Saints-Washington UNDER 44.5
Three Straight-Up Locks of the Week (Season Record: 10-2)
Two Underdog Player Props For Thursday Night (Season Record: 3-5)
Matthew Stafford OVER 307.5 passing yards
Chris Carson UNDER 62.5 rushing yards
One Bold Pick Of The Week (Season Record: 1-3)
Week 1: Tua Tagovailoa throws three touchdown passes
Week 2: Najee Harris scores two touchdowns
Week 3: Mark Andrews scores two touchdowns
Week 4: Patrick Mahomes throws five touchdown passes … GOT ONE!
Week 5: Ezekiel Elliott scores two rushing touchdowns
Ken Zalis ranked No. 3 in FantasyPros’ 2019 Fantasy Football Draft Accuracy Rankings.