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Week 5 Fantasy Football Predictions and Picks

Kevin Liles-US PRESSWIRE

 

With the fantasy football season in full swing, there are still several important things to think about before submitting your final lineup.  Below are the week five fantasy football picks and predictions from the experts here at Rant Sports:

GROUP A

Writers Adam McGill Michael Igyarto Lamar Colyer
MVP Aaron Rodgers Drew Brees Matt Ryan
BUST Cam Newton Chris Johnson Maurice Jones-Drew
SLEEPER Christian Ponder Jeremy Kerley Eli Manning
BOLD STAT Christian Ponder – 300 yards, 2 TDs Reggie Wayne – 8 rec., 100 yards, 1 TD Kevin Kolb - 24/31 399 yards, 3 TDs
FREE AGENT Rashard Mendenhall Domenik Hixon Brian Hartline
INJURY CONCERN Brandon Bolden Greg Jennings Michael Vick
GAME OF WEEK Denver Broncos @ New England Patriots Denver Broncos @ New England Patriots Denver Broncos @ New England Patriots
UPSET OF WEEK Philadelphia Eagles @ Pittsburgh Steelers New York Jets over Houston Texans Kansas City Chiefs over Baltimore Ravens

 

GROUP B

Writers Emmanual Benton Jeric Griffin J. M. Nicholas
MVP Andre Johnson Ray Rice Houston Texans Def.
BUST Michael Vick Maurice Jones-Drew Ryan Fitzpatrick
SLEEPER Randall Cobb Jackie Battle Greg Little
BOLD STAT Aaron Rodgers – 70 comp., 350 yards, 4 TDs Philip Rivers – 300 yards, 3 TDs J. J. Watt – 5 tax, 2 sacks, 1 INT
FREE AGENT Brandon Bolden Andre Roberts Matt Hasselbeck
INJURY CONCERN Julio Jones Matt Forte Reggie Bush 
GAME OF WEEK Washington Redskins @ Atlanta Falcons Denver Broncos @ New England Patriots  Philadelphia Eagles @ Pittsburgh Steelers
UPSET OF WEEK  Washington Redskins over Atlanta Falcons St. Louis Rams over Arizona Cardinals Washington Redskins over Atlanta Falcons

 

GROUP C

Writers Ben Grimaldi Scott DelleFave Corey Walker
MVP Matt Ryan Aaron Rodgers Matt Ryan
BUST BenJarvus Green-Ellis Maurice Jones-Drew C. J. Spiller
SLEEPER Christian Ponder C. J. Spiller Domenik Hixon
BOLD STAT Ryan Mathews – 125 yards, 2 TDs Ray Rice – 150 yards, 2 TDs Mark Sanchez – under 100 yards, 2 INTs, 2 fum.
FREE AGENT Rashard Mendenhall Jackie Battle Brandon Bolden
INJURY CONCERN Fred Jackson Jamaal Charles Greg Jennings
GAME OF WEEK Denver Broncos @ New England Patriots Philadelphia Eagles @ Pittsburgh Steelers Philadelphia Eagles @ Pittsburgh Steelers
UPSET OF WEEK Washington Redskins over Atlanta Falcons Buffalo Bills over San Francisco 49ers Seattle Seahawks over Carolina Panthers

 

Make sure to check back each week for our fantasy football predictions and picks.