Set My Lineup – Week 5 (Segment 2 of 2)


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#1) Email your entire roster and league rules & scoring to

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#2) That’s it! It is that simple.

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1). Mike 

League Settings: PPR league, Big play bonus – 1QB, 2RB, 3WR, 1TE, 1FLEX, 1DEF, 1K

QB: Russell Wilson

RB: Doug Martin (Already Started), Joe Mixon, Ty Montgomery, David Johnson, Thomas Rawls, CJ Prosise, Wayne Gallman

WR: Dez Bryant, Martavis Bryant, Amari Cooper, Paul Richardson, Kenny Stills, John Brown

TE: Jimmy Graham

DEF: Vikings

K: Justin Tucker

Matt’s take: Mike, you couldn’t ask for a better start from Doug Martin, could you? When it comes to your other positions that haven’t already played here’s what I think, Joe Mixon is getting tons of work with his new offensive coordinator. Has he done much with it yet? No. It’s hard to argue with opportunities though and he’s getting them. Wayne Gallman may be a surprise but he looked like the best running back in New York last week and he’s going to get his chance this week with the other RBs for the Giants banged up. Dez Bryant and Martavis Bryant are the easy starts for me from your roster this week, and I’m going to ride this Amari Cooper slump out and see it through. Your other positions have one option, so those were pretty easy to decide.

2). Frank

League settings : 12 team, Full PPR

QB: Jameis Winston (Already Started),Carson Palmer

RB: Leonard Fournette, Ty Montgomery, Isaiah Crowell, Duke Johnson, Doug Martin

WR: Mike Evans (Already Started), Davante Adams, DeVante Parker, Rishard Matthews, Devin Funchess, Josh Doctson

TE: Evan Engram

DST : Arizona Cardinals

K : Matt Prater

Matt’s Take: Frank, I usually roll with a WR in the flex spot in most PPR leagues, but I think you have a WR that qualifies at RB in Duke Johnson. Hopefully you started Doug Martin in his debut game because he didn’t let down his owners who did. Leonard Fournette is the top RB that Jacksonville hoped he would be and an every week, no doubt, start. When it came to your wide receivers Mike Evans is an every week start (even though he disappointed a little this week) but Parker is starting to live up to the hype he got coming out three years ago. He’s been a top 30 PPR option after Miami’s week 1 bye and I think he continues that trend this week. I know Evan Engram is the only option, but he’s an every week start for me and one of the best TE options outside of the top TEs.

3). Eduardo 

League Settings: 12 Team PPR

QB: Matthew Stafford, Alex Smith

RB: Carlos Hyde, Ameer Abdullah, J.D. McKissic, Duke Johnson Jr.

WR: Antonio Brown, Dez Bryant, Larry Fitzgerald, DeVante Parker, Will Fuller V, Danny Amendola

TE: Evan Engram, Greg Olsen

DEF: Eagles

K: Jake Elliott

Matt’s Take: Eduardo, you had a pretty good lineup set, I’d roll with Matthew Stafford over Alex Smith. As much as I like Duke Johnson in PPR leagues it looks like the Lions have finally decided to feature Ameer after watching him last week. Carlos Hyde has become an every week starter so it made your RB choices pretty easy for me. When it comes to your WRs on the other hand you roll with the studs that have been producing week after week. Antonio Brown, Dez Bryant and Larry Fitzgerald are my starts this week with your squad. I like DeVante Parker, but not with the options you have in front of him. I mentioned it earlier, I really really like Evan Engram as an every week TE so you should feel comfortable starting him most weeks.

4). Austin

League Settings: Standard – 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 FLEX

QB: Tom Brady (Already Started)

RB: Carlos Hyde, Ameer Abdullah, Joe Mixon, Alex Collins, Andre Ellington

WR: Chris Hogan (Already Started), Amari Cooper, Keenan Allen, Kendall Wright, Alshon Jeffery, AJ Green

TE: Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Kyle Rudolph

Defense: Ravens, Seahawks

Kicker: Jake Elliot

Matt’s Take: Austin, Chris Hogan’s night had to make you happy, but Tom Brady’s may have let you down. If I’m you I’m starting Carlos Hyde and Ameer Abdullah as your running backs and Joe Mixon as your flex. Both Abdullah and Mixon are finally getting more carries and opportunities with their teams and I think that trend continues this week. When it comes to your WRs I think AJ Green is a top 3 option this week and Keenan Allen is having a top WR year like most expected if he can stay healthy. When it comes to your TEs I’d roll with ASJ until Sam Bradford comes back before I start Kyle Rudolph.

5). Isaac

League Settings: None Specified

QB: Tom Brady (Already Started)

RB: Leonard Fournette, Tarik Cohen, Aaron Jones, Rob Kelley, Wendell Smallwood, Jamaal Williams.

WR: Pierre Garcon, Adam Thielen, Jarvis Landry, Amari Cooper, Alshon Jeffery

TE: Hunter Henry

Matt’s Take: Isaac, I’m under the assumption this league is a PPR league in which case I’m starting Tarik Cohen since he’s leading the Bears in targets and I don’t expect that number to change with a rookie QB starting for Chicago. Like I mentioned earlier Leonard Fournette is an every week start for the rest of the season. When it comes to your WRs you have very good PPR options in Garcon, Thielen and Landry. All are very solid WR options and good starts this week with Cooper struggling and having a downgrade at QB and Alshon Jeffery being one of many receiver options in Philadelphia.