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Week 5 Waiver Wire Rankings - Fantasy Football Pickups Include Tyler Allgeier, Mike Boone, Isiah Pacheco, George Pickens

Tyler Allgeier - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, Waiver Wire Pickups

Welcome to Week 5 RotoBallers, and another round of waiver wire pickups! We have seen new injuries emerge for fantasy football, and players who may be breaking out. As you consider who to pickup for your rosters, as always we're here to help you sift through it.

Each week our NFL team puts out a complete array of fantasy football waiver wire articles, to compliment our slick new Who Should I Pickup? waiver wire player comparison tool. Here is a quick rundown of our articles. Our fantasy football waiver wire articles get published on Mondays and Tuesdays each week. First up is our overall waiver wire article by Pierre Camus, and the famous waiver wire express lightning round compliments of Nick Mariano. These give a nice overview of the waiver wire pickup options each week.

If you're in a league with FAAB waivers (blind bids), our top-notch FAAB waiver wire article by Nick Mariano is a must-read. He lists the players to target off the waiver wire, and how much of your remaining FAAB budget to spend. In addition to these articles, we also dig deeper for each position with individual waiver wire articles: running backswide receiverstight endsquarterbacksdefenseskickers, IDP leagues and players to consider dropping.

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Who To Pickup for Fantasy Football Week 5?

Are you looking for a more direct and structured list of prioritized players to add off the waiver wire?

This article is final piece of the weekly waiver wire pickups series, and its goal is to show you our weekly ranking for the relevant waiver wire pickup options including how to prioritize them for your league (depending on the league size).

So below you will find the overall rankings list, and below that each individual position in priority order. Hopefully this helps you win your waiver wire this week and bolster your roster for Week 5! Let's get to it.

Rank Player Name Pos. % Ros. Baller Move
1 Raheem Mostert RB 50 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
2 Brian Robinson RB 54 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
3 Tyler Allgeier RB 17 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
4 Nyheim Hines RB 62 Add in 12+ Team PPR Leagues
5 Isiah Pacheco RB 19 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
6 Michael Gallup WR 41 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
7 George Pickens WR 39 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
8 Rachaad White RB 27 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
9 Tyler Boyd WR 55 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
10 Darnell Mooney WR 56 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
11 Kenneth Gainwell RB 32 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
12 Hayden Hurst TE 21 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
13 Josh Reynolds WR 20 Add in 12+ Team PPR Leagues
14 Mark Ingram II RB 31 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
15 Alec Pierce WR 5 Add in 12+ Team PPR Leagues
16 Mack Hollins WR 32 Add in 12+ Team PPR Leagues
17 Kyle Philips WR 1 Add in 14+ Team PPR Leagues
18 Nico Collins WR 21 Add in 14+ Team Leagues
19 Corey Davis WR 25 Add in 14+ Team PPR Leagues
20 J.D. McKissic RB 28 Add in 14+ Team PPR Leagues
21 Robert Tonyan TE 32 Add in 14+ Team Leagues
22 Joshua Palmer WR 36 Add in 14+ Team PPR Leagues
23 Donovan Peoples-Jones WR 8 Add in 14+ Team Leagues
24 Jameson Williams WR 28 Add in 14+ Team Leagues
25 Caleb Huntley RB 0 Add in 14+ Team PPR Leagues
26 Mike Boone RB 0 Add in 14+ Team Leagues
27 Latavius Murray RB 1 Add in 14+ Team Leagues
28 Jamal Agnew WR 0 Add in 14+ Team PPR Leagues
29 Craig Reynolds RB 4 Add in 14+ Team Leagues
30 Khalil Shakir WR 0 Add in 14+ Team PPR Leagues
31 Taysom Hill TE 29 Add in 14+ Team Leagues
32 Mo Alie-Cox TE 5 Add in 14+ Team Leagues
33 O.J. Howard TE 3 Add in 14+ Team  Leagues
34 Dak Prescott QB 75 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
35 Jared Goff QB 52 Add in 12+ Team Leagues
36 Geno Smith QB 12 Add in 14+ Team Leagues
37 Jameis Winston QB 36 Add in 14+ Team Leagues
38 Cooper Rush QB 6 Add in 2QB Leagues
39 Zach Wilson QB 10 Add in 2QB Leagues
40 Kenny Pickett QB 5 Add in 2QB Leagues

 

Week 5 Running Backs To Add

Pickups are in priority order:

Tyler Allgeier
Raheem Mostert
Nyheim Hines
Brian Robinson
Isiah Pacheco
Rachaad White
Caleb Huntley
Kenneth Gainwell
Mike Boone
Mark Ingram II
J.D. McKissic
Latavius Murray
Craig Reynolds
Deon Jackson

 

Week 5 Wide Receivers To Add

Pickups are in priority order:

Michael Gallup
George Pickens
Julio Jones
Tyler Boyd
Darnell Mooney
Alec Pierce
Mack Hollins
Josh Reynolds
Nico Collins
Corey Davis
Joshua Palmer
Kyle Philips
Donovan Peoples-Jones
Jameson Williams
Richie James
Jamal Agnew
Khalil Shakir

 

Week 5 Tight Ends To Add

Pickups are in priority order:

Hayden Hurst
Robert Tonyan
Tyler Conklin
Taysom Hill
Greg Dulcich
Mo Alie-Cox
O.J. Howard

 

Week 5 Quarterbacks To Add

Pickups are in priority order:

Dak Prescott
Jared Goff
Geno Smith
Jameis Winston
Cooper Rush
Zach Wilson
Kenny Pickett
Desmond Ridder



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