It's important to have a sound quarterback strategy in fantasy football.
Whether you're starting a high-profile stud every week or constantly picking up a new streaming QB, the quarterback position scores more points than any other on average.
To help you out, I put together this summary of our top 10 ranked quarterbacks for week 5.
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1. Pat Mahomes - QB (KC)
We're projecting 305.5 passing yards, 2.7 touchdowns and 0.5 interceptions for Pat Mahomes this week as he faces the Raiders. Mahomes played against the New England Patriots last week. He threw for 236 passing yards, 2 touchdowns and zero interceptions.
2. Russell Wilson - QB (SEA)
Against the Dolphins last week, Russell Wilson threw for 360 passing yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 interception. He is up against the Vikings this week. Our system projects him for 305.7 passing yards, 2.5 touchdowns and 0.5 interceptions.
3. Dak Prescott - QB (DAL)
We're projecting 309.8 passing yards, 2.3 touchdowns and 0.8 interceptions for Dak Prescott this week as he faces the Giants. Prescott played against the Cleveland Browns last week. He threw for 502 passing yards, 4 touchdowns and 1 interception.
4. Lamar Jackson - QB (BAL)
Against the Redskins last week, Lamar Jackson threw for 193 passing yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 interception. He is playing against the Cincinnati Bengals this week. We're projecting him for 237.7 passing yards, 2.0 touchdowns and 0.6 interceptions.
5. Josh Allen - QB (BUF)
Last week, Josh Allen faced the Raiders. He threw for 288 passing yards, 2 touchdowns and zero interceptions. Our system projects Josh Allen for 266.4 passing yards, 2.0 touchdowns and 0.8 interceptions versus the Titans this week.
6. Deshaun Watson - QB (HOU)
Deshaun Watson is playing against the Jacksonville Jaguars this week. We're projecting him for 295.5 passing yards, 2.1 touchdowns and 0.9 interceptions. Last week, Watson faced the Vikings. He threw for 300 passing yards, 2 touchdowns and zero interceptions.
7. Kyler Murray - QB (ARI)
Kyler Murray is up against the Jets this week. We're projecting him for 248.2 passing yards, 1.8 touchdowns and 0.8 interceptions. Murray threw for 133 passing yards, 3 touchdowns and zero interceptions versus the Carolina Panthers last week.
8. Matt Ryan - QB (ATL)
Last week, Matt Ryan faced the Packers. He threw for 285 passing yards, zero touchdowns and zero interceptions. He faces the Panthers this week. Ryan is projected for 298.9 passing yards, 2.0 touchdowns and 0.8 interceptions.
9. Teddy Bridgewater - QB (CAR)
Against the Texans last week, Teddy Bridgewater threw for 276 passing yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 interception. Our system projects Teddy Bridgewater for 286.5 passing yards, 1.8 touchdowns and 0.9 interceptions versus the Seahawks this week.
10. Jared Goff - QB (LAR)
Against the Giants last week, Jared Goff threw for 200 passing yards, 1 touchdown and zero interceptions. He faces the Washington Redskins this week. Our system projects him for 279.8 passing yards, 1.8 touchdowns and 0.8 interceptions.
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