Dook’s Corner – Week 5 Plays
Well Watson was awesome last week. I hope everyone was able to jam him in some lineups and count stacks. McCoy was a bit of a disappointment after getting some goal line work that just didn’t pan out. I’m stoked on the slate this week so let’s dive in.
Aaron Rodgers $9500 FD/ $8100 DK
Rodgers is the most expensive QB on both sites this week and for good reason. The GB/DAL has the highest implied point total on the week, features 2 bad passing defenses and the GB running game is in shambles. Look for Cobb to mix it in the backfield and for Rodgers to improvise like John Coltrane as he gets it done any way possible. Maybe his high price will keep his ownership down but I doubt it.
Carson Palmer $7200 FD/ $5900 DK
Palmer has quietly had a nice little start to the season. He’s topped 300 yards in the last 3 starts and had some negative variance in regards to passing TDs that should equal out this week. I’ve been impressed with his ability to take what he’s given when his WRs have been injured. He’s priced too low this week and this matchup isn’t scary. Lock him in to your cash game lineups.
Le’veon Bell $9500 FD/DK
HE’S BAAAAAAACK! Bell was able to knock off the rust last week against the division rival Ravens. It was nice to see him with a heavier workload and his jump cuts powering through defenders. The Jaguars defense just got gashed by the Jets last week (and every other team before last week.) I like him to be the centerpiece for Pittsburgh’s game plan to shut down the Jags. He’s expensive but I’m locking him into cash games especially on DK with PPR.
Bilal Powell $6600 FD/ 6200 DK
Powell has looked good every time he’s gotten the opportunity to be the featured back in the Jets’ offense. In a fantasy landscape that is scarce with running backs that carry the load and catch passes.
Andre Ellington $5400 FD/ $4600 DK
He’s the pass catching running back for the Cardinals in DJ’s absence. He’s got the confidence of his quarterback and he’s mega cheap against the Eagles. I love the price for PPR sites like DK.
Randall Cobb $6600 FD/ $6700 DK
I like Cobb for several reasons this week in Dallas. Last year Cobb was taking snaps out of the backfield when starter Eddie Lacy went down. I expect him to be a chain mover and a security blanket of sorts for Rodgers this Sunday. I also love attack Dallas over the middle where they typically have a hard time covering tight ends.
Robbie Anderson $5400 FD/ $4000 DK
I hate rostering this guy but I do like attacking the Browns. I love Anderson as a big play threat against an awful Cleveland defense. He’s the ultimate pivot off ASJ who will be super popular this week in a great matchup.
Austin Seferian-Jenkins $5500 FD/ 3500 DK
Stream TE against this CLE secondary! ASJ has become a nice security blanket for McCown for the Jets after finishing his suspension. He’s a highly gifted athlete who has had a hard time putting it together. I like his floor in cash but even better is his ceiling in GPP. Beware in GPP though as I could easily see a situation where everyone plays ASJ and you get “Doyled” again.
Others to consider
Hunter Henry, Marty B, Jared Cook, Jesse James
I’ve been getting too cute with DST this year. Let’s go with some surefire slam dunks and help out our lineups!
PIT, DET, MIA (if Mariota is out)
Good luck this week and thanks again for checking out my article!