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2011 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 5

Chargers' Ryan Mathews turning into a fantasy stud in his second year

By Ryan Fowler - WhatIfSports.com
October 4th, 2011
<a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/video?vid=4c61d697-85bd-4729-952e-5783faeaefd8" target="_new" title="">WhatifSports: Week 5 fantasy picks</a>

Using the WhatIfSports.com NFL simulation engine, the individual fantasy players and defensive teams are ranked based entirely on projected fantasy points using the FOXSports.com Fantasy Football default scoring where:

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: TDs are 6 points

QBs: 25 passing yards is 1 point

QBs: Interceptions are -2 points

RBs: 10 rushing yards is 1 point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Fumbles lost are -2 points

WRs, TE and RBs: Ten yards receiving is 1 point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Two-point conversion are 2 points

K: Extra points are 1 point and all field goals are at least 3 points with an extra bonus point for field goals made over 40 yards and another bonus point for field goals made over 50 yards.

DEF: A sack is 1 point, an interception is 2 points and each DEF touchdown is 6 points

Quarterback Running Back Wide Receiver Tight End
Kicker Team Defense Individual Defense

2011 Week 5 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Philip RiversQBChargers25.1
2Aaron RodgersQBPackers22.9
3Kevin KolbQBCardinals21.4
4Drew BreesQBSaints20.7
5Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers19.3
6Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers18.8
7Tom BradyQBPatriots18.3
8Jason CampbellQBRaiders17.7
9Cam NewtonQBPanthers17.7
10Matthew StaffordQBLions17.6
11Matt SchaubQBTexans17.6
12Donovan McNabbQBVikings17.5
13Kyle OrtonQBBroncos17.3
14Matt CasselQBChiefs17
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Michael VickQBEagles17
16Darren McFaddenRBRaiders16.7
17Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills16.6
18Matt RyanQBFalcons16.6
19Matt HasselbeckQBTitans16.3
20Adrian PetersonRBVikings16.1
21Tarvaris JacksonQBSeahawks16.1
22Alex SmithQB49ers15.6
23Arian FosterRBTexans15.5
24Mark SanchezQBJets15.3
25Eli ManningQBGiants15.1
26Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguars15
27LeSean McCoyRBEagles15
28Curtis PainterQBColts14.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Ahmad BradshawRBGiants14.7
30Andy DaltonQBBengals14.7
31Jay CutlerQBBears14.5
32Chris JohnsonRBTitans14.1
33Ryan MathewsRBChargers14
34Fred JacksonRBBills13.8
35LeGarrette BlountRBBuccaneers13.6
36Matt ForteRBBears13.5
37Blaine GabbertQBJaguars13.3
38Cedric BensonRBBengals13
39Frank GoreRB49ers12.7
40Michael TurnerRBFalcons12
41Beanie WellsRBCardinals11.5
42Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals11.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Joseph AddaiRBColts11.3
44Jahvid BestRBLions11.3
45Roddy WhiteWRFalcons11.3
46Wes WelkerWRPatriots11.1
47Vincent JacksonWRChargers11
48Mark IngramRBSaints10.8
49Brandon LloydWRBroncos10.8
50Dwayne BoweWRChiefs10.6
51DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers10.4
52Shonn GreeneRBJets10.3
53Calvin JohnsonWRLions10.3
54Isaac RedmanRBSteelers10.3
55Mike WallaceWRSteelers10.2
56Greg JenningsWRPackers9.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Ryan GrantRBPackers9.8
58Jay FeelyKCardinals9.5
59Sidney RiceWRSeahawks9.3
60Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers9.3
61Reggie WayneWRColts9.2
62John KasayKSaints9.1
63Jonathan StewartRBPanthers9
64Willis McGaheeRBBroncos8.8
65Percy HarvinWRVikings8.8
66Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks8.8
67Thomas JonesRBChiefs8.7
68Mike ThomasWRJaguars8.6
69Santonio HolmesWRJets8.6
70Ryan LongwellKVikings8.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
71A.J. GreenWRBengals8.5
72Nate WashingtonWRTitans8.4
73Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders8.4
74Nick NovakKChargers8.4
75Jermichael FinleyTEPackers8.3
76Eric DeckerWRBroncos8.3
77Rob BironasKTitans8.3
78Ryan SuccopKChiefs8.3
79Malcom FloydWRChargers8.2
80James StarksRBPackers8.2
81Alex HeneryKEagles8.2
82Steve SmithWRPanthers8.2
83Brandon JacobsRBGiants8.2
84Jason HansonKLions8.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
85BenJarvus Green-EllisRBPatriots8
86Stevie JohnsonWRBills8
87Mike NugentKBengals7.9
88Adam VinatieriKColts7.8
89Matt PraterKBroncos7.8
90Neil RackersKTexans7.8
91New York GiantsDEF7.8
92Shaun SuishamKSteelers7.7
93Matt BryantKFalcons7.7
94Olindo MareKPanthers7.7
95Connor BarthKBuccaneers7.6
96Robbie GouldKBears7.6
97Jacoby JonesWRTexans7.6
98Dexter McClusterRBChiefs7.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Knowshon MorenoRBBroncos7.6
100Josh ScobeeKJaguars7.5
101Mason CrosbyKPackers7.5
102New England PatriotsDEF7.5
103Robert MeachemWRSaints7.4
104Michael CrabtreeWR49ers7.4
105Julio JonesWRFalcons7.3
106LaDainian TomlinsonRBJets7.3
107Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF7.3
108DeSean JacksonWREagles7.3
109Steve BreastonWRChiefs7.3
110Jimmy GrahamTESaints7.2
111Darren SprolesRBSaints7.2
112Todd HeapTECardinals7.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Kansas City ChiefsDEF7.1
114Braylon EdwardsWR49ers7
115Zach MillerTESeahawks7
116Rian LindellKBills7
117Early DoucetWRCardinals7
118Andre RobertsWRCardinals7
119Detroit LionsDEF7
120Jordy NelsonWRPackers7
121Chicago BearsDEF6.9
122Pierre GarconWRColts6.9
123Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders6.9
124Greg OlsenTEPanthers6.8
125Marques ColstonWRSaints6.8
126David NelsonWRBills6.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Hakeem NicksWRGiants6.7
128Patrick CraytonWRChargers6.7
129Mario ManninghamWRGiants6.7
130New York JetsDEF6.6
131Cincinnati BengalsDEF6.6
132Tony GonzalezTEFalcons6.5
133David AkersK49ers6.5
134Jacksonville JaguarsDEF6.4
135Kevin BossTERaiders6.3
136Seattle SeahawksDEF6.3
137Johnny KnoxWRBears6.3
138Lawrence TynesKGiants6.2
139Plaxico BurressWRJets6.2
140Arrelious BennWRBuccaneers6.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Deion BranchWRPatriots6.2
142Brandon PettigrewTELions6.2
143Earnest GrahamRBBuccaneers6.2
144Vernon DavisTE49ers6.1
145Kellen WinslowTEBuccaneers6.1
146Victor CruzWRGiants6.1
147Hines WardWRSteelers6.1
148C.J. SpillerRBBills6.1
149Vincent BrownWRChargers6
150Owen DanielsTETexans6
151Dustin KellerTEJets6
152Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots6
153Jeremy MaclinWREagles6
154Denarius MooreWRRaiders5.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Jerome SimpsonWRBengals5.9
156Jermaine GreshamTEBengals5.8
157Chad OchocincoWRPatriots5.8
158Lance MooreWRSaints5.8
159Tennessee TitansDEF5.8
160Mike WilliamsWRSeahawks5.7
161Javon RingerRBTitans5.7
162Minnesota VikingsDEF5.7
163Arizona CardinalsDEF5.7
164Preston ParkerWRBuccaneers5.6
165Green Bay PackersDEF5.6
166Bernard BerrianWRVikings5.6
167Carolina PanthersDEF5.6
168Indianapolis ColtsDEF5.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Donald JonesWRBills5.6
170Damian WilliamsWRTitans5.5
171Jared CookTETitans5.5
172Atlanta FalconsDEF5.4
173Pittsburgh SteelersDEF5.4
174Oakland RaidersDEF5.4
175Marcedes LewisTEJaguars5.4
176Dallas ClarkTEColts5.4
177Roy WilliamsWRBears5.3
178Rob GronkowskiTEPatriots5.3
179Heath MillerTESteelers5.3
180Steven HauschkaKSeahawks5.3
181Donald DriverWRPackers5.3
182Nate BurlesonWRLions5.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Visanthe ShiancoeTEVikings5.1
184Denver BroncosDEF5.1
185New Orleans SaintsDEF5.1
186San Diego ChargersDEF5.1
187Houston TexansDEF5.1
188Kevin WalterWRTexans5.1
189Nick FolkKJets5.1
190Stevan RidleyRBPatriots5
191Mike TolbertRBChargers4.9
192Derrick MasonWRJets4.9
193Brandon LaFellWRPanthers4.9
194Bernard ScottRBBengals4.8
195Philadelphia EaglesDEF4.8
196Bryant JohnsonWRTexans4.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Devin HesterWRBears4.7
198Michael JenkinsWRVikings4.7
199Andre CaldwellWRBengals4.6
200Antonio BrownWRSteelers4.6
201Randy McMichaelTEChargers4.6
202Jason HillWRJaguars4.6
203Jacoby FordWRRaiders4.5
204Lavelle HawkinsWRTitans4.5
205Leonard PopeTEChiefs4.5
206Mewelde MooreRBSteelers4.4
207San Francisco 49ersDEF4.4
208Josh MorganWR49ers4.4
209Toby GerhartRBVikings4.3
210Scott ChandlerTEBills4.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Titus YoungWRLions4.1
212Ronnie BrownRBEagles4.1
213Justin ForsettRBSeahawks4.1
214Michael BushRBRaiders4.1
215Ben TateRBTexans4.1
216Buffalo BillsDEF4.1
217Delone CarterRBColts4
218Matt WillisWRBroncos4
219Maurice MorrisRBLions3.9
220Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers3.9
221Aaron HernandezTEPatriots3.8
222Legedu NaaneeWRPanthers3.8
223Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks3.7
224Marion BarberRBBears3.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Kendall HunterRB49ers3.4
226Pierre ThomasRBSaints3.4
227Chester TaylorRBCardinals3.3
228Jason AvantWREagles3.3
229Austin CollieWRColts3.3
230Daniel FellsTEBroncos3.3
231Harry DouglasWRFalcons3.2
232Jarett DillardWRJaguars3.2
233Joel DreessenTETexans3.1
234Jerheme UrbanWRChiefs3
235Jason SnellingRBFalcons2.9
236Brent CelekTEEagles2.9
237Jake BallardTEGiants2.9
238Louis MurphyWRRaiders2.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Kellen DavisTEBears2.7
240James JonesWRPackers2.6
241Anthony McCoyTESeahawks2.6
242Le'Ron McClainRBChiefs2.5
243Deji KarimRBJaguars2.5
244Jeremy ShockeyTEPanthers2.5
245Micheal SpurlockWRBuccaneers2.5
246David ThomasTESaints2.5
247Devin AromashoduWRVikings2.4
248Andrew QuarlessTEPackers2.4
249Keary ColbertWRChiefs2.4
250Donnie AveryWRTitans2.4
251Earl BennettWRBears2.3
252Brandon StokleyWRGiants2.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Devery HendersonWRSaints2.3
254Andrew HawkinsWRBengals2.2
255Jeff KingTECardinals2.2
256Quan CosbyWRBroncos2.1
257Kyle RudolphTEVikings2.1
258Anthony GonzalezWRColts2
259Bryan WaltersWRChargers1.9
260Ted Ginn Jr.WR49ers1.8
261James CaseyRBTexans1.8
262Ruvell MartinWRBills1.8
263Cecil ShortsWRJaguars1.8
264Daniel GrahamTETitans1.7
265Ben ObomanuWRSeahawks1.7
266David AndersonWRTexans1.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Rashied DavisWRLions1.6
268Jacob TammeTEColts1.6
269Stephen WilliamsWRCardinals1.6
270Tony SchefflerTELions1.5
271Zach MillerTEJaguars1.5
272Danny WoodheadRBPatriots1.5
273Luke StockerTEBuccaneers1.4
274Delanie WalkerTE49ers1.4
275Brandon MyersTERaiders1.4
276Travis BeckumTEGiants1.4
277Lance BallRBBroncos1.3
278Steve SmithWREagles1.2
279Matt SpaethTEBears1.2
280Jerricho CotcheryWRSteelers1.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Julian EdelmanWRPatriots1.1
282Armanti EdwardsWRPanthers1.1
283Mike GoodsonRBPanthers1.1
284Kory SperryTEChargers1.1
285Virgil GreenTEBroncos1
286Weslye SaundersTESteelers1
287Jeremy KerleyWRJets1
288Terrance CopperWRChiefs1
289Eric WeemsWRFalcons0.9
290Chastin WestWRJaguars0.8
291Owen SchmittRBEagles0.7
292Brian LeonardRBBengals0.6
293Dane SanzenbacherWRBears0.6
294Lorenzo BookerRBVikings0.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Maurice StovallWRLions0.6
296Richard GoodmanWRChargers0.6
297Johnny WhiteRBBills0.6
298Greg CamarilloWRVikings0.5
299D.J. WareRBGiants0.5
300Randall CobbWRPackers0.5

Ryan Fowler is the Content Manager for WhatIfSports.com. He can be reached at rfowler@whatifsports.com.

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