Every week fantasy owners have tough decisions to make. Who should you start in your flex spot? Should you start a lesser quality player against a weaker defense? I will be giving my fantasy followers my solo rankings based on PPR scoring. If you have more specific questions regarding fantasy football, my rankings, or need help with your team, ask me on Twitter. And, as always, happy hunting my fantasy friends.

2018 Fantasy Football Week Five Rankings
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 Matt Ryan Falcons at Steelers
2 Ben Roethlisberger Steelers vs Falcons
3 Aaron Rodgers Packers at Lions
4 Philip Rivers Chargers vs Raiders
5 Tom Brady Patriots vs Colts
6 Andrew Luck Colts at Patriots
7 Drew Brees Saints vs Redskins
8 Alex Smith Redskins at Saints
9 Blake Bortles Jaguars at Chiefs
10 Deshaun Watson Texans vs Cowboys
11 Jared Goff Rams at Seahawks
12 Matthew Stafford Lions vs Packers
13 Cam Newton Panthers vs Giants
14 Patrick Mahomes Chiefs vs Jaguars
15 Andy Dalton Bengals vs Dolphins
16 Kirk Cousins Vikings at Eagles
17 Carson Wentz Eagles vs Vikings
18 Ryan Tannehill Dolphins at Bengals
19 Derek Carr Raiders at Chargers
20 Marcus Mariota Titans at Bills
Running Backs
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 Alvin Kamara Saints vs Redskins
2 Melvin Gordon Chargers vs Raiders
3 Ezekiel Elliott Cowboys at Texans
4 Todd Gurley Rams at Seahawks
5 Christian McCaffrey Panthers vs Giants
6 Saquon Barkley Giants at Panthers
7 Joe Mixon Bengals vs Dolphins
8 James Conner Steelers vs Falcons
9 David Johnson Cardinals at 49ers
10 Chris Thompson Redskins at Saints
11 T.J. Yeldon Jaguars at Chiefs
12 Sony Michel Patriots vs Colts
13 Devonta Freeman Falcons at Steelers
14 Marshawn Lynch Raiders at Chargers
15 Kareem Hunt Chiefs vs Jaguars
16 Matt Breida 49ers vs Cardinals
17 Adrian Peterson Redskins at Saints
18 James White Patriots vs Colts
19 Bilal Powell Jets vs Broncos
20 Mark Ingram Saints vs Redskins
21 Dion Lewis Titans at Bills
22 Dalvin Cook Vikings at Eagles
23 Carlos Hyde Browns vs Ravens
24 Philip Lindsay Broncos at Jets
25 Kerryon Johnson Lions vs Packers
26 Nyheim Hines Colts at Patriots
27 Lamar Miller Texans vs Cowboys
28 Jay Ajayi Eagles vs Vikings
29 Aaron Jones Packers at Lions
30 Alex Collins Ravens at Browns
31 Javorius Allen Ravens at Browns
32 Austin Ekeler Chargers vs Raiders
33 Kenyan Drake Dolphins at Bengals
34 Chris Carson Seahawks vs Rams
35 Tevin Coleman Falcons at Steelers
36 Royce Freeman Broncos at Jets
37 LeSean McCoy Bills vs Titans
38 Giovani Bernard Bengals vs Dolphins
39 Corey Grant Jaguars at Chiefs
40 Alfred Morris 49ers vs Cardinals
Wide Receivers
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 Julio Jones Falcons at Steelers
2 Michael Thomas Saints vs Redskins
3 Antonio Brown Steelers vs Falcons
4 DeAndre Hopkins Texans vs Cowboys
5 Adam Thielen Vikings at Eagles
6 JuJu Smith-Schuster Steelers vs Falcons
7 Odell Beckham Jr. Giants at Panthers
8 Golden Tate Lions vs Packers
9 Davante Adams Packers at Lions
10 Stefon Diggs Vikings at Eagles
11 A.J. Green Bengals vs Dolphins
12 Keenan Allen Chargers vs Raiders
13 Cooper Kupp Rams at Seahawks
14 Jarvis Landry Browns vs Ravens
15 Brandin Cooks Rams at Seahawks
16 Robert Woods Rams at Seahawks
17 Tyreek Hill Chiefs vs Jaguars
18 Emmanuel Sanders Broncos at Jets
19 Alshon Jeffery Eagles vs Vikings
20 Julian Edelman Patriots vs Colts
21 Kenny Golladay Lions vs Packers
22 Calvin Ridley Falcons at Steelers
23 Geronimo Allison Packers at Lions
24 Corey Davis Titans at Bills
25 Will Fuller Texans vs Cowboys
26 Amari Cooper Raiders at Chargers
27 John Brown Ravens at Browns
28 Doug Baldwin Seahawks vs Rams
29 Marvin Jones Jr. Lions vs Packers
30 Dede Westbrook Jaguars at Chiefs
31 Tyler Boyd Bengals vs Dolphins
32 Keelan Cole Jaguars at Chiefs
33 Ryan Grant Colts at Patriots
34 Demaryius Thomas Broncos at Jets
35 Sterling Shepard Giants at Panthers
36 Kenny Stills Dolphins at Bengals
37 Michael Crabtree Ravens at Browns
38 Josh Gordon Patriots vs Colts
39 Chester Rogers Colts at Patriots
40 Larry Fitzgerald Cardinals at 49ers
41 Nelson Agholor Eagles vs Vikings
42 Quincy Enunwa Jets vs Broncos
43 Sammy Watkins Chiefs vs Jaguars
44 Devin Funchess Panthers vs Giants
45 Mohamed Sanu Falcons at Steelers
46 Christian Kirk Cardinals at 49ers
47 Antonio Callaway Browns vs Ravens
48 Zach Pascal Colts at Patriots
49 Tyler Lockett Seahawks vs Rams
50 Jordy Nelson Raiders at Chargers
Tight Ends
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 Rob Gronkowski Patriots vs Colts
2 Zach Ertz Eagles vs Vikings
3 Travis Kelce Chiefs vs Jaguars
4 Jordan Reed Redskins at Saints
5 George Kittle 49ers vs Cardinals
6 Eric Ebron Colts at Patriots
7 Jared Cook Raiders at Chargers
8 Jimmy Graham Packers at Lions
9 Vance McDonald Steelers vs Falcons
10 Kyle Rudolph Vikings at Eagles
11 Austin Hooper Falcons at Steelers
12 Austin Seferian-Jenkins Jaguars at Chiefs
13 David Njoku Browns vs Ravens
14 Rhett Ellison Giants at Panthers
15 Nick Vannett Seahawks vs Rams
16 Ricky Seals-Jones Cardinals at 49ers
17 Antonio Gates Chargers vs Raiders
18 Ben Watson Ravens vs Redskins
19 Tyler Kroft Bengals vs Dolphins
20 Hayden Hurst Ravens at Browns
Rank Team Opponent
1 Titans at Bills
2 Broncos at Jets
3 Rams at Seahawks
4 Cardinals at 49ers
5 Ravens at Browns
6 Panthers vs Giants
7 49ers vs Cardinals
8 Jets vs Broncos
9 Browns vs Ravens
10 Texans vs Cowboys
11 Eagles vs Vikings
12 Cowboys at Texans
13 Jaguars at Chiefs
14 Bills vs Titans
15 Giants at Panthers
16 Patriots vs Colts

About The Author Mike Fanelli

Mike is a former journalism major who spent all four years in high school working for the school newspaper. At 26 years old, he is happy to write for Breaking Football as it gives him a platform to get his fantasy football takes and sports opinions out there.