Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 5

Jody Smith ranks the top waiver wire adds to target this week

Jameson Williams

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 5 Injuries piled up in Week 4. Also, the dreaded bye weeks have arrived to complicate matters. A good rule of thumb is that we know who teams are after four games. That can help […]

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 5

Injuries piled up in Week 4. Also, the dreaded bye weeks have arrived to complicate matters. A good rule of thumb is that we know who teams are after four games. That can help us make better Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 5 picks.
It's not too late to turn around a slow start. However, time is running out. Let's review FullTime Fantasy's top fantasy football waiver wire Week 5 options that can help you win this week and moving forward.
FAAB denotes Free Agent Acquisition Budget
Week 5 Byes: Cleveland Browns, Los Angeles Chargers, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers  

Jameson Wiliams (WR) Detroit Lions (13% FAAB) - He's Baa-aaack! The NFL reduced Williams's suspension from six games to four. That puts the dynamic wideout in line to suit up this week against the Panthers. However, it's unknown how 'game-ready' William is, or how many snaps he could play. However, Williams should emerge as Detroit's No. 2 wideout, making him worth a solid waiver wire bid now. Teammate Jayden Reed (6%FAAB) has also locked up the slot role, making him worth a decent bid.

Romeo Doubs (WR) Green Bay Packers (10% FAAB) - The return of Christian Watson didn't affect Doubs's momentum. In fact, Doubs enters Week 5 as a top-20 fantasy wideout. Yet, he's still available in a large percentage of fantasy leagues. Like I said in the intro, teams are who they are after four games. If that holds true, Jordan Love is a viable...
 

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With over a decade of winning experience, Jody is a well-known fixture in the fantasy football community. He was named Fantasy Pros’ **Most Accurate Ranker** previously and was the site’s Top NFL over/under totals picker with a record 65% accuracy in 2020, while also ranking 5th in the country with a 55% against-the-spread hit rate. Jody has written for many sites over the years including Pro Football Focus, FantasyPros, CBS Sportsline, FantasyData, and is a regular contributor to the Fantasy Index magazine expert’s poll, draft, and auction. Jody’s experience ranking and projecting player performance will help prepare the Fulltime Fam for their big draft days as well as answers they can trust on Sunday for those ever crucial Who Do I Start questions.