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Fantasy football rankings for Week 5: Kyler Murray keeps putting up big numbers

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Quarterback Kyler Murray leads the NFL's lone unbeaten team into battle on Sunday as the Arizona Cardinals host the San Francisco 49ers, one of several marquee games on the Week 5 schedule.

A reminder: This week marks the first of this season's two NFL games in London as the Atlanta Falcons and New York Jets get the day started at 9:30 a.m. ET on Sunday.

Fantasy football rankings for Week 5 are based on the point-per-reception (PPR) scoring used in most seasonal and daily fantasy football formats. One point is awarded for every 10 rushing and receiving yards and one point for every 20 passing yards. Six points are awarded for touchdowns scored, four points for passing TDs and one point for receptions.

Rankings are compiled by FantasySharks.com.

(*- Be sure to check injury/status before kickoff)

Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray ranks second behind only Patrick Mahomes in fantasy points scored over the first four weeks of the 2021 season.
Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray ranks second behind only Patrick Mahomes in fantasy points scored over the first four weeks of the 2021 season.

QUARTERBACKS

1 Josh Allen Buf. at K.C.

2 Kyler Murray Ari. vs. S.F.

3 Lamar Jackson Bal. vs. Ind.

4 Tom Brady T.B. vs. Mia.

5 Kirk Cousins Min. vs. Det.

6 Patrick Mahomes K.C. vs. Buf.

7 Jalen Hurts Phi. at Car.

8 Dak Prescott Dal. vs. N.Y.-G

9 Justin Herbert L.A.-C vs. Cle.

10 Aaron Rodgers G.B. at Cin.

11 Ryan Tannehill Ten. at Jac.

12 Russell Wilson Sea. vs. L.A.-R

13 Daniel Jones N.Y.-G at Dal.

14 Derek Carr L.V. vs. Chi.

15 Taylor Heinicke Was. vs. N.O.

16 Sam Darnold Car. vs. Phi.

17 Matt Ryan Atl. vs. N.Y.-J

18 Jameis Winston N.O. at Was.

19 Trevor Lawrence Jac. vs. Ten.

20 Joe Burrow Cin. vs. G.B.

21 Matthew Stafford L.A.-R at Sea.

22 Trey Lance S.F. at Ari.

23 Carson Wentz Ind. at Bal.

24 Jared Goff Det. at Min.

25 Ben Roethlisberger Pit. vs. Den.

26 Mac Jones N.E. at Hou.

27 Zach Wilson N.Y.-J at Atl.

28 *Teddy Bridgewater Den. at Pit.

29 Baker Mayfield Cle. at L.A.-C

30 Davis Mills Hou. vs. N.E.

31 Jacoby Brissett Mia. at T.B.

32 Justin Fields Chi. at L.V.

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RUNNING BACKS

1 Derrick Henry Ten. at Jac.

2 Alvin Kamara N.O. at Was.

3 Ezekiel Elliott Dal. vs. N.Y.-G

4 Aaron Jones G.B. at Cin.

5 Saquon Barkley N.Y.-G at Dal.

6 Alexander Mattison Min. vs. Det.

7 James Robinson Jac. vs. Ten.

8 Najee Harris Pit. vs. Den.

9 Austin Ekeler L.A.-C vs. Cle.

10 D'Andre Swift Det. at Min.

11 Leonard Fournette T.B. vs. Mia.

12 Nick Chubb Cle. at L.A.-C

13 *Joe Mixon Cin. vs. G.B.

14 Jonathan Taylor Ind. at Bal.

15 Chuba Hubbard Car. vs. Phi.

16 Josh Jacobs L.V. vs. Chi.

17 Mike Davis Atl. vs. N.Y.-J

18 Kareem Hunt Cle. at L.A.-C

19 *Antonio Gibson Was. vs. N.O.

20 Chase Edmonds Ari. vs. S.F.

21 Clyde Edwards-Helaire K.C. vs. Buf.

22 Darrell Henderson L.A.-R at Sea.

23 *Elijah Mitchell S.F. at Ari.

24 Miles Sanders Phi. at Car.

25 Trey Sermon S.F. at Ari.

26 Damien Williams Chi. at L.V.

27 Damien Harris N.E. at Hou.

28 James Conner Ari. vs. S.F.

29 Zack Moss Buf. at K.C.

30 Tony Pollard Dal. vs. N.Y.-G

31 Jamaal Williams Det. at Min.

32 Melvin Gordon Den. at Pit.

33 Devin Singletary Buf. at K.C.

34 J.D. McKissic Was. vs. N.O.

35 Latavius Murray Bal. vs. Ind.

36 Javonte Williams Den. at Pit.

37 J.J. Taylor N.E. at Hou.

38 Myles Gaskin Mia. at T.B.

39 Ty'Son Williams Bal. vs. Ind.

40 Ronald Jones T.B. vs. Mia.

41 Kenyan Drake L.V. vs. Chi.

42 David Johnson Hou. vs. N.E.

43 Michael Carter N.Y.-J at Atl.

44 Nyheim Hines Ind. at Bal.

45 Mark Ingram Hou. vs. N.E.

46 Samaje Perine Cin. vs. G.B.

47 *Giovani Bernard T.B. vs. Mia.

48 Sony Michel L.A.-R at Sea.

49 Peyton Barber L.V. vs. Chi.

50 Kenneth Gainwell Phi. at Car.

51 Joshua Kelley L.A.-C vs. Cle.

52 Jeremy McNichols Ten. at Jac.

53 Wayne Gallman Atl. vs. N.Y.-J

54 Darrel Williams K.C. vs. Buf.

55 Phillip Lindsay Hou. vs. N.E.

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WIDE RECEIVERS

1 Tyreek Hill K.C. vs. Buf.

2 Davante Adams G.B. at Cin.

3 Cooper Kupp L.A.-R at Sea.

4 Stefon Diggs Buf. at K.C.

5 Adam Thielen Min. vs. Det.

6 Mike Williams L.A.-C vs. Cle.

7 Chris Godwin T.B. vs. Mia.

8 D.J. Moore Car. vs. Phi.

9 Diontae Johnson Pit. vs. Den.

10 DeAndre Hopkins Ari. vs. S.F.

11 Justin Jefferson Min. vs. Det.

12 Deebo Samuel S.F. at Ari.

13 Terry McLaurin Was. vs. N.O.

14 Keenan Allen L.A.-C vs. Cle.

15 Mike Evans T.B. vs. Mia.

16 Brandin Cooks Hou. vs. N.E.

17 Corey Davis N.Y.-J at Atl.

18 Ja'Marr Chase Cin. vs. G.B.

19 DK Metcalf Sea. vs. L.A.-R

20 Marquise Brown Bal. vs. Ind.

21 Jamison Crowder N.Y.-J at Atl.

22 CeeDee Lamb Dal. vs. N.Y.-G

23 Jaylen Waddle Mia. at T.B.

24 Tyler Lockett Sea. vs. L.A.-R

25 Antonio Brown T.B. vs. Mia.

26 Odell Beckham Cle. at L.A.-C

27 Marvin Jones Jac. vs. Ten.

28 *Amari Cooper Dal. vs. N.Y.-G

29 Cordarrelle Patterson Atl. vs. N.Y.-J

30 *A.J. Brown Ten. at Jac.

31 Michael Pittman Jr. Ind. at Bal.

32 Allen Robinson Chi. at L.V.

33 Tyler Boyd Cin. vs. G.B.

34 Chase Claypool Pit. vs. Den.

35 Laviska Shenault Jac. vs. Ten.

36 *Tee Higgins Cin. vs. G.B.

37 Kenny Golladay N.Y.-G at Dal.

38 Cole Beasley Buf. at K.C.

39 Robert Woods L.A.-R at Sea.

40 Robby Anderson Car. vs. Phi.

41 Henry Ruggs L.V. vs. Chi.

42 Randall Cobb G.B. at Cin.

43 JuJu Smith-Schuster Pit. vs. Den.

44 Courtland Sutton Den. at Pit.

45 Hunter Renfrow L.V. vs. Chi.

46 Nelson Agholor N.E. at Hou.

47 Marquez Callaway N.O. at Was.

48 Emmanuel Sanders Buf. at K.C.

49 Olamide Zaccheaus Atl. vs. N.Y.-J

50 Darnell Mooney Chi. at L.V.

51 DeVonta Smith Phi. at Car.

52 Christian Kirk Ari. vs. S.F.

53 A.J. Green Ari. vs. S.F.

54 Jakobi Meyers N.E. at Hou.

55 Kalif Raymond Det. at Min.

TIGHT ENDS

1 Travis Kelce K.C. vs. Buf.

2 Darren Waller L.V. vs. Chi.

3 T.J. Hockenson Det. at Min.

4 Mark Andrews Bal. vs. Ind.

5 Mike Gesicki Mia. at T.B.

6 Dallas Goedert Phi. at Car.

7 Dalton Schultz Dal. vs. N.Y.-G

8 Noah Fant Den. at Pit.

9 Tyler Conklin Min. vs. Det.

10 Robert Tonyan G.B. at Cin.

11 Anthony Firkser Ten. at Jac.

12 Dawson Knox Buf. at K.C.

13 Hunter Henry N.E. at Hou.

14 Kyle Pitts Atl. vs. N.Y.-J

15 Jared Cook L.A.-C vs. Cle.

16 Austin Hooper Cle. at L.A.-C

17 Tyler Higbee L.A.-R at Sea.

18 Ross Dwelley S.F. at Ari.

19 O.J. Howard T.B. vs. Mia.

20 Evan Engram N.Y.-G at Dal.

21 Zach Ertz Phi. at Car.

22 C.J. Uzomah Cin. vs. G.B.

23 John Bates Was. vs. N.O.

24 Jonnu Smith N.E. at Hou.

25 Blake Jarwin Dal. vs. N.Y.-G

26 Mo Alie-Cox Ind. at Bal.

27 Jack Doyle Ind. at Bal.

28 Cole Kmet Chi. at L.V.

29 Jimmy Graham Chi. at L.V.

30 Eric Ebron Pit. vs. Den.

KICKERS

1 Rodrigo Blankenship Ind. at Bal.

2 Younghoe Koo Atl. vs. N.Y.-J

3 Ryan Succop T.B. vs. Mia.

4 Matt Gay L.A.-R at Sea.

5 Greg Zuerlein Dal. vs. N.Y.-G

6 Nick Folk N.E. at Hou.

7 Randy Bullock Ten. at Jac.

8 Daniel Carlson L.V. vs. Chi.

9 Cairo Santos Chi. at L.V.

10 Cody Parkey N.O. at Was.

11 Justin Tucker Bal. vs. Ind.

12 Brandon McManus Den. at Pit.

13 Zane Gonzalez Car. vs. Phi.

14 Tyler Bass Buf. at K.C.

15 Jason Sanders Mia. at T.B.

16 Dustin Hopkins Was. vs. N.O.

17 Tristan Vizcaino L.A.-C vs. Cle.

18 Evan McPherson Cin. vs. G.B.

19 Chris Boswell Pit. vs. Den.

20 Matt Ammendola N.Y.-J at Atl.

21 Graham Gano N.Y.-G at Dal.

22 Mason Crosby G.B. at Cin.

23 Harrison Butker K.C. vs. Buf.

24 Jason Myers Sea. vs. L.A.-R

25 Matt Prater Ari. vs. S.F.

26 Joey Slye S.F. at Ari.

27 Ryan Santoso Det. at Min.

28 Chase McLaughlin Cle. at L.A.-C

29 Jake Elliott Phi. at Car.

30 Ka'imi Fairbairn Hou. vs. N.E.

31 Greg Joseph Min. vs. Det.

32 *Matthew Wright Jac. vs. Ten.

DEFENSES

1 New England Patriots at Hou.

2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Mia.

3 Atlanta Falcons vs. N.Y.-J

4 Green Bay Packers at Cin.

5 Buffalo Bills at K.C.

6 Philadelphia Eagles at Car.

7 Baltimore Ravens vs. Ind.

8 Denver Broncos at Pit.

9 Arizona Cardinals vs. S.F.

10 New Orleans Saints at Was.

11 Los Angeles Rams at Sea.

12 Carolina Panthers vs. Phi.

13 Chicago Bears at L.V.

14 Houston Texans vs. N.E.

15 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Den.

16 Los Angeles Chargers vs. Cle.

17 Dallas Cowboys vs. N.Y.-G

18 New York Jets at Atl.

19 Tennessee Titans at Jac.

20 Minnesota Vikings vs. Det.

21 Cincinnati Bengals vs. G.B.

22 Cleveland Browns at L.A.-C

23 Miami Dolphins at T.B.

24 Seattle Seahawks vs. L.A.-R

25 Indianapolis Colts at Bal.

26 Las Vegas Raiders vs. Chi.

27 New York Giants at Dal.

28 Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buf.

29 San Francisco 49ers at Ari.

30 Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Ten.

31 Detroit Lions at Min.

32 Washington Football Team vs. N.O.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Fantasy football position rankings for Week 5