Fantasy Player Projections

 
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Pos.PlayerProjection
QBMatt Ryan

Matt Ryan

305 pass yards, 3 pass TDs, INT, 15 rush yards

Though his offensive line couldn't protect him, Ryan put up another huge fantasy performance last Sunday with three touchdown passes and 369 yards against Carolina. He should come close to duplicating those numbers against the Redskins.

RBMichael Turner

Michael Turner

75 rush yards, rush TD, 2 rec, 15 rec yards

Turner tore up the Panthers both on the ground (103 rushing yards, one touchdown) and through the air (68 receiving yards, one touchdown) in Week 4. It was only a couple of weeks ago that people wrote off Turner, saying he lost his speed. That's obviously not the case, and he should continue to run well against Washington.

RBJacquizz Rodgers

Jacquizz Rodgers

35 rush yards, 3 rec, 30 rec yards

Michael Turner's backup caught four passes for 40 yards against Carolina in Week 4, but he didn't get a carry on the ground. He's still someone to own in most fantasy formats, but he won't benefit from the early retirement many thought Turner would have.

WRJulio Jones

Julio Jones

6 rec, 80 yards, rec TD

Jones was held to just one catch for 30 yards against the Panthers in Week 4, as Roddy White and Michael Turner did most of the damage for the Falcons offensively. Even so, Jones is a must-start against a horrible Redskins pass defense.

WRRoddy White

Roddy White

7 rec, 75 yards, rec TD

White hauled in eight passes for 169 yards and two touchdowns against Carolina in Week 4. In the past three weeks White has three touchdown grabs, which suggests Julio Jones has yet to overtake him as the Falcons' No. 1 receiver.

TETony Gonzalez

Tony Gonzalez

6 rec, 65 yards, rec TD

On a relatively quiet afternoon against Carolina in Week 4, Gonzalez caught five passes for 51 yards and was held without a touchdown for the first time this season. He has 26 catches in four games so far and remains a great option against a porous Redskins defense.

KMatt Bryant

Matt Bryant

4 PATs, 2 FGs

Bryant was great on six kicks against the Panthers in Week 4, with three field goals and three extra points. This offense scores by the bucketful, and Bryant remains a good fantasy option against the Redskins.

DEFENSE

INT, 2 Sacks

The Falcons gave up a season-high 28 points to the Panthers in Week 4, allowing Carolina to rush for 219 yards. The Redskins have a similarly tough rushing attack, which makes the Falcons a tough start in Week 5.

Pos.PlayerProjection
QBRobert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III

230 pass yards, pass TD, INT, 55 rush yards, rush TD

Griffin had a solid fantasy day against the Buccaneers, but failed to pass for any touchdowns. Still, he threw for 323 yards and rushed for 43 yards and a score. He remains a fantasy stud, and after seeing Cam Newton and the Panthers rush for 219 yards against the Falcons last week, Griffin could see more ground success in Week 5.

RBAlfred Morris

Alfred Morris

65 rush yards, 2 rec, 15 rec yards

Morris had 113 rushing yards and a 39-yard touchdown run at the Buccaneers in Week 4, marking the first 100-yard game of his NFL career. Morris has great cut-back ability and he rarely loses yardage. Keep him active against a Panthers team that allowed 219 rushing yards in Week 4.

RBEvan Royster

Evan Royster

10 rush yards, 2 rec, 20 rec yards

Royster rushed just twice for four yards at Tampa Bay in Week 4. Royster should be a fantasy free agent as long as Alfred Morris has a firm grasp on the starting tailback job.

WRLeonard Hankerson

Leonard Hankerson

4 rec, 45 yards

Hankerson caught seven passes for 57 yards at Tampa Bay in Week 4. With Pierre Garcon (foot) hampered by injury, Hankerson saw a lot more attention in the passing game. As his role with this team grows, he's worth a look as a bye-week replacement in some leagues.

WRPierre Garcon

Pierre Garcon

3 rec, 40 yards

While Garcon didn't do much in the passing game (one catch for 20 yards) in his return from a toe injury, he did recover a teammate's fumble for a touchdown against Tampa Bay in Week 4. When healthy, he should be a solid WR2 in most leagues.

WRSantana Moss

Santana Moss

3 rec, 25 yards

The elder statesmen among Redskins receivers, Moss caught three passes for 33 yards at Tampa Bay. He's not the fantasy player he once was, so owners should look elsewhere for help.

TEFred Davis

Fred Davis

5 rec, 50 yards, rec TD

In the first two weeks of the season, Davis had just four catches for 52 yards. In his last two weeks, he has 11 catches for 160 yards, and he's back to being the TE1 he was drafted to be. Keep him active against the Rams in Week 5.

KBilly Cundiff

Billy Cundiff

2 PATs, 2 FGs

After Cundiff missed three field goals, he was able to redeem himself with the game-winning 31-yarder at Tampa Bay in Week 4. He also made three extra points. Despite the rough outing, he remains a good fantasy kicker because of the Redskins' abundant scoring chances.

DEFENSE

INT, 2 Sacks

The Redskins allowed a season-low 22 points to the Buccaneers in Week 4, but could only get one sack and one forced turnover. They'll face a much tougher foe in Week 4, with the Falcons coming to town. This defense is not a good fantasy option most weeks.

 
 
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