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Fantasy Player Projections: Week 5

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St. Louis Rams
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Jacksonville Jaguars
Edward Jones Dome | Sunday, Oct. 06 | 1 PM EST (CBS)

Jacksonville Jaguars

    1. Blaine Gabbert
    2. Blaine
      Gabbert
      QB
    3. PASS YDS258
    4. PASS TD1
    5. INT2
    6. RUSH YDS0
    7. RUSH TD0

    Gabbert completed barely more than half his passes last week and threw three interceptions. Every matchup is a terrible one for him.

    1. Maurice Jones-Drew
    2. Maurice
      Jones-Drew
      RB
    3. RUSH YDS59
    4. RUSH TD0
    5. REC YDS30
    6. REC TD0

    Jones-Drew picked up just 23 yards on 13 carries and continues to be undermined by the ineptitude all around him.

    1. Cecil Shorts
    2. Cecil
      Shorts
      WR
    3. REC YDS91
    4. REC TD1

    Shorts got 12 targets last week, but he'll have to start sharing with Justin Blackmon, who returns from suspension this week.

    1. Justin Blackmon
    2. Justin
      Blackmon
      WR
    3. REC YDS63
    4. REC TD0

    Blackmon is back after missing the first four games of the year due to suspension. He's about to find out what fun it is to play for the Jaguars in 2013.

    1. Josh Scobee
    2. Josh
      Scobee
      K
    3. PAT1
    4. FG2

    Scobee made a 53-yard field goal last week in what might be the highlight of the Jaguars' season to date.

    1. Jacksonville Jaguars
    2. PTS ALLOWED26
    3. SACKS2
    4. INT0
    5. TD0

    The Jags are allowing a shade more than 32 points per game. This is easily the league's worst team.

St. Louis Rams

    1. Sam Bradford
    2. Sam
      Bradford
      QB
    3. PASS YDS304
    4. PASS TD1
    5. INT0
    6. RUSH YDS0
    7. RUSH TD0

    Bradford had a terrible game against the 49ers, but the Jaguars could be a nice cure-all for him.

    1. Isaiah Pead
    2. Isaiah
      Pead
      RB
    3. RUSH YDS41
    4. RUSH TD1
    5. REC YDS27
    6. REC TD0

    Pead was inactive last week and shouldn't be trusted until we see him take on a larger role in the offense. That could be coming this week, with Daryl Richardson telling fans on Twitter that he isn't starting on Sunday. That shouldn't be treated as gospel, but it bears watching.

    1. Daryl Richardson
    2. Daryl
      Richardson
      RB
    3. RUSH YDS42
    4. RUSH TD0
    5. REC YDS16
    6. REC TD0

    Richardson had just 16 yards on 12 carries against the 49ers, and now he's potentially breaking news on Twitter, telling fans that he isn't starting this week. We can't take that at face value, but keep it in mind. You do not want to start him.

    1. Tavon Austin
    2. Tavon
      Austin
      WR
    3. REC YDS84
    4. REC TD1

    Austin had eight targets last week, but caught just two of them for six yards, which almost seems like a fake stat line. I love the matchup for him this week, though.

    1. Chris Givens
    2. Chris
      Givens
      WR
    3. REC YDS97
    4. REC TD0

    Givens caught four of his eight targets for 49 yards last week. The Jaguars present a favorable matchup.

    1. Jared Cook
    2. Jared
      Cook
      TE
    3. REC YDS72
    4. REC TD0

    Cook had four catches for 45 yards a week ago, but he had nine targets and appears to be Sam Bradford's favorite option.

    1. Greg Zuerlein
    2. Greg
      Zuerlein
      K
    3. PAT2
    4. FG4

    Zuerlein is 6-for-6 on the season, and the Rams should have plenty of scoring opportunities this week.

    1. St. Louis Rams
    2. PTS ALLOWED13
    3. SACKS3
    4. INT2
    5. TD0

    Given that they're playing the Jaguars, the Rams are a great stream option this week. Heck, you might even consider picking them up to keep your opponent from using them against you.

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