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Top 3 QB/WR stacks to consider for Week 5

P.J. Walker and Cam Phillips are still the best duo in the XFL, but Josh Johnson and Tre McBride have entered the fray now.

LA Wildcats quarterback Josh Johnson runs with the ball in the fourth quarter against the Dallas Renegadesa at Dignity Health Sports Park. The Renegades defeated the Wildcats 25-18. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Week 5 of the XFL is here, and we’ve broken down the best QB-WR stacks for the weekend’s four-game slate. Stacking quarterbacks and wide receivers can help maximize the potential of your DFS lineup. Two of the top stack options haven’t changed since last week, but the Los Angelas Wildcats appear to have discovered another star at wideout in Tre McBride.

3) Jordan Ta’amu ($9,700)/De’Mornay Pierson-El ($9,200), St. Louis BattleHawks

Ta’amu rebounded from a poor six-point outing in Week 3 by notching 23 DKFP in Week 4. He threw for 264 yards and a score and also ran for 63. His lone touchdown pass in that contest went to De’Mornay Pierson-El, who tallied five receptions for 71 yards. Pierson-El has caught 91.3% of the balls Ta’amu has thrown his way. This duo hasn’t been the most explosive, but the DC Defenders have been terrible on defense as of late.

2) Josh Johnson ($10,500)/Tre McBride ($9,700), Los Angeles Wildcats

Johnson is third in the XFL in passing yards (788) and has looked great with in his last two outings. He combined for 608 passing yards and five touchdowns with one interception in Weeks 3 and 4, totaling 51 DKFP. McBride has tallied 61 DKFP in Weeks 3 and 4 while filling in for Nelson Spruce ($10,500), who is questionable to play in Week 5 because of a knee injury. This duo’s fire power could be reduced by Spruce’s return, but it’s hard to ignore them tallying 236 yards in the air and three touchdowns this year — especially because Spruce could be rusty.

1) P.J. Walker ($12,000)/Cam Phillips ($11,500), Houston Roughnecks

Walker and Phillips didn’t connect much in Week 4, as the Dallas Renegades zoned in on Phillips and held him to one reception for nine yards. But that doesn’t mean they can’t get back on track. They are still the top two in DKFP per game and will face the Seattle Dragons, who have the worst rated defense/special teams ($3,000) in this weekend’s four-game slate. Walker still threw for 239 yards and two scores in his last outing. He just has to get back to his go-to guy.