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NFL Week 5 QB Rankings, Start, Sit, Streams | 2021 Fantasy Football Rankings

Pat Mayo reveals his 2021 Week 5 QB rankings, starts, sits and streams for fantasy football.

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Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
1 Josh Allen BUF KC SNF
2 Kyler Murray ARI SF $8,000
3 Patrick Mahomes KC BUF SNF
4 Lamar Jackson BAL IND MNF
5 Dak Prescott DAL NYG $6,900
6 Jalen Hurts PHI CAR $7,000
7 Justin Herbert LAC CLE $6,800
8 Kirk Cousins MIN DET $6,500
9 Sam Darnold CAR PHI $6,600
10 Tom Brady TB MIA $7,400
13 Aaron Rodgers GB CIN $7,100
14 Derek Carr LV CHI $6,100
15 Ryan Tannehill TEN JAX $6,400
16 Daniel Jones NYG DAL $6,000
17 Trevor Lawrence JAX TEN $5,800
18 Joe Burrow CIN GB $6,100
19 Trey Lance SF ARI $5,700
20 Zach Wilson NYJ ATL LON
21 Mac Jones NE HOU $5,300
22 Justin Fields CHI LV $5,200
23 Taylor Heinicke WAS NO $5,900
24 Matt Ryan ATL NYJ LON
25 Baker Mayfield CLE LAC $5,500
26 Jameis Winston NO WAS $5,600
27 Teddy Bridgewater DEN PIT $5,400
28 Jacoby Brissett MIA TB $5,200
29 Jared Goff DET MIN $5,300
30 Carson Wentz IND BAL MNF
31 Ben Roethlisberger PIT DEN $5,300
32 Davis Mills HOU NE $4,800

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