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

Fantasy hockey: Which sophomore players will thrive in Year 2?

  Fantasy hockey: Which sophomore players will thrive in Year 2? The 2020-21 NHL season didn't have the deepest crop of rookies, but there were some real gems that helped fantasy hockey managers. Kirill Kaprizov, Jason Robertson, and Alex Nedeljkovic headlined the freshman class, and those three aided many fantasy teams to the playoffs and beyond. With this group of players entering their second seasons, which ones should fantasy managers be looking to draft? LW/RW Kirill Kaprizov, Minnesota Wild (29.8 ADP) Freshly signed to a five-year, $45-million deal with the Minnesota Wild, fantasy managers should confidently draft Kaprizov at his current ADP.

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.

NFL Week 4 Weather Updates: Rain, wind for Texans-Bills, Buccaneers-Patriots, more could affect fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions

  NFL Week 4 Weather Updates: Rain, wind for Texans-Bills, Buccaneers-Patriots, more could affect fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions Rain and/or wind are in the forecast for several games this week. With the help of meteorologist Kevin Roth from RotoGrinders, we break down the Week 4 NFL weather forecast ahead of your fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions.Before we get into the Week 4 forecasts, here's a reminder that if you have any questions about sports weather or how weather could impact play (and, potentially, your fantasy, DFS, and gambling decisions), don't hesitate to reach out to RotoGrinders' meteorologist Kevin Roth on Twitter (@KevinRothWx) or check out the hourly NFL weather forecasts on RotoGrinders.

Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray ranks second behind only Patrick Mahomes in fantasy points scored over the first four weeks of the 2021 season. © Gary A. Vasquez, USA TODAY Sports Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray ranks second behind only Patrick Mahomes in fantasy points scored over the first four weeks of the 2021 season.

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Rankings are compiled by FantasySharks.com.

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

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.

NFL Week 4 Weather Updates: Rain, wind for Texans-Bills, Buccaneers-Patriots, more could affect fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions

  NFL Week 4 Weather Updates: Rain, wind for Texans-Bills, Buccaneers-Patriots, more could affect fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions Rain and/or wind are in the forecast for several games this week. With the help of meteorologist Kevin Roth from RotoGrinders, we break down the Week 4 NFL weather forecast ahead of your fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions.Before we get into the Week 4 forecasts, here's a reminder that if you have any questions about sports weather or how weather could impact play (and, potentially, your fantasy, DFS, and gambling decisions), don't hesitate to reach out to RotoGrinders' meteorologist Kevin Roth on Twitter (@KevinRothWx) or check out the hourly NFL weather forecasts on RotoGrinders.

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    Jared Goff    Det.    at Min.

23    Carson Wentz    Ind.    at Bal.

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

25    *Teddy Bridgewater    Den.    at Pit.

26    Ben Roethlisberger    Pit.    vs. Den.

27    Mac Jones    N.E.    at Hou.

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

29    Trey Lance    S.F.    at Ari.

30    Justin Fields    Chi.    at L.V.

31    Davis Mills    Hou.    vs. N.E.

32    Jacoby Brissett    Mia.    at T.B.

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RUNNING BACKS

1    Derrick Henry    Ten.    at Jac.

2    *Christian McCaffrey    Car.    vs. Phi.

3    *Dalvin Cook    Min.    vs. Det.

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

5    Aaron Jones    G.B.    at Cin.

6    Alvin Kamara    N.O.    at Was.

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

8    James Robinson    Jac.    vs. Ten.

9    Najee Harris    Pit.    vs. Den.

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

11    D'Andre Swift    Det.    at Min.

12    *Chuba Hubbard    Car.    vs. Phi.

13    *Joe Mixon    Cin.    vs. G.B.

Fantasy Basketball Sleepers 2021: One potential under-the-radar breakout from each NBA team

  Fantasy Basketball Sleepers 2021: One potential under-the-radar breakout from each NBA team The most exciting part of your fantasy draft is drafting top-tier superstars, but it's the potential under-the-radar breakouts selected in the later rounds who can really elevate your team. Check out our picks for one fantasy basketball sleeper candidate from every NBA team.Below, we offer up one potential sleeper pick from each NBA team, along with advice as to if you should spend a draft pick on them or wait until the waiver wire opens up.

14    Leonard Fournette    T.B.    vs. Mia.

15    Nick Chubb    Cle.    at L.A.-C

16    Jonathan Taylor    Ind.    at Bal.

17    Josh Jacobs    L.V.    vs. Chi.

18    Chase Edmonds    Ari.    vs. S.F.

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

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

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

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

23    *Elijah Mitchell    S.F.    at Ari.

24    *Chris Carson    Sea.    vs. L.A.-R

25    Melvin Gordon    Den.    at Pit.

26    Miles Sanders    Phi.    at Car.

27    Damien Williams    Chi.    at L.V.

28    Trey Sermon    S.F.    at Ari.

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

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

31    Damien Harris    N.E.    at Hou.

32    Zack Moss    Buf.    at K.C.

33    James Conner    Ari.    vs. S.F.

34    Jamaal Williams    Det.    at Min.

35    Latavius Murray    Bal.    vs. Ind.

36    Alexander Mattison    Min.    vs. Det.

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

38    Devin Singletary    Buf.    at K.C.

39    J.J. Taylor    N.E.    at Hou.

40    Nyheim Hines    Ind.    at Bal.

41    Javonte Williams    Den.    at Pit.

42    Myles Gaskin    Mia.    at T.B.

43    *Ty'Son Williams    Bal.    vs. Ind.

44    Ronald Jones    T.B.    vs. Mia.

45    David Johnson    Hou.    vs. N.E.

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

47    Kenyan Drake    L.V.    vs. Chi.

48    Mark Ingram    Hou.    vs. N.E.

49    *Samaje Perine    Cin.    vs. G.B.

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

51    *Peyton Barber    L.V.    vs. Chi.

52    Jordan Wilkins    Ind.    at Bal.

NFL Week 6 Weather Updates: Wind in forecast for several games, including Cardinals-Browns, could affect fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions

  NFL Week 6 Weather Updates: Wind in forecast for several games, including Cardinals-Browns, could affect fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions It's going to be a windy Sunday around the league, with an especially gusty game expected for Cardinals-Browns. With the help of meteorologist Kevin Roth from RotoGrinders, we break down the Week 6 NFL weather forecast ahead of your fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions.Before we get into the Week 6 forecasts, here's a reminder that if you have any questions about sports weather or how weather could impact play (and, potentially, your fantasy, DFS, and gambling decisions), don't hesitate to reach out to RotoGrinders' meteorologist Kevin Roth on Twitter (@KevinRothWx) or check out the hourly NFL weather forecasts on RotoGrinders.

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

54    Jeremy McNichols    Ten.    at Jac.

55    Darrel Williams    K.C.    vs. Buf.

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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    D.J. Moore    Car.    vs. Phi.

6    Adam Thielen    Min.    vs. Det.

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

8    Chris Godwin    T.B.    vs. Mia.

9    DeAndre Hopkins    Ari.    vs. S.F.

10    Diontae Johnson    Pit.    vs. Den.

11    Justin Jefferson    Min.    vs. Det.

12    Terry McLaurin    Was.    vs. N.O.

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

14    Deebo Samuel    S.F.    at Ari.

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    Sterling Shepard    N.Y.-G    at Dal.

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

26    Antonio Brown    T.B.    vs. Mia.

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

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

29    Marvin Jones    Jac.    vs. Ten.

30    Courtland Sutton    Den.    at Pit.

31    DeVante Parker    Mia.    at T.B.

32    *Julio Jones    Ten.    at Jac.

33    Michael Pittman Jr.    Ind.    at Bal.

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

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

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

37    Allen Robinson    Chi.    at L.V.

38    *A.J. Brown    Ten.    at Jac.

39    Robby Anderson    Car.    vs. Phi.

40    Chase Claypool    Pit.    vs. Den.

41    Laviska Shenault    Jac.    vs. Ten.

42    Tyler Boyd    Cin.    vs. G.B.

NFL picks, predictions against spread Week 7: Packers, Buccaneers, Cardinals cruise; Eagles upset Raiders

  NFL picks, predictions against spread Week 7: Packers, Buccaneers, Cardinals cruise; Eagles upset Raiders In our picks and predictions for Week 7 of the 2021 NFL season, the top teams in the NFC reign supreme while the Eagles and Browns eke out close games.With the number of bye teams going up to six — the Bills, Cowboys, Vikings, Steelers, Chargers and Jaguars — it's a smaller slate of only 13 games. That lighter schedule still features three massive double-digit favorites, balanced by four games where the spread is set at four or fewer points.

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

44    Henry Ruggs    L.V.    vs. Chi.

45    Cole Beasley    Buf.    at K.C.

46    Hunter Renfrow    L.V.    vs. Chi.

47    Nelson Agholor    N.E.    at Hou.

48    Emmanuel Sanders    Buf.    at K.C.

49    JuJu Smith-Schuster    Pit.    vs. Den.

50    Randall Cobb    G.B.    at Cin.

51    Marquez Callaway    N.O.    at Was.

52    *Darius Slayton    N.Y.-G    at Dal.

53    Jakobi Meyers    N.E.    at Hou.

54    Christian Kirk    Ari.    vs. S.F.

55    A.J. Green    Ari.    vs. S.F.

TIGHT ENDS

1    Travis Kelce    K.C.    vs. Buf.

2    Darren Waller    L.V.    vs. Chi.

3    George Kittle    S.F.    at Ari.

4    T.J. Hockenson    Det.    at Min.

5    Mike Gesicki    Mia.    at T.B.

6    Mark Andrews    Bal.    vs. Ind.

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

8    Noah Fant    Den.    at Pit.

9    Dallas Goedert    Phi.    at Car.

10    Tyler Conklin    Min.    vs. Det.

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

12    Dawson Knox    Buf.    at K.C.

13    Hunter Henry    N.E.    at Hou.

14    Anthony Firkser    Ten.    at Jac.

15    Robert Tonyan    G.B.    at Cin.

16    O.J. Howard    T.B.    vs. Mia.

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

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

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

20    Jonnu Smith    N.E.    at Hou.

21    C.J. Uzomah    Cin.    vs. G.B.

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

23    Zach Ertz    Phi.    at Car.

24    Mo Alie-Cox    Ind.    at Bal.

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

26    Jack Doyle    Ind.    at Bal.

27    Jimmy Graham    Chi.    at L.V.

28    Cole Kmet    Chi.    at L.V.

29    Eric Ebron    Pit.    vs. Den.

30    Maxx Williams    Ari.    vs. S.F.

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    Randy Bullock    Ten.    at Jac.

7    Nick Folk    N.E.    at Hou.

8    Cairo Santos    Chi.    at L.V.

9    Daniel Carlson    L.V.    vs. Chi.

10    Justin Tucker    Bal.    vs. Ind.

11    Cody Parkey    N.O.    at Was.

12    Tyler Bass    Buf.    at K.C.

13    Jason Sanders    Mia.    at T.B.

14    Zane Gonzalez    Car.    vs. Phi.

15    Dustin Hopkins    Was.    vs. N.O.

16    Brandon McManus    Den.    at Pit.

17    Chris Boswell    Pit.    vs. Den.

NFL Week 7 Weather Updates: Wind, rain in forecast for several games, including Broncos-Browns, could affect fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions

  NFL Week 7 Weather Updates: Wind, rain in forecast for several games, including Broncos-Browns, could affect fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions With all the wind and rain expected around the league this week, there's no doubt fall is here. With the help of meteorologist Kevin Roth from RotoGrinders, we break down the Week 7 NFL weather forecast ahead of your fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions.Before we get into the Week 7 forecasts, here's a reminder that if you have any questions about sports weather or how weather could impact play (and, potentially, your fantasy, DFS, and gambling decisions), don't hesitate to reach out to RotoGrinders' meteorologist Kevin Roth on Twitter (@KevinRothWx) or check out the hourly NFL weather forecasts on RotoGrinders.

18    Evan McPherson    Cin.    vs. G.B.

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

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

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

22    Matt Prater    Ari.    vs. S.F.

23    Mason Crosby    G.B.    at Cin.

24    Harrison Butker    K.C.    vs. Buf.

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

26    *Austin Seibert    Det.    at Min.

27    Greg Joseph    Min.    vs. Det.

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

29    Jake Elliott    Phi.    at Car.

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

31    *Josh Lambo    Jac.    vs. Ten.

32    Joey Slye    S.F.    at Ari.

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

NFL Week 7 Weather Updates: Wind, rain in forecast for several games, including Broncos-Browns, could affect fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions .
With all the wind and rain expected around the league this week, there's no doubt fall is here. With the help of meteorologist Kevin Roth from RotoGrinders, we break down the Week 7 NFL weather forecast ahead of your fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions.Before we get into the Week 7 forecasts, here's a reminder that if you have any questions about sports weather or how weather could impact play (and, potentially, your fantasy, DFS, and gambling decisions), don't hesitate to reach out to RotoGrinders' meteorologist Kevin Roth on Twitter (@KevinRothWx) or check out the hourly NFL weather forecasts on RotoGrinders.

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