Fantasy football waiver wire Week 5: Streamers, Tyler Allgeier, Mike Boone and more


Week 4 saw more significant injuries, putting pressure on fantasy football managers to make the right waiver wire moves. With Tyler Allgeier, Mike Boone, Nyheim Hines and more potentially ready to be Week 5 starting options, let’s dig through the top Week 5 waivers, plus the worries, streamers and more.

HEADS UP

Players must be under 60% rostered on Yahoo

Listed in order of preference — I’ll often prioritize potential upside over immediate middling production

No FAB suggestions: It varies wildly by league tendencies and always relative (ex: if you lost your RB1 to injury and there is a clear backup, you’re going to be more aggressive)

Streaming QB and TE are grouped together— their ranking might change slightly once projections/ranks run

Emojis

😤 = I Tried to Tell Ya — players included for several weeks (not much more to add if you don’t want them)

🧐 = Check if Dropped — players whose managers might have cut for other needs or impatient

WORRY REPORT

More DUCKS 🦆 (1-5) = More Concern (woo-hoo!)

Egg 🥚 = 1/2… or about to birth a new concern duck

QUARTERBACK

Trevor Lawrence, JAX 🦆 — The rough weather hurt the passing game and Lawrence’s ability to hold on to the ball (four fumbles). Those negative points and just 174 passing yards led to a down Week 4, but Lawrence was coming off two nice showings against the





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