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Week 5: Sleepers

While we're not projecting starting type stats for these players, they have good potential and could surprise. This week's picks include Sam Bradford, Terrelle Pryor, Willis McGahee, Danny Woodhead, and Marlon Brown.
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Having Pryor back under center should provide Moore a healthy number of targets and receptions. The former Tennessee receiver leads the team in targets, receptions, yards and receiving touchdowns. That may not be saying much, but the opportunity to play against a very bad San Diego pass defense is wonderful. Guys like Nate Washington, Dez Bryant, Andre Johnson and DeSean Jackson have already taken the Chargers' defense to task. The foursome has combined for 35 receptions 551 yards and three TDs. Starting Moore here is all about the matchup, and not much about his talent or the offense surrounding him. Stacking Moore and Pryor (starting both) is a bit high risk for my tastes. That strategy might be left to use on daily fantasy sites, not for your home leagues.

Winslow is a total gamer. You know he's playing through pain, gritting his teeth and doing whatever he can to win. After disappearing in Week 3 due to his questionable status and injured knees, the pass-catching tight end tallied another six receptions for 73 yards. Not bad for a guy with two bum knees and a rookie quarterback. Winslow honestly doesn't amount to much beyond a so-so backup tight end. Atlanta has allowed TEs to find paydirt in three of their four games. Winslow actually leads the team in receptions (16) and has just one fewer target (23) than Santonio Holmes and Stephen Hill. That says a lot, even if this offense isn't anything to write home about. Grab Winslow off of waivers if he's there and you're in need of a backup or fill-in starter during an upcoming bye week.

Remember to read all our columns for this week and use our Who To Start Rankings

 
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