Fantasy football success is a pursuit in fluidity. Last year’s biggest stars aren’t guaranteed to be this year’s biggest stars. Players we’ve never heard of like Andre Brown, Ramses Barden and Brian Hartline have emerged from the darkness this season to post huge numbers and drive the waiver wire insane.
The only way to survive is to swim with the current. If you want to hang on defiantly to your Matthew Stafford-to-Calvin Johnson connection, be my guest. But know that you’ve already wasted nearly one-third of the regular season waiting on them, and 2011 is so last year. Adjust, tweak and trade if you want to reach the postseason in 2012. Here's Week 5’s Start ‘Ems and Sit ‘Ems to get you moving: