Fantasy Football: Final Sunday/Monday Rankings for Week 5—QB, RB, WR, TE

Jay ClemonsFantasy Sports Lead WriterOctober 7, 2012

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (846 yards passing, 5 TD) has racked up 300 yards and/or two touchdowns in all three games this season.
Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (846 yards passing, 5 TD) has racked up 300 yards and/or two touchdowns in all three games this season.Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Just hours before kickoff, here are four revised Sunday/Monday countdowns for fantasy Week 5 involving quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends (standard-scoring leagues).

Some of the rankings have been modified to support new developments from the NFL's official injury list. But as stated many times in this blog, I am not one to overreact to a star player listed as "questionable" prior to kickoff.

My rationale: If a guy practiced twice over the three-day period of Wednesday through Friday, I assume he'll play and garner roughly 70 percent of his standard touches, targets or pass attempts. 

Top 25 Quarterbacks For Sunday/Monday

1. Drew Brees vs. San Diego
2. Aaron Rodgers at Indianapolis
3. Matt Ryan at Washington
4. Tom Brady vs. Denver
5. Robert Griffin III vs. Atlanta
6. Eli Manning vs. Cleveland
7. Andy Dalton vs. Miami
8. Peyton Manning at New England
9. Cam Newton vs. Seattle
10. Philip Rivers at New Orleans
11. Michael Vick at Pittsburgh
12. Andrew Luck vs. Green Bay
13. Joe Flacco at Kansas City
14. Ben Roethlisberger vs. Philadelphia
15. Matt Schaub at N.Y. Jets
16. Jay Cutler at Jacksonville
17. Matt Hasselbeck at Minnesota
18. Christian Ponder vs. Tennessee
19. Brandon Weeden at N.Y. Giants
20. Ryan Tannehill at Cincinnati
21. Alex Smith vs. Buffalo
22. Matt Cassel vs. Baltimore
23. Ryan Fitzpatrick at San Francisco
24. Mark Sanchez vs. Houston
25. Blaine Gabbert vs. Chicago
25a. Russell Wilson at Carolina 

Top 40 Running Backs For Sunday/Monday

1. Arian Foster at N.Y. Jets
2. Ray Rice at Kansas City
3. Marshawn Lynch at Carolina
4. Frank Gore vs. Buffalo
5. Maurice Jones-Drew vs. Chicago
6. LeSean McCoy at Pittsburgh
7. Adrian Peterson vs. Tennessee
8. Trent Richardson at N.Y. Giants
9. Jamaal Charles vs. Baltimore
10. Michael Turner at Washington
11. Matt Forte at Jacksonville
12. Ahmad Bradshaw vs. Cleveland
13. Ryan Mathews at New Orleans
14. Alfred Morris vs. Atlanta
15. Darren Sproles vs. San Diego
16. Chris Johnson at Minnesota
17. Reggie Bush at Cincinnati
18. Stevan Ridley vs. Denver
19. BenJarvus Green-Ellis vs. Miami
20. Cedric Benson at Indianapolis
21. Willis McGahee at New England
22. Fred Jackson at San Francisco
23. Donald Brown vs. Green Bay
24. Jonathan Stewart vs. Seattle
25. Jackie Battle at New Orleans
26. Shonn Greene vs. Houston
27. Isaac Redman vs. Philadelphia
28. DeAngelo Williams vs. Seattle
29. C.J. Spiller at San Francisco
30. Michael Bush at Jacksonville
31. Ben Tate at N.Y. Jets
32. Kendall Hunter vs. Buffalo
33. Andre Brown vs. Cleveland
34. Pierre Thomas vs. San Diego
35. Brandon Bolden vs. Denver
36. Lamar Miller at Cincinnati
37. Jacquizz Rodgers at Washington
38. Robert Turbin at Carolina
39. Evan Royster vs. Atlanta
40. Rashard Mendenhall vs. Philadelphia 

Top 50 Receivers For Sunday/Monday

1. A.J. Green vs. Miami
2. Reggie Wayne vs. Green Bay
3. Roddy White at Washington
4. Marques Colston vs. San Diego
5. Wes Welker vs. Denver
6. Demaryius Thomas at New England
7. Percy Harvin vs. Tennessee
8. Mike Wallace vs. Philadelphia
9. Victor Cruz vs. Cleveland
10. Dwayne Bowe vs. Baltimore
11. Malcom Floyd at New Orleans
12. Brandon Marshall at Jacksonville
13. Andre Johnson at N.Y. Jets
14. Brian Hartline at Cincinnati
15. Julio Jones at Washington
16. Jordy Nelson at Indianapolis
17. DeSean Jackson at Pittsburgh
18. Steve Smith vs. Seattle
19. Torrey Smith at Kansas City
20. Brandon Lloyd vs. Denver
21. Nate Washington at Minnesota
22. Eric Decker at New England
23. Antonio Brown vs. Philadelphia
24. Steve Johnson at San Francisco
25. Sidney Rice at Carolina
26. Jeremy Maclin at Pittsburgh
27. Greg Little at N.Y. Giants
28. Michael Crabtree vs. Buffalo
29. Pierre Garcon vs. Atlanta
30. Justin Blackmon vs. Chicago
31. Domenik Hixon vs. Cleveland
32. Anquan Boldin at Kansas City
33. James Jones at Indianapolis
34. Leonard Hankerson vs. Atlanta
35. Jerome Simpson vs. Tennessee
36. Josh Gordon at N.Y. Giants
37. Jeremy Kerley vs. Houston
38. Davone Bess at Cincinnati
39. Brandon LaFell vs. Seattle
40. Mario Manningham vs. Buffalo
41. Kendall Wright at Minnesota
42. T.Y. Hilton vs. Green Bay
43. Armon Binns vs. Miami
44. Andrew Hawkins vs. Miami
45. Donnie Avery vs. Green Bay
46. Cecil Shorts vs. Chicago
47. Chaz Schilens vs Houston
48. Randall Cobb at Indianapolis
49. Alshon Jeffery at Jacksonville
50. Reuben Randle vs. Cleveland
50a. Jon Baldwin vs. Baltimore
50b. Josh Cribbs at N.Y. Giants
50c. Emmanuel Sanders vs. Philadelphia 

Top 25 Tight Ends For Sunday/Monday

1. Jimmy Graham vs. San Diego
2. Rob Gronkowski vs. Denver
3. Tony Gonzalez at Washington
4. Vernon Davis vs. Buffalo
5. Martellus Bennett vs. Cleveland
6. Heath Miller vs. Philadelphia
7. Fred Davis vs. Atlanta
8. Antonio Gates at New Orleans
9. Brent Celek at Pittsburgh
10. Owen Daniels at N.Y. Jets
11. Dennis Pitta at Kansas City
12. Scott Chandler at San Francisco
13. Greg Olsen vs. Seattle
14. Jermaine Gresham vs. Miami
15. Jacob Tamme at New England
16. Jermichael Finley at Indianapolis
17. Kyle Rudolph vs. Tennessee
18. Coby Fleener vs. Green Bay
19. Jared Cook at Minnesota
20. Marcedes Lewis vs. Chicago
21. Tony Moeaki vs. Baltimore
22. Benjamin Watson at N.Y. Giants
23. Anthony Fasano at Cincinnati
24. Zach Miller at Carolina
25. James Casey at N.Y. Jets 

Jay Clemons can be reached on Twitter, day or night, at @ATL_JayClemons.