Week 5 of the NFL season provided a few great individual performances. However, fantasy football scoring was down in Week 5. The high for the week was 31 points and no quarterback earned more than 28 points.
Quarterbacks who usually dominate the top of the scoring lists found themselves in unfamiliar territory.
Cam Newton, Joe Flacco and RGIII all disappointed their owners. There were some players who really helped their owners, but for the most part scores were just mediocre
The following slides recap the top scorers at each position from Week 5.
The point totals are from ESPN standard scoring.
Touchdown passes are worth four points. Every 25 passing yards earn one point. Rushing and receiving touchdowns are worth six points and every 10 yards rushing and receiving gains one point.