Fantasy owners have a lot of injuries to deal with entering Week 5. For the wide receivers in the 1 p.m. ET slate of games, many are truly game-time decisions. That's also the case for a few who play later on Sunday. There are some key RB injuries to keep an eye on as well. Be sure to check the inactive reports before the game if you are planning on starting one of these wide receivers.
Wide receivers already ruled out include Davante Adams, A.J. Green, DeSean Jackson, Christian Kirk, John Ross, Taylor Gabriel, and Parris Campbell.
Teams on bye: Detroit, Miami
Note: All games are on Sunday, Oct. 6 and times are ET.
Julian Edelman (chest), WR, New England Patriots at Washington Redskins, 1 p.m.
Edelman played through the chest injury in Week 4, and he'll play this Sunday as well. In Week 4, he had seven targets, but he only caught four for 30 yards. The matchup this week against the Redskins is a great one. Edelman is a WR3 this week.
Tyrell Williams (foot), WR, Oakland Raiders vs. Chicago Bears, 1 p.m. (London)
Williams has a touchdown in each game so far this season. However, he's been on the injury report with a few different ailments (hip, now foot). It seems likely that Williams will play this week, but it’s a tough matchup. If he's active, he's a WR4.
Terry McLaurin (hamstring), WR, Washington Redskins vs. New England Patriots, 1 p.m.
The Redskins have said that McLaurin is truly a game-time decision. Fantasy owners are lucky as he plays in the early afternoon slot, but this is a terrible matchup. The Redskins' entire offense is a mess, starting at quarterback, and this matchup is enough to bench all of them if possible. McLaurin is a desperation WR3, but he may not hit WR3 status (if he even plays).
Kenny Stills (hamstring), WR, Houston Texans vs. Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m.
After leaving Week 4 early, Stills put in limited practices this week but is shaping up to be a game-time decision for Week 5. He is not a recommended fantasy option. When healthy, he was averaging less than three receptions per game and has one touchdown on the season. If he is out, Keke Coutee gets a boost. However, fantasy owners should look for other options.
— Written by Sarah Lewis, who is part of the Athlon Contributor Network and lives, eats, and breathes fantasy football. Have a fantasy football question? Send it to her on Twitter @Sarah_Lewis32.