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NFL Bye Week Schedule: Every Team on Bye in Week 5

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NFL Bye Week 5: Julio Jones

NFL Bye Week 5: Julio Jones

It’s Week 5 of the NFL season which means it’s also time for the NFL bye weeks to start. For NFL fans this means fewer games on the schedule while fantasy owners now get to see just how deep their roster is at certain positions.

Byes start in Week 5 and will go through Week 11 with at least two teams taking a break during that stretch. The two biggest bye weeks are Weeks 8 and 9 with six teams each. These are the four teams on bye in Week 5:

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Atlanta, Denver, New Orleans, Washington

For fantasy purposes this means the following key players are unavailable in Week 5 (by position):

QB: Drew Brees, Matt Ryan, Kirk Cousins, Trevor Siemian
RB: Devonta Freeman, C.J. Anderson, Mark Ingram, Adrian Peterson, Rob Kelley, Tevin Coleman, Chris Thompson, Jamaal Charles, Alvin Kamara, Samaje Perine
WR: Julio Jones, Michael Thomas, Demaryius Thomas, Emmanuel Sanders, Terrelle Pryor, Mohamed Sanu, Jamison Crowder, Willie Snead, Taylor Gabriel, Ted Ginn Jr.
TE: Jordan Reed, Coby Fleener, Austin Hooper, Virgil Green, Vernon Davis
DST: Broncos, Falcons
K: Matt Bryant, Dustin Hopkins, Will Lutz, Brandon McManus

See below for the complete bye week schedule, broken down both by week and by team:

2017 NFL Bye Week Schedule

Week 5: Atlanta, Denver, New Orleans, Washington

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Week 6: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Dallas, Seattle

Week 7: Detroit, Houston

Week 8: Arizona, Green Bay, Jacksonville, Los Angeles Rams, New York Giants, Tennessee

Week 9: Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles Chargers, Minnesota, New England, Pittsburgh

Week 10: Baltimore, Kansas City, Oakland, Philadelphia

Week 11: Carolina, Indianapolis, Miami, New York Jets, San Francisco, Tampa Bay

2017 NFL Bye Weeks by Team

Team

Week

Arizona

Week 8

Atlanta

Week 5

Baltimore

Week 10

Buffalo

Week 6

Carolina

Week 11

Chicago

Week 9

Cincinnati

Week 6

Cleveland

Week 9

Dallas

Week 6

Denver

Week 5

Detroit

Week 7

Green Bay

Week 8

Houston

Week 7

Indianapolis

Week 11

Jacksonville

Week 8

Kansas City

Week 10

Los Angeles Chargers

Week 9

Los Angeles Rams

Week 8

Miami

Week 11

Minnesota

Week 9

New England

Week 9

New Orleans

Week 5

New York Giants

Week 8

New York Jets

Week 11

Oakland

Week 10

Philadelphia

Week 10

Pittsburgh

Week 9

San Francisco

Week 11

Seattle

Week 6

Tampa Bay

Week 11

Tennessee

Week 8

Washington

Week 5