2019 NFL Week 5 DraftKings Picks, Predictions, Sleepers

Pat Mayo and Ben Rasa go position-by-position, previewing the entire DraftKings Sunday Main Slate, giving their NFL Week 5 DraftKings picks for DK GPPs.

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0:22 Giveaways
3:25 RB
20:41 WR
41:46 QB
50:26 TE
58:30 DST

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2019 Week 5 DraftKings Picks  Tournament Plays (GPPs)

Tournament plays are more volatile players (boom or bust) who can help differentiate your lineup in giant GPPs. Mixing a few of these names, along with the safer cash-game options, is a great way to construct a GPP roster.


Lamar Jackson $7,100
Tom Brady $6,500
Andy Dalton $5,700


Christian McCaffrey $8,700
Dalvin Cook $8,400
Leonard Fournette $6,400
Wayne Gallman $5,400


Keenan Allen $7,300
Michael Thomas $6,600
Larry Fitzgerald $6,000
Marquise Brown $5,700
Robby Anderson $4,500
Auden Tate $3,500
Trent Sherfield $3,000


Zach Ertz $6,000
Darren Waller $5,000
Noah Fant $2,800


Saints $3,400
Panthers $2,600
Bengals $2,500

NOTEPicks for Sunday’s main slate only

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