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NFL Team & Position Power Rankings, Matchups & Edges to Exploit: Week 5 (2022)

Oct 6, 2022
Week 5 NFL Team & Position Power Rankings, Matchups & Edges to Exploit

Greetings, and welcome to our team and position group power rankings. These are a snapshot of the strengths of the teams, units, and quarterbacks currently available. Check out where they have teams ranked and the resulting edges that you can capitalize on.

Fantasy Football Team & Position Group Power Rankings

Overall Team Power Rankings

Rank Overall Team Opp Opp Rank Edge
1 BUF PIT 25 24
2 KC LV 20 18
3 PHI ARI 17 14
4 GB NYG 24 20
5 TB ATL 29 24
6 CIN BAL 8 2
7 LAR DAL 13 6
8 BAL CIN 6 -2
9 SF CAR 27 18
10 MIA NYJ 28 18
11 LAC CLE 19 8
12 MIN CHI 30 18
13 DAL LAR 7 -6
14 DEN IND 16 2
15 JAC HOU 32 17
16 IND DEN 14 -2
17 ARI PHI 3 -14
18 NO SEA 31 13
19 CLE LAC 11 -8
20 LV KC 2 -18
21 DET NE 23 2
22 TEN WAS 26 4
23 NE DET 21 -2
24 NYG GB 4 -20
25 PIT BUF 1 -24
26 WAS TEN 22 -4
27 CAR SF 9 -18
28 NYJ MIA 10 -18
29 ATL TB 5 -24
30 CHI MIN 12 -18
31 SEA NO 18 -13
32 HOU JAC 15 -17

 

Team Offense Power Rankings

Rank Offense Opp Defense Defense Rank Edge
1 BUF PIT 19 18
2 PHI ARI 30 28
3 BAL CIN 11 8
4 KC LV 25 21
5 LAC CLE 18 13
6 MIA NYJ 26 20
7 MIN CHI 24 17
8 DET NE 14 6
9 GB NYG 23 14
9 CIN BAL 16 7
11 TB ATL 29 18
12 LAR DAL 3 -9
13 JAC HOU 28 15
14 SF CAR 15 1
15 LV KC 10 -5
16 DEN IND 17 1
17 ARI PHI 5 -12
18 CLE LAC 12 -6
19 NO SEA 31 12
20 DAL LAR 13 -7
21 ATL TB 1 -20
22 WAS TEN 22 0
23 IND DEN 6 -17
24 TEN WAS 27 3
25 PIT BUF 4 -21
26 SEA NO 6 -20
27 NE DET 32 5
28 NYG GB 8 -20
29 NYJ MIA 20 -9
30 CAR SF 1 -29
31 HOU JAC 9 -22
32 CHI MIN 21 -11

 

Team Defense Power Rankings

Rank Defense Opp Offense Offense Rank Edge
1 TB ATL 21 20
1 SF CAR 30 29
3 DAL LAR 12 9
4 BUF PIT 25 21
5 PHI ARI 17 12
6 NO SEA 26 20
6 DEN IND 23 17
8 GB NYG 28 20
9 JAC HOU 31 22
10 KC LV 15 5
11 CIN BAL 3 -8
12 LAC CLE 18 6
13 LAR DAL 20 7
14 NE DET 8 -6
15 CAR SF 14 -1
16 BAL CIN 9 -7
17 IND DEN 16 -1
18 CLE LAC 5 -13
19 PIT BUF 1 -18
20 MIA NYJ 29 9
21 MIN CHI 32 11
22 TEN WAS 22 0
23 NYG GB 9 -14
24 CHI MIN 7 -17
25 LV KC 4 -21
26 NYJ MIA 6 -20
27 WAS TEN 24 -3
28 HOU JAC 13 -15
29 ATL TB 11 -18
30 ARI PHI 2 -28
31 SEA NO 19 -12
32 DET NE 27 -5

 

Team Starting QB Power Rankings

Rank Quarterback Offense Opp Defense Defense Rank Secondary Rank QB-Def Edge QB-Sec Edge
1 Josh Allen BUF PIT 19 19 18 18
2 Patrick Mahomes II KC LV 25 29 23 27
3 Lamar Jackson BAL CIN 11 8 8 5
4 Aaron Rodgers GB NYG 23 26 19 22
5 Jalen Hurts PHI ARI 30 32 25 27
6 Justin Herbert LAC CLE 18 14 12 8
7 Joe Burrow CIN BAL 16 15 9 8
8 Tom Brady TB ATL 29 24 21 16
9 Kyler Murray ARI PHI 5 2 -4 -7
10 Russell Wilson DEN IND 17 21 7 11
11 Matthew Stafford LAR DAL 3 6 -8 -5
12 Kirk Cousins MIN CHI 24 25 12 13
13 Derek Carr LV KC 10 11 -3 -2
14 Trevor Lawrence JAC HOU 28 29 14 15
15 Jared Goff DET NE 14 18 -1 3
16 Teddy Bridgewater MIA NYJ 26 16 10 0
17 Cooper Rush DAL LAR 13 13 -4 -4
18 Carson Wentz WAS TEN 22 20 4 2
19 Ryan Tannehill TEN WAS 27 28 8 9
20 Jimmy Garoppolo SF CAR 15 12 -5 -8
21 Geno Smith SEA NO 6 5 -15 -16
22 Matt Ryan IND DEN 6 4 -16 -18
23 Andy Dalton NO SEA 31 29 8 6
24 Marcus Mariota ATL TB 1 1 -23 -23
25 Justin Fields CHI MIN 21 22 -4 -3
26 Jacoby Brissett CLE LAC 12 7 -14 -19
27 Zach Wilson NYJ MIA 20 17 -7 -10
28 Daniel Jones NYG GB 8 3 -20 -25
29 Kenny Pickett PIT BUF 4 9 -25 -20
30 Bailey Zappe NE DET 32 27 2 -3
31 Davis Mills HOU JAC 9 23 -22 -8
32 Baker Mayfield CAR SF 1 9 -31 -23

 

Team Running Backs Power Rankings

Rank RBs Opp Defense DL Rank LBs Rank RB-DL Edge RB-LB Edge
1 CLE LAC 11 23 10 22
2 GB NYG 25 25 23 23
3 NYG GB 8 6 5 3
4 MIN CHI 29 27 25 23
5 CAR SF 1 1 -4 -4
6 TEN WAS 14 28 8 22
7 DAL LAR 2 5 -5 -2
8 NE DET 27 31 19 23
8 CIN BAL 21 13 13 5
10 LAC CLE 23 12 13 2
11 DET NE 26 18 15 7
12 JAC HOU 31 32 19 20
13 IND DEN 9 20 -4 7
14 NYJ MIA 17 24 3 10
15 TB ATL 30 30 15 15
16 PHI ARI 28 29 12 13
17 PIT BUF 7 4 -10 -13
18 WAS TEN 18 16 0 -2
18 DEN IND 10 7 -8 -11
20 LV KC 16 8 -4 -12
21 SEA NO 5 3 -16 -18
22 CHI MIN 20 11 -2 -11
23 BUF PIT 19 19 -4 -4
24 KC LV 12 22 -12 -2
25 BAL CIN 14 14 -11 -11
26 SF CAR 24 15 -2 -11
27 ARI PHI 6 9 -21 -18
28 NO SEA 32 21 4 -7
29 HOU JAC 13 17 -16 -12
30 ATL TB 3 2 -27 -28
30 LAR DAL 4 10 -26 -20
32 MIA NYJ 22 26 -10 -6

 

Team Receivers (WR & TE) Power Rankings

Rank WRs & TEs Opp Secondary Secondary Rank Edge
1 CIN BAL 15 14
2 PHI ARI 32 30
2 MIA NYJ 16 14
4 BUF PIT 19 15
5 LV KC 11 6
6 MIN CHI 25 19
7 LAR DAL 6 -1
8 SF CAR 12 4
9 LAC CLE 14 5
10 TB ATL 24 14
11 PIT BUF 9 -2
12 WAS TEN 20 8
13 SEA NO 5 -8
14 NO SEA 29 15
15 KC LV 29 14
16 DET NE 18 2
16 DEN IND 21 5
18 DAL LAR 13 -5
19 NYJ MIA 17 -2
20 BAL CIN 8 -12
21 ARI PHI 2 -19
22 ATL TB 1 -21
23 JAC HOU 29 6
24 CAR SF 9 -15
25 CLE LAC 7 -18
26 GB NYG 26 0
27 IND DEN 4 -23
28 NE DET 27 -1
29 HOU JAC 23 -6
30 CHI MIN 22 -8
31 TEN WAS 28 -3
32 NYG GB 3 -29

 

Team Offensive Line Power Rankings

Rank Offensive Line Opp DL DL Rank Edge
1 CLE LAC 11 10
2 PHI ARI 28 26
3 DET NE 26 23
4 KC LV 12 8
5 GB NYG 25 20
6 NE DET 27 21
7 IND DEN 9 2
8 BUF PIT 19 11
9 TB ATL 30 21
10 DEN IND 10 0
11 DAL LAR 2 -9
12 MIN CHI 29 17
13 BAL CIN 14 1
13 NO SEA 32 19
15 CIN BAL 21 6
16 LAC CLE 23 7
17 SF CAR 24 7
18 ATL TB 3 -15
19 JAC HOU 31 12
20 MIA NYJ 22 2
21 NYJ MIA 17 -4
22 WAS TEN 18 -4
23 LAR DAL 4 -19
23 NYG GB 8 -15
25 ARI PHI 6 -19
26 CAR SF 1 -25
27 TEN WAS 14 -13
28 HOU JAC 13 -15
29 LV KC 16 -13
30 PIT BUF 7 -23
31 CHI MIN 20 -11
32 SEA NO 5 -27

 

Team Defensive Line Power Rankings

Rank Defensive Line Opp OL OL Rank Edge
1 SF CAR 26 25
2 LAR DAL 11 9
3 TB ATL 18 15
4 DAL LAR 23 19
5 NO SEA 32 27
6 PHI ARI 25 19
7 BUF PIT 30 23
8 GB NYG 23 15
9 DEN IND 7 -2
10 IND DEN 10 0
11 LAC CLE 1 -10
12 LV KC 4 -8
13 JAC HOU 28 15
14 CIN BAL 13 -1
14 WAS TEN 27 13
16 KC LV 29 13
17 MIA NYJ 21 4
18 TEN WAS 22 4
19 PIT BUF 8 -11
20 MIN CHI 31 11
21 BAL CIN 15 -6
22 NYJ MIA 20 -2
23 CLE LAC 16 -7
24 CAR SF 17 -7
25 NYG GB 5 -20
26 NE DET 3 -23
27 DET NE 6 -21
28 ARI PHI 2 -26
29 CHI MIN 12 -17
30 ATL TB 9 -21
31 HOU JAC 19 -12
32 SEA NO 13 -19

 

Team Off-Ball Linebackers Power Rankings

Rank Off-Ball LBs Opp RBs RBs Rank Edge
1 SF CAR 5 4
2 TB ATL 30 28
3 NO SEA 21 18
4 BUF PIT 17 13
5 LAR DAL 7 2
6 GB NYG 3 -3
7 IND DEN 18 11
8 KC LV 20 12
9 PHI ARI 27 18
10 DAL LAR 30 20
11 MIN CHI 22 11
12 CLE LAC 10 -2
13 BAL CIN 8 -5
14 CIN BAL 25 11
15 CAR SF 26 11
16 TEN WAS 18 2
17 JAC HOU 29 12
18 NE DET 11 -7
19 PIT BUF 23 4
20 DEN IND 13 -7
21 SEA NO 28 7
22 LV KC 24 2
23 LAC CLE 1 -22
24 MIA NYJ 14 -10
25 NYG GB 2 -23
26 NYJ MIA 32 6
27 CHI MIN 4 -23
28 WAS TEN 6 -22
29 ARI PHI 16 -13
30 ATL TB 15 -15
31 DET NE 8 -23
32 HOU JAC 12 -20

 

Team Secondary Power Rankings

Rank Secondary Opp WRs & TEs WRs & TEs Rank Edge
1 TB ATL 22 21
2 PHI ARI 21 19
3 GB NYG 32 29
4 DEN IND 27 23
5 NO SEA 13 8
6 DAL LAR 7 1
7 LAC CLE 25 18
8 CIN BAL 20 12
9 SF CAR 24 15
9 BUF PIT 11 2
11 KC LV 5 -6
12 CAR SF 8 -4
13 LAR DAL 18 5
14 CLE LAC 9 -5
15 BAL CIN 1 -14
16 NYJ MIA 2 -14
17 MIA NYJ 19 2
18 NE DET 16 -2
19 PIT BUF 4 -15
20 TEN WAS 12 -8
21 IND DEN 16 -5
22 MIN CHI 30 8
23 JAC HOU 29 6
24 ATL TB 10 -14
25 CHI MIN 6 -19
26 NYG GB 26 0
27 DET NE 28 1
28 WAS TEN 31 3
29 HOU JAC 23 -6
29 LV KC 15 -14
29 SEA NO 14 -15
32 ARI PHI 2 -30

 

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If you want to dive deeper into fantasy football, check out our award-winning slate of Fantasy Football Tools as you navigate your season. From our Start/Sit Assistant – which provides your optimal lineup based on accurate consensus projections – to our Waiver Wire Assistant, which allows you to quickly see which available players will improve your team and how much – we’ve got you covered this fantasy football season.

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