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Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 5: Running backs

Start 'Em & Sit 'Em is the ultimate weekly look at NFL matchups and how they'll affect your fantasy football team. Fantasy superstars such as Todd Gurley and Antonio Brown will not be featured. All player matchups are based on PPR scoring system. NFL researchers Matt Frederick and Michael Florio have contributed to the column. For your final starting lineup decisions, check our weekly fantasy football lineup rankings.

Byes:Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Start 'Em

Start 'Em:Chris Thompson at New Orleans Saints (Mon.), Marshawn Lynch at Los Angeles Chargers
Sleepers:Royce Freeman at New York Jets, Aaron Jones at Detroit Lions

Sit 'Em

Sit 'Em:Isaiah Crowell vs. Denver Broncos, Nick Chubb vs. Baltimore Ravens
Busts:Jay Ajayi vs. Minnesota Vikings, Jamaal Williams at Detroit Lions

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