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5 UP/5 DOWN: Week 6

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#1 Ed Dickson (TE) Carolina Panthers

How were the Panthers going to respond to Greg Olsen’s injury?  Maybe they would look to get Christian McCaffrey more involved? That hasn’t materialized. However, they did get 5 receptions and 175 yards from Ed Dickson in the tight end slot this week. Will this continue against Philadelphia? We think yes as the Eagles struggle against the passing game.

#2 Devin Funchess (WR) Carolina Panthers

I am surprised by Funchess this season, I wasn’t sure if he would make the leap this season and become a consistent threat in the Panthers’ offense. Now I think he is a threat that you need to have on your roster. Just as mentioned above, the Eagles passing defense is average at best and the Panthers’ offense seems to be clicking.

#3 Mike Wallace (WR) Baltimore Ravens

Just when I wrote him off, he has two very good outings in a row. He seems to have found his connection with Joe Flacco and has become a solid WR2 option in fantasy. A matchup against the Chicago Bears should keep those good vibes going into Week 6.

#4 Marlon Mack (RB) Indianapolis Colts

I gave you the heads up on him at the beginning of the season as a player that can be explosive in the Colts offense. Now he is fully healthy and starting to make his mark on the offense. He had 9 rushes for 91 yards and a touchdown. He is the future back in the Colts offense and will be even more deadly when Luck gets back as opposing defenses will have to respect Luck’s ability in the passing game. Add him now before it is too late.

#5 Aaron Jones (RB) Green Bay Packers

I don’t know whether this is just a fluke, or if it could be something. Ty Montgomery is the starter when healthy, so Jones may eventually move to a backup/split carries type of role when Montgomery is ready to play again. 125 yards and a touchdown is not nothing, so he is worth an add if you have a bench spot while Montgomery is out.

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