Ryan Fitzpatrick in the top 5? Yep. It’s on.
Now, I’m no Ryan Fitzpatrick apologist. I know he had an awesome pregame speech last week and went out and threw two picks in the game.
But here’s the skinny for those of you who haven’t read my 10 crucial considerations for Week 5 post from Wednesday:
“7. The big sleeper in the passing yards department this week is Houston, which is projected to throw for 262.6 yards against Dallas, the fourth-highest total of the week. Ryan Fitzpatrick strikes fear in the hearts of few defensive backs, but the Cowboys just lost starting cornerback Morris Claiborne for the season and they weren’t exactly shutting people down when they had him. Fitzpatrick also has an outstanding WR tandem in DeAndre Hopkins and Andre Johnson to throw to.”
Boom or bust quarterback projections for Week 5: