Fantasy Football: Week 5 Waiver Wire Must Haves

October 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Week 4 was a tough one for a plethora of fantasy owners, as elite fantasy options Michael Vick and Jay Cutler both succumbed to injuries during their first respective halves of Week 4 action.
Vick sustained damage to the cartilage in his rib cage after he was sandwiched between two Redskins defenders. 
While no official timetable is available yet, speculation indicates that Vick could miss upwards of three to six weeks of playing time.
On the other hand, Eagles head coach Andy Reid said there is no reason for Vick to already be ruled out for the Week 5 game against the 49ers.
Owners have to be disappointed as Vick had quickly morphed into an elite option at the quarterback position, and backup Kevin Kolb showed little to get excited for in relief duty.
Meanwhile, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler got decimated by the New York Giants defense, getting sacked an NFL-record nine times in the first half.
Cutler suffered a concussion at the end of the half, and ...

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