Pre-Week 5 Stock Watch

As I alluded to last week and have mentioned several times in the past, I don’t cover roster management and the like as I used to because managing my teams is low on my priority list, and in fact it’s last on my priority list. I’m sure that fact will aggravate some people, but I’m just being honest. The truth is, it’s very difficult in 2016 to simply stay up on the ever-shifting player roles and performances, as well as the matchups.
So when I get to this column each week, it’s after I’ve seen all the games, studied the snaps and the data, and when I have a good feel for matchups for the upcoming week. I’m going to change things up whenever I chime in here – which may not be every week – and I’ll approach my takes and thoughts in different ways.
This week, I thought it would be cool to write up a pre-emptive Stock Watch. In other words, some writeups on players whom I think we’ll be giving love to come Monday. Here’s my top-5:
1.    Dwayne Washington (RB, Det) – I gave him love here last week and in the W...
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John Hansen

By launching in 1995, John Hansen became one of the true pioneers of fantasy sports reporting and analysis. Over the last 22 years his fantasy coverage has been seen and heard on, NFL Network,, SiriusXM, DirecTV, and more. In 2013 he was inducted into the Fantasy Sports Writers' Association's Hall of Fame. Be sure to follow John on Twitter at @Fantasy_Guru.