NFL Reactions: Week 5
NFL Reactions: Week 5

This article is part of our NFL Reactions series.

-It's encouraging that Kyler Murray is running more lately, with Sunday's game against Cincinnati marking a new high with 93 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries. He otherwise completed 20-of-32 passes for 253 yards, with no touchdowns or interceptions. If Murray keeps running, though, he might pile up enough combined passing and rushing volume to provide useful fantasy value even if he's less than good in real life.

-Murray's rushing breakout should also prove beneficial to Arizona's running backs. David Johnson ran for 91 yards on 17 carries while adding three catches for 65 yards on five targets, and Chase Edmonds frustrated Johnson's owners with eight carries for 68 yards and a touchdown.

-Andy Dalton managed to play terribly for the majority of Sunday's game against Arizona, and he came perilously close to providing zero fantasy utility before piling up most of his 262 yards and two touchdowns in the fourth quarter. Tyler Boyd almost sank with him before miraculously finishing with 10 catches for 123 yards and a touchdown on 14 targets, and even Auden Tate cashed in late with three catches for 26 yards and a touchdown on six targets.

-It's probably time to let go of the idea that Derrick Henry lacks consistency. Against a tough Buffalo defense he took 20 carries for 78 yards and a touchdown, his fourth rushing touchdown on the year, and he now has at least 11.6 PPR points per game in each of his five games.

-David Montgomery

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