Fantasy Football: 4 Players You Can Drop After Week 5

Eric Ebron was thought to be a breakout candidate coming into the season, but he's been a major disappointment. Who else can be dropped from your roster?

Fantasy football can be a cruel hobby. Fake footballers spend many a summer night plotting draft strategies, only to discover five weeks into the season that some of those strategies won't work out.

Sometimes, we end up giving players the benefit of the doubt for far too long, waiting for their roles to crystallize. But player performance data after five weeks is far more actionable than it is after three weeks. And in fantasy football, if you aren't doing a weekly roster examination to get dead weight off your squad to make room for upside stashes, you aren't doing it right.

This past weekend revealed more candidates who are no longer worth of fantasy football ownership. Who are these cut-worthy players?

Let's find out.