The Worksheet, a fantasy football overview by Rich Hribar, breaking down everything you need to know for the Week 5 San Fransisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals Sunday afternoon game.

San FranciscoRank@ArizonaRank
22.5Implied Total28
25.522Points All./Gm21.29
6313Opp. Plays/Gm63.515
5.814Off. Yards/Play6.63
5.311Def. Yards/Play5.617
42.06%17Opp. Rush %39.76%12
57.94%16Opp. Pass %60.24%21
  • The Cardinals are the only team in the league that has hit their implied team total in all four games this season.
  • The Cardinals have posted over 400 yards of scrimmage in the first four games, the first time in franchise history they have done so to start a season.
  • Arizona is averaging 2.7 more yards per passing play than their opponent, the most in the league.
  • Kyler Murray leads the league in passing yardage (594 yards) on completions of 20-plus yards.
  • Murray’s completion percentage (76.1%) is 9.2% over expectation, the highest in the league. 
  • 17.6% of the rushing plays against Arizona have gained 10 or more yards, the highest rate in the league.

Trust = spike production for that player
Bust = down-week production for that player’s standards


Kyler Murray (TRUST): Murray stayed hot last week against the Rams, closing as the QB9 (22.6 points). He threw for a season “low” of 8.4 yards per attempt and 268 yards, but added a pair of passing touchdowns and 39 yards rushing to his line. 

The 49ers have allowed 19 or more fantasy points to all four quarterbacks they have faced and their multi-year struggles with mobile quarterbacks has continued as they have already allowed 82 rushing yards and a score to Jalen Hurts and 26 yards and a score to Russell Wilson to open the year. 

In four games against the 49ers, Murray has rushed for 34 yards, 67 yards and a touchdown, 91 yards and a touchdown, and 75 yards. 

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