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The No. 5 overall pick in a 12-team PPR league might be the most underrated spot to draft from this year. While most people clamor for No. 1 overall, you might consider requesting No. 5. It's a pretty good place to be.

Now, you aren't getting Christian McCaffrey, Dalvin Cook or Alvin Kamara -- at least not likely. But you should have either Ezekiel Elliott or Derrick Henry fall in your lap, and that's an awesome consolation prize. You also could consider Travis Kelce in this spot, and he's an excellent choice as well.

I went with Elliott here, and I'm excited about him having a bounce-back campaign now that Dak Prescott and the Cowboys offensive line are healthy again. I would actually draft Elliott at No. 4 overall in PPR, ahead of Henry.

The nice thing about picking at No. 5 overall are the options who should be available to you in Round 2. Here, I was able to land Calvin Ridley, who has top-three upside at receiver this season. 

We'll go over the rest of this roster below, but first let's explain why you're here. This is our 12-part, pick-by-pick series where me, Heath Cummings, Chris Towers and Dave Richard all took part in a PPR mock draft. We each built three of the 12 teams in this 15-round draft to show you a different strategy from each spot.

PPR series drafting: 123456789101112

As a reference point for this league, all touchdowns in this league are worth six points, and we award one point for every 10 yards rushing and receiving and one point for every 25 yards passing. We also award 0.5 points for every reception. We feature a starting lineup of QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, TE and FLEX (RB/WR/TE). 

Here's my team from No. 5 overall:

1.5: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Cowboys
2.8: Calvin Ridley, WR, Falcons
3.5: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB, Chiefs
4.8: Mark Andrews, TE, Ravens
5.5: Kyler Murray, QB, Cardinals
6.8: Chase Claypool, WR, Steelers
7.5: Odell Beckham, WR, Browns
8.8: Jakobi Meyers, WR, Patriots
9.5: Jamaal Williams, RB, Lions
10.8: Tony Pollard, RB, Cowboys
11.5: Michael Gallup, WR, Cowboys
12.8: Darrel Williams, RB Chiefs
13.5: Kenneth Gainwell, RB, Eagles
14.8: Rashod Bateman, WR, Ravens
15.5: Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Steelers

I love getting Edwards-Helaire in the third round, and hopefully he's healthy and ready for Week 1. He still has breakout potential in his second year, and I covered myself by handcuffing him with Darrel Williams. I also handcuffed Elliott with Pollard, and that's a comforting feeling in case Elliott gets hurt.

I don't usually like pairing a tight end and quarterback with two picks in the first five rounds, but I wasn't going to pass on Andrews in Round 4 or Murray in Round 5. Both are top five players at their respective positions.

My running back depth isn't overwhelming with only Jamaal Williams as a likely rotational player aside from the handcuffs, but I have quality wide receiver options to use at flex. Meyers has plenty of upside, and Gallup could also be used as well.

The thing to note about this roster is the starting lineup should be exceptional. Murray at quarterback, Elliott and Edwards-Helaire at running back, Ridley, Claypool and Beckham at receiver, Andrews at tight end and Meyers at flex will be tough to beat if everyone is healthy.

If that group remains intact then I can play around with the waiver wire when someone of interest pops up. And I should be able to move on from guys like Gainwell, Bateman and Roethlisberger if needed.

Favorite Pick
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NE New England • #16
Age: 24 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
86th
WR RNK
40th
PROJ PTS
209
SOS
32
ADP
144
2020 Stats
REC
59
TAR
81
REYDS
729
TD
2
FPTS/G
10.5
I'm excited for Meyers this season, and he should be the best receiver for the Patriots. Mac Jones should lean on Meyers, who will be the slot receiver like he was last season. In 2020, Meyers started seeing significant playing time in Week 7, and over his final 11 games he scored at least 11 PPR points five times. That should continue this year, with hopefully a higher ceiling. I was thrilled to get Meyers in Round 8.
Pick I Might Regret
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KC Kansas City • #25
Age: 22 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
31st
RB RNK
16th
PROJ PTS
223.7
SOS
25
ADP
24
2020 Stats
RUYDS
803
REC
36
REYDS
297
TD
5
FPTS/G
13.5
I wasn't going to pass on Edwards-Helaire in Round 3, but clearly there's risk involved. He's coming off an ankle injury in the preseason, and he struggled last year as a rookie. But the upside is evident as the starting running back for the Chiefs, who have a revamped offensive line. He should have little competition for touches, and he could easily finish as a top-10 running back this year. However, if he struggles, then I passed on some talented players like Robert Woods, Patrick Mahomes and CeeDee Lamb, which could be a mistake.
Make or Break Pick
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CLE Cleveland • #13
Age: 28 • Experience: 8 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
84th
WR RNK
37th
PROJ PTS
202.7
SOS
10
ADP
83
2020 Stats
REC
23
TAR
43
REYDS
319
TD
4
FPTS/G
12.4
Beckham isn't likely to return to the same dominant player he was with the Giants. The Browns aren't going to feature him to the same extent, and he's coming off a torn ACL from last year. But he still has plenty of value, especially in Round 7 as my No. 3 receiver. That's tremendous value for someone of his talent. That said, I need Beckham to be a consistent starter for this roster, along with Claypool, so I can keep Meyers as a flex. If either Beckham or Claypool struggle then I'll be in trouble, but I'm confident both will deliver, especially Beckham at this price.

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