The NFL released their 2020 schedule and now we get to examine the bye weeks for each team and see when the top players will have the week off as we mold our pre-draft strategies to ensure proper depth and to make sure there is not too much overlay with key players that share the same bye. Let's check it out! 

Week 5 Bye - Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers

Key Players 

QB Matthew Stafford , Aaron Rodgers
RB Aaron Jones , AJ Dillon, Kerryon Johnson , D'Andre Swift
WR Davante Adams , Kenny Golladay , Marvin Jones , Marquez Valdes-Scantling
TE T.J. Hockenson

Week 6 Bye - New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks, Las Vegas Raiders, New England Patriots

Key Players

QB Drew Brees , Russell Wilson , Derek Carr , Jarrett Stidham
RB Alvin Kamara , Josh Jacobs , Sony Michel l, Chris Carson
WR Michael Thomas , Emmanuel Sanders , Tyler Lockett , D.K. Metcalf, Julian Edelman , Mohamed Sanu , N'Keal Harry , Henry Ruggs, Tyrell Williams , Hunter Renfrow
TE Darren Waller , Jared Cook , Will Dissly , Greg Olsen , Devin Asiasi

Week 7 Bye - Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Vikings, Tennessee Titans, Jacksonville Jaguars

Key Players

QB Philip Rivers , Kirk Cousins , Ryan Tannehill , Gardner Minshew
RB Derrick Henry , Dalvin Cook , Leonard Fournette , Marlon Mack , Jonathan Taylor
WR T.Y. Hilton , D.J. Chark , Adam Thielen , A.J. Brown, Michael Pittman, Justin Jefferson, Laviska Shenault
TE Jonnu Smith , Kyle Rudolph , Jack Doyle , Trey Burton , Tyler Eifert

Week 8 Bye - Baltimore Ravens, Arizona Cardinals, Houston Texans, Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Redskins, Denver Broncos

Key Players

QB Lamar Jackson , Kyler Murray , Deshaun Watson , Ben Roethlisberger , Dwayne Haskins, Drew Lock
RB Mark Ingram , J.K. Dobbins, David Johnson , Duke Johnson , James Conner , Kenyan Drake , Phillip Lindsay , Melvin Gordon
WR DeAndre Hopkins , Christian Kirk , Marquise Brown , JuJu Smith-Schuster , Brandin Cooks , Will Fuller , Courtland Sutton , Jerry Jeudy, Terry McLaurin
TE Mark Andrews , Eric Ebron , Vance McDonald , Noah Fant

Week 9 Bye - Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles

Key Players

QB Joe Burrow, Baker Mayfield , Jared Goff , Carson Wentz
RB Joe Mixon , Nick Chubb , Kareem Hunt , Miles Sanders, Cam Akers
WR Tyler Boyd , A.J. Green , Odell Beckham , Jarvis Landry , Cooper Kupp , Robert Woods , Alshon Jeffery , DeSean Jackson
TE Austin Hooper , Zach Ertz , Dallas Goedert , Tyler Higbee

Week 10 Bye - Dallas Cowboys, Atlanta Falcons, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Chargers

Key Players

QB Dak Prescott , Matt Ryan , Patrick Mahomes , TyRod Taylor
RB Ezekiel Elliott , Todd Gurley , Austin Ekeler , Clyde Edwards-Helaire
WR Amari Cooper , Michael Gallup , CeeDee Lamb, Julio Jones , Calvin Ridley , Tyreek Hill , Keenan Allen , Mike Williams
TE Travis Kelce , Hunter Henry , Hayden Hurst , Blake Jarwin

Week 11 Bye - Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants, New  York Jets, San Francisco 49ers

Key Players

QB Josh Allen , Nick Foles , Tua Tagovailoa, Daniel Jones, Sam Darnold , Jimmy Garoppolo
RB Saquon Barkley , Le'Veon Bell , Tevin Coleman , Raheem Mostert , Jordan Howard , Matt Breida , David Montgomery , Tarik Cohen , Devin Singletary , Zack Moss
WR Stefon Diggs , John Brown , DeVante Parker , Jamison Crowder , Breshad Perriman , Golden Tate , Sterling Shepard , Darius Slay ton, Allen Robinson , Deebo Samuel
TE George Kittle , Evan Engram , Mike Gesicki , Chris Herndon , Cole Kmet, Jimmy Graham , Dawson Knox  

Week 13 Bye - Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carolina Panthers

Key Players

QB Tom Brady , Teddy Bridgewater
RB Christian McCaffrey , Ronald Jones
WR Mike Evans , Chris Godwin , D.J. Moore
TE Rob Gronkowski , Ian Thomas

 

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