Dynasty Watch: Players Over 30, 2 to Buy and 1 to Sell
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Dynasty rankings are in constant flux, and staying informed is the key to making roster decisions for your fantasy football team. The Dynasty Watch series highlights some key takeaways from each week’s games. Father time is undefeated. If your fantasy team is too, it might be time to buy some cheap veteran depth to help you get through the bye weeks. And if you’re at the other end of the standings, it might be time to start unloading some of your older players. Once wide receivers and running backs reach the age of 30, their value in dynasty leagues is almost always in a state of decline. That decline can come fast too, with even former superstars in a position where if you wait too long, you’ll only be getting pennies on the dollar.1 At the same time, there are older players with gas left in the tank that can be had for cheap because their owners start panicking at the first sign of trouble. If you traded for Larry Fitzgerald three years ago, you reaped some major benefits over the past few seasons, and Jordy Nelson led the league in touchdown receptions at age 31 coming off a season lost to injury. With that in mind, let’s go shopping at the old-folks home and figure out which veterans we should be targeting.