Dynasty is supposed to be a patient man's game. At wide receiver, guys like Justin Jefferson and Ja'Marr Chase are making that very difficult. The former LSU Tigers have all but rewritten the rookie receiving records and in the process they've ascended the the top of the Dynasty rankings. There's plenty of room for debate as to whether Chase or Jefferson should be No. 1, but it's hard to make a good case for anyone else in the top two. 

What their instant impact also highlights is the perceived struggles of a few receivers who saw their value take a hit this season. Coming into the year A.J. Brown was my No. 2 receiver. He's now fallen to 12th, though I'm certain there are many people who think that's too low. 

It's just hard for me to ignore the fact that Brown will be 25 years old next year and still doesn't have an 1,100-yard season or more than 70 catches in a year. It's also really hard to analyze whether he's taking a step forward when he's missed time with injuries and the Titans remain so committed to the run. Considering the Titans earned the 1 seed in the AFC this year it's also hard to imagine the run-heavy part is going to change. Hopefully the injury part does. 

Two other young receivers who have seen their ranking drop are Terry McLaurin and Chase Claypool. But I have very different feelings about them. McLaurin has proven to me that he's a No. 1 receiver in the NFL, and I believe with even a slight quarterback upgrade he could be a top-12 Dynasty receiver again. 

Claypool made no strides in his second year, and his first year was buoyed by what we all knew was an unsustainable touchdown rate. He would need a massive upgrade at quarterback for me to even consider moving him close to where he was ranked. It seems more likely to me he's a flex in Pittsburgh as the switch to a more run-heavy scheme and Diontae Johnson continues to dominate targets.

If you considering buying low on these receivers, I'm all for it. Just make sure it's the right price. For Brown, that's just about any first-round pick if you're a contender. If you're rebuilding, I'd be happy to trade a star running back if he's older than Brown. McLaurin is worth a borderline first, but I'd be more happy giving up an early second for him. Claypool is to me worth no more than a mid second round pick. I'll have more on their values later in the week in the updated trade chart.

Below is my updated top 100 for Dynasty receivers. These rankings are based on PPR leagues and the ages are the player's age Week 1 of the 2022 season.