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Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Dynasty risers and fallers come in all kinds of different variations but there's one thing that is generally true; risers are generally younger players and fallers are generally older players. As you look at the rankings below you'll see that Dawson Knox, Dalton Schultz, and Logan Thomas are good examples of this. Rob Gronkowski, well he's a little bit different.

Gronkowski, at 32 years old, has re-emerged from the Fantasy ashes. He's the No. 3 tight end in Fantasy points per game and that includes one game where he only played 10% of the snaps. Tom Brady shows no signs of even considering hanging them up and it's fair to expect that his tight end will play as long as he does. So that's how a guy at his age jumps into the borderline top-12 discussion.

Think that's too high for a 32-year-old? Well, he's only five months older than Travis Kelce, who currently ranks No. 5. Kelce definitely should be higher considering he is the only person to finish the season as a No. 1 tight end in the past five years, but Gronkowski has been better on a per-game basis, so I'm not sure how much higher Kelce should be. 

The more difficult thing for rankings purposes is comparing Gronkowski to guys like Cole Kmet, Noah Fant, and Pat Freiermuth. But that's only difficult for me because I'm trying to create a one-size-fits-all ranking. It's easier for you. If you're trying to win a title, you should take Gronkowski over all those guys. If you're building for the future you should take pretty much all of the young guys over Gronkowski.

Here are the updated Dynasty tight end rankings: