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Fantasy Football Players' Peak Ages

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10:  Randy Moss #81 of the New England Patriots looks on during warm ups against the Baltimore Ravens during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
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Football ManiaxsSenior Writer IJuly 15, 2010

The premise of this article looks at age of players at various positions and at what age you can typically expect a player to begin peaking, as well as what age you can expect players to decline. 

It is a very valuable tool for fantasy owners to be able to predict where to draft certain players.

Most quarterbacks will rarely peak before 25-years old and a number of them will have their best statistical season after their 30th birthday.  My general rule is that you rarely want to draft a quarterback that has less than three years of NFL experience (not starts, but service) and that you rarely want to go with quarterbacks that are older than 35-years old, unless it is a Brett Favre situation where the players seems to defy his age on a consistent basis.  That 25 to 35 year old range seems to be the range where the biggest fantasy seasons come from...

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