Breakdowns

The Oldest and Youngest Offensive Position Groups in the NFL

Based on the 2021 NFL rosters, here are the top 5 oldest teams and youngest teams by position group in the NFL. Below is the offensive breakdown, as well as the league average at among position group:

Quarterback

Average Age: 27.34

Oldest

  1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 32.75 years old
  2. Atlanta Falcons: 30.33 years old
  3. Chicago Bears: 29.33 years old
  4. Seattle Seahawks: 29.25 years old
  5. Washington Football Team / New England Patriots / Green Bay Packers: 29.00 years old

Youngest

  1. New York Jets: 24.00 years old
  2. Baltimore Ravens: 24.25 years old
  3. Indianapolis Colts: 24.75 years old
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars: 25.00 years old
  5. Buffalo Bills: 25.25 years old

Running Back

Average Age: 25.17

Oldest

  1. Houston Texans: 27.86 years old
  2. New England Patriots: 26.63 years old
  3. Atlanta Falcons: 26.57 years old
  4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 26.50 years old
  5. Buffalo Bills / Kansas City Chiefs: 26.43 years old

Youngest

  1. Los Angeles Rams: 23.20 years old
  2. Detroit Lions:23.50 years old
  3. Dallas Cowboys: 23.71 years old
  4. Green Bay Packers: 23.82 years old
  5. Indianapolis Colts: 24.00 years old

Wide Receiver

Average Age: 25.23

Oldest

  1. Buffalo Bills: 26.92 years old
  2. Miami Dolphins: 26.73 years old
  3. San Francisco 49ers: 26.69 years old
  4. Houston Texans: 26.46 years old
  5. New England Patriots: 26.40 years old

Youngest

  1. Philadelphia Eagles: 23.64 years old
  2. Dallas Cowboys: 23.71 years old
  3. Minnesota Vikings: 24.00 years old
  4. Pittsburgh Steelers: 24.10 years old
  5. Atlanta Falcons: 24.13 years old

Tight End

Average Age: 26.05

Oldest

  1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 28.83 years old
  2. New York Giants: 27.86 years old
  3. Kansas City Chiefs: 27.60 years old
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars: 27.33 years old
  5. New York Jets: 27.20 years old

Youngest

  1. Tennessee Titans: 24.50 years old
  2. Seattle Seahawks: 24.67 years old
  3. Denver Broncos: 24.83 years old
  4. Carolina Panthers / Cincinnati Bengals / Detroit Lions: 25.00 years old
  5. Minnesota Vikings: 25.14 years old

Offensive Line

Average Age: 26.08

Oldest

  1. San Francisco 49ers: 27.77 years old
  2. Arizona Cardinals: 27.40 years old
  3. New York Giants: 27.17 years old
  4. Tennessee Titans: 27.06 years old
  5. New England Patriots: 26.69 years old

Youngest

  1. Green Bay Packers: 23.88 years old
  2. Minnesota Vikings: 24.73 years old
  3. Detroit Lions: 24.86 years old
  4. Miami Dolphins: 25.20 years old
  5. Atlanta Falcons: 25.23 years old

Here are differences between league average and each team’s average age at the offensive position groups:

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