Who holds the record for the longest NFL career?

George Blanda, who played both as a kicker and a quarterback, has the longest NFL career of all time, playing for 26 seasons in total. Quarterbacks not only have a longer career than the average NFL player, but they command the highest salaries in the league.
A.

Who has been playing in the NFL the longest?

In 2000, he became the NFL's all-time leading scorer, eclipsing George Blanda – a record Anderson held until his retirement in 2004. He left the game at the age of 45 after 23 years in the NFL, which is the third-longest playing tenure to date.
  • Who has played the most games in the NFL?

    Jerry Rice played 303 games primarily on offense, an NFL record. Brett Favre has played the most NFL games at quarterback. Bruce Matthews (left) played a record 296 games as an offensive lineman. His brother Clay (right) holds the record for games at linebacker.
  • Who is the youngest player to play in the NFL?

    Okoye was drafted by the Houston Texans in the first round of the 2007 NFL draft. He is the youngest player to ever be drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft at only 19 years old. He was the highest draft pick to come out of the University of Louisville since the AFL-NFL merger.
  • What was Brett Favre's age when he retired?

    At age 45, Favre has been out of the NFL for more than four years. He announced his retirement multiple times before finally walking away from the game for good in 2011 after two years with the Minnesota Vikings.
B.

Who is the oldest player playing in the NFL this year?

Adam Vinatieri, right, is set to be the oldest player in the NFL this season. With Jason Hanson retiring, the honor of being the oldest player in the NFL now goes to fellow kicker Adam Vinatieri. In fact, seven of the 10 oldest players currently on an NFL roster are special teams players.
  • Who is the oldest player playing in the NFL this year?

    Adam Vinatieri, right, is set to be the oldest player in the NFL this season. With Jason Hanson retiring, the honor of being the oldest player in the NFL now goes to fellow kicker Adam Vinatieri. In fact, seven of the 10 oldest players currently on an NFL roster are special teams players.
  • Who is the oldest player in the NFL right now?

    Here are five names of players who will be on the long in the tooth list, assuming they play later this year:
    • Adam Vinatieri, 43. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)
    • Phil Dawson, 41. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
    • Matt Bryant, 40. (Josh D.
    • Matt Hasselbeck, 40. (Matt Kryger/The Star)
    • Shane Lechler, 39.
    • Tom Brady, 38.
  • Who is the youngest player to play in the NFL?

    Okoye was drafted by the Houston Texans in the first round of the 2007 NFL draft. He is the youngest player to ever be drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft at only 19 years old. He was the highest draft pick to come out of the University of Louisville since the AFL-NFL merger.
C.

How many NFL teams have had a perfect season?

Apart from the 1972 Dolphins, three NFL teams have completed undefeated and untied regular seasons: the 1934 Chicago Bears, the 1942 Chicago Bears, and the 2007 New England Patriots.
  • What football team went undefeated and won the Super Bowl?

    No. The only team to go undefeated in the regular season and win the Super Bowl was the '72 Miami Dolphins. The 2007 New England Patriots almost did this but lost the Super Bowl to Eli Manning and the New York Giants. However, the 1972 Dolphins lost 3 out of 6 preseason games.
  • What boxer is undefeated?

    List of undefeated boxing world champions
    BoxerRecordWeight class
    Ricardo López51–0–1 (0)Light flyweight
    Rocky Marciano49–0–0 (0)Heavyweight
    Terry Marsh26–0–1 (0)Light welterweight
    Floyd Mayweather Jr.50–0–0 (0)Super featherweight
  • Who was in the Super Bowl in 1973?

    On January 14, 1973, the Miami Dolphins defeat the Washington Redskins 14-7 at the Los Angeles Coliseum in Super Bowl VII, becoming the first team in National Football League (NFL) history to finish with an undefeated season.

Updated: 28th August 2018

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