Who is the oldest player to ever play in the NFL?

Oldest Player. Legendary quarterback and hall of famer George Blanda played in the NFL from 1948 until 1976, when he was 48. He played for 26 seasons, a record. And until 2000, he held the record of most points scored in a career, with 2,002.
A.

What NFL player has been in the NFL the longest?

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.
  • 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 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.
  • How old is Brett Favre when he retired from the NFL?

    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 has played the most years in the NFL?

All-time most appearances (minimum 200 games played)
RankNamePosition
1Morten Andersen*K ^
2Gary AndersonK
3Jeff FeaglesP ^
4George Blanda*K, QB
  • What NFL player has been in the NFL the longest?

    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.
  • Who is the oldest current football player?

    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.
  • 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.
C.

Who is the oldest active player in the NFL?

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.
  • How fast is Randy Johnson's fastball?

    In the prime of his career, Johnson's fastball was sometimes clocked over 100 mph (160 km/h), even as high as 102 mph (164 km/h) with a low three-quarters delivery (nearly sidearm). His signature pitch was a slider that broke down and away from left-handed hitters and down and in to right-handed hitters.
  • Who hit the longest home run ever?

    Other legendary home run hitters include Jimmie Foxx, Mel Ott, Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle (who on September 10, 1960, mythically hit "the longest home run ever" at an estimated distance of 643 feet (196 m), although this was measured after the ball stopped rolling), Reggie Jackson, Harmon Killebrew, Ernie Banks, Mike
  • Who has hit the longest homerun in baseball history?

    The distance: 656 feet to the point where it first landed! 19-year-old Mickey Mantle had just hit the longest home run in baseball history! But Mickey wasn't finished. His second homer, also hit left-handed, was a high, opposite-field drive that easily cleared the left-field wall.

Updated: 15th August 2018

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