Ranking Oldest NFL Players in 2023

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New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers (8) warms up before an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills on Monday, Sept. 11, 2023, in East Rutherford, N.J.
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Ryan Hannable @RyanHannable Feb 09, 2024, 9:09 AM
  • Below are the oldest active NFL players in 2023.
  • Jason Peters is the oldest player in the league (41 years).

For years, Tom Brady was the oldest player in the NFL, but with the legendary quarterback retiring following the 2022 season, there is a new oldest player for 2023.

After signing with the Seahawks practice squad following Week 1, it’s offensive tackle Jason Peters. Peters is 41 years old.

Prior to Peters signing with Seattle, it was Aaron Rodgers, who suffered an Achilles injury against the Bills in Week 1.

*All ages are as of Sept. 1.

Ranking Oldest NFL Players in 2023

PlayerTeamAge
Jason PetersSeahawks41 years old (Jan. 22, 1982)
Aaron RodgersJets39 years old (Dec. 2, 1983)
Marcedes LewisBears39 years old (May 19, 1984)
Matt PraterRams39 years old (Aug. 10, 1984)
Nick FolkTitans38 years old (Nov. 5, 1984)
Joe FlaccoBrowns38 years old (Jan. 16, 1985)
Duane BrownJets38 years old (Aug. 30, 1985)
Matthew SlaterPatriots37 years old (Sept. 9, 1985)
Brian HoyerRaiders37 years old (Oct. 13, 1985)
J.J. JansenPanthers37 years old (Jan. 20, 1986)
Jon WeeksTexans37 years old (Feb. 17, 1986)
Thomas MorsteadJets37 years old (March 8, 1986)

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Ryan Hannable

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Ryan Hannable is a Content Managing Editor on the Web Content Team for BetMGM. Previously, he was a New England Patriots beat writer for WEEI in Boston. He also has published a golf book, “The Ultimate Book of Golf Trivia: 600 Questions and Answers.”

Ryan Hannable is a Content Managing Editor on the Web Content Team for BetMGM. Previously, he was a New England Patriots beat writer for WEEI in Boston. He also has published a golf book, “The Ultimate Book of Golf Trivia: 600 Questions and Answers.”