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Horse Tracks: Broncos have the oldest offense in the NFL

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According to Jimmy Kempski of The Philly Voice, the Denver Broncos have the oldest offense in the NFL.

They added up ages of the starting quarterback, running back, the three starting receivers, tight end and offensive lineman and came up with the average age of the group. The Broncos came out on top of the list with an average age of 29 years old.

It's unclear which players they used for this average, and his could skew things a bit. For instance, they could have listed Owen Daniels as a starting tight end. He's 32 years old, but Virgil Green is six years younger. Also, rookies Max Garcia and Ty Sambrailo probably weren't listed as starters, and both could make the week one starting lineup.

The 39-year-old Peyton Manning also raises the average age of the offensive starters on the Broncos as well. So I'm not too concerned with these findings.

Let's take a look at the entire list below.

Team Average Age
Denver Broncos 29
Patriots 28.55
Browns 28.18
Saints 28
Bears 27.82
Chargers 27.64
Cowboys 27.36
Eagles 27.09
Jets 27.09
Redskins 27
Ravens 27
Colts 26.91
Cardinals 26.91
Chiefs 26.91
Texans 26.82
Falcons 26.73
49ers 26.64
Bills 26.55
Steelers 26.55
Giants 26.36
Panthers 26.27
Raiders 26.09
Vikings 26
Lions 26
Bengals 25.82
Packers 25.82
Buccaneers 25.73
Seahawks 25.73
Dolphins 25.19
Titans 24.91
Rams 24.18
Jaguars 23.91

So does age really matter? It's really hard to come up with an answer with these findings. The Broncos and Patriots top this list, and they figure to be two of the better teams in the NFL.

The bottom three teams on the list(Titans, Rams, and Jaguars) figure to be below .500 teams this season.

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