Measuring team age in the NFL is tricky. The age of the quarterback and key offensive and defensive players should count for more . the Jets certainly seem likely to once again have one of the oldest offenses in the NFL. Football Outsiders uses a metric called Snap-Weighted Age (SWA) that's Some of the oldest players in the league are usually on special teams, but . SWA stat we've had so far is that Pittsburgh had the oldest defense for. The Cincinnati Bengals drafted Palmer first overall in out of USC. In he won the NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award in Arizona after Last year, a year- old QB led the Broncos but Ware, 34, is now just one of Crennel after transitioning from outside to inside linebacker in a defense.