For most positions in today’s NFL, 30 years of age is the threshold between quality play and the steep downward trajectory towards ineffectiveness. However, that’s far from the case at quarterback, where advancing age seems to do wonders for some of the league’s best passers. While it’s not a golden rule by any means, we see numerous signal callers shine well into their 30s — and even 40s.
That’s why I’ve decided to take a look at the best quarterbacks currently in the NFL over the age of 30. It’ll give you a good shapshot of the types of players who are still tearing it up past what is considered to be the “prime years” for professional athletes.
Remember — age is just a number. The following quarterbacks are living proof of that.