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Who is currently the oldest quarterback in the NFL?

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As of the end of the 2013 football season, Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos is the oldest quarterback in the National Football League. He played in the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, 2014 at age 37, less than two months shy of his 38th birthday.

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Who is currently the oldest quarterback in the NFL?
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Currently close to Manning in age are quarterbacks Tom Brady of the New England Patriots at 36 years old and Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints at age 35. Peyton Manning is the second-oldest quarterback to play in a Super Bowl, ranking behind John Elway, who played in Super Bowl XXXIII at age 38. Manning is by far not the oldest quarterback to play in the NFL. George Blanda played as a quarterback for the Raiders when he was 48 years old.

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