People who get older like to say that age is just a number. Is that true in the NFL?
Of the 10 oldest teams in the league, as compiled by The Philly Voice after the 53-man cutdowns in September, only the Atlanta Falcons and Pittsburgh Steelers qualified for the playoffs. The Falcons were the oldest team, with an average age of 27.1 years, and the Steelers ranked ninth at 26.3 years.
On the flip side, three of the 10 youngest teams advanced to the postseason: the Green Bay Packers (third at 25.4 years), Kansas City Chiefs (sixth at 25.5) and Seattle Seahawks...
Michael Turner of the Atlanta Falcons carries the ball Monday night against the Denver Broncos.