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2013 Projected NFL Starter Age Rankings: Bengals Rank 26th


 

The Cincinnati Bengals are coming off of consecutive playoff appearances for the first time in three decades, and enter the 2013 NFL seasonfavored to make it three-in-a-row, and possibly make a deep-run in the postseason. Sounds like the profile of a veteran team, right?

Not so much.

According to ESPN’s Mike Sando, who used ESPN Stats & Information to breakdown the oldest teams in the NFL, the Bengals actually rank 26th in the league in terms of experience  despite returning the majority of a team coming off of back-to-back playoff appearances.

2013 Projected Starter Age Rankings

Team OFF DEF All
Bears 11 3 1
Falcons 13 4 2
Texans 2 11 3
Redskins 19 2 4
Broncos 3 13 5
Patriots 7 9 6
Cardinals 15 7 7
Steelers 30 1 8
49ers 9 12 9
Giants 12 10 10
Saints 1 25 11
Ravens 14 8 12
Cowboys 5 18 13
Chargers 4 24 14
Eagles 8 17 15
Lions 6 23 16
Colts 21 5 17
Panthers 10 22 18
Dolphins 25 6 19
Jets 16 26 20
Jaguars 24 15 21
Raiders 20 20 22
Buccaneers 18 27 23
Vikings 28 14 24
Titans 17 30 25
Bengals 26 19 26
Packers 29 16 27
Bills 23 28 28
Seahawks 22 29 29
Chiefs 31 21 30
Rams 27 31t 31
Browns 32 31t 32
Source: ESPN Stats & Information

This only makes Bengals fans salivate more at the thought of what this team will look like when it finally peaks.

 

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