The 21 Oldest Professional Athletes Still Playing in 2018

When they were just rookies, they never could've predicted they'd still be playing in 2018. Yet here they are, battling against guys half their age.

Phil Dawson

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Phil Dawson

After Vinatieri, Phil Dawson is the second-oldest active player in the NFL.

The 43-year-old Arizona Cardinals placekicker was born in 1975.

That's a full 22 years earlier than the birth year of teammate Josh Rosen.

Dawson has converted an impressive 436 of his 518 career field goal attempts.

That's good for a career field goal percentage of 84.2%.

Dawson's been around for so long that he's even had a rule named after him. The "Phil Dawson" rule allows any kick that hits the uprights or crossbar to be reviewable by replay.

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