The Bills are a team poised to be a Super Bowl contender in 2021. Something that helps a team with such lofty goals is experience.
Buffalo has just that.
Following the team’s final roster construction last week, the Bills have the seventh-oldest roster in the entire NFL. That number comes via Spotrac.
Overall, the Bears clock in as the oldest roster in the NFL with an average age of 27.15. The Bills sit at an average of 26.68.
On the flip side, the Jets slide in as the youngest team entering 2021. Their average age is 25.38 years old.
In terms of the rest of the AFC East, the Patriots nearly have a roster as old as the Bills. The Pats’ average age of 26.81 clocks in as the sixth-oldest.
Rounding out the division, the Dolphins have the 22nd oldest roster at 26.08 years old.
What’s worth noting on Buffalo is context.
While, from top to bottom, the Bills do have an older roster. Many of their players in key spots, such as quarterback Josh Allen (25) and linebacker Tremaine Edmunds (23), are still very young.
Because of that, the Bills could be set to compete for both the short and long term.