Football may be commonly regarded as a highly competitive sport for the young but perseverance, commitment and splendidness can provide an extended and successful career, as you’ll soon witness. However, some players defy age and still actively play in the NFL. Ladies and gents, we present to you the top 7 wide receivers who play in the NFL.


  • Matthew Slater

Matthew Slater

Born: September 9, 1985 (37 years)

Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)

Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)

Team: New England Patriots

Position: Wide receiver

 

Matthew Slater is an American professional football player in the position of wide receiver who mainly plays as a special squad for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). Slater was also a part of college football at UCLA, where he obtained first-team All-Pac-10 honors, and was drafted in the fifth round by the Patriots  of the 2008 NFL Draft. 

 

For most of his profession, Slater was a special squad player. He is regarded as one of the NFL’s best gunners. He is a three-time Super Bowl champ in Super Bowl XLIX, Super Bowl LI, and Super Bowl LIII.


  • DeSean Jackson

DeSean Jackson

Born: December 1, 1986 (35 years)

Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

Weight: 175 lb (79 kg)

Team: Baltimore Ravens 

Position: Wide receiver 

 

DeSean Jackson is an American professional football player in the role of wide receiver who currently plays for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). Jackson partook in college football for the California Golden Bears, where he was acknowledged as a consensus All-American (2006, 2007). He was selected in the second round by the Philadelphia Eagles of the 2008 NFL Draft, and had also been a part for the Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Los Angeles Rams. 

 

Jackson has been chosen to the Pro Bowl three times, and was the first player appointed to the Pro Bowl at two different roles in the exact year when he was called to the 2010 Pro Bowl as a wide receiver and return specialist.


  • A.J. Green

A.J. Green

Born: July 31, 1988 (34 years)

Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)

Weight: 207 lb (94 kg)

Team: Arizona Cardinals 

Position: Wide receiver 

 

A.J. Green is an American professional football player at the wide receiver position for the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL. Green was a part of college football at Georgia and was selected fourth overall by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2011 NFL Draft, where he finished ten seasons before joining the Cardinals.

 

Green in his first season with the Bengals became the first rookie receiver to appear at the Pro Bowl in eight years. He further went on to appear in a Pro Bowl seven times throughout his profession. After finishing his Bengals career coming in at second place in franchise history, he joined the Cardinals in 2021. 


  • Andre Roberts

Andre Roberts

Born: January 9, 1988 (34 years)

Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)

Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)

Team: Carolina Panthers 

Position: Wide receiver 

 

Andre Roberts is an American professional football player in the role of wide receiver and return specialist who currently plays for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). Roberts was a part of college football at The Citadel and was selected in the third round by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2010 NFL Draft. He was also a member of the Washington Redskins, Detroit Lions, Atlanta Falcons, New York Jets, Buffalo Bills, Houston Texans, and the Los Angeles Chargers.


  • Julio Jones

Julio Jones

Julio Jones is an American professional  football wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL. He was a part of the college football team at Alabama, and was selected in the first round sixth overall by the Atlanta Falcons of the 2011 NFL Draft. He is considered as one of the finest receivers of the 2010s.

 

After being discharged by the Titans in 2022, he has since then joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


  • Randall Cobb

Randall Cobb

Born: August 22, 1990 (32 years)

Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

Weight: 192 lb (87 kg)

Team: Green Bay Packers 

Position: Wide receiver

 

Randall Cobb is an American professional football wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. He was a part of college football at Kentucky, and was drafted in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Packers.Cobb was a member of Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texas for just one season each. 


  • Marquise Goodwin

Marquise Goodwin

Born: November 19, 1990 (32 years)

Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)

Weight: 179 lb (81 kg)

Team: Seattle Seahawks

Position: Wide receiver 

 

Marquise Goodwin is an American professional football wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks of the NFL. He was selected in the third round with the 78th overall of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. Goodwin was also a part of college football at Texas.



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