With the Broncos’ win over the Panthers, Peyton Manning is now the the oldest quarterback in NFL history to lead his team to a title at 39 years old.
The record was previously held by Broncos vice president John Elway. He was 38 years and seven months old when he led the Denver to victory in Super Bowl XXXIII. He was 37 when he won Super Bowl XXXII against the Green Bay Packers for his first championship.
Manning is also third on the list of oldest Super Bowl quarterbacks with his appearance in Super Bowl XLVIII, which the Broncos lost 43–8.
10 oldest quarterbacks to play in a Super Bowl
|Peyton Manning||Denver Broncos||Super Bowl 50||39||W, 24–10 over Panthers|
|John Elway||Denver Broncos||Super Bowl XXXIII||38||W, 34–19 over Falcons|
|Peyton Manning||Denver Broncos||Super Bowl XLVIII||37||L, 43–8 to Seahawks|
|Johnny Unitas||Baltimore Colts||Super Bowl V||37||W, 16–13 over Cowboys|
|Kurt Warner||Arizona Cardinals||Super Bowl XLIII||37||L, 27–23 to Steelers|
|John Elway||Denver Broncos||Super Bowl XXXII||37||W, 31–24 over Packers|
|Rich Gannon||Oakland Raiders||Super Bowl XXXVII||37||L, 48–21 to Buccaneers|
|Fran Tarkenton||Minnesota Vikings||Super Bowl XI||36||L, 32–14 to Vikings|
|Roger Staubach||Dallas Cowboys||Super Bowl III||36||L, 35–31 to Steelers|
|Earl Morrall||Baltimore Colts||Super Bowl V||36||W, 16–13 over Cowboys|
- Christopher Chavez