For the vast majority of football players, the NFL stands for "not for long."
But there are a select few blessed with the talent and good health to continue their careers deep into their 30s.
Many of these players are well known; Peyton Manning, Tom Brady and others have long been in the national spotlight. But there are a number of unheralded players who have played far from the spotlight.
Here are seven journeymen who have quietly continued their careers well into their 30s.