Father time comes for every athlete. As we draw closer to the 2022 NFL season, 

players are entering a phase of their career decline.

Brokers showed a clear decline in his first season with the Lions,

recording only one sack and one quarterback hit in 16 games.

The 31-year-old hopes that will help him lead more this season.

The Ravens brought Campbell back in the off-season despite clear signs of decline

at his age 35. His stakes of four consecutive Pro Bowls were halted

after recording only 1.5 sacks and 49 tackles in 15 games.

Cox failed to make the Pro Bowl last year for the first time since 2014.

He recorded only 3.5 sacks and 35 tackles at the age of 31.