NFL Salary Rankings NFL Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active NFL players.

2016 Cap Hit Rankings

Player 2016 cap-hit
1

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$30,000,000
2

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$28,600,000
3

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$28,550,000
4

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$24,200,000
5

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
$24,008,000
6

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$23,950,000
7

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$23,750,000
8

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$22,500,000
9

Peyton Manning

Quarterback
$21,500,000
10

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$21,000,000
11

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$20,835,000
12

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$19,900,000
13

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$19,500,000
14

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$19,250,000
15

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$19,100,000
16

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$18,542,000
17

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$17,800,000
18

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$17,075,000
19

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$17,000,000

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$17,000,000
21

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$16,155,000

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$16,155,000
23

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$16,015,753
24

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$15,900,000
25

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$15,850,000
26

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$15,250,000
27

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$15,200,000
28

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$15,131,250
29

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$15,020,000
30

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$15,000,000
31

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,769,000
32

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$14,550,000
33

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$14,500,000
34

Chris Long

Defensive End
$14,250,000
35

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$14,107,000
36

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$14,000,000
37

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$13,817,000
38

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$13,750,000
39

Charles Clay

Tight End
$13,500,000
40

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$13,400,000
41

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$13,100,000
42

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$13,072,377
43

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$13,000,000
46

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$12,800,000
47

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$12,400,000
48

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$12,370,833
49

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$12,209,777
50

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$12,000,000
51

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$11,666,668
52

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$11,640,000
53

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$11,500,000

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$11,500,000
55

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$11,400,000
56

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$11,157,374
57

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$11,096,000
58

Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback
$11,082,000
59

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$11,000,000
62

Jairus Byrd

Free Safety
$10,900,000
63

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$10,668,750
64

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$10,551,000
65

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$10,500,000
66

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$10,400,000
67

Ryan Kalil

Center
$10,329,000
68

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$10,322,666
69

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$10,200,000
70

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$10,150,000
71

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$10,100,000
72

Mike Pouncey

Center
$10,025,000
73

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,000,000

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$10,000,000
75

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$9,968,750
76

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$9,900,000

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$9,900,000
78

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$9,800,000

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$9,800,000
80

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$9,750,000
81

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$9,700,000
82

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$9,605,014
83

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$9,600,000

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$9,600,000
85

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$9,554,000
86

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$9,550,000
87

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$9,500,000

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$9,500,000

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$9,500,000

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$9,500,000

Jordan Cameron

Tight End
$9,500,000

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$9,500,000
93

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$9,280,000
94

Chris Culliver

Cornerback
$9,250,000

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$9,250,000
96

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$9,237,500
97

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$9,150,000
98

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$9,047,500
99

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$9,000,000

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$9,000,000