NFL Salary Rankings NFL Salary Rankings

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

2017 Base Rankings

Player base
1

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$17,975,000
2

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$17,000,000
3

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$16,500,000

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$16,500,000
5

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,350,000
6

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
$16,000,000
7

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$15,750,000
8

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$15,500,000
9

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$14,750,000
10

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$14,500,000
11

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$14,000,000

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$14,000,000

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$14,000,000
14

Malik Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$13,500,000
15

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$13,250,000
16

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$13,166,666
17

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$13,100,000
18

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$13,000,000

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$13,000,000

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$13,000,000
22

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$12,900,000
23

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$12,734,000
24

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$12,600,000
25

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$12,550,000
26

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$12,500,000
27

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
$12,000,000

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$12,000,000
29

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$11,750,000

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$11,750,000
31

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$11,500,000
32

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$11,431,000
33

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$11,250,000
34

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$11,100,000
35

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$11,000,000

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000
37

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$10,800,000
38

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$10,500,000
39

Nick Foles

Quarterback
$10,400,000
40

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$10,300,000
41

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$10,100,000
42

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$9,985,000
43

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$9,950,000
44

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$9,750,000

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$9,750,000

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$9,750,000
47

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$9,650,000
48

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$9,000,000

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$9,000,000

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$9,000,000

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$9,000,000
52

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$8,875,000
53

Justin Pugh

Guard
$8,821,000

D.J. Fluker

Guard
$8,821,000
55

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$8,800,000
56

Damon Harrison

Defensive Tackle
$8,750,000
57

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$8,600,000
58

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$8,500,000

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$8,500,000
62

Alec Ogletree

Outside Linebacker
$8,369,000
63

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$8,250,000

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$8,250,000

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$8,250,000
66

Sheldon Richardson

Defensive End
$8,069,000
67

Xavier Rhodes

Cornerback
$8,026,000

Desmond Trufant

Cornerback
$8,026,000
69

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$8,000,000

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$8,000,000

Mike Iupati

Guard
$8,000,000
72

Mike Pouncey

Center
$7,950,000
73

DeAndre Hopkins

Wide Receiver
$7,915,000
74

Jairus Byrd

Free Safety
$7,900,000

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$7,900,000
76

Doug Baldwin

Wide Receiver
$7,750,000

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$7,750,000

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$7,750,000
79

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$7,500,000

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$7,500,000
81

Jason Witten

Tight End
$7,400,000
82

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$7,363,324
83

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$7,300,000
84

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$7,250,000

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive Tackle
$7,250,000
86

Reshad Jones

Strong Safety
$7,060,000
87

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$7,000,000

Allen Hurns

Wide Receiver
$7,000,000

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$7,000,000

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$7,000,000

Marvin Jones

Wide Receiver
$7,000,000

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Vinny Curry

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Chase Daniel

Quarterback
$7,000,000
96

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$6,950,000

Pernell McPhee

Outside Linebacker
$6,950,000
98

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$6,900,000

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$6,900,000
100

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$6,857,977