NFL Player Earnings NFL Player Earnings

Ranking the career earnings of all active NFL players.

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1

Peyton Manning

Quarterback
$246,732,000
2

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$187,770,000
3

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$162,779,500
4

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$151,910,000
5

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$150,455,000
6

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$147,963,880
7

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$140,529,382
8

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$138,127,242
9

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$129,282,500
10

Michael Vick

Quarterback
$121,211,000
11

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$118,920,000
12

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$117,950,000
13

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
$113,816,086
14

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$111,900,000
15

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$111,223,256
16

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$101,199,500
17

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$98,850,000
18

Charles Woodson

Strong Safety
$97,868,000
19

Jared Allen

Defensive End
$97,861,748
20

Dwight Freeney

Outside Linebacker
$96,622,902
21

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
$96,434,470
22

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$96,189,307
23

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$93,778,969
24

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$92,710,000
25

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$90,715,157
26

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
$88,044,500
27

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$85,800,000
28

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$84,780,000
29

Chris Long

Defensive End
$84,690,000
30

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$83,650,000
31

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
$80,805,000
32

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$78,975,000
33

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$78,657,385
34

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$78,045,000
35

Steve Smith

Wide Receiver
$78,040,745
36

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$73,650,000
37

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$72,105,000
38

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
$71,120,000
39

Jake Long

Left Tackle
$70,425,000
40

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
$69,142,500
41

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$67,926,000
42

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$67,357,500
43

Roddy White

Wide Receiver
$65,014,250
44

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$64,773,530
45

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$64,220,457
46

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$63,170,867
47

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$62,697,000
48

Antrel Rolle

Strong Safety
$62,465,000
49

Anquan Boldin

Wide Receiver
$62,240,000
50

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$61,693,449
51

Vernon Davis

Tight End
$61,562,561
52

Donte Whitner

Strong Safety
$61,423,750
53

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$61,293,424
54

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$59,638,999
55

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$59,186,787
56

Jason Witten

Tight End
$58,853,000
57

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$58,259,000
58

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$57,450,000
59

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$57,449,058
60

Vince Wilfork

Defensive Tackle
$55,670,000
61

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$54,349,293
62

Greg Jennings

Wide Receiver
$54,190,000
63

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$53,928,125
64

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$53,857,125
65

Steven Jackson

Running Back
$53,439,117
66

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$53,142,500
67

Logan Mankins

Guard
$51,824,708
68

Jahri Evans

Guard
$51,818,300
69

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$51,797,250
70

Frank Gore

Running Back
$51,594,625
71

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$51,570,500
72

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$51,463,000
73

Dwayne Bowe

Wide Receiver
$51,325,294
74

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$50,044,300
75

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$49,703,823
76

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$49,015,000
77

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$48,500,000
78

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$48,308,450
79

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$48,230,831
80

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$48,050,000
81

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$47,310,000
82

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$47,026,029
83

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$46,865,000
84

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$46,698,418
85

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$46,438,098
86

Cortland Finnegan

Cornerback
$46,301,757
87

Tyson Jackson

Defensive End
$46,175,000
88

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$46,123,713
89

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$46,025,498
90

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$45,603,657
91

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$45,323,750
92

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$45,114,669
93

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$44,970,000
94

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$44,771,755
95

Ryan Kalil

Center
$44,435,000
96

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive End
$44,225,000
97

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$44,218,000
98

Eric Weddle

Free Safety
$44,165,000
99

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$44,125,000
100

Heath Miller

Tight End
$43,990,000
101

Antonio Cromartie

Cornerback
$43,975,000
102

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$43,840,179
103

Chris Johnson

Running Back
$43,702,510
104

Arian Foster

Running Back
$43,555,000
105

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$43,510,499
106

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$43,494,750
107

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$42,387,500
108

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$42,167,000
109

Marques Colston

Wide Receiver
$41,559,600
110

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$41,527,550
111

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$41,425,000
112

Percy Harvin

Wide Receiver
$41,347,500
113

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$41,346,618
114

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$41,072,000
115

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$41,033,464
116

Michael Griffin

Free Safety
$40,969,128
117

Wes Welker

Wide Receiver
$40,828,529
118

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$40,206,498
119

Randy Starks

Defensive End
$40,194,750
120

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$40,178,000
121

Chris Canty

Defensive End
$40,118,000
122

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$40,111,000
123

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$40,102,970
124

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$39,864,500
125

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$39,740,000
126

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$39,649,623
127

Nick Mangold

Center
$39,560,400
128

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$39,005,250
129

Ben Grubbs

Guard
$38,800,000
130

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$38,720,500
131

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$38,597,000
132

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$38,280,000
133

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$38,198,750
134

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$37,999,000
135

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$37,850,000
136

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$37,765,000
137

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$37,754,335
138

Rashean Mathis

Cornerback
$37,745,241
139

Antoine Bethea

Strong Safety
$37,709,000
140

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$37,620,000
141

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$37,468,750
142

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$36,812,285
143

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$36,688,958
144

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$36,679,700
145

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$36,663,077
146

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$36,651,020
147

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$36,548,000
148

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$36,435,000
149

Dashon Goldson

Free Safety
$36,025,173
150

A.J. Hawk

Outside Linebacker
$36,015,708
151

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$35,825,809
152

Jermon Bushrod

Left Tackle
$35,542,030
153

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$35,509,520
154

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$35,122,999
155

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$35,017,000
156

Matt Forte

Running Back
$34,996,281
157

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$34,399,000
158

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive Tackle
$34,008,713
159

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$33,999,000
160

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$33,898,051
161

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$33,804,300
162

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$33,692,500
163

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$33,674,430
164

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$33,152,500
165

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$33,125,000
166

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$33,050,836
167

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$32,990,000
168

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$32,782,450
169

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$32,535,098
170

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$32,513,375
171

Alex Mack

Center
$32,400,000
172

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$32,090,000
173

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$31,619,818
174

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive End
$31,517,000
175

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$31,400,000
176

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$31,340,000
177

Charles Tillman

Cornerback
$30,955,750
178

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$30,942,400
179

Jairus Byrd

Free Safety
$30,936,000
180

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$30,885,720
181

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$30,754,813
182

Anthony Spencer

Outside Linebacker
$30,583,075
183

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$30,473,337
184

Shane Lechler

Punter
$30,437,000
185

Josh Sitton

Guard
$30,407,563
186

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$29,948,219
187

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$29,845,000
188

Andy Levitre

Guard
$29,700,000
189

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$29,530,764
190

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$29,414,198
191

Barry Cofield

Defensive Tackle
$29,407,154
192

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$29,357,118
193

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$29,313,500
194

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$29,174,296
195

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$29,105,500
196

Josh Freeman

Quarterback
$29,088,824
197

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$29,046,242
198

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$28,854,030
199

Eric Wood

Center
$28,635,000
200

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$28,245,000
201

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$28,000,870
202

Mike Iupati

Guard
$27,980,825
203

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$27,897,000
204

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$27,810,500
205

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$27,758,294
206

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$27,668,000
207

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$27,332,022
208

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$27,069,320
209

Curtis Lofton

Inside Linebacker
$27,025,000
210

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$26,765,000
211

B.J. Raji

Defensive Tackle
$26,677,500
212

Malcolm Jenkins

Free Safety
$26,482,000
213

Roman Harper

Strong Safety
$26,199,250
214

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$26,067,500
215

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$26,043,000
216

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$26,001,096
217

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wide Receiver
$25,952,086
218

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$25,908,000
219

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$25,883,075
220

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$25,838,000
221

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
$25,770,416
222

Max Unger

Center
$25,527,000
223

Stephen Bowen

Defensive End
$24,908,461
224

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$24,809,375
225

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$24,766,705
226

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$24,730,000
227

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$24,727,500
228

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$24,700,400
229

Bryan Bulaga

Right Tackle
$24,551,345
230

Michael Oher

Left Tackle
$24,506,875
231

Kendall Langford

Defensive End
$24,495,565
232

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$24,484,000
233

T.J. Lang

Guard
$24,283,673
234

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$24,253,140
235

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$24,201,100
236

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$24,008,424
237

Reggie Nelson

Free Safety
$24,000,000
238

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$23,970,010
239

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$23,880,000
240

John Sullivan

Center
$23,846,200
241

Junior Galette

Outside Linebacker
$23,833,000
242

Anthony Fasano

Tight End
$23,811,000
243

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$23,642,000
244

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$23,627,500
245

Tyvon Branch

Strong Safety
$23,608,325
246

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$23,592,248
247

Jared Cook

Tight End
$23,545,000
248

Jason Hatcher

Defensive End
$23,439,625
249

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$23,420,050
250

Cory Redding

Defensive End
$23,391,500
251

Mike Scifres

Punter
$23,382,500
252

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$23,256,670
253

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$23,248,010
254

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$23,094,000
255

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$23,059,534
256

DeAndre Levy

Outside Linebacker
$23,028,016
257

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$22,943,938
258

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$22,903,750
259

Chris Chester

Guard
$22,896,000
260

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$22,710,979
261

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$22,705,028
262

Morgan Burnett

Strong Safety
$22,695,361
263

Red Bryant

Defensive End
$22,647,308
264

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$22,529,225
265

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,488,180
266

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$22,478,492
267

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$22,477,500
268

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$22,435,000
269

Alan Branch

Defensive Tackle
$22,345,000
270

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$22,292,754
271

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$22,221,764
272

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$22,107,998
273

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$22,081,681
274

Lance Moore

Wide Receiver
$21,853,500
275

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,799,720
276

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$21,548,000
277

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$21,461,696
278

Louis Vasquez

Guard
$21,284,500
279

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$21,202,000
280

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$21,119,098
281

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$21,036,727
282

Willie Colon

Guard
$21,032,500
283

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$21,010,000
284

Rob Ninkovich

Defensive End
$20,972,280
285

Dwan Edwards

Defensive Tackle
$20,902,500
286

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$20,701,624
287

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$20,609,000
288

William Moore

Strong Safety
$20,568,750
289

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$20,485,294
290

Donald Brown

Running Back
$20,435,000
291

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$20,270,000
292

Mike Pouncey

Center
$20,259,695
293

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$20,170,000
294

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$19,770,598
295

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$19,704,000
296

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$19,662,436
297

Tyson Alualu

Defensive Tackle
$19,606,500
298

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$19,466,500
299

Sam Koch

Punter
$19,438,490
300

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$19,343,900
301

Sean Weatherspoon

Inside Linebacker
$19,335,000
302

Matt Flynn

Quarterback
$19,222,800
303

Nate Allen

Free Safety
$19,133,000
304

Josh Brown

Kicker
$19,091,224
305

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$19,079,930
306

Aaron Williams

Strong Safety
$18,937,680
307

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$18,866,000
308

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$18,838,165
309

Charles Godfrey

Strong Safety
$18,810,816
310

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$18,759,521
311

Lamarr Houston

Outside Linebacker
$18,721,518
312

Jerricho Cotchery

Wide Receiver
$18,655,000
313

Brian Hartline

Wide Receiver
$18,567,975
314

Jared Odrick

Defensive End
$18,453,054
315

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$18,446,790
316

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$18,401,500
317

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$18,384,900
318

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$18,380,100
319

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$18,307,500
320

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$18,270,150
321

Jared Veldheer

Left Tackle
$18,183,000
322

Andy Lee

Punter
$18,171,496
323

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$18,169,000
324

T.J. Ward

Strong Safety
$18,092,646
325

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$18,056,824
326

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$18,000,000
327

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$17,905,471
328

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$17,884,165
329

Greg Toler

Cornerback
$17,806,000
330

Kam Chancellor

Strong Safety
$17,792,727
331

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$17,679,411
332

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$17,672,387
333

James Anderson

Outside Linebacker
$17,660,552
334

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$17,658,585
335

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$17,593,500
336

Lyle Sendlein

Center
$17,561,500
337

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$17,555,000
338

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$17,554,829
339

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$17,534,145
340

Brandon Meriweather

Strong Safety
$17,456,109
341

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$17,373,000
342

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$17,333,250
343

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$17,280,486
344

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$17,265,500
345

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$17,256,941
346

Evan Mathis

Guard
$17,133,875
347

Erik Pears

Right Tackle
$17,114,900
348

Mike Adams

Strong Safety
$17,064,260
349

Dan Williams

Defensive Tackle
$16,985,000
350

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,888,221
351

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$16,843,000
352

Glover Quin

Free Safety
$16,837,838
353

David Hawthorne

Inside Linebacker
$16,833,000
354

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$16,687,500
355

Mike DeVito

Defensive End
$16,652,000
356

Richie Incognito

Guard
$16,632,160
357

Corey Graham

Free Safety
$16,615,500
358

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$16,561,017
359

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,547,248
360

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$16,523,000
361

Rodney Hudson

Center
$16,505,732
362

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$16,454,000
363

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$16,370,953
364

Marcus Mariota

Quarterback
$16,305,164
365

Kyle Rudolph

Tight End
$16,270,476
366

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$16,264,502
367

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
$16,228,850
368

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$16,112,517
369

Marcus Gilbert

Right Tackle
$16,105,610
370

Zane Beadles

Guard
$16,065,000
371

Charles Clay

Tight End
$15,938,000
372

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$15,870,354
373

Reshad Jones

Strong Safety
$15,856,182
374

Harry Douglas

Wide Receiver
$15,804,050
375

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$15,778,820
376

King Dunlap

Left Tackle
$15,770,920
377

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$15,723,383
378

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$15,675,035
379

Alterraun Verner

Cornerback
$15,660,140
380

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$15,653,452
381

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$15,623,200
382

Greg Robinson

Left Tackle
$15,606,803
383

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$15,560,000
384

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$15,555,311
385

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$15,510,000
386

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,506,764
387

Darryl Tapp

Defensive End
$15,479,906
388

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$15,468,317
389

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$15,455,121
390

Brian Hoyer

Quarterback
$15,364,375
391

Orlando Franklin

Guard
$15,356,000
392

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$15,248,569
393

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
$15,239,416
394

Amari Cooper

Wide Receiver
$15,177,266
395

Jermaine Gresham

Tight End
$15,166,875
396

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$15,151,069
397

Blake Bortles

Quarterback
$15,120,527
398

Sen'Derrick Marks

Defensive Tackle
$15,115,000
399

Prince Amukamara

Cornerback
$15,078,898
400

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$14,910,750