NFL Player Earnings NFL Player Earnings

Ranking the career earnings of all active NFL players.

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1

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$187,780,004
2

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$162,790,163
3

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$151,917,656
4

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$150,460,422
5

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$147,973,786
6

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$140,536,864
7

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$138,148,722
8

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$129,296,387
9

Michael Vick

Quarterback
$121,258,908
10

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$118,922,458
11

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$117,957,925
12

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$111,900,000
13

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$111,232,029
14

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$101,211,130
15

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$98,850,000
16

Charles Woodson

Strong Safety
$97,899,369
17

Dwight Freeney

Outside Linebacker
$96,645,940
18

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$96,196,087
19

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$93,778,969
20

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$92,710,000
21

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$90,715,157
22

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$85,800,000
23

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$84,780,000
24

Chris Long

Defensive End
$84,696,160
25

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$83,650,000
26

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
$80,805,000
27

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$78,975,000
28

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$78,671,983
29

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$78,058,119
30

Steve Smith

Wide Receiver
$78,040,745
31

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$73,650,000
32

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$72,113,033
33

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
$71,131,624
34

Jake Long

Left Tackle
$70,426,943
35

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
$69,150,832
36

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$67,928,843
37

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$64,773,530
38

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$64,242,898
39

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$63,170,867
40

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$62,697,000
41

Antrel Rolle

Strong Safety
$62,474,220
42

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$61,696,734
43

Vernon Davis

Tight End
$61,569,346
44

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$61,299,311
45

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$59,639,057
46

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$59,198,170
47

Jason Witten

Tight End
$58,853,000
48

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$58,259,000
49

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$57,456,236
50

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$57,450,000
51

Vince Wilfork

Defensive Tackle
$55,670,000
52

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$54,349,293
53

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$53,895,258
54

Steven Jackson

Running Back
$53,439,117
55

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$53,142,500
56

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$51,816,538
57

Frank Gore

Running Back
$51,594,625
58

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$51,570,500
59

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$51,463,000
60

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$50,044,300
61

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$49,709,290
62

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$49,015,000
63

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$48,518,838
64

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$48,318,828
65

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$48,230,831
66

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$47,803,125
67

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$47,337,608
68

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$47,077,548
69

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$46,865,000
70

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$46,698,418
71

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$46,438,098
72

Cortland Finnegan

Cornerback
$46,301,757
73

Tyson Jackson

Defensive End
$46,196,592
74

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$46,136,502
75

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$46,025,498
76

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$45,603,657
77

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$45,391,956
78

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$45,114,669
79

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$44,970,000
80

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$44,771,755
81

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$44,670,137
82

Ryan Kalil

Center
$44,435,000
83

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive End
$44,245,990
84

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$44,218,000
85

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$44,204,195
86

Eric Weddle

Free Safety
$44,178,039
87

Chris Johnson

Running Back
$43,750,898
88

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$43,522,926
89

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$43,513,888
90

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$42,190,068
91

Marques Colston

Wide Receiver
$41,570,058
92

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$41,527,550
93

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$41,425,000
94

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$41,346,618
95

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$41,100,737
96

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$41,033,464
97

Michael Griffin

Free Safety
$40,988,101
98

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$40,206,498
99

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$40,187,583
100

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$40,178,000
101

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$40,124,804
102

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$39,740,000
103

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$39,649,623
104

Nick Mangold

Center
$39,577,430
105

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$39,066,098
106

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$38,720,500
107

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$38,597,000
108

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$38,280,000
109

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$38,209,579
110

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$37,999,000
111

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$37,866,497
112

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$37,775,506
113

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$37,759,586
114

Antoine Bethea

Strong Safety
$37,722,661
115

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$37,620,000
116

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$37,500,275
117

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$36,822,809
118

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$36,690,886
119

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$36,688,958
120

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$36,679,700
121

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$36,651,020
122

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$36,548,000
123

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$36,486,685
124

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$35,825,809
125

Jermon Bushrod

Guard
$35,545,896
126

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$35,509,520
127

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$35,122,999
128

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$35,017,000
129

Matt Forte

Running Back
$35,003,802
130

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$34,538,583
131

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$34,162,500
132

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive Tackle
$34,030,660
133

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$33,999,000
134

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$33,920,520
135

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$33,824,765
136

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$33,674,430
137

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$33,152,500
138

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$33,031,297
139

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$32,782,450
140

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$32,535,098
141

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$32,513,375
142

Alex Mack

Center
$32,400,000
143

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$32,090,000
144

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$31,623,635
145

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive End
$31,559,021
146

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$31,417,704
147

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$31,354,803
148

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$30,972,568
149

Charles Tillman

Cornerback
$30,955,750
150

Jairus Byrd

Free Safety
$30,954,854
151

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$30,908,106
152

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$30,754,813
153

Anthony Spencer

Outside Linebacker
$30,583,075
154

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$30,473,337
155

Shane Lechler

Punter
$30,437,000
156

Josh Sitton

Guard
$30,431,787
157

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$29,948,219
158

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$29,845,000
159

Andy Levitre

Guard
$29,756,277
160

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$29,544,721
161

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$29,414,198
162

Barry Cofield

Defensive Tackle
$29,412,378
163

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$29,357,118
164

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$29,315,553
165

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$29,179,216
166

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$29,105,500
167

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$29,049,586
168

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$28,893,407
169

Eric Wood

Center
$28,635,000
170

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$28,245,000
171

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$28,168,242
172

Mike Iupati

Guard
$28,000,682
173

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$27,911,996
174

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$27,810,500
175

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$27,777,470
176

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$27,668,000
177

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$27,333,627
178

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$27,069,320
179

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$26,937,500
180

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$26,765,000
181

Malcolm Jenkins

Free Safety
$26,521,960
182

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$26,067,500
183

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$26,044,891
184

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$26,001,096
185

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wide Receiver
$25,952,086
186

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$25,933,925
187

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$25,907,870
188

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$25,838,000
189

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
$25,783,887
190

Max Unger

Center
$25,573,984
191

Stephen Bowen

Defensive End
$24,950,743
192

Josh Scobee

Kicker
$24,894,411
193

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$24,875,674
194

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$24,766,705
195

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$24,746,742
196

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$24,732,467
197

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$24,727,500
198

Michael Oher

Left Tackle
$24,506,875
199

Kendall Langford

Defensive End
$24,495,565
200

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$24,492,245
201

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$24,264,171
202

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$24,205,878
203

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$24,188,347
204

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$24,022,615
205

Reggie Nelson

Free Safety
$24,000,000
206

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$23,990,845
207

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$23,880,000
208

Anthony Fasano

Tight End
$23,851,657
209

John Sullivan

Center
$23,846,200
210

Junior Galette

Outside Linebacker
$23,833,000
211

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$23,642,000
212

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$23,631,161
213

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$23,627,500
214

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$23,611,104
215

Tyvon Branch

Strong Safety
$23,608,325
216

Jared Cook

Tight End
$23,559,235
217

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$23,406,401
218

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$23,256,670
219

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$23,248,010
220

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$23,094,000
221

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$23,059,534
222

DeAndre Levy

Outside Linebacker
$23,028,607
223

Chris Chester

Guard
$22,955,286
224

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$22,953,557
225

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$22,732,735
226

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$22,710,979
227

Red Bryant

Defensive End
$22,680,255
228

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$22,529,225
229

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,517,350
230

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$22,478,492
231

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$22,477,500
232

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$22,435,000
233

Alan Branch

Defensive Tackle
$22,345,000
234

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$22,301,808
235

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$22,221,764
236

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$22,107,998
237

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$22,106,455
238

Lance Moore

Wide Receiver
$21,853,500
239

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,799,720
240

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$21,548,000
241

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$21,461,696
242

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$21,221,903
243

Willie Colon

Guard
$21,136,151
244

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$21,119,098
245

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$21,036,727
246

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$21,010,000
247

Rob Ninkovich

Defensive End
$20,972,280
248

Bryan Bulaga

Right Tackle
$20,723,138
249

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$20,715,561
250

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$20,625,619
251

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$20,485,294
252

Donald Brown

Running Back
$20,440,849
253

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$20,272,975
254

Mike Pouncey

Center
$20,259,695
255

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$20,175,175
256

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$19,770,598
257

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$19,704,000
258

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$19,682,211
259

Tyson Alualu

Defensive Tackle
$19,606,500
260

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$19,466,500
261

Sam Koch

Punter
$19,438,490
262

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$19,346,469
263

Sean Weatherspoon

Inside Linebacker
$19,344,722
264

T.J. Lang

Guard
$19,228,433
265

Matt Flynn

Quarterback
$19,222,800
266

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$19,122,123
267

Josh Brown

Kicker
$19,107,891
268

Aaron Williams

Strong Safety
$18,937,680
269

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$18,866,000
270

Charles Godfrey

Strong Safety
$18,848,358
271

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$18,838,165
272

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$18,759,521
273

Lamarr Houston

Outside Linebacker
$18,728,685
274

Brian Hartline

Wide Receiver
$18,567,975
275

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$18,474,738
276

Jared Odrick

Defensive End
$18,453,054
277

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$18,428,126
278

Morgan Burnett

Strong Safety
$18,410,934
279

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$18,380,100
280

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$18,307,500
281

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$18,296,843
282

Jared Veldheer

Left Tackle
$18,203,813
283

Andy Lee

Punter
$18,171,496
284

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$18,169,000
285

T.J. Ward

Strong Safety
$18,092,646
286

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$18,075,877
287

Trent Richardson

Running Back
$18,055,062
288

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$18,000,000
289

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$17,927,887
290

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$17,905,471
291

Kam Chancellor

Strong Safety
$17,892,073
292

Greg Toler

Cornerback
$17,806,000
293

James Anderson

Outside Linebacker
$17,697,041
294

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$17,690,745
295

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$17,685,354
296

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$17,658,585
297

Brandon Meriweather

Strong Safety
$17,640,911
298

Lyle Sendlein

Center
$17,609,832
299

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$17,593,500
300

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$17,584,986
301

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$17,580,075
302

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$17,554,829
303

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$17,549,397
304

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$17,373,000
305

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$17,311,950
306

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$17,280,486
307

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$17,265,500
308

Evan Mathis

Guard
$17,133,875
309

Erik Pears

Right Tackle
$17,114,900
310

Dan Williams

Defensive Tackle
$16,995,908
311

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,888,221
312

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$16,872,837
313

Glover Quin

Free Safety
$16,837,838
314

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$16,717,329
315

Richie Incognito

Guard
$16,632,160
316

Corey Graham

Free Safety
$16,615,500
317

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$16,581,617
318

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,547,248
319

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$16,523,000
320

Rodney Hudson

Center
$16,514,448
321

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$16,454,000
322

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$16,370,953
323

Marcus Mariota

Quarterback
$16,330,324
324

Kyle Rudolph

Tight End
$16,270,476
325

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$16,264,502
326

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
$16,228,850
327

Marcus Gilbert

Right Tackle
$16,162,861
328

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$16,112,517
329

Zane Beadles

Guard
$16,065,000
330

Charles Clay

Tight End
$15,938,000
331

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$15,909,009
332

Reshad Jones

Strong Safety
$15,856,182
333

Harry Douglas

Wide Receiver
$15,852,902
334

King Dunlap

Left Tackle
$15,782,696
335

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$15,778,820
336

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$15,758,244
337

Alterraun Verner

Cornerback
$15,682,738
338

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$15,675,035
339

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$15,670,855
340

Greg Robinson

Left Tackle
$15,642,956
341

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$15,623,200
342

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$15,579,334
343

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$15,555,311
344

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$15,539,895
345

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,537,845
346

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$15,483,746
347

Darryl Tapp

Defensive End
$15,479,906
348

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$15,474,084
349

Mike Adams

Strong Safety
$15,454,885
350

Orlando Franklin

Guard
$15,375,588
351

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$15,295,643
352

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
$15,239,416
353

Amari Cooper

Wide Receiver
$15,208,644
354

Jermaine Gresham

Tight End
$15,203,549
355

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$15,151,069
356

Nate Allen

Free Safety
$15,137,713
357

Blake Bortles

Quarterback
$15,120,527
358

Sen'Derrick Marks

Defensive Tackle
$15,115,000
359

Prince Amukamara

Cornerback
$15,094,447
360

Mike Mitchell

Free Safety
$14,943,220
361

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$14,937,403
362

Kenny Britt

Wide Receiver
$14,763,078
363

Nick Fairley

Defensive Tackle
$14,664,465
364

Jerraud Powers

Cornerback
$14,649,318
365

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$14,584,000
366

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$14,564,784
367

Mark Barron

Outside Linebacker
$14,529,749
368

Tarell Brown

Cornerback
$14,472,000
369

Erik Walden

Outside Linebacker
$14,372,529
370

Mike Nugent

Kicker
$14,351,352
371

Shaun Suisham

Kicker
$14,216,340
372

Sammie Lee Hill

Defensive Tackle
$14,210,619
373

Kroy Biermann

Defensive End
$14,164,518
374

Brandon Scherff

Guard
$14,161,626
375

Blaine Gabbert

Quarterback
$14,041,851
376

Mike Jenkins

Cornerback
$13,997,267
377

Khalif Barnes

Left Tackle
$13,946,177
378

William Hayes

Defensive End
$13,944,956
379

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$13,872,604
380

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$13,858,444
381

Will Allen

Strong Safety
$13,800,081
382

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$13,712,865
383

Patrick Chung

Strong Safety
$13,687,500
384

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$13,626,181
385

Kory Lichtensteiger

Center
$13,584,549
386

Torrey Smith

Wide Receiver
$13,510,142
387

Koa Misi

Outside Linebacker
$13,314,905
388

John Kuhn

Fullback
$13,218,015
389

Thomas Morstead

Punter
$13,114,097
390

Mike Tolbert

Fullback
$13,017,500
391

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$12,977,400
392

Shayne Graham

Kicker
$12,933,269
393

Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker
$12,871,000
394

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive Tackle
$12,740,252
395

James Carpenter

Guard
$12,735,720
396

Louis Delmas

Free Safety
$12,718,625
397

DeMarco Murray

Running Back
$12,665,703
398

Matt Prater

Kicker
$12,547,193
399

Mychal Kendricks

Inside Linebacker
$12,481,686
400

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$12,384,088