NFL Player Earnings NFL Player Earnings

Ranking the career earnings of all active NFL players.

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1

Peyton Manning

Quarterback
$229,732,000
2

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$150,770,000
3

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$149,779,500
4

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$138,463,880
5

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$131,455,000
6

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$126,627,242
7

Michael Vick

Quarterback
$120,241,000
8

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$119,910,000
9

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$118,282,500
10

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$105,920,000
11

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$105,279,382
12

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$101,678,969
13

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
$101,316,086
14

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$99,623,256
15

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$97,900,000
16

Dwight Freeney

Outside Linebacker
$95,438,197
17

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$94,450,000
18

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$89,850,000
19

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
$88,934,470
20

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$88,710,000
21

Jared Allen

Defensive End
$85,361,749
22

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$85,199,500
23

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
$84,964,500
24

Charles Woodson

Safety
$82,118,000
25

Justin Smith

Defensive End
$78,244,000
26

DeMarcus Ware

Defensive End
$76,650,000
27

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$75,689,307
28

Steve Smith

Wide Receiver
$75,040,745
29

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$74,800,000
30

Chris Long

Defensive End
$74,690,000
31

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$71,780,000
32

Troy Polamalu

Safety
$71,597,000
33

John Abraham

Outside Linebacker
$71,031,000
34

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$70,642,185
35

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
$67,120,000
36

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$66,975,000
37

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$65,060,000
38

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
$64,392,500
39

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$64,215,157
40

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$63,766,533
41

Roddy White

Wide Receiver
$61,345,500
42

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$59,657,500
43

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$58,773,530
44

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$58,697,000
45

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$58,105,000
46

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$57,927,000
47

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$57,926,000
48

Antrel Rolle

Safety
$57,465,000
49

Donte Whitner

Safety
$56,923,750
50

Vernon Davis

Tight End
$56,406,312
51

Anquan Boldin

Wide Receiver
$56,240,000
52

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$55,220,457
53

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$54,876,750
54

Jason Witten

Tight End
$53,753,000
55

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$53,259,000
56

Reggie Wayne

Wide Receiver
$52,365,000
57

Lance Briggs

Outside Linebacker
$52,287,683
58

Darnell Dockett

Defensive End
$52,040,000
59

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$51,896,168
60

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$51,515,647
61

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$48,675,000
62

Frank Gore

Running Back
$47,094,625
63

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$45,651,965
64

Ryan Pickett

Defensive Tackle
$45,625,147
65

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$45,614,500
66

Osi Umenyiora

Outside Linebacker
$45,510,110
67

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$45,448,418
68

Ike Taylor

Cornerback
$45,351,970
69

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$45,342,500
70

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$45,140,000
71

Dwayne Bowe

Wide Receiver
$45,075,294
72

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$44,901,029
73

Logan Mankins

Guard
$44,824,708
74

Jahri Evans

Guard
$44,718,300
75

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$44,373,750
76

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$44,297,250
77

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$44,050,000
78

Tyson Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$43,925,000
79

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$43,603,657
80

Tommy Kelly

Defensive Tackle
$43,545,000
81

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$43,500,000
82

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive Tackle
$42,575,000
83

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$42,125,000
84

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$41,213,000
85

Wes Welker

Wide Receiver
$40,372,059
86

Heath Miller

Tight End
$39,990,000
87

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$39,850,000
88

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$39,810,000
89

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$39,665,000
90

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$39,577,199
91

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$39,058,450
92

Ryan Kalil

Center
$38,819,000
93

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$38,602,970
94

Miles Austin

Wide Receiver
$38,141,400
95

D.J. Williams

Inside Linebacker
$38,119,535
96

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$37,887,500
97

Marques Colston

Wide Receiver
$37,759,600
98

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$37,703,823
99

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$37,633,419
100

Chris Canty

Defensive End
$37,618,000
101

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$37,523,713
102

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$37,111,000
103

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$36,970,000
104

Eric Weddle

Safety
$36,665,000
105

Randy Starks

Defensive Tackle
$36,601,000
106

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$36,271,755
107

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$36,175,000
108

Eric Berry

Safety
$35,872,300
109

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$35,846,618
110

Dominic Raiola

Center
$35,786,354
111

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$35,755,250
112

Rashean Mathis

Cornerback
$35,745,241
113

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$35,672,000
114

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$35,597,000
115

Percy Harvin

Wide Receiver
$35,347,500
116

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$35,289,000
117

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$35,193,000
118

Carlos Rogers

Cornerback
$34,979,525
119

Michael Griffin

Safety
$34,669,128
120

Santonio Holmes

Wide Receiver
$34,636,764
121

Antoine Bethea

Safety
$34,434,000
122

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$34,352,500
123

A.J. Hawk

Inside Linebacker
$34,165,708
124

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$33,935,000
125

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$33,783,000
126

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$33,574,000
127

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$33,265,000
128

Kamerion Wimbley

Outside Linebacker
$33,106,250
129

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$32,997,500
130

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$32,622,999
131

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$32,563,077
132

Jay Ratliff

Defensive Tackle
$32,559,295
133

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$32,499,000
134

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$32,294,750
135

Ben Grubbs

Guard
$32,200,000
136

Nick Mangold

Center
$32,160,400
137

Brett Keisel

Defensive End
$32,033,750
138

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$31,917,000
139

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$31,790,500
140

Sam Baker

Left Tackle
$31,728,750
141

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$31,679,700
142

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$31,627,550
143

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$31,317,000
144

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$31,178,000
145

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive End
$31,055,588
146

Arian Foster

Running Back
$30,805,000
147

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$30,704,300
148

Ronnie Brown

Running Back
$30,483,382
149

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$30,350,000
150

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive Tackle
$30,090,000
151

Todd Herremans

Right Tackle
$29,921,333
152

Jermon Bushrod

Left Tackle
$29,692,030
153

Charles Tillman

Cornerback
$29,424,500
154

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$29,365,000
155

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$29,349,000
156

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$29,312,285
157

Shane Lechler

Punter
$28,687,000
158

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$28,454,813
159

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$28,407,118
160

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$28,342,400
161

Anthony Spencer

Defensive End
$28,336,200
162

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$28,188,958
163

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$28,041,125
164

Anthony Davis

Right Tackle
$28,000,000
165

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$27,705,680
166

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$27,680,000
167

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$27,377,500
168

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$27,289,059
169

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$27,259,520
170

Mathias Kiwanuka

Defensive End
$27,226,000
171

Dashon Goldson

Safety
$27,025,173
172

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$27,013,375
173

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$27,000,870
174

Matt Forte

Running Back
$26,796,281
175

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$26,749,500
176

Mike Patterson

Defensive Tackle
$26,350,000
177

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$26,250,000
178

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$26,150,000
179

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$26,090,000
180

Earl Thomas

Safety
$25,385,720
181

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$25,301,700
182

B.J. Raji

Defensive End
$24,927,500
183

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$24,819,818
184

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$24,754,030
185

Roman Harper

Safety
$24,699,250
186

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$24,620,000
187

Daryn Colledge

Guard
$24,564,000
188

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$24,457,022
189

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$24,455,750
190

Josh Sitton

Guard
$24,357,563
191

Stephen Bowen

Defensive End
$24,055,750
192

Eric Wood

Center
$23,785,000
193

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$23,676,020
194

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$23,649,623
195

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$23,548,000
196

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$23,309,375
197

Jonathan Goodwin

Center
$23,292,750
198

Brodrick Bunkley

Defensive Tackle
$23,269,000
199

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wide Receiver
$23,252,086
200

Jason Campbell

Quarterback
$23,219,500
201

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$23,152,500
202

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$22,883,075
203

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$22,845,000
204

Jairus Byrd

Safety
$22,836,000
205

Andy Levitre

Guard
$22,700,000
206

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$22,644,000
207

Robert Meachem

Wide Receiver
$22,589,500
208

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$22,569,320
209

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$22,538,000
210

Malcolm Jenkins

Safety
$22,482,000
211

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$22,418,000
212

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,413,180
213

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$22,397,000
214

Tyvon Branch

Safety
$22,320,825
215

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$22,214,198
216

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$22,025,498
217

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$21,645,000
218

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$21,496,098
219

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,470,015
220

Josh Scobee

Kicker
$21,442,000
221

Tyson Clabo

Right Tackle
$21,405,900
222

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$21,215,000
223

Roberto Garza

Center
$21,211,648
224

Max Unger

Center
$21,027,000
225

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$20,948,010
226

Danieal Manning

Safety
$20,661,000
227

Michael Koenen

Punter
$20,649,500
228

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$20,547,500
229

Jason Hatcher

Defensive End
$20,486,500
230

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$20,435,000
231

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$20,407,301
232

Cory Redding

Defensive End
$20,391,500
233

Adam Snyder

Guard
$20,318,500
234

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$20,237,498
235

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$20,194,219
236

Chris Chester

Guard
$20,096,000
237

Knowshon Moreno

Running Back
$20,084,000
238

Willie Colon

Guard
$20,082,500
239

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
$20,020,416
240

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$19,910,000
241

Reggie Nelson

Safety
$19,850,000
242

Alan Branch

Defensive End
$19,845,000
243

Mike Scifres

Punter
$19,820,000
244

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$19,688,098
245

Chris Spencer

Guard
$19,520,000
246

Tim Jennings

Cornerback
$19,501,160
247

Kendall Langford

Defensive Tackle
$19,495,565
248

Michael Oher

Left Tackle
$19,495,000
249

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$19,420,050
250

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$19,356,670
251

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$19,279,225
252

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$19,195,000
253

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$18,948,000
254

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$18,892,248
255

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$18,703,271
256

Dwan Edwards

Defensive Tackle
$18,652,500
257

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$18,531,681
258

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$18,335,000
259

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$18,300,836
260

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$18,221,764
261

Dawan Landry

Safety
$18,178,000
262

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$18,010,000
263

Alex Mack

Center
$17,991,000
264

Rob Sims

Guard
$17,895,471
265

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$17,849,221
266

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$17,766,705
267

Josh Brown

Kicker
$17,741,224
268

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$17,642,000
269

Jay Feely

Kicker
$17,552,474
270

Matt Flynn

Quarterback
$17,483,389
271

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$17,477,500
272

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$17,443,938
273

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$17,384,900
274

Charles Godfrey

Safety
$17,321,700
275

Trent Richardson

Running Back
$17,305,062
276

James Anderson

Outside Linebacker
$17,251,141
277

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$17,209,000
278

Jerricho Cotchery

Wide Receiver
$17,155,000
279

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$17,134,000
280

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$17,124,296
281

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$16,979,930
282

Jacoby Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,947,111
283

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$16,908,000
284

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$16,869,000
285

William Moore

Safety
$16,850,000
286

John Sullivan

Center
$16,846,200
287

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$16,827,000
288

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$16,694,000
289

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$16,684,609
290

Tyson Alualu

Defensive End
$16,606,500
291

Jared Cook

Tight End
$16,545,000
292

Joshua Cribbs

Wide Receiver
$16,534,146
293

Mike Iupati

Guard
$16,480,825
294

Chris Williams

Guard
$16,466,992
295

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,383,250
296

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$16,340,000
297

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$16,337,203
298

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,301,471
299

Louis Vasquez

Guard
$16,284,500
300

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$16,253,140
301

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,198,750
302

Ray McDonald

Defensive Tackle
$16,163,499
303

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$16,143,900
304

Andy Lee

Punter
$16,121,496
305

Rob Ninkovich

Outside Linebacker
$15,972,280
306

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$15,796,786
307

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$15,780,000
308

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$15,704,000
309

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$15,701,624
310

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$15,573,053
311

Brian Hartline

Wide Receiver
$15,567,975
312

Richie Incognito

Guard
$15,532,160
313

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$15,504,000
314

Sean Lee

Inside Linebacker
$15,500,000
315

Sean Weatherspoon

Outside Linebacker
$15,485,000
316

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$15,470,010
317

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$15,470,000
318

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$15,435,000
319

Mike DeVito

Defensive End
$15,432,000
320

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$15,395,000
321

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$15,373,000
322

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$15,217,329
323

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$15,169,000
324

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$15,151,500
325

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$15,062,436
326

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,050,000
327

Morgan Burnett

Safety
$14,982,861
328

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$14,970,311
329

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$14,880,100
330

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$14,873,000
331

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$14,750,000
332

John Carlson

Tight End
$14,677,750
333

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
$14,676,475
334

Darryl Tapp

Outside Linebacker
$14,529,906
335

T.J. Lang

Guard
$14,521,173
336

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$14,510,000
337

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$14,499,227
338

Sam Koch

Punter
$14,438,490
339

Donald Brown

Running Back
$14,435,000
340

Parys Haralson

Outside Linebacker
$14,289,750
341

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$14,223,383
342

Greg Robinson

Guard
$14,219,344
343

Aaron Ross

Cornerback
$14,210,000
344

Kam Chancellor

Safety
$14,173,610
345

Heath Farwell

Inside Linebacker
$14,158,729
346

Josh Morgan

Wide Receiver
$14,136,828
347

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$14,130,486
348

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$14,116,000
349

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$14,105,500
350

Justin Tuck

Defensive End
$14,067,000
351

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$14,034,145
352

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,008,424
353

Dan Connolly

Guard
$13,918,547
354

Brad Smith

Wide Receiver
$13,816,118
355

Antonio Cromartie

Cornerback
$13,777,500
356

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$13,746,605
357

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$13,660,526
358

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$13,656,615
359

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$13,640,750
360

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$13,623,200
361

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$13,584,000
362

David Hawthorne

Outside Linebacker
$13,583,000
363

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$13,579,621
364

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$13,466,500
365

Erik Pears

Guard
$13,425,000
366

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$13,384,165
367

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$13,370,000
368

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$13,302,517
369

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$13,295,000
370

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$13,270,150
371

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$13,265,500
372

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$13,257,486
373

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$13,238,620
374

Dave Zastudil

Punter
$13,211,000
375

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$13,170,444
376

Corey Graham

Cornerback
$13,165,500
377

Devin McCourty

Safety
$13,130,000
378

Mike Jenkins

Cornerback
$13,100,000
379

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$13,056,824
380

George Wilson

Safety
$13,037,388
381

Aaron Williams

Safety
$12,962,680
382

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$12,952,500
383

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$12,920,000
384

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$12,843,000
385

Glover Quin

Safety
$12,837,838
386

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$12,760,000
387

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$12,750,000
388

Lamarr Houston

Defensive End
$12,721,518
389

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$12,645,944
390

Justin Blackmon

Wide Receiver
$12,583,017
391

Shayne Graham

Kicker
$12,575,941
392

Will Allen

Safety
$12,537,941
393

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$12,518,317
394

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
$12,478,850
395

Tarell Brown

Cornerback
$12,472,000
396

Montell Owens

Fullback
$12,348,451
397

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$12,323,272
398

Greg Toler

Cornerback
$12,306,000
399

John Kuhn

Fullback
$12,191,309
400

Khalif Barnes

Right Tackle
$12,180,428