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
$138,428,000
5

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$131,455,000
6

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$121,127,242
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
$101,670,000
13

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
$101,309,162
14

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$99,615,000
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
$85,319,136
22

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
$84,964,500
23

Charles Woodson

Safety
$82,118,000
24

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
$78,805,000
25

Justin Smith

Defensive End
$78,244,000
26

DeMarcus Ware

Defensive End
$76,650,000
27

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$75,682,499
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

Jake Long

Left Tackle
$69,150,000
36

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$67,199,500
37

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
$67,120,000
38

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$66,975,000
39

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$65,060,000
40

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
$64,392,500
41

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$64,209,706
42

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$63,766,533
43

Roddy White

Wide Receiver
$61,345,500
44

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$59,657,500
45

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$58,773,530
46

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$58,697,000
47

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$58,105,000
48

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$57,927,000
49

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$57,926,000
50

Antrel Rolle

Safety
$57,465,000
51

Donte Whitner

Safety
$56,923,750
52

Vernon Davis

Tight End
$56,406,312
53

Anquan Boldin

Wide Receiver
$56,240,000
54

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$55,210,000
55

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$54,876,750
56

Jason Witten

Tight End
$53,753,000
57

London Fletcher

Inside Linebacker
$53,691,000
58

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$53,259,000
59

Reggie Wayne

Wide Receiver
$52,365,000
60

Lance Briggs

Outside Linebacker
$52,277,600
61

Darnell Dockett

Defensive End
$52,040,000
62

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$51,896,168
63

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$51,515,647
64

Greg Jennings

Wide Receiver
$50,190,000
65

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$49,963,750
66

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$48,675,000
67

Frank Gore

Running Back
$47,094,625
68

Andre Carter

Defensive End
$46,445,342
69

Shaun Rogers

Defensive Tackle
$45,890,221
70

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$45,651,965
71

Ryan Pickett

Defensive Tackle
$45,625,147
72

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$45,614,500
73

Osi Umenyiora

Outside Linebacker
$45,510,110
74

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$45,448,418
75

Ike Taylor

Cornerback
$45,351,970
76

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$45,342,500
77

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$45,140,000
78

Dwayne Bowe

Wide Receiver
$45,075,294
79

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$44,901,029
80

Logan Mankins

Guard
$44,824,708
81

Jahri Evans

Guard
$44,718,300
82

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$44,297,250
83

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$44,050,000
84

Corey Webster

Cornerback
$44,000,000
85

Tyson Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$43,925,000
86

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$43,603,657
87

Tommy Kelly

Defensive Tackle
$43,545,000
88

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$43,500,000
89

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive Tackle
$42,575,000
90

Patrick Willis

Inside Linebacker
$42,566,330
91

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$42,125,000
92

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$41,213,000
93

Wes Welker

Wide Receiver
$40,372,059
94

Heath Miller

Tight End
$39,990,000
95

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$39,810,000
96

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$39,665,000
97

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$39,565,000
98

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$39,058,450
99

Ryan Kalil

Center
$38,819,000
100

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$38,602,970
101

Miles Austin

Wide Receiver
$38,141,400
102

D.J. Williams

Inside Linebacker
$38,079,875
103

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$37,887,500
104

Will Witherspoon

Outside Linebacker
$37,795,000
105

Marques Colston

Wide Receiver
$37,759,600
106

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$37,703,823
107

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$37,614,000
108

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$37,511,250
109

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$37,111,000
110

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$36,970,000
111

Eric Weddle

Safety
$36,665,000
112

Randy Starks

Defensive Tackle
$36,601,000
113

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$36,271,755
114

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$36,175,000
115

Nick Barnett

Inside Linebacker
$35,974,000
116

Eric Berry

Safety
$35,872,300
117

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$35,846,618
118

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$35,755,250
119

Dominic Raiola

Center
$35,697,333
120

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$35,672,000
121

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$35,597,000
122

Rashean Mathis

Cornerback
$35,518,000
123

Percy Harvin

Wide Receiver
$35,347,500
124

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$35,289,000
125

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$35,193,000
126

Carlos Rogers

Cornerback
$34,979,525
127

Michael Griffin

Safety
$34,669,128
128

Santonio Holmes

Wide Receiver
$34,636,764
129

Antoine Bethea

Safety
$34,434,000
130

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$34,352,500
131

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$33,935,000
132

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$33,783,000
133

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$33,574,000
134

Kamerion Wimbley

Outside Linebacker
$33,106,250
135

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$32,997,500
136

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$32,622,999
137

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$32,563,077
138

Jay Ratliff

Defensive Tackle
$32,516,794
139

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$32,499,000
140

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$32,294,750
141

Ben Grubbs

Guard
$32,200,000
142

Nick Mangold

Center
$32,160,400
143

Brett Keisel

Defensive End
$32,033,750
144

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$31,917,000
145

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$31,790,500
146

Sam Baker

Left Tackle
$31,728,750
147

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$31,679,700
148

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$31,627,550
149

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$31,317,000
150

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$31,178,000
151

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive End
$31,055,588
152

Zach Miller

Tight End
$31,039,500
153

Arian Foster

Running Back
$30,805,000
154

Scott Wells

Center
$30,760,375
155

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$30,704,300
156

Ronnie Brown

Running Back
$30,483,382
157

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$30,350,000
158

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive Tackle
$30,090,000
159

Jermon Bushrod

Left Tackle
$29,674,860
160

Charles Tillman

Cornerback
$29,424,500
161

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$29,365,000
162

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$29,349,000
163

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$29,312,285
164

Shane Lechler

Punter
$28,687,000
165

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$28,431,250
166

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$28,407,118
167

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$28,342,400
168

Anthony Spencer

Defensive End
$28,336,200
169

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$28,188,958
170

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$28,041,125
171

Anthony Davis

Right Tackle
$28,000,000
172

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$27,705,680
173

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$27,680,000
174

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$27,377,500
175

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$27,289,059
176

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$27,259,520
177

Mathias Kiwanuka

Defensive End
$27,226,000
178

Dashon Goldson

Safety
$27,025,173
179

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$27,013,375
180

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$27,000,870
181

Matt Forte

Running Back
$26,780,250
182

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$26,749,500
183

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$26,390,000
184

Mike Patterson

Defensive Tackle
$26,350,000
185

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$26,250,000
186

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$26,150,000
187

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$26,090,000
188

Earl Thomas

Safety
$25,385,720
189

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$25,301,700
190

B.J. Raji

Defensive End
$24,927,500
191

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$24,819,818
192

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$24,754,030
193

Roman Harper

Safety
$24,699,250
194

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$24,620,000
195

Josh Sitton

Guard
$24,584,000
196

Daryn Colledge

Guard
$24,564,000
197

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$24,457,022
198

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$24,455,750
199

Eric Wood

Center
$23,785,000
200

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$23,676,020
201

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$23,649,623
202

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$23,548,000
203

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$23,309,375
204

Jonathan Goodwin

Center
$23,292,750
205

Brodrick Bunkley

Defensive Tackle
$23,269,000
206

Jason Campbell

Quarterback
$23,219,500
207

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$23,152,500
208

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$22,883,075
209

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$22,845,000
210

Jairus Byrd

Safety
$22,836,000
211

Andy Levitre

Guard
$22,700,000
212

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$22,644,000
213

Robert Meachem

Wide Receiver
$22,589,500
214

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$22,565,500
215

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$22,538,000
216

Malcolm Jenkins

Safety
$22,482,000
217

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$22,418,000
218

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,413,180
219

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$22,397,000
220

Red Bryant

Defensive End
$22,260,250
221

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$22,214,198
222

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$22,025,498
223

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$21,645,000
224

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$21,496,098
225

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,470,015
226

Josh Scobee

Kicker
$21,442,000
227

Tyson Clabo

Right Tackle
$21,405,900
228

Kevin Walter

Wide Receiver
$21,233,788
229

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$21,215,000
230

Roberto Garza

Center
$21,118,500
231

Max Unger

Center
$21,027,000
232

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$20,948,010
233

Danieal Manning

Safety
$20,661,000
234

Michael Koenen

Punter
$20,649,500
235

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$20,547,500
236

Curtis Lofton

Inside Linebacker
$20,525,000
237

Jason Hatcher

Defensive End
$20,486,500
238

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$20,435,000
239

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$20,407,301
240

Cory Redding

Defensive End
$20,391,500
241

Adam Snyder

Guard
$20,318,500
242

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$20,237,498
243

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$20,194,219
244

Chris Chester

Guard
$20,096,000
245

Knowshon Moreno

Running Back
$20,084,000
246

Willie Colon

Guard
$20,082,500
247

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
$20,020,416
248

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$19,910,000
249

Reggie Nelson

Safety
$19,850,000
250

Alan Branch

Defensive End
$19,845,000
251

Mike Scifres

Punter
$19,820,000
252

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$19,688,098
253

Chris Spencer

Guard
$19,520,000
254

Tim Jennings

Cornerback
$19,473,640
255

Rian Lindell

Kicker
$19,455,000
256

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$19,420,050
257

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$19,356,670
258

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$19,279,225
259

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$19,195,000
260

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$18,948,000
261

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$18,892,248
262

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$18,703,271
263

Dwan Edwards

Defensive Tackle
$18,652,500
264

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$18,531,681
265

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$18,335,000
266

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$18,278,000
267

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$18,221,764
268

Dawan Landry

Safety
$18,178,000
269

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$18,010,000
270

Alex Mack

Center
$17,991,000
271

Rob Sims

Guard
$17,856,000
272

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$17,849,221
273

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$17,766,705
274

Josh Brown

Kicker
$17,741,224
275

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$17,642,000
276

Jay Feely

Kicker
$17,547,000
277

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$17,477,500
278

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$17,443,938
279

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$17,384,900
280

Charles Godfrey

Safety
$17,321,700
281

Trent Richardson

Running Back
$17,305,062
282

James Anderson

Outside Linebacker
$17,251,141
283

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$17,209,000
284

Jerricho Cotchery

Wide Receiver
$17,155,000
285

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$17,134,000
286

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$17,124,296
287

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$16,979,930
288

Jacoby Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,947,111
289

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$16,908,000
290

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$16,869,000
291

William Moore

Safety
$16,850,000
292

John Sullivan

Center
$16,846,200
293

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$16,827,000
294

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$16,694,000
295

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$16,684,609
296

Tyson Alualu

Defensive End
$16,606,500
297

Matt Flynn

Quarterback
$16,563,513
298

Jared Cook

Tight End
$16,545,000
299

Joshua Cribbs

Wide Receiver
$16,534,146
300

Mike Iupati

Guard
$16,480,825
301

Chris Williams

Guard
$16,466,992
302

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,383,250
303

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$16,340,000
304

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$16,337,203
305

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,301,471
306

Louis Vasquez

Guard
$16,284,500
307

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$16,253,140
308

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,198,750
309

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$16,143,900
310

Andy Lee

Punter
$16,121,496
311

Rob Ninkovich

Outside Linebacker
$15,972,280
312

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$15,796,786
313

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$15,780,000
314

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$15,704,000
315

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$15,680,000
316

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$15,573,053
317

Lyle Sendlein

Center
$15,561,500
318

Richie Incognito

Guard
$15,532,160
319

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$15,504,000
320

Sean Lee

Inside Linebacker
$15,500,000
321

Sean Weatherspoon

Outside Linebacker
$15,485,000
322

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$15,470,010
323

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$15,470,000
324

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$15,435,000
325

Mike DeVito

Defensive End
$15,432,000
326

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$15,395,000
327

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$15,373,000
328

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$15,217,329
329

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$15,169,000
330

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$15,151,500
331

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$15,062,436
332

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,050,000
333

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$14,970,311
334

Morgan Burnett

Safety
$14,951,850
335

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$14,880,100
336

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$14,873,000
337

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$14,750,000
338

John Carlson

Tight End
$14,677,750
339

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
$14,676,475
340

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$14,510,000
341

T.J. Lang

Guard
$14,492,500
342

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$14,461,000
343

Darryl Tapp

Outside Linebacker
$14,456,000
344

Sam Koch

Punter
$14,438,490
345

Donald Brown

Running Back
$14,435,000
346

Parys Haralson

Outside Linebacker
$14,289,750
347

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$14,223,383
348

Greg Robinson

Guard
$14,219,344
349

Aaron Ross

Cornerback
$14,210,000
350

Kam Chancellor

Safety
$14,173,610
351

Heath Farwell

Inside Linebacker
$14,158,729
352

Nick Roach

Inside Linebacker
$14,117,588
353

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$14,116,000
354

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$14,105,500
355

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$14,105,000
356

Justin Tuck

Defensive End
$14,067,000
357

Josh Morgan

Wide Receiver
$14,041,500
358

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,008,424
359

Dan Connolly

Guard
$13,918,547
360

Maurice Jones-Drew

Running Back
$13,855,000
361

Brad Smith

Wide Receiver
$13,816,118
362

Antonio Cromartie

Cornerback
$13,777,500
363

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$13,746,605
364

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$13,660,526
365

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$13,656,615
366

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$13,640,750
367

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$13,623,200
368

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$13,584,000
369

David Hawthorne

Outside Linebacker
$13,583,000
370

Jason Worilds

Outside Linebacker
$13,579,000
371

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$13,558,477
372

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$13,466,500
373

Erik Pears

Guard
$13,425,000
374

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$13,384,165
375

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$13,370,000
376

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$13,302,517
377

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$13,295,000
378

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$13,270,150
379

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$13,265,500
380

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$13,257,486
381

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$13,238,620
382

Dave Zastudil

Punter
$13,211,000
383

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$13,170,444
384

Corey Graham

Cornerback
$13,165,500
385

Devin McCourty

Safety
$13,130,000
386

Mike Jenkins

Cornerback
$13,100,000
387

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$13,056,824
388

George Wilson

Safety
$13,037,388
389

Aaron Williams

Safety
$12,962,680
390

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$12,952,500
391

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$12,920,000
392

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$12,843,000
393

Glover Quin

Safety
$12,778,250
394

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$12,760,000
395

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$12,750,000
396

Lamarr Houston

Defensive End
$12,710,000
397

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$12,645,944
398

Jake Locker

Quarterback
$12,586,002
399

Justin Blackmon

Wide Receiver
$12,583,017
400

Shayne Graham

Kicker
$12,575,941