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

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$119,910,000
8

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$118,282,500
9

Michael Vick

Quarterback
$107,741,000
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

Steven Jackson

Running Back
$53,325,000
59

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$53,259,000
60

Reggie Wayne

Wide Receiver
$52,365,000
61

Lance Briggs

Outside Linebacker
$52,277,600
62

Darnell Dockett

Defensive End
$52,040,000
63

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$51,896,168
64

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$51,515,647
65

Vince Wilfork

Defensive Tackle
$50,670,000
66

Greg Jennings

Wide Receiver
$50,190,000
67

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$49,963,750
68

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$48,675,000
69

Frank Gore

Running Back
$47,094,625
70

Michael Roos

Left Tackle
$46,944,600
71

Andre Carter

Defensive End
$46,445,342
72

Cortland Finnegan

Cornerback
$46,045,875
73

LaRon Landry

Safety
$45,908,000
74

Shaun Rogers

Defensive Tackle
$45,890,221
75

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$45,651,965
76

Ryan Pickett

Defensive Tackle
$45,625,147
77

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$45,614,500
78

Osi Umenyiora

Outside Linebacker
$45,510,110
79

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$45,448,418
80

Ike Taylor

Cornerback
$45,351,970
81

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$45,342,500
82

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$45,140,000
83

Dwayne Bowe

Wide Receiver
$45,075,294
84

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$44,901,029
85

Logan Mankins

Guard
$44,824,708
86

Jahri Evans

Guard
$44,718,300
87

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$44,297,250
88

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$44,050,000
89

Corey Webster

Cornerback
$44,000,000
90

Tyson Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$43,925,000
91

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$43,603,657
92

Tommy Kelly

Defensive Tackle
$43,545,000
93

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$43,500,000
94

Chris Johnson

Running Back
$42,832,510
95

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive Tackle
$42,575,000
96

Patrick Willis

Inside Linebacker
$42,566,330
97

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$42,125,000
98

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$41,213,000
99

Wes Welker

Wide Receiver
$40,372,059
100

Heath Miller

Tight End
$39,990,000
101

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$39,850,000
102

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$39,810,000
103

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$39,665,000
104

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$39,565,000
105

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$39,058,450
106

Robert Geathers

Defensive End
$38,866,000
107

Ryan Kalil

Center
$38,819,000
108

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$38,602,970
109

Miles Austin

Wide Receiver
$38,141,400
110

D.J. Williams

Inside Linebacker
$38,079,875
111

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$37,887,500
112

Will Witherspoon

Outside Linebacker
$37,795,000
113

Marques Colston

Wide Receiver
$37,759,600
114

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$37,703,823
115

Chris Canty

Defensive End
$37,618,000
116

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$37,614,000
117

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$37,511,250
118

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$37,111,000
119

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$36,970,000
120

Eric Weddle

Safety
$36,665,000
121

Shaun Phillips

Defensive End
$36,617,999
122

Randy Starks

Defensive Tackle
$36,601,000
123

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$36,271,755
124

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$36,175,000
125

Nick Barnett

Inside Linebacker
$35,974,000
126

Eric Berry

Safety
$35,872,300
127

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$35,846,618
128

Jarret Johnson

Outside Linebacker
$35,794,999
129

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$35,755,250
130

Dominic Raiola

Center
$35,697,333
131

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$35,672,000
132

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$35,597,000
133

Rashean Mathis

Cornerback
$35,518,000
134

Percy Harvin

Wide Receiver
$35,347,500
135

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$35,289,000
136

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$35,193,000
137

Carlos Rogers

Cornerback
$34,979,525
138

Michael Griffin

Safety
$34,669,128
139

Santonio Holmes

Wide Receiver
$34,636,764
140

Antoine Bethea

Safety
$34,434,000
141

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$34,352,500
142

A.J. Hawk

Inside Linebacker
$34,141,250
143

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$33,935,000
144

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$33,783,000
145

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$33,574,000
146

Kamerion Wimbley

Outside Linebacker
$33,106,250
147

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$32,997,500
148

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$32,622,999
149

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$32,563,077
150

Jay Ratliff

Defensive Tackle
$32,516,794
151

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$32,499,000
152

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$32,294,750
153

Ben Grubbs

Guard
$32,200,000
154

Nick Mangold

Center
$32,160,400
155

Nick Hardwick

Center
$32,120,000
156

Brett Keisel

Defensive End
$32,033,750
157

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$31,917,000
158

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$31,790,500
159

Sam Baker

Left Tackle
$31,728,750
160

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$31,679,700
161

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$31,627,550
162

Justin Blalock

Guard
$31,467,000
163

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$31,317,000
164

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$31,178,000
165

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive End
$31,055,588
166

Zach Miller

Tight End
$31,039,500
167

Chris Myers

Center
$30,992,200
168

Arian Foster

Running Back
$30,805,000
169

Scott Wells

Center
$30,760,375
170

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$30,704,300
171

Ronnie Brown

Running Back
$30,483,382
172

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$30,350,000
173

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive Tackle
$30,090,000
174

Todd Herremans

Right Tackle
$29,921,333
175

Jermon Bushrod

Left Tackle
$29,674,860
176

Charles Tillman

Cornerback
$29,424,500
177

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$29,365,000
178

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$29,349,000
179

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$29,312,285
180

Barry Cofield

Defensive Tackle
$29,253,625
181

Shane Lechler

Punter
$28,687,000
182

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$28,431,250
183

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$28,407,118
184

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$28,342,400
185

Anthony Spencer

Defensive End
$28,336,200
186

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$28,188,958
187

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$28,041,125
188

Anthony Davis

Right Tackle
$28,000,000
189

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$27,705,680
190

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$27,680,000
191

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$27,377,500
192

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$27,289,059
193

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$27,259,520
194

Mathias Kiwanuka

Defensive End
$27,226,000
195

Dashon Goldson

Safety
$27,025,173
196

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$27,013,375
197

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$27,000,870
198

Matt Forte

Running Back
$26,780,250
199

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$26,749,500
200

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$26,390,000
201

Mike Patterson

Defensive Tackle
$26,350,000
202

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$26,250,000
203

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$26,150,000
204

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$26,090,000
205

Earl Thomas

Safety
$25,385,720
206

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$25,301,700
207

B.J. Raji

Defensive End
$24,927,500
208

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$24,819,818
209

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$24,754,030
210

Roman Harper

Safety
$24,699,250
211

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$24,620,000
212

Josh Sitton

Guard
$24,584,000
213

Daryn Colledge

Guard
$24,564,000
214

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$24,457,022
215

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$24,455,750
216

Stephen Bowen

Defensive End
$24,055,750
217

Eric Wood

Center
$23,785,000
218

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$23,676,020
219

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$23,649,623
220

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$23,548,000
221

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$23,309,375
222

Jonathan Goodwin

Center
$23,292,750
223

Brodrick Bunkley

Defensive Tackle
$23,269,000
224

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wide Receiver
$23,252,086
225

Jason Campbell

Quarterback
$23,219,500
226

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$23,152,500
227

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$22,883,075
228

Ryan Clark

Safety
$22,855,000
229

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$22,845,000
230

Jairus Byrd

Safety
$22,836,000
231

Andy Levitre

Guard
$22,700,000
232

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$22,644,000
233

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$22,565,500
234

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$22,538,000
235

Robert Meachem

Wide Receiver
$22,524,500
236

Malcolm Jenkins

Safety
$22,482,000
237

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$22,418,000
238

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,413,180
239

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$22,397,000
240

Tyvon Branch

Safety
$22,320,825
241

Red Bryant

Defensive End
$22,260,250
242

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$22,214,198
243

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$22,025,498
244

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$21,645,000
245

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$21,496,098
246

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,470,015
247

Josh Scobee

Kicker
$21,442,000
248

Tyson Clabo

Right Tackle
$21,405,900
249

Kevin Walter

Wide Receiver
$21,233,788
250

Anthony Fasano

Tight End
$21,217,250
251

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$21,215,000
252

Roberto Garza

Center
$21,118,500
253

Max Unger

Center
$21,027,000
254

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$20,948,010
255

Lance Moore

Wide Receiver
$20,801,500
256

Danieal Manning

Safety
$20,661,000
257

Michael Koenen

Punter
$20,649,500
258

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$20,547,500
259

Curtis Lofton

Inside Linebacker
$20,525,000
260

Jason Hatcher

Defensive End
$20,486,500
261

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$20,435,000
262

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$20,407,301
263

Cory Redding

Defensive End
$20,391,500
264

Adam Snyder

Guard
$20,318,500
265

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$20,237,498
266

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$20,194,219
267

Chris Chester

Guard
$20,096,000
268

Knowshon Moreno

Running Back
$20,084,000
269

Willie Colon

Guard
$20,082,500
270

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
$20,020,416
271

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$19,910,000
272

Reggie Nelson

Safety
$19,850,000
273

Alan Branch

Defensive End
$19,845,000
274

Mike Scifres

Punter
$19,820,000
275

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$19,688,098
276

Chris Spencer

Guard
$19,520,000
277

Kendall Langford

Defensive Tackle
$19,495,565
278

Michael Oher

Right Tackle
$19,495,000
279

Tim Jennings

Cornerback
$19,473,640
280

Rian Lindell

Kicker
$19,455,000
281

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$19,420,050
282

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$19,356,670
283

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$19,279,225
284

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$19,195,000
285

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$18,948,000
286

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$18,892,248
287

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$18,703,271
288

Dwan Edwards

Defensive Tackle
$18,652,500
289

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$18,531,681
290

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$18,335,000
291

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$18,278,000
292

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$18,221,764
293

Dawan Landry

Safety
$18,178,000
294

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$18,010,000
295

Alex Mack

Center
$17,991,000
296

Rob Sims

Guard
$17,856,000
297

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$17,849,221
298

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$17,766,705
299

Josh Brown

Kicker
$17,741,224
300

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$17,642,000
301

Jay Feely

Kicker
$17,547,000
302

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$17,477,500
303

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$17,443,938
304

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$17,384,900
305

Charles Godfrey

Safety
$17,321,700
306

Trent Richardson

Running Back
$17,305,062
307

James Anderson

Outside Linebacker
$17,251,141
308

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$17,209,000
309

Jerricho Cotchery

Wide Receiver
$17,155,000
310

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$17,134,000
311

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$17,124,296
312

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$16,979,930
313

Jacoby Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,947,111
314

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$16,908,000
315

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$16,869,000
316

William Moore

Safety
$16,850,000
317

John Sullivan

Center
$16,846,200
318

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$16,827,000
319

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$16,694,000
320

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$16,684,609
321

Tyson Alualu

Defensive End
$16,606,500
322

Matt Flynn

Quarterback
$16,563,513
323

Jared Cook

Tight End
$16,545,000
324

Joshua Cribbs

Wide Receiver
$16,534,146
325

Mike Iupati

Guard
$16,480,825
326

Chris Williams

Guard
$16,466,992
327

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,383,250
328

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$16,340,000
329

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$16,337,203
330

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,301,471
331

Louis Vasquez

Guard
$16,284,500
332

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$16,253,140
333

Charlie Johnson

Guard
$16,206,300
334

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,198,750
335

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$16,143,900
336

Andy Lee

Punter
$16,121,496
337

Rob Ninkovich

Outside Linebacker
$15,972,280
338

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$15,796,786
339

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$15,780,000
340

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$15,704,000
341

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$15,680,000
342

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$15,573,053
343

Brian Hartline

Wide Receiver
$15,567,975
344

Lyle Sendlein

Center
$15,561,500
345

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$15,504,000
346

Sean Lee

Inside Linebacker
$15,500,000
347

Sean Weatherspoon

Outside Linebacker
$15,485,000
348

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$15,470,010
349

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$15,470,000
350

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$15,435,000
351

Mike DeVito

Defensive End
$15,432,000
352

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$15,395,000
353

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$15,373,000
354

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$15,217,329
355

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$15,169,000
356

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$15,151,500
357

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$15,062,436
358

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,050,000
359

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$14,970,311
360

Morgan Burnett

Safety
$14,951,850
361

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$14,880,100
362

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$14,873,000
363

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$14,750,000
364

John Carlson

Tight End
$14,677,750
365

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
$14,676,475
366

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$14,510,000
367

T.J. Lang

Guard
$14,492,500
368

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$14,461,000
369

Sam Koch

Punter
$14,438,490
370

Donald Brown

Running Back
$14,435,000
371

Parys Haralson

Outside Linebacker
$14,289,750
372

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$14,223,383
373

Greg Robinson

Guard
$14,219,344
374

Aaron Ross

Cornerback
$14,210,000
375

Kam Chancellor

Safety
$14,173,610
376

Heath Farwell

Inside Linebacker
$14,158,729
377

Nick Roach

Inside Linebacker
$14,117,588
378

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$14,116,000
379

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$14,105,500
380

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$14,105,000
381

Justin Tuck

Defensive End
$14,067,000
382

Josh Morgan

Wide Receiver
$14,041,500
383

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$14,034,145
384

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,008,424
385

Dan Connolly

Guard
$13,918,547
386

Maurice Jones-Drew

Running Back
$13,855,000
387

Brad Smith

Wide Receiver
$13,816,118
388

Antonio Cromartie

Cornerback
$13,777,500
389

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$13,746,605
390

Bernard Pollard

Safety
$13,746,000
391

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$13,660,526
392

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$13,656,615
393

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$13,640,750
394

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$13,623,200
395

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$13,584,000
396

David Hawthorne

Outside Linebacker
$13,583,000
397

Jason Worilds

Outside Linebacker
$13,579,000
398

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$13,558,477
399

Darryl Tapp

Outside Linebacker
$13,491,000
400

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$13,466,500