NFL Player Earnings NFL Player Earnings

Ranking the career earnings of all active NFL players.

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Player Career Earnings
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
$124,758,908
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

Anquan Boldin

Wide Receiver
$62,255,679
43

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$61,696,734
44

Vernon Davis

Tight End
$61,569,346
45

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$61,299,311
46

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$60,771,755
47

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$59,639,057
48

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$59,198,170
49

Jason Witten

Tight End
$58,853,000
50

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$58,259,000
51

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$57,456,236
52

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$57,450,000
53

Vince Wilfork

Defensive Tackle
$55,670,000
54

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$54,349,293
55

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$53,895,258
56

Steven Jackson

Running Back
$53,439,117
57

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$53,142,500
58

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$51,816,538
59

Frank Gore

Running Back
$51,594,625
60

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$51,570,500
61

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$51,463,000
62

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$50,044,300
63

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$49,015,000
64

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$48,518,838
65

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$48,318,828
66

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$48,230,831
67

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$47,803,125
68

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$47,337,608
69

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$47,077,548
70

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$46,865,000
71

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$46,698,418
72

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$46,438,098
73

Cortland Finnegan

Cornerback
$46,301,757
74

Tyson Jackson

Defensive End
$46,196,592
75

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$46,136,502
76

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$46,025,498
77

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$45,603,657
78

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$45,391,956
79

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$45,114,669
80

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$44,970,000
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

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$41,100,737
95

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$41,033,464
96

Michael Griffin

Free Safety
$40,988,101
97

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$40,206,498
98

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$40,187,583
99

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$40,178,000
100

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$40,124,804
101

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$39,740,000
102

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$39,649,623
103

Nick Mangold

Center
$39,577,430
104

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$38,720,500
105

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$38,597,000
106

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$38,280,000
107

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$38,209,579
108

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$37,999,000
109

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$37,866,497
110

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$37,775,506
111

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$37,759,586
112

Antoine Bethea

Strong Safety
$37,722,661
113

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$37,620,000
114

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$37,500,275
115

Arian Foster

Running Back
$36,930,000
116

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$36,822,809
117

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$36,690,886
118

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$36,688,958
119

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$36,679,700
120

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$36,651,020
121

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$36,548,000
122

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$36,486,685
123

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$35,825,809
124

Jermon Bushrod

Guard
$35,545,896
125

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$35,509,520
126

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$35,122,999
127

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$35,017,000
128

Matt Forte

Running Back
$35,003,802
129

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$34,538,583
130

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$34,162,500
131

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive Tackle
$34,030,660
132

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$33,999,000
133

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$33,920,520
134

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$33,824,765
135

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$33,674,430
136

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$33,152,500
137

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$33,031,297
138

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$32,782,450
139

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$32,535,098
140

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$32,513,375
141

Alex Mack

Center
$32,400,000
142

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$32,090,000
143

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$31,623,635
144

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive End
$31,559,021
145

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$31,417,704
146

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$31,354,803
147

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$30,972,568
148

Jairus Byrd

Free Safety
$30,954,854
149

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$30,908,106
150

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$30,754,813
151

Anthony Spencer

Outside Linebacker
$30,583,075
152

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$30,473,337
153

Shane Lechler

Punter
$30,437,000
154

Josh Sitton

Guard
$30,381,787
155

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$29,948,219
156

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$29,845,000
157

Andy Levitre

Guard
$29,756,277
158

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$29,544,721
159

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$29,414,198
160

Barry Cofield

Defensive Tackle
$29,412,378
161

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$29,357,118
162

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$29,315,553
163

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$29,179,216
164

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$29,105,500
165

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$29,049,586
166

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$28,893,407
167

Eric Wood

Center
$28,635,000
168

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$28,245,000
169

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$28,168,242
170

Mike Iupati

Guard
$28,000,682
171

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$27,911,996
172

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$27,810,500
173

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$27,777,470
174

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$27,668,000
175

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$26,937,500
176

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$26,765,000
177

Malcolm Jenkins

Free Safety
$26,521,960
178

Roman Harper

Strong Safety
$26,199,250
179

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$26,067,500
180

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$26,044,891
181

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$26,001,096
182

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wide Receiver
$25,952,086
183

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$25,933,925
184

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$25,907,870
185

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$25,838,000
186

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
$25,783,887
187

Max Unger

Center
$25,573,984
188

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$24,875,674
189

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$24,766,705
190

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$24,746,742
191

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$24,732,467
192

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$24,727,500
193

Michael Oher

Left Tackle
$24,506,875
194

Kendall Langford

Defensive End
$24,495,565
195

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$24,492,245
196

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$24,264,171
197

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$24,205,878
198

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$24,188,347
199

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$24,022,615
200

Reggie Nelson

Free Safety
$24,000,000
201

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$23,990,845
202

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$23,880,000
203

Anthony Fasano

Tight End
$23,851,657
204

John Sullivan

Center
$23,846,200
205

Junior Galette

Outside Linebacker
$23,833,000
206

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$23,642,000
207

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$23,631,161
208

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$23,627,500
209

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$23,611,104
210

Tyvon Branch

Strong Safety
$23,608,325
211

Jared Cook

Tight End
$23,559,235
212

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$23,406,401
213

Mike Scifres

Punter
$23,387,057
214

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$23,256,670
215

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$23,248,010
216

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$23,094,000
217

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$23,059,534
218

DeAndre Levy

Outside Linebacker
$23,028,607
219

Chris Chester

Guard
$22,955,286
220

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$22,953,557
221

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$22,732,735
222

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$22,710,979
223

Red Bryant

Defensive End
$22,680,255
224

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$22,529,225
225

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,517,350
226

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$22,478,492
227

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$22,435,000
228

Alan Branch

Defensive Tackle
$22,345,000
229

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$22,301,808
230

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$22,221,764
231

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$22,107,998
232

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$22,106,455
233

Lance Moore

Wide Receiver
$21,853,500
234

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,799,720
235

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$21,548,000
236

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$21,461,696
237

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$21,221,903
238

Willie Colon

Guard
$21,136,151
239

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$21,119,098
240

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$21,036,727
241

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$21,010,000
242

Rob Ninkovich

Defensive End
$20,972,280
243

Bryan Bulaga

Right Tackle
$20,723,138
244

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$20,715,561
245

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$20,625,619
246

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$20,485,294
247

Donald Brown

Running Back
$20,440,849
248

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$20,272,975
249

Mike Pouncey

Center
$20,259,695
250

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$20,175,175
251

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$19,770,598
252

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$19,704,000
253

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$19,682,211
254

Tyson Alualu

Defensive Tackle
$19,606,500
255

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$19,466,500
256

Sam Koch

Punter
$19,438,490
257

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$19,346,469
258

Sean Weatherspoon

Inside Linebacker
$19,344,722
259

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$19,307,500
260

T.J. Lang

Guard
$19,228,433
261

Matt Flynn

Quarterback
$19,222,800
262

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$19,122,123
263

Josh Brown

Kicker
$19,107,891
264

Aaron Williams

Strong Safety
$18,937,680
265

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$18,866,000
266

Charles Godfrey

Strong Safety
$18,848,358
267

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$18,838,165
268

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$18,759,521
269

Lamarr Houston

Outside Linebacker
$18,728,685
270

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$18,630,000
271

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$18,474,738
272

Jared Odrick

Defensive End
$18,453,054
273

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$18,428,126
274

Morgan Burnett

Strong Safety
$18,410,934
275

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$18,380,100
276

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$18,296,843
277

Jared Veldheer

Left Tackle
$18,203,813
278

Andy Lee

Punter
$18,171,496
279

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$18,169,000
280

T.J. Ward

Strong Safety
$18,092,646
281

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$18,075,877
282

Trent Richardson

Running Back
$18,055,062
283

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$17,927,887
284

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$17,905,471
285

Kam Chancellor

Strong Safety
$17,812,073
286

Greg Toler

Cornerback
$17,806,000
287

James Anderson

Outside Linebacker
$17,697,041
288

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$17,690,745
289

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$17,685,354
290

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$17,658,585
291

Brandon Meriweather

Strong Safety
$17,640,911
292

Lyle Sendlein

Center
$17,609,832
293

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$17,593,500
294

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$17,584,986
295

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$17,580,075
296

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$17,554,829
297

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$17,549,397
298

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$17,373,000
299

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$17,311,950
300

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$17,280,486
301

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$17,265,500
302

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$17,245,520
303

Evan Mathis

Guard
$17,133,875
304

Erik Pears

Right Tackle
$17,114,900
305

Dan Williams

Defensive Tackle
$16,995,908
306

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,888,221
307

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$16,872,837
308

Glover Quin

Free Safety
$16,837,838
309

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$16,717,329
310

Richie Incognito

Guard
$16,632,160
311

Corey Graham

Free Safety
$16,615,500
312

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$16,581,617
313

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,547,248
314

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$16,523,000
315

Rodney Hudson

Center
$16,514,448
316

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$16,454,000
317

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$16,370,953
318

Marcus Mariota

Quarterback
$16,330,324
319

Kyle Rudolph

Tight End
$16,270,476
320

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$16,264,502
321

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
$16,228,850
322

Marcus Gilbert

Right Tackle
$16,162,861
323

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$16,112,517
324

Zane Beadles

Guard
$16,065,000
325

Charles Clay

Tight End
$15,938,000
326

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$15,909,009
327

Reshad Jones

Strong Safety
$15,856,182
328

Harry Douglas

Wide Receiver
$15,852,902
329

King Dunlap

Left Tackle
$15,782,696
330

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$15,778,820
331

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$15,758,244
332

Alterraun Verner

Cornerback
$15,682,738
333

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$15,675,035
334

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$15,670,855
335

Greg Robinson

Left Tackle
$15,642,956
336

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$15,623,200
337

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$15,579,334
338

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$15,539,895
339

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,537,845
340

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$15,483,746
341

Darryl Tapp

Defensive End
$15,479,906
342

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$15,474,084
343

Mike Adams

Strong Safety
$15,454,885
344

Orlando Franklin

Guard
$15,375,588
345

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$15,295,643
346

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
$15,239,416
347

Amari Cooper

Wide Receiver
$15,208,644
348

Jermaine Gresham

Tight End
$15,203,549
349

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$15,151,069
350

Nate Allen

Free Safety
$15,137,713
351

Blake Bortles

Quarterback
$15,120,527
352

Sen'Derrick Marks

Defensive Tackle
$15,115,000
353

Prince Amukamara

Cornerback
$15,094,447
354

Mike Mitchell

Free Safety
$14,943,220
355

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$14,937,403
356

Kenny Britt

Wide Receiver
$14,763,078
357

Nick Fairley

Defensive Tackle
$14,664,465
358

Jerraud Powers

Cornerback
$14,649,318
359

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$14,584,000
360

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$14,564,784
361

Justin Durant

Inside Linebacker
$14,536,869
362

Mark Barron

Outside Linebacker
$14,529,749
363

Tarell Brown

Cornerback
$14,472,000
364

Erik Walden

Outside Linebacker
$14,372,529
365

Mike Nugent

Kicker
$14,351,352
366

Sammie Lee Hill

Defensive Tackle
$14,210,619
367

Kroy Biermann

Defensive End
$14,164,518
368

Brandon Scherff

Guard
$14,161,626
369

Blaine Gabbert

Quarterback
$14,041,851
370

Mike Jenkins

Cornerback
$13,997,267
371

Khalif Barnes

Left Tackle
$13,946,177
372

William Hayes

Defensive End
$13,944,956
373

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$13,872,604
374

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$13,858,444
375

Will Allen

Strong Safety
$13,800,081
376

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$13,712,865
377

Patrick Chung

Strong Safety
$13,687,500
378

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$13,626,181
379

Kory Lichtensteiger

Center
$13,584,549
380

Torrey Smith

Wide Receiver
$13,510,142
381

Koa Misi

Outside Linebacker
$13,314,905
382

John Kuhn

Fullback
$13,218,015
383

Thomas Morstead

Punter
$13,114,097
384

Mike Tolbert

Fullback
$13,017,500
385

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$12,977,400
386

Shayne Graham

Kicker
$12,933,269
387

Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker
$12,871,000
388

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive Tackle
$12,740,252
389

James Carpenter

Guard
$12,735,720
390

Louis Delmas

Free Safety
$12,718,625
391

DeMarco Murray

Running Back
$12,665,703
392

Matt Prater

Kicker
$12,547,193
393

Mychal Kendricks

Inside Linebacker
$12,481,686
394

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$12,384,088
395

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$12,358,441
396

Shawn Lauvao

Guard
$12,334,933
397

Bruce Gradkowski

Quarterback
$12,331,500
398

Chase Daniel

Quarterback
$12,304,317
399

Leonard Williams

Defensive Tackle
$12,296,300
400

Pat McAfee

Punter
$12,290,044