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

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$119,910,000
8

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$118,282,500
9

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$105,920,000
10

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$105,279,382
11

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$101,678,969
12

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
$101,316,086
13

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$99,623,256
14

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$97,900,000
15

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$94,450,000
16

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$89,850,000
17

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
$88,934,470
18

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$88,710,000
19

Jared Allen

Outside Linebacker
$85,361,749
20

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$85,199,500
21

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
$85,044,500
22

Charles Woodson

Safety
$82,118,000
23

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
$78,805,000
24

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$76,650,000
25

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$75,689,307
26

Steve Smith

Wide Receiver
$75,040,745
27

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$74,800,000
28

Chris Long

Defensive End
$74,690,000
29

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$71,780,000
30

Troy Polamalu

Safety
$71,597,000
31

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$70,607,385
32

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
$67,120,000
33

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$66,975,000
34

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$65,060,000
35

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
$64,392,500
36

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$64,215,157
37

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$63,766,533
38

Roddy White

Wide Receiver
$61,345,500
39

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$59,657,500
40

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$59,287,199
41

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$59,170,867
42

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$58,773,530
43

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$58,697,000
44

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$58,105,000
45

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$57,926,000
46

Antrel Rolle

Safety
$57,465,000
47

Donte Whitner

Safety
$56,923,750
48

Vernon Davis

Tight End
$56,406,312
49

Anquan Boldin

Wide Receiver
$56,240,000
50

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$55,220,457
51

Jason Witten

Tight End
$53,753,000
52

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$53,259,000
53

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$52,937,294
54

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$52,357,125
55

Darnell Dockett

Defensive End
$52,040,000
56

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$51,896,168
57

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$51,515,647
58

Vince Wilfork

Defensive Tackle
$50,670,000
59

Greg Jennings

Wide Receiver
$50,190,000
60

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$49,450,000
61

Frank Gore

Running Back
$47,094,625
62

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$45,651,965
63

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$45,614,500
64

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$45,448,418
65

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$45,342,500
66

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$45,140,000
67

Dwayne Bowe

Wide Receiver
$45,075,294
68

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$44,901,029
69

Logan Mankins

Guard
$44,824,708
70

Jahri Evans

Guard
$44,718,300
71

Eric Berry

Safety
$44,589,300
72

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$44,373,750
73

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$44,297,250
74

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$44,050,000
75

Tyson Jackson

Defensive End
$43,925,000
76

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$43,603,657
77

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$43,500,000
78

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive Tackle
$42,575,000
79

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$42,125,000
80

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$41,570,500
81

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$41,213,000
82

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$41,152,679
83

Heath Miller

Tight End
$39,990,000
84

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$39,850,000
85

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$39,810,000
86

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$39,665,000
87

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$39,058,450
88

Ryan Kalil

Center
$38,819,000
89

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$38,602,970
90

Miles Austin

Wide Receiver
$38,141,400
91

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$37,887,500
92

Marques Colston

Wide Receiver
$37,759,600
93

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$37,703,823
94

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$37,633,419
95

Chris Canty

Defensive End
$37,618,000
96

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$37,523,713
97

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$37,111,000
98

Antonio Cromartie

Cornerback
$36,975,000
99

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$36,970,000
100

Eric Weddle

Safety
$36,665,000
101

Randy Starks

Defensive End
$36,601,000
102

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$36,271,755
103

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$36,175,000
104

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$35,846,618
105

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$35,830,000
106

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$35,755,250
107

Rashean Mathis

Cornerback
$35,745,241
108

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$35,672,000
109

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$35,597,000
110

Percy Harvin

Wide Receiver
$35,347,500
111

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$35,289,000
112

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$35,193,000
113

Michael Griffin

Safety
$34,669,128
114

Antoine Bethea

Safety
$34,434,000
115

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$34,377,500
116

A.J. Hawk

Outside Linebacker
$34,165,708
117

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$33,783,000
118

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$33,574,000
119

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$33,265,000
120

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$32,622,999
121

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$32,563,077
122

Jay Ratliff

Defensive Tackle
$32,559,295
123

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$32,499,000
124

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$32,294,750
125

Ben Grubbs

Guard
$32,200,000
126

Nick Mangold

Center
$32,160,400
127

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$31,917,000
128

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$31,791,385
129

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$31,679,700
130

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$31,627,550
131

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$31,317,000
132

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$31,178,000
133

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive Tackle
$31,055,588
134

Arian Foster

Running Back
$30,805,000
135

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$30,732,059
136

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$30,704,300
137

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$30,350,000
138

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive End
$30,092,000
139

Todd Herremans

Guard
$29,921,333
140

Jermon Bushrod

Left Tackle
$29,692,030
141

Anthony Spencer

Outside Linebacker
$29,633,075
142

Charles Tillman

Cornerback
$29,424,500
143

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$29,365,000
144

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$29,349,000
145

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$29,312,285
146

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$29,250,000
147

Shane Lechler

Punter
$28,687,000
148

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$28,454,813
149

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$28,407,118
150

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$28,342,400
151

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$28,188,958
152

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$27,705,680
153

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$27,680,000
154

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$27,259,520
155

Dashon Goldson

Safety
$27,025,173
156

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$27,013,375
157

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$27,000,870
158

Matt Forte

Running Back
$26,796,281
159

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$26,782,450
160

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$26,749,500
161

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$26,250,000
162

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$26,150,000
163

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$26,090,000
164

Earl Thomas

Safety
$25,385,720
165

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$25,301,700
166

B.J. Raji

Defensive End
$24,927,500
167

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$24,819,818
168

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$24,754,030
169

Roman Harper

Safety
$24,699,250
170

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$24,620,000
171

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$24,457,022
172

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$24,455,750
173

Alex Mack

Center
$24,400,000
174

Josh Sitton

Guard
$24,357,563
175

Stephen Bowen

Defensive End
$23,958,461
176

Eric Wood

Center
$23,785,000
177

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$23,676,020
178

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$23,649,623
179

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$23,548,000
180

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$23,309,375
181

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wide Receiver
$23,252,086
182

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$23,152,500
183

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$22,909,000
184

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$22,883,075
185

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$22,845,000
186

Jairus Byrd

Safety
$22,836,000
187

Andy Levitre

Guard
$22,700,000
188

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$22,569,320
189

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$22,538,000
190

Malcolm Jenkins

Safety
$22,482,000
191

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$22,418,000
192

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,413,180
193

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$22,397,000
194

Tyvon Branch

Safety
$22,320,825
195

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$22,214,198
196

Keith Rivers

Outside Linebacker
$22,043,125
197

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$22,025,498
198

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$21,661,100
199

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$21,496,098
200

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,470,015
201

Josh Scobee

Kicker
$21,442,000
202

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$21,277,500
203

Anthony Fasano

Tight End
$21,217,250
204

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$21,215,000
205

Max Unger

Center
$21,027,000
206

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$20,948,010
207

Lance Moore

Wide Receiver
$20,803,500
208

Michael Koenen

Punter
$20,649,500
209

Curtis Lofton

Inside Linebacker
$20,525,000
210

Jason Hatcher

Defensive End
$20,486,500
211

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$20,435,000
212

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$20,407,301
213

Cory Redding

Defensive End
$20,391,500
214

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$20,237,498
215

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$20,194,219
216

Chris Chester

Guard
$20,096,000
217

Willie Colon

Guard
$20,082,500
218

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
$20,020,416
219

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$19,910,000
220

Reggie Nelson

Safety
$19,850,000
221

Alan Branch

Defensive Tackle
$19,845,000
222

Mike Scifres

Punter
$19,820,000
223

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$19,688,098
224

Tim Jennings

Cornerback
$19,501,160
225

Kendall Langford

Defensive End
$19,495,565
226

Michael Oher

Left Tackle
$19,495,000
227

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$19,420,050
228

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$19,356,670
229

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$19,279,225
230

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$19,195,000
231

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$18,948,000
232

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$18,892,248
233

Matt Flynn

Quarterback
$18,733,389
234

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$18,703,271
235

Dwan Edwards

Defensive Tackle
$18,652,500
236

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$18,531,681
237

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$18,335,000
238

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$18,300,836
239

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$18,236,727
240

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$18,221,764
241

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$18,010,000
242

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$17,849,221
243

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$17,766,705
244

Josh Brown

Kicker
$17,741,224
245

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$17,642,000
246

Chris Houston

Cornerback
$17,486,000
247

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$17,477,500
248

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$17,443,938
249

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$17,384,900
250

Charles Godfrey

Safety
$17,321,700
251

Trent Richardson

Running Back
$17,305,062
252

Dannell Ellerbe

Inside Linebacker
$17,209,000
253

Jerricho Cotchery

Wide Receiver
$17,155,000
254

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$17,134,000
255

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$17,124,296
256

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$16,985,294
257

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$16,979,930
258

Jacoby Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,947,111
259

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$16,908,000
260

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$16,869,000
261

William Moore

Safety
$16,850,000
262

John Sullivan

Center
$16,846,200
263

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$16,827,000
264

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$16,694,000
265

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$16,684,609
266

Tyson Alualu

Defensive End
$16,606,500
267

Jared Cook

Tight End
$16,545,000
268

Mike Iupati

Guard
$16,480,825
269

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$16,340,000
270

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$16,337,203
271

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,301,471
272

Louis Vasquez

Guard
$16,284,500
273

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$16,253,140
274

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,198,750
275

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$16,143,900
276

Andy Lee

Punter
$16,121,496
277

Rob Ninkovich

Defensive End
$15,972,280
278

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$15,796,786
279

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$15,780,000
280

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$15,704,000
281

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$15,701,624
282

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$15,573,053
283

Brian Hartline

Wide Receiver
$15,567,975
284

Richie Incognito

Guard
$15,532,160
285

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$15,504,000
286

Sean Lee

Inside Linebacker
$15,500,000
287

Sean Weatherspoon

Inside Linebacker
$15,485,000
288

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$15,470,010
289

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$15,470,000
290

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$15,435,000
291

Mike DeVito

Defensive End
$15,432,000
292

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$15,373,000
293

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$15,217,329
294

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$15,169,000
295

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$15,151,500
296

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$15,062,436
297

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,050,000
298

Morgan Burnett

Safety
$14,982,861
299

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$14,970,311
300

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$14,880,100
301

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$14,873,000
302

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$14,750,000
303

Darryl Tapp

Outside Linebacker
$14,529,906
304

T.J. Lang

Guard
$14,521,173
305

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$14,510,000
306

Sam Koch

Punter
$14,438,490
307

Donald Brown

Running Back
$14,435,000
308

Parys Haralson

Outside Linebacker
$14,289,750
309

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$14,223,383
310

Greg Robinson

Left Tackle
$14,219,344
311

Kam Chancellor

Safety
$14,173,610
312

Josh Morgan

Wide Receiver
$14,136,828
313

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$14,130,486
314

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$14,116,000
315

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$14,105,500
316

Justin Tuck

Defensive End
$14,067,000
317

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$14,034,145
318

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,008,424
319

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$13,746,605
320

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$13,660,526
321

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$13,656,615
322

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$13,640,750
323

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$13,623,200
324

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$13,584,000
325

David Hawthorne

Inside Linebacker
$13,583,000
326

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$13,579,621
327

Erik Pears

Right Tackle
$13,514,900
328

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$13,466,500
329

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$13,384,165
330

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$13,370,000
331

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$13,312,517
332

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$13,295,000
333

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$13,270,150
334

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$13,265,500
335

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$13,257,486
336

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$13,238,620
337

Dave Zastudil

Punter
$13,211,000
338

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$13,170,444
339

Corey Graham

Safety
$13,165,500
340

Devin McCourty

Safety
$13,130,000
341

Mike Jenkins

Cornerback
$13,100,000
342

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$13,056,824
343

Aaron Williams

Safety
$12,962,680
344

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$12,952,500
345

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$12,920,000
346

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$12,843,000
347

Glover Quin

Safety
$12,837,838
348

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$12,760,000
349

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$12,750,000
350

Lamarr Houston

Defensive End
$12,721,518
351

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$12,645,944
352

Justin Blackmon

Wide Receiver
$12,583,017
353

Will Allen

Safety
$12,537,941
354

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$12,518,317
355

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
$12,478,850
356

Tarell Brown

Cornerback
$12,472,000
357

Mike Adams

Safety
$12,354,885
358

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$12,323,272
359

Greg Toler

Cornerback
$12,306,000
360

John Kuhn

Fullback
$12,191,309
361

Khalif Barnes

Guard
$12,180,428
362

Kroy Biermann

Outside Linebacker
$12,174,750
363

Mark Barron

Safety
$12,103,090
364

Jermaine Gresham

Tight End
$12,057,500
365

Harry Douglas

Wide Receiver
$12,054,050
366

Blaine Gabbert

Quarterback
$12,001,646
367

T.J. Ward

Safety
$11,975,000
368

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$11,961,017
369

Mike Nugent

Kicker
$11,899,000
370

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$11,821,774
371

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$11,810,500
372

Alterraun Verner

Cornerback
$11,410,140
373

Brandon Fields

Punter
$11,396,191
374

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$11,308,908
375

C.J. Mosley

Defensive Tackle
$11,239,807
376

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$11,155,000
377

Kyle Rudolph

Tight End
$11,129,851
378

Shaun Suisham

Kicker
$11,121,340
379

Zane Beadles

Guard
$11,065,000
380

Justin Durant

Outside Linebacker
$10,997,000
381

Jared Veldheer

Left Tackle
$10,933,000
382

Kevin Vickerson

Defensive Tackle
$10,895,000
383

Mike Mitchell

Safety
$10,873,000
384

Bryan Bulaga

Right Tackle
$10,813,845
385

Bruce Gradkowski

Quarterback
$10,781,500
386

William Hayes

Defensive End
$10,693,300
387

Mike Leach

Long Snapper
$10,689,647
388

Jake Matthews

Left Tackle
$10,688,728
389

Thomas Morstead

Punter
$10,660,000
390

Marcus Gilbert

Right Tackle
$10,655,610
391

Tarvaris Jackson

Quarterback
$10,636,000
392

Matt Prater

Kicker
$10,598,529
393

Scott Chandler

Tight End
$10,598,500
394

Mike Tolbert

Fullback
$10,592,500
395

Jameel McClain

Inside Linebacker
$10,563,000
396

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$10,550,979
397

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$10,473,337
398

Kenny Britt

Wide Receiver
$10,436,188
399

Jonathan Cooper

Guard
$10,432,410
400

Louis Delmas

Safety
$10,421,250