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

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$61,696,734
43

Vernon Davis

Tight End
$61,569,346
44

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$61,299,311
45

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$60,771,755
46

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$59,639,057
47

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$59,198,170
48

Jason Witten

Tight End
$58,853,000
49

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$58,259,000
50

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$57,456,236
51

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$57,450,000
52

Vince Wilfork

Defensive Tackle
$55,670,000
53

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$54,349,293
54

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$53,895,258
55

Steven Jackson

Running Back
$53,439,117
56

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$53,142,500
57

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$51,816,538
58

Frank Gore

Running Back
$51,594,625
59

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$51,570,500
60

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$51,463,000
61

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$50,044,300
62

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$49,015,000
63

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$48,518,838
64

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$48,318,828
65

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$48,230,831
66

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$47,803,125
67

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$47,337,608
68

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$47,077,548
69

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$46,865,000
70

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$46,698,418
71

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$46,438,098
72

Cortland Finnegan

Cornerback
$46,301,757
73

Tyson Jackson

Defensive End
$46,196,592
74

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$46,136,502
75

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$46,025,498
76

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$45,603,657
77

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$45,391,956
78

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$45,114,669
79

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$44,970,000
80

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$44,670,137
81

Ryan Kalil

Center
$44,435,000
82

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive End
$44,245,990
83

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$44,218,000
84

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$44,204,195
85

Eric Weddle

Free Safety
$44,178,039
86

Chris Johnson

Running Back
$43,750,898
87

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$43,522,926
88

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$43,513,888
89

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$42,190,068
90

Marques Colston

Wide Receiver
$41,570,058
91

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$41,527,550
92

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$41,425,000
93

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$41,100,737
94

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$41,033,464
95

Michael Griffin

Free Safety
$40,988,101
96

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$40,206,498
97

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$40,187,583
98

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$40,178,000
99

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$40,124,804
100

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$39,740,000
101

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$39,649,623
102

Nick Mangold

Center
$39,577,430
103

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$38,720,500
104

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$38,597,000
105

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$38,280,000
106

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$38,209,579
107

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$37,999,000
108

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$37,866,497
109

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$37,775,506
110

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$37,759,586
111

Antoine Bethea

Strong Safety
$37,722,661
112

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$37,620,000
113

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$37,500,275
114

Arian Foster

Running Back
$36,930,000
115

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$36,822,809
116

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$36,690,886
117

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$36,688,958
118

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$36,679,700
119

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$36,651,020
120

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$36,548,000
121

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$36,486,685
122

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$35,825,809
123

Jermon Bushrod

Guard
$35,545,896
124

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$35,509,520
125

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$35,122,999
126

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$35,017,000
127

Matt Forte

Running Back
$35,003,802
128

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$34,538,583
129

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$34,162,500
130

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive Tackle
$34,030,660
131

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$33,999,000
132

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$33,920,520
133

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$33,824,765
134

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$33,674,430
135

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$33,152,500
136

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$33,031,297
137

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$32,782,450
138

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$32,535,098
139

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$32,513,375
140

Alex Mack

Center
$32,400,000
141

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$32,090,000
142

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$31,623,635
143

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive End
$31,559,021
144

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$31,417,704
145

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$31,354,803
146

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$30,972,568
147

Jairus Byrd

Free Safety
$30,954,854
148

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$30,908,106
149

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$30,754,813
150

Anthony Spencer

Outside Linebacker
$30,583,075
151

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$30,473,337
152

Shane Lechler

Punter
$30,437,000
153

Josh Sitton

Guard
$30,381,787
154

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$29,948,219
155

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$29,845,000
156

Andy Levitre

Guard
$29,756,277
157

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$29,544,721
158

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$29,414,198
159

Barry Cofield

Defensive Tackle
$29,412,378
160

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$29,357,118
161

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$29,315,553
162

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$29,179,216
163

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$29,105,500
164

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$29,049,586
165

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$28,893,407
166

Eric Wood

Center
$28,635,000
167

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$28,245,000
168

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$28,168,242
169

Mike Iupati

Guard
$28,000,682
170

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$27,911,996
171

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$27,810,500
172

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$27,777,470
173

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$27,668,000
174

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$27,333,627
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

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$22,477,500
228

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$22,435,000
229

Alan Branch

Defensive Tackle
$22,345,000
230

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$22,301,808
231

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$22,221,764
232

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$22,107,998
233

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$22,106,455
234

Lance Moore

Wide Receiver
$21,853,500
235

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,799,720
236

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$21,548,000
237

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$21,461,696
238

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$21,221,903
239

Willie Colon

Guard
$21,136,151
240

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$21,119,098
241

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$21,036,727
242

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$21,010,000
243

Rob Ninkovich

Defensive End
$20,972,280
244

Bryan Bulaga

Right Tackle
$20,723,138
245

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$20,715,561
246

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$20,625,619
247

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$20,485,294
248

Donald Brown

Running Back
$20,440,849
249

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$20,272,975
250

Mike Pouncey

Center
$20,259,695
251

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$20,175,175
252

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$19,770,598
253

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$19,704,000
254

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$19,682,211
255

Tyson Alualu

Defensive Tackle
$19,606,500
256

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$19,466,500
257

Sam Koch

Punter
$19,438,490
258

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$19,346,469
259

Sean Weatherspoon

Inside Linebacker
$19,344,722
260

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$19,307,500
261

T.J. Lang

Guard
$19,228,433
262

Matt Flynn

Quarterback
$19,222,800
263

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$19,122,123
264

Josh Brown

Kicker
$19,107,891
265

Aaron Williams

Strong Safety
$18,937,680
266

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$18,866,000
267

Charles Godfrey

Strong Safety
$18,848,358
268

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$18,838,165
269

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$18,759,521
270

Lamarr Houston

Outside Linebacker
$18,728,685
271

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$18,630,000
272

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$18,474,738
273

Jared Odrick

Defensive End
$18,453,054
274

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$18,428,126
275

Morgan Burnett

Strong Safety
$18,410,934
276

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$18,380,100
277

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$18,296,843
278

Jared Veldheer

Left Tackle
$18,203,813
279

Andy Lee

Punter
$18,171,496
280

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$18,169,000
281

T.J. Ward

Strong Safety
$18,092,646
282

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$18,075,877
283

Trent Richardson

Running Back
$18,055,062
284

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$17,927,887
285

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$17,905,471
286

Kam Chancellor

Strong Safety
$17,812,073
287

Greg Toler

Cornerback
$17,806,000
288

James Anderson

Outside Linebacker
$17,697,041
289

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$17,690,745
290

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$17,685,354
291

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$17,658,585
292

Brandon Meriweather

Strong Safety
$17,640,911
293

Lyle Sendlein

Center
$17,609,832
294

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$17,593,500
295

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$17,584,986
296

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$17,580,075
297

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$17,554,829
298

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$17,549,397
299

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$17,373,000
300

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$17,311,950
301

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$17,280,486
302

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$17,265,500
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

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$15,555,311
339

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$15,539,895
340

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,537,845
341

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$15,483,746
342

Darryl Tapp

Defensive End
$15,479,906
343

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$15,474,084
344

Mike Adams

Strong Safety
$15,454,885
345

Orlando Franklin

Guard
$15,375,588
346

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$15,295,643
347

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
$15,239,416
348

Amari Cooper

Wide Receiver
$15,208,644
349

Jermaine Gresham

Tight End
$15,203,549
350

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$15,151,069
351

Nate Allen

Free Safety
$15,137,713
352

Blake Bortles

Quarterback
$15,120,527
353

Sen'Derrick Marks

Defensive Tackle
$15,115,000
354

Prince Amukamara

Cornerback
$15,094,447
355

Mike Mitchell

Free Safety
$14,943,220
356

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$14,937,403
357

Kenny Britt

Wide Receiver
$14,763,078
358

Nick Fairley

Defensive Tackle
$14,664,465
359

Jerraud Powers

Cornerback
$14,649,318
360

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$14,584,000
361

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$14,564,784
362

Justin Durant

Inside Linebacker
$14,536,869
363

Mark Barron

Outside Linebacker
$14,529,749
364

Tarell Brown

Cornerback
$14,472,000
365

Erik Walden

Outside Linebacker
$14,372,529
366

Mike Nugent

Kicker
$14,351,352
367

Sammie Lee Hill

Defensive Tackle
$14,210,619
368

Kroy Biermann

Defensive End
$14,164,518
369

Brandon Scherff

Guard
$14,161,626
370

Blaine Gabbert

Quarterback
$14,041,851
371

Mike Jenkins

Cornerback
$13,997,267
372

Khalif Barnes

Left Tackle
$13,946,177
373

William Hayes

Defensive End
$13,944,956
374

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$13,872,604
375

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$13,858,444
376

Will Allen

Strong Safety
$13,800,081
377

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$13,712,865
378

Patrick Chung

Strong Safety
$13,687,500
379

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$13,626,181
380

Kory Lichtensteiger

Center
$13,584,549
381

Torrey Smith

Wide Receiver
$13,510,142
382

Koa Misi

Outside Linebacker
$13,314,905
383

John Kuhn

Fullback
$13,218,015
384

Thomas Morstead

Punter
$13,114,097
385

Mike Tolbert

Fullback
$13,017,500
386

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$12,977,400
387

Shayne Graham

Kicker
$12,933,269
388

Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker
$12,871,000
389

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive Tackle
$12,740,252
390

James Carpenter

Guard
$12,735,720
391

Louis Delmas

Free Safety
$12,718,625
392

DeMarco Murray

Running Back
$12,665,703
393

Matt Prater

Kicker
$12,547,193
394

Mychal Kendricks

Inside Linebacker
$12,481,686
395

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$12,384,088
396

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$12,358,441
397

Shawn Lauvao

Guard
$12,334,933
398

Bruce Gradkowski

Quarterback
$12,331,500
399

Chase Daniel

Quarterback
$12,304,317
400

Leonard Williams

Defensive Tackle
$12,296,300