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

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$118,922,458
10

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$117,957,925
11

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$111,900,000
12

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$111,232,029
13

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$101,211,130
14

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$98,850,000
15

Charles Woodson

Strong Safety
$97,899,369
16

Dwight Freeney

Outside Linebacker
$96,645,940
17

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
$96,434,470
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

Chris Long

Defensive End
$84,696,160
24

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$83,650,000
25

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$82,706,471
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

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
$69,150,832
35

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$67,928,843
36

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$64,773,530
37

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$64,242,898
38

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$63,170,867
39

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$62,697,000
40

Anquan Boldin

Wide Receiver
$62,255,679
41

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$61,696,734
42

Vernon Davis

Tight End
$61,569,346
43

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$61,299,311
44

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$60,771,755
45

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$59,639,057
46

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$59,198,170
47

Jason Witten

Tight End
$58,853,000
48

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$58,259,000
49

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$57,456,236
50

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$57,450,000
51

Vince Wilfork

Defensive Tackle
$55,670,000
52

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$54,349,293
53

Steven Jackson

Running Back
$53,439,117
54

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$53,142,500
55

Jahri Evans

Guard
$51,832,774
56

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$51,816,538
57

Frank Gore

Running Back
$51,594,625
58

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$51,570,500
59

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$51,463,000
60

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$50,044,300
61

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$49,015,000
62

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$48,518,838
63

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$48,318,828
64

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$47,803,125
65

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$47,337,608
66

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$47,077,548
67

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$46,865,000
68

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$46,760,242
69

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$46,698,418
70

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$46,438,098
71

Cortland Finnegan

Cornerback
$46,301,757
72

Tyson Jackson

Defensive End
$46,196,592
73

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$46,136,502
74

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$46,025,498
75

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$45,603,657
76

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$45,391,956
77

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$45,114,669
78

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$44,970,000
79

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$44,670,137
80

Ryan Kalil

Center
$44,435,000
81

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive End
$44,245,990
82

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$44,218,000
83

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$44,204,195
84

Eric Weddle

Free Safety
$44,178,039
85

Antonio Cromartie

Cornerback
$44,002,926
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

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$39,066,098
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

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

Anthony Davis

Right Tackle
$28,000,000
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

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$27,069,320
176

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$26,937,500
177

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$26,765,000
178

Malcolm Jenkins

Free Safety
$26,521,960
179

Roman Harper

Strong Safety
$26,199,250
180

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$26,067,500
181

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$26,044,891
182

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$26,001,096
183

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wide Receiver
$25,952,086
184

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$25,933,925
185

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$25,907,870
186

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$25,838,000
187

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
$25,783,887
188

Max Unger

Center
$25,573,984
189

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$24,875,674
190

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$24,766,705
191

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$24,746,742
192

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$24,732,467
193

Jerry Hughes

Outside Linebacker
$24,727,500
194

Michael Oher

Left Tackle
$24,506,875
195

Kendall Langford

Defensive End
$24,495,565
196

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$24,492,245
197

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$24,264,171
198

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$24,205,878
199

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$24,188,347
200

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$24,022,615
201

Reggie Nelson

Free Safety
$24,000,000
202

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$23,990,845
203

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$23,880,000
204

Anthony Fasano

Tight End
$23,851,657
205

John Sullivan

Center
$23,846,200
206

Junior Galette

Outside Linebacker
$23,833,000
207

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$23,642,000
208

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$23,631,161
209

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$23,627,500
210

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$23,611,104
211

Tyvon Branch

Strong Safety
$23,608,325
212

Jared Cook

Tight End
$23,559,235
213

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$23,406,401
214

Mike Scifres

Punter
$23,387,057
215

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$23,256,670
216

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$23,248,010
217

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$23,094,000
218

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$23,059,534
219

DeAndre Levy

Outside Linebacker
$23,028,607
220

Chris Chester

Guard
$22,955,286
221

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$22,953,557
222

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$22,732,735
223

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$22,710,979
224

Red Bryant

Defensive End
$22,680,255
225

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$22,529,225
226

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,517,350
227

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$22,478,492
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

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

Mike Pouncey

Center
$20,259,695
248

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$20,175,175
249

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$19,770,598
250

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$19,704,000
251

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$19,682,211
252

Tyson Alualu

Defensive Tackle
$19,606,500
253

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$19,466,500
254

Sam Koch

Punter
$19,438,490
255

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$19,346,469
256

Sean Weatherspoon

Inside Linebacker
$19,344,722
257

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$19,307,500
258

T.J. Lang

Guard
$19,228,433
259

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$19,122,123
260

Josh Brown

Kicker
$19,107,891
261

Aaron Williams

Strong Safety
$18,937,680
262

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$18,866,000
263

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$18,838,165
264

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$18,759,521
265

Lamarr Houston

Outside Linebacker
$18,728,685
266

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$18,630,000
267

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$18,474,738
268

Jared Odrick

Defensive End
$18,453,054
269

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$18,428,126
270

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$18,421,250
271

Morgan Burnett

Strong Safety
$18,410,934
272

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$18,380,100
273

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$18,296,843
274

Jared Veldheer

Left Tackle
$18,203,813
275

Andy Lee

Punter
$18,171,496
276

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$18,169,000
277

T.J. Ward

Strong Safety
$18,092,646
278

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$18,075,877
279

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$17,927,887
280

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$17,905,471
281

Kam Chancellor

Strong Safety
$17,812,073
282

Greg Toler

Cornerback
$17,806,000
283

James Anderson

Outside Linebacker
$17,697,041
284

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$17,690,745
285

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$17,685,354
286

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$17,658,585
287

Brandon Meriweather

Strong Safety
$17,640,911
288

Lyle Sendlein

Center
$17,609,832
289

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$17,593,500
290

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$17,584,986
291

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$17,580,075
292

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$17,554,829
293

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$17,549,397
294

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$17,373,000
295

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$17,311,950
296

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$17,280,486
297

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$17,265,500
298

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$17,245,520
299

Evan Mathis

Guard
$17,133,875
300

Erik Pears

Right Tackle
$17,114,900
301

Dan Williams

Defensive Tackle
$16,995,908
302

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,888,221
303

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$16,872,837
304

David Hawthorne

Inside Linebacker
$16,843,252
305

Glover Quin

Free Safety
$16,837,838
306

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$16,717,329
307

Richie Incognito

Guard
$16,632,160
308

Corey Graham

Free Safety
$16,615,500
309

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$16,581,617
310

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,547,248
311

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$16,523,000
312

Rodney Hudson

Center
$16,514,448
313

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$16,454,000
314

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$16,370,953
315

Marcus Mariota

Quarterback
$16,330,324
316

Kyle Rudolph

Tight End
$16,270,476
317

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$16,264,502
318

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
$16,228,850
319

Marcus Gilbert

Right Tackle
$16,162,861
320

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$16,112,517
321

Zane Beadles

Guard
$16,065,000
322

Charles Clay

Tight End
$15,938,000
323

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$15,909,009
324

Reshad Jones

Strong Safety
$15,856,182
325

Harry Douglas

Wide Receiver
$15,852,902
326

King Dunlap

Left Tackle
$15,782,696
327

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$15,778,820
328

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$15,758,244
329

Alterraun Verner

Cornerback
$15,682,738
330

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$15,675,035
331

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$15,670,855
332

Greg Robinson

Left Tackle
$15,642,956
333

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$15,579,334
334

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$15,539,895
335

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$15,483,746
336

Darryl Tapp

Defensive End
$15,479,906
337

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$15,474,084
338

Mike Adams

Strong Safety
$15,454,885
339

Orlando Franklin

Guard
$15,375,588
340

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$15,295,643
341

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
$15,239,416
342

Amari Cooper

Wide Receiver
$15,208,644
343

Jermaine Gresham

Tight End
$15,203,549
344

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$15,151,069
345

Nate Allen

Free Safety
$15,137,713
346

Blake Bortles

Quarterback
$15,120,527
347

Sen'Derrick Marks

Defensive Tackle
$15,115,000
348

Prince Amukamara

Cornerback
$15,094,447
349

Mike Mitchell

Free Safety
$14,943,220
350

Kenny Britt

Wide Receiver
$14,763,078
351

Nick Fairley

Defensive Tackle
$14,664,465
352

Jerraud Powers

Cornerback
$14,649,318
353

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$14,584,000
354

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$14,564,784
355

Justin Durant

Inside Linebacker
$14,536,869
356

Mark Barron

Outside Linebacker
$14,529,749
357

Tarell Brown

Cornerback
$14,472,000
358

Erik Walden

Outside Linebacker
$14,372,529
359

Mike Nugent

Kicker
$14,351,352
360

Sammie Lee Hill

Defensive Tackle
$14,210,619
361

Kroy Biermann

Outside Linebacker
$14,164,518
362

Brandon Scherff

Guard
$14,161,626
363

Blaine Gabbert

Quarterback
$14,041,851
364

Mike Jenkins

Cornerback
$13,997,267
365

Khalif Barnes

Left Tackle
$13,946,177
366

William Hayes

Defensive End
$13,944,956
367

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$13,872,604
368

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$13,858,444
369

Will Allen

Strong Safety
$13,800,081
370

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$13,712,865
371

Patrick Chung

Strong Safety
$13,687,500
372

Khalil Mack

Defense
$13,626,181
373

Kory Lichtensteiger

Center
$13,584,549
374

Torrey Smith

Wide Receiver
$13,510,142
375

Koa Misi

Outside Linebacker
$13,314,905
376

John Kuhn

Fullback
$13,218,015
377

Thomas Morstead

Punter
$13,114,097
378

Mike Tolbert

Fullback
$13,017,500
379

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$12,977,400
380

Shayne Graham

Kicker
$12,933,269
381

Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker
$12,871,000
382

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive Tackle
$12,740,252
383

James Carpenter

Guard
$12,735,720
384

Louis Delmas

Free Safety
$12,718,625
385

DeMarco Murray

Running Back
$12,665,703
386

Matt Prater

Kicker
$12,547,193
387

Mychal Kendricks

Inside Linebacker
$12,481,686
388

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$12,384,088
389

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$12,358,441
390

Shawn Lauvao

Guard
$12,334,933
391

Bruce Gradkowski

Quarterback
$12,331,500
392

Chase Daniel

Quarterback
$12,304,317
393

Leonard Williams

Defensive Tackle
$12,296,300
394

Pat McAfee

Punter
$12,290,044
395

C.J. Mosley

Defensive Tackle
$12,289,807
396

Julian Edelman

Wide Receiver
$12,268,075
397

Mark Ingram

Running Back
$12,238,421
398

Roy Miller

Defensive Tackle
$12,225,000
399

Jonathan Cooper

Guard
$12,187,595
400

K.J. Wright

Outside Linebacker
$12,096,594