NFL Player Earnings NFL Player Earnings

Ranking the career earnings of all active NFL players.

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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
$121,258,908
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

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

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$53,895,258
54

Steven Jackson

Running Back
$53,439,117
55

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$53,142,500
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

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$48,230,831
65

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$47,803,125
66

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$47,337,608
67

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$47,077,548
68

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$46,865,000
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

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$44,771,755
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

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$41,346,618
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

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

Charles Tillman

Cornerback
$30,955,750
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
$30,431,787
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

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$27,333,627
176

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$27,069,320
177

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$26,937,500
178

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$26,765,000
179

Malcolm Jenkins

Free Safety
$26,521,960
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

Stephen Bowen

Defensive End
$24,950,743
190

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$24,875,674
191

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$24,766,705
192

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$24,746,742
193

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$24,732,467
194

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$24,727,500
195

Michael Oher

Left Tackle
$24,506,875
196

Kendall Langford

Defensive End
$24,495,565
197

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$24,492,245
198

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$24,264,171
199

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$24,205,878
200

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$24,188,347
201

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$24,022,615
202

Reggie Nelson

Free Safety
$24,000,000
203

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$23,990,845
204

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$23,880,000
205

Anthony Fasano

Tight End
$23,851,657
206

John Sullivan

Center
$23,846,200
207

Junior Galette

Outside Linebacker
$23,833,000
208

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$23,642,000
209

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$23,631,161
210

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$23,627,500
211

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$23,611,104
212

Tyvon Branch

Strong Safety
$23,608,325
213

Jared Cook

Tight End
$23,559,235
214

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$23,406,401
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

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$22,477,500
229

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$22,435,000
230

Alan Branch

Defensive Tackle
$22,345,000
231

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$22,301,808
232

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$22,221,764
233

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$22,107,998
234

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$22,106,455
235

Lance Moore

Wide Receiver
$21,853,500
236

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,799,720
237

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$21,548,000
238

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$21,461,696
239

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$21,221,903
240

Willie Colon

Guard
$21,136,151
241

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$21,119,098
242

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$21,036,727
243

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$21,010,000
244

Rob Ninkovich

Defensive End
$20,972,280
245

Bryan Bulaga

Right Tackle
$20,723,138
246

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$20,715,561
247

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$20,625,619
248

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$20,485,294
249

Donald Brown

Running Back
$20,440,849
250

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$20,272,975
251

Mike Pouncey

Center
$20,259,695
252

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$20,175,175
253

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$19,770,598
254

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$19,704,000
255

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$19,682,211
256

Tyson Alualu

Defensive Tackle
$19,606,500
257

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$19,466,500
258

Sam Koch

Punter
$19,438,490
259

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$19,346,469
260

Sean Weatherspoon

Inside Linebacker
$19,344,722
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

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

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$18,307,500
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

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$18,000,000
285

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$17,927,887
286

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$17,905,471
287

Kam Chancellor

Strong Safety
$17,892,073
288

Greg Toler

Cornerback
$17,806,000
289

James Anderson

Outside Linebacker
$17,697,041
290

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$17,690,745
291

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$17,685,354
292

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$17,658,585
293

Brandon Meriweather

Strong Safety
$17,640,911
294

Lyle Sendlein

Center
$17,609,832
295

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$17,593,500
296

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$17,584,986
297

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$17,580,075
298

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$17,554,829
299

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$17,549,397
300

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$17,373,000
301

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$17,311,950
302

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$17,280,486
303

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$17,265,500
304

Evan Mathis

Guard
$17,133,875
305

Erik Pears

Right Tackle
$17,114,900
306

Dan Williams

Defensive Tackle
$16,995,908
307

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,888,221
308

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$16,872,837
309

Glover Quin

Free Safety
$16,837,838
310

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$16,717,329
311

Richie Incognito

Guard
$16,632,160
312

Corey Graham

Free Safety
$16,615,500
313

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$16,581,617
314

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,547,248
315

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$16,523,000
316

Rodney Hudson

Center
$16,514,448
317

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$16,454,000
318

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$16,370,953
319

Marcus Mariota

Quarterback
$16,330,324
320

Kyle Rudolph

Tight End
$16,270,476
321

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$16,264,502
322

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
$16,228,850
323

Marcus Gilbert

Right Tackle
$16,162,861
324

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$16,112,517
325

Zane Beadles

Guard
$16,065,000
326

Charles Clay

Tight End
$15,938,000
327

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$15,909,009
328

Reshad Jones

Strong Safety
$15,856,182
329

Harry Douglas

Wide Receiver
$15,852,902
330

King Dunlap

Left Tackle
$15,782,696
331

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$15,778,820
332

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$15,758,244
333

Alterraun Verner

Cornerback
$15,682,738
334

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$15,675,035
335

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$15,670,855
336

Greg Robinson

Left Tackle
$15,642,956
337

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$15,623,200
338

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$15,579,334
339

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$15,555,311
340

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$15,539,895
341

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,537,845
342

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$15,483,746
343

Darryl Tapp

Defensive End
$15,479,906
344

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$15,474,084
345

Mike Adams

Strong Safety
$15,454,885
346

Orlando Franklin

Guard
$15,375,588
347

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$15,295,643
348

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
$15,239,416
349

Amari Cooper

Wide Receiver
$15,208,644
350

Jermaine Gresham

Tight End
$15,203,549
351

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$15,151,069
352

Nate Allen

Free Safety
$15,137,713
353

Blake Bortles

Quarterback
$15,120,527
354

Sen'Derrick Marks

Defensive Tackle
$15,115,000
355

Prince Amukamara

Cornerback
$15,094,447
356

Mike Mitchell

Free Safety
$14,943,220
357

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$14,937,403
358

Kenny Britt

Wide Receiver
$14,763,078
359

Nick Fairley

Defensive Tackle
$14,664,465
360

Jerraud Powers

Cornerback
$14,649,318
361

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$14,584,000
362

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$14,564,784
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

Shaun Suisham

Kicker
$14,216,340
368

Sammie Lee Hill

Defensive Tackle
$14,210,619
369

Kroy Biermann

Defensive End
$14,164,518
370

Brandon Scherff

Guard
$14,161,626
371

Blaine Gabbert

Quarterback
$14,041,851
372

Mike Jenkins

Cornerback
$13,997,267
373

Khalif Barnes

Left Tackle
$13,946,177
374

William Hayes

Defensive End
$13,944,956
375

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$13,872,604
376

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$13,858,444
377

Will Allen

Strong Safety
$13,800,081
378

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$13,712,865
379

Patrick Chung

Strong Safety
$13,687,500
380

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$13,626,181
381

Kory Lichtensteiger

Center
$13,584,549
382

Torrey Smith

Wide Receiver
$13,510,142
383

Koa Misi

Outside Linebacker
$13,314,905
384

John Kuhn

Fullback
$13,218,015
385

Thomas Morstead

Punter
$13,114,097
386

Mike Tolbert

Fullback
$13,017,500
387

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$12,977,400
388

Shayne Graham

Kicker
$12,933,269
389

Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker
$12,871,000
390

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive Tackle
$12,740,252
391

James Carpenter

Guard
$12,735,720
392

Louis Delmas

Free Safety
$12,718,625
393

DeMarco Murray

Running Back
$12,665,703
394

Matt Prater

Kicker
$12,547,193
395

Mychal Kendricks

Inside Linebacker
$12,481,686
396

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$12,384,088
397

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$12,358,441
398

Shawn Lauvao

Guard
$12,334,933
399

Bruce Gradkowski

Quarterback
$12,331,500
400

Chase Daniel

Quarterback
$12,304,317