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
$138,428,000
5

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$131,455,000
6

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$121,127,242
7

Michael Vick

Quarterback
$120,241,000
8

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$119,910,000
9

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$118,282,500
10

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$105,920,000
11

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$105,279,382
12

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$101,670,000
13

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
$101,309,162
14

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$99,615,000
15

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$97,900,000
16

Dwight Freeney

Outside Linebacker
$95,438,197
17

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$94,450,000
18

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$89,850,000
19

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
$88,934,470
20

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$88,710,000
21

Jared Allen

Defensive End
$85,319,136
22

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
$84,964,500
23

Charles Woodson

Safety
$82,118,000
24

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
$78,805,000
25

Justin Smith

Defensive End
$78,244,000
26

DeMarcus Ware

Defensive End
$76,650,000
27

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$75,682,499
28

Steve Smith

Wide Receiver
$75,040,745
29

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$74,800,000
30

Chris Long

Defensive End
$74,690,000
31

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$71,780,000
32

Troy Polamalu

Safety
$71,597,000
33

John Abraham

Outside Linebacker
$71,031,000
34

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$70,642,185
35

Jake Long

Left Tackle
$69,150,000
36

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$67,199,500
37

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
$67,120,000
38

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$66,975,000
39

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$65,060,000
40

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
$64,392,500
41

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$64,209,706
42

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$63,766,533
43

Roddy White

Wide Receiver
$61,345,500
44

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$59,657,500
45

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$58,773,530
46

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$58,697,000
47

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$58,105,000
48

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$57,927,000
49

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$57,926,000
50

Antrel Rolle

Safety
$57,465,000
51

Donte Whitner

Safety
$56,923,750
52

Vernon Davis

Tight End
$56,406,312
53

Anquan Boldin

Wide Receiver
$56,240,000
54

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$55,210,000
55

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$54,876,750
56

Jason Witten

Tight End
$53,753,000
57

London Fletcher

Inside Linebacker
$53,691,000
58

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$53,259,000
59

Reggie Wayne

Wide Receiver
$52,365,000
60

Lance Briggs

Outside Linebacker
$52,277,600
61

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$51,896,168
62

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$51,515,647
63

Vince Wilfork

Defensive Tackle
$50,670,000
64

Greg Jennings

Wide Receiver
$50,190,000
65

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$49,963,750
66

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$48,675,000
67

Frank Gore

Running Back
$47,094,625
68

Andre Carter

Defensive End
$46,445,342
69

Shaun Rogers

Defensive Tackle
$45,890,221
70

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$45,651,965
71

Ryan Pickett

Defensive Tackle
$45,625,147
72

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$45,614,500
73

Osi Umenyiora

Outside Linebacker
$45,510,110
74

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$45,448,418
75

Ike Taylor

Cornerback
$45,351,970
76

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$45,342,500
77

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$45,140,000
78

Dwayne Bowe

Wide Receiver
$45,075,294
79

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$44,901,029
80

Logan Mankins

Guard
$44,824,708
81

Jahri Evans

Guard
$44,718,300
82

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$44,297,250
83

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$44,050,000
84

Corey Webster

Cornerback
$44,000,000
85

Tyson Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$43,925,000
86

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$43,603,657
87

Tommy Kelly

Defensive Tackle
$43,545,000
88

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$43,500,000
89

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive Tackle
$42,575,000
90

Patrick Willis

Inside Linebacker
$42,566,330
91

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$42,125,000
92

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$41,213,000
93

Wes Welker

Wide Receiver
$40,372,059
94

Heath Miller

Tight End
$39,990,000
95

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$39,810,000
96

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$39,665,000
97

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$39,565,000
98

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$39,058,450
99

Ryan Kalil

Center
$38,819,000
100

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$38,602,970
101

Miles Austin

Wide Receiver
$38,141,400
102

D.J. Williams

Inside Linebacker
$38,079,875
103

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$37,887,500
104

Will Witherspoon

Outside Linebacker
$37,795,000
105

Marques Colston

Wide Receiver
$37,759,600
106

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$37,703,823
107

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$37,614,000
108

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$37,511,250
109

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$37,111,000
110

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$36,970,000
111

Eric Weddle

Safety
$36,665,000
112

Randy Starks

Defensive Tackle
$36,601,000
113

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$36,271,755
114

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$36,175,000
115

Nick Barnett

Inside Linebacker
$35,974,000
116

Eric Berry

Safety
$35,872,300
117

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$35,846,618
118

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$35,755,250
119

Dominic Raiola

Center
$35,697,333
120

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$35,672,000
121

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$35,597,000
122

Rashean Mathis

Cornerback
$35,518,000
123

Percy Harvin

Wide Receiver
$35,347,500
124

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$35,289,000
125

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$35,193,000
126

Carlos Rogers

Cornerback
$34,979,525
127

Michael Griffin

Safety
$34,669,128
128

Santonio Holmes

Wide Receiver
$34,636,764
129

Antoine Bethea

Safety
$34,434,000
130

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$34,352,500
131

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$33,935,000
132

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$33,783,000
133

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$33,574,000
134

Kamerion Wimbley

Outside Linebacker
$33,106,250
135

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$32,997,500
136

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$32,622,999
137

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$32,563,077
138

Jay Ratliff

Defensive Tackle
$32,516,794
139

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$32,499,000
140

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$32,294,750
141

Ben Grubbs

Guard
$32,200,000
142

Nick Mangold

Center
$32,160,400
143

Brett Keisel

Defensive End
$32,033,750
144

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$31,917,000
145

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$31,790,500
146

Sam Baker

Left Tackle
$31,728,750
147

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$31,679,700
148

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$31,627,550
149

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$31,317,000
150

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$31,178,000
151

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive End
$31,055,588
152

Zach Miller

Tight End
$31,039,500
153

Chris Myers

Center
$30,992,200
154

Arian Foster

Running Back
$30,805,000
155

Scott Wells

Center
$30,760,375
156

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$30,704,300
157

Ronnie Brown

Running Back
$30,483,382
158

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$30,350,000
159

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive Tackle
$30,090,000
160

Jermon Bushrod

Left Tackle
$29,674,860
161

Charles Tillman

Cornerback
$29,424,500
162

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$29,365,000
163

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$29,349,000
164

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$29,312,285
165

Shane Lechler

Punter
$28,687,000
166

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$28,431,250
167

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$28,407,118
168

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$28,342,400
169

Anthony Spencer

Defensive End
$28,336,200
170

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$28,188,958
171

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$28,041,125
172

Anthony Davis

Right Tackle
$28,000,000
173

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$27,705,680
174

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$27,680,000
175

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$27,377,500
176

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$27,289,059
177

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$27,259,520
178

Mathias Kiwanuka

Defensive End
$27,226,000
179

Dashon Goldson

Safety
$27,025,173
180

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$27,013,375
181

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$27,000,870
182

Matt Forte

Running Back
$26,780,250
183

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$26,749,500
184

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$26,390,000
185

Mike Patterson

Defensive Tackle
$26,350,000
186

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$26,250,000
187

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$26,150,000
188

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$26,090,000
189

Earl Thomas

Safety
$25,385,720
190

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$25,301,700
191

B.J. Raji

Defensive End
$24,927,500
192

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$24,819,818
193

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$24,754,030
194

Roman Harper

Safety
$24,699,250
195

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$24,620,000
196

Josh Sitton

Guard
$24,584,000
197

Daryn Colledge

Guard
$24,564,000
198

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$24,457,022
199

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$24,455,750
200

Eric Wood

Center
$23,785,000
201

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$23,676,020
202

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$23,649,623
203

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$23,548,000
204

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$23,309,375
205

Jonathan Goodwin

Center
$23,292,750
206

Brodrick Bunkley

Defensive Tackle
$23,269,000
207

Jason Campbell

Quarterback
$23,219,500
208

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$23,152,500
209

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$22,883,075
210

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$22,845,000
211

Jairus Byrd

Safety
$22,836,000
212

Andy Levitre

Guard
$22,700,000
213

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$22,644,000
214

Robert Meachem

Wide Receiver
$22,589,500
215

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$22,565,500
216

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$22,538,000
217

Malcolm Jenkins

Safety
$22,482,000
218

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$22,418,000
219

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,413,180
220

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$22,397,000
221

Red Bryant

Defensive End
$22,260,250
222

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$22,214,198
223

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$22,025,498
224

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$21,645,000
225

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$21,496,098
226

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,470,015
227

Josh Scobee

Kicker
$21,442,000
228

Tyson Clabo

Right Tackle
$21,405,900
229

Kevin Walter

Wide Receiver
$21,233,788
230

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$21,215,000
231

Roberto Garza

Center
$21,118,500
232

Max Unger

Center
$21,027,000
233

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$20,948,010
234

Danieal Manning

Safety
$20,661,000
235

Michael Koenen

Punter
$20,649,500
236

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$20,547,500
237

Curtis Lofton

Inside Linebacker
$20,525,000
238

Jason Hatcher

Defensive End
$20,486,500
239

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$20,435,000
240

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$20,407,301
241

Cory Redding

Defensive End
$20,391,500
242

Adam Snyder

Guard
$20,318,500
243

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$20,237,498
244

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$20,194,219
245

Chris Chester

Guard
$20,096,000
246

Knowshon Moreno

Running Back
$20,084,000
247

Willie Colon

Guard
$20,082,500
248

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
$20,020,416
249

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$19,910,000
250

Reggie Nelson

Safety
$19,850,000
251

Alan Branch

Defensive End
$19,845,000
252

Mike Scifres

Punter
$19,820,000
253

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$19,688,098
254

Chris Spencer

Guard
$19,520,000
255

Tim Jennings

Cornerback
$19,473,640
256

Rian Lindell

Kicker
$19,455,000
257

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$19,420,050
258

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$19,356,670
259

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$19,279,225
260

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$19,195,000
261

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$18,948,000
262

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$18,892,248
263

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$18,703,271
264

Dwan Edwards

Defensive Tackle
$18,652,500
265

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$18,531,681
266

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$18,335,000
267

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$18,278,000
268

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$18,221,764
269

Dawan Landry

Safety
$18,178,000
270

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$18,010,000
271

Alex Mack

Center
$17,991,000
272

Rob Sims

Guard
$17,856,000
273

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$17,849,221
274

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$17,766,705
275

Josh Brown

Kicker
$17,741,224
276

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$17,642,000
277

Jay Feely

Kicker
$17,547,000
278

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$17,477,500
279

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$17,443,938
280

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$17,384,900
281

Charles Godfrey

Safety
$17,321,700
282

Trent Richardson

Running Back
$17,305,062
283

James Anderson

Outside Linebacker
$17,251,141
284

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$17,209,000
285

Jerricho Cotchery

Wide Receiver
$17,155,000
286

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$17,134,000
287

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$17,124,296
288

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$16,979,930
289

Jacoby Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,947,111
290

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$16,908,000
291

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$16,869,000
292

William Moore

Safety
$16,850,000
293

John Sullivan

Center
$16,846,200
294

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$16,827,000
295

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$16,694,000
296

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$16,684,609
297

Tyson Alualu

Defensive End
$16,606,500
298

Matt Flynn

Quarterback
$16,563,513
299

Jared Cook

Tight End
$16,545,000
300

Joshua Cribbs

Wide Receiver
$16,534,146
301

Mike Iupati

Guard
$16,480,825
302

Chris Williams

Guard
$16,466,992
303

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,383,250
304

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$16,340,000
305

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$16,337,203
306

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,301,471
307

Louis Vasquez

Guard
$16,284,500
308

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$16,253,140
309

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,198,750
310

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$16,143,900
311

Andy Lee

Punter
$16,121,496
312

Rob Ninkovich

Outside Linebacker
$15,972,280
313

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$15,796,786
314

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$15,780,000
315

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$15,704,000
316

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$15,680,000
317

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$15,573,053
318

Lyle Sendlein

Center
$15,561,500
319

Richie Incognito

Guard
$15,532,160
320

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$15,504,000
321

Sean Lee

Inside Linebacker
$15,500,000
322

Sean Weatherspoon

Outside Linebacker
$15,485,000
323

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$15,470,010
324

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$15,470,000
325

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$15,435,000
326

Mike DeVito

Defensive End
$15,432,000
327

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$15,395,000
328

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$15,373,000
329

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$15,217,329
330

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$15,169,000
331

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$15,151,500
332

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$15,062,436
333

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,050,000
334

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$14,970,311
335

Morgan Burnett

Safety
$14,951,850
336

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$14,880,100
337

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$14,873,000
338

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$14,750,000
339

John Carlson

Tight End
$14,677,750
340

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
$14,676,475
341

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$14,510,000
342

T.J. Lang

Guard
$14,492,500
343

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$14,461,000
344

Darryl Tapp

Outside Linebacker
$14,456,000
345

Sam Koch

Punter
$14,438,490
346

Donald Brown

Running Back
$14,435,000
347

Parys Haralson

Outside Linebacker
$14,289,750
348

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$14,223,383
349

Greg Robinson

Guard
$14,219,344
350

Aaron Ross

Cornerback
$14,210,000
351

Kam Chancellor

Safety
$14,173,610
352

Heath Farwell

Inside Linebacker
$14,158,729
353

Nick Roach

Inside Linebacker
$14,117,588
354

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$14,116,000
355

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$14,105,500
356

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$14,105,000
357

Justin Tuck

Defensive End
$14,067,000
358

Josh Morgan

Wide Receiver
$14,041,500
359

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,008,424
360

Dan Connolly

Guard
$13,918,547
361

Maurice Jones-Drew

Running Back
$13,855,000
362

Brad Smith

Wide Receiver
$13,816,118
363

Antonio Cromartie

Cornerback
$13,777,500
364

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$13,746,605
365

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$13,660,526
366

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$13,656,615
367

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$13,640,750
368

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$13,623,200
369

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$13,584,000
370

David Hawthorne

Outside Linebacker
$13,583,000
371

Jason Worilds

Outside Linebacker
$13,579,000
372

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$13,558,477
373

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$13,466,500
374

Erik Pears

Guard
$13,425,000
375

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$13,384,165
376

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$13,370,000
377

Pierre Thomas

Running Back
$13,304,000
378

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$13,302,517
379

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$13,295,000
380

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$13,270,150
381

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$13,265,500
382

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$13,257,486
383

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$13,238,620
384

Dave Zastudil

Punter
$13,211,000
385

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$13,170,444
386

Corey Graham

Cornerback
$13,165,500
387

Devin McCourty

Safety
$13,130,000
388

Mike Jenkins

Cornerback
$13,100,000
389

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$13,056,824
390

George Wilson

Safety
$13,037,388
391

Aaron Williams

Safety
$12,962,680
392

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$12,952,500
393

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$12,920,000
394

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$12,843,000
395

Glover Quin

Safety
$12,778,250
396

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$12,760,000
397

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$12,750,000
398

Lamarr Houston

Defensive End
$12,710,000
399

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$12,645,944
400

Jake Locker

Quarterback
$12,586,002