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
$205,780,004
2

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$196,157,208
3

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$181,710,422
4

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$173,917,656
5

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$158,398,722
6

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$158,286,864
7

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$155,973,786
8

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$140,296,387
9

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$133,707,925
10

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$127,422,458
11

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$123,832,029
12

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$120,400,000
13

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$118,211,130
14

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$114,800,000
15

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$112,196,087
16

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$110,778,969
17

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$108,350,000
18

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$104,215,157
19

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
$99,919,470
20

Dwight Freeney

Outside Linebacker
$97,645,940
21

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$97,210,000
22

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$96,058,119
23

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$94,706,471
24

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$93,175,000
25

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$89,993,750
26

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$87,409,483
27

Chris Long

Defensive End
$87,071,160
28

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$84,613,033
29

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
$82,555,000
30

Steve Smith

Wide Receiver
$81,040,745
31

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$79,868,750
32

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$76,166,920
33

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
$75,381,624
34

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$73,742,898
35

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
$72,150,832
36

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$71,742,280
37

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$71,077,088
38

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$70,971,755
39

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$70,491,343
40

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$68,170,867
41

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$66,025,498
42

Jason Witten

Tight End
$65,353,000
43

Anquan Boldin

Wide Receiver
$64,949,429
44

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$64,697,000
45

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$64,450,000
46

Vernon Davis

Tight End
$63,950,596
47

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$63,456,236
48

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$63,259,000
49

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$63,196,734
50

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$61,639,057
51

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$60,850,300
52

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$60,566,538
53

Vince Wilfork

Defensive Tackle
$59,670,000
54

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$58,874,947
55

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$58,068,828
56

Ryan Kalil

Center
$57,685,000
57

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$57,570,500
58

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$57,449,293
59

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$56,438,098
60

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$55,786,502
61

Frank Gore

Running Back
$55,594,625
62

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$55,048,219
63

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$54,963,000
64

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$54,837,608
65

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$54,580,000
66

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$53,865,000
67

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$53,613,888
68

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$53,522,926
69

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$53,518,838
70

Eric Weddle

Free Safety
$53,178,039
71

Jahri Evans

Guard
$52,912,774
72

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$52,896,875
73

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$52,668,000
74

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$52,107,998
75

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$51,765,000
76

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$51,709,579
77

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$51,595,919
78

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$51,066,098
79

Tyson Jackson

Defensive End
$50,946,592
80

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$50,706,498
81

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$50,470,000
82

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$49,940,068
83

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$49,105,500
84

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$48,748,418
85

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$48,425,000
86

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$48,270,137
87

Nick Mangold

Center
$48,177,430
88

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$47,690,886
89

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$47,277,550
90

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$47,219,346
91

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$47,200,737
92

Antonio Cromartie

Cornerback
$47,002,926
93

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$46,548,000
94

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive End
$46,320,990
95

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$46,262,520
96

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$46,204,195
97

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$45,759,586
98

Alex Mack

Center
$45,650,000
99

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$45,603,657
100

Chris Johnson

Running Back
$45,250,898
101

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$44,928,000
102

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$44,822,809
103

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$44,699,623
104

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$44,688,958
105

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$44,500,275
106

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$44,031,054
107

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$43,866,497
108

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$43,810,500
109

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$43,658,000
110

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$43,525,506
111

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$43,499,000
112

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$43,479,216
113

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$43,208,750
114

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$42,643,180
115

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$42,535,098
116

Antoine Bethea

Strong Safety
$42,497,661
117

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$42,280,000
118

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$42,075,809
119

Michael Griffin

Free Safety
$41,838,101
120

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$41,651,020
121

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$41,597,000
122

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$41,437,583
123

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$41,009,520
124

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$40,986,685
125

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$40,277,500
126

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$40,114,198
127

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$40,047,248
128

Matt Forte

Running Back
$40,003,802
129

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$39,513,375
130

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$39,475,000
131

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$39,382,450
132

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$39,251,605
133

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$39,120,000
134

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$38,908,106
135

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$38,742,000
136

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$38,623,635
137

Jairus Byrd

Free Safety
$38,454,854
138

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$38,372,999
139

Arian Foster

Running Back
$38,268,750
140

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$38,249,000
141

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$37,824,765
142

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
$37,590,246
143

Dashon Goldson

Free Safety
$37,528,547
144

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$37,473,337
145

Josh Sitton

Guard
$37,431,787
146

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$37,417,704
147

Jermon Bushrod

Guard
$36,983,396
148

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$36,972,568
149

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$36,754,813
150

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$36,591,615
151

Malcolm Jenkins

Free Safety
$36,521,960
152

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$36,157,870
153

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$36,090,000
154

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive Tackle
$36,030,660
155

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$36,005,000
156

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$35,938,583
157

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$35,872,604
158

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$35,781,297
159

Jerry Hughes

Outside Linebacker
$35,402,500
160

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$35,370,000
161

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$35,200,971
162

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$34,332,467
163

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$34,323,553
164

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$33,892,245
165

Andy Levitre

Guard
$33,756,277
166

Max Unger

Center
$33,680,224
167

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$33,611,104
168

Eric Wood

Center
$33,560,000
169

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$33,411,996
170

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$33,264,171
171

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$33,125,000
172

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$33,063,347
173

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$33,027,470
174

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$33,001,096
175

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$32,866,080
176

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$32,845,000
177

Mike Iupati

Guard
$32,500,682
178

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive End
$32,486,079
179

Shane Lechler

Punter
$32,237,000
180

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$32,185,510
181

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$32,184,521
182

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$32,050,979
183

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$32,043,000
184

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$31,793,407
185

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$31,766,705
186

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$30,866,598
187

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$30,801,808
188

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$30,765,553
189

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$30,732,735
190

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$30,447,118
191

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$30,188,000
192

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$30,069,320
193

Reggie Nelson

Free Safety
$30,000,000
194

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$29,933,925
195

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$29,866,000
196

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$29,746,742
197

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$29,435,000
198

Mike Pouncey

Center
$29,284,695
199

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$29,266,961
200

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$29,178,891
201

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$28,875,674
202

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$28,803,345
203

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$28,634,492
204

Kendall Langford

Defensive End
$28,495,565
205

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$28,461,696
206

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$28,401,069
207

DeAndre Levy

Outside Linebacker
$28,278,607
208

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$28,206,278
209

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$27,915,973
210

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wide Receiver
$27,877,086
211

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$27,865,000
212

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$27,844,780
213

Michael Oher

Left Tackle
$27,756,875
214

Tyvon Branch

Strong Safety
$27,608,325
215

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$27,453,557
216

Charles Clay

Tight End
$27,438,000
217

Roman Harper

Strong Safety
$27,264,250
218

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$27,221,764
219

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$26,631,161
220

Brent Celek

Tight End
$26,517,350
221

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$26,480,000
222

Anthony Fasano

Tight End
$26,476,657
223

Jared Odrick

Defensive End
$26,453,054
224

Jared Cook

Tight End
$26,309,235
225

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$26,256,670
226

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$26,256,401
227

David DeCastro

Guard
$25,959,333
228

Jared Veldheer

Left Tackle
$25,953,813
229

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$25,900,561
230

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$25,779,225
231

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$25,682,211
232

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$25,594,000
233

Chris Chester

Guard
$25,555,286
234

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$25,258,062
235

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$24,985,294
236

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$24,892,000
237

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$24,831,425
238

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$24,796,843
239

Alan Branch

Defensive Tackle
$24,745,000
240

Lamarr Houston

Outside Linebacker
$24,728,685
241

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$24,686,727
242

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$24,660,000
243

Bryan Bulaga

Right Tackle
$24,585,638
244

Mark Barron

Outside Linebacker
$24,529,749
245

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
$24,516,679
246

Dan Williams

Defensive Tackle
$24,495,908
247

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$24,467,329
248

Junior Galette

Outside Linebacker
$24,433,000
249

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$24,374,738
250

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$24,330,075
251

T.J. Lang

Guard
$24,309,683
252

Rodney Hudson

Center
$24,214,448
253

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$24,170,855
254

John Sullivan

Center
$23,946,200
255

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$23,865,180
256

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$23,758,585
257

Rob Ninkovich

Defensive End
$23,575,220
258

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$23,380,100
259

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$23,380,000
260

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$23,323,000
261

Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback
$23,166,158
262

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$23,125,619
263

Reshad Jones

Strong Safety
$23,106,182
264

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$23,015,500
265

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$22,927,887
266

Kam Chancellor

Strong Safety
$22,912,073
267

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$22,846,469
268

Morgan Burnett

Strong Safety
$22,717,184
269

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
$22,689,695
270

Aaron Williams

Strong Safety
$22,612,680
271

Tyson Alualu

Defensive Tackle
$22,606,500
272

T.J. Ward

Strong Safety
$22,592,646
273

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$22,575,877
274

Alterraun Verner

Cornerback
$22,432,738
275

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$22,432,500
276

Harrison Smith

Free Safety
$22,416,546
277

Kyle Rudolph

Tight End
$22,270,476
278

Richie Incognito

Guard
$22,182,160
279

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$21,977,400
280

Sam Koch

Punter
$21,738,490
281

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$21,722,123
282

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$21,677,875
283

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$21,669,000
284

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$21,624,084
285

Glover Quin

Free Safety
$21,587,838
286

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$21,584,000
287

Bruce Irvin

Outside Linebacker
$21,383,311
288

Malik Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$21,346,457
289

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$21,313,558
290

Luke Joeckel

Guard
$21,201,598
291

Evan Mathis

Guard
$21,140,775
292

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$21,100,186
293

Josh Brown

Kicker
$21,035,832
294

Andy Lee

Punter
$21,004,496
295

Corey Graham

Free Safety
$20,990,500
296

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
$20,978,850
297

Orlando Franklin

Guard
$20,975,588
298

William Hayes

Defensive End
$20,944,956
299

Sean Weatherspoon

Inside Linebacker
$20,813,472
300

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$20,704,000
301

Prince Amukamara

Cornerback
$20,688,197
302

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$20,581,617
303

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$20,483,746
304

Marcus Gilbert

Right Tackle
$20,162,861
305

Mike Mitchell

Free Safety
$19,943,220
306

Darius Slay

Cornerback
$19,928,750
307

Zane Beadles

Guard
$19,865,000
308

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$19,827,191
309

Kenny Britt

Wide Receiver
$19,613,078
310

Sen'Derrick Marks

Defensive Tackle
$19,590,000
311

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$19,535,729
312

Torrey Smith

Wide Receiver
$19,510,142
313

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive Tackle
$19,490,252
314

Kyle Long

Guard
$19,402,900
315

Chase Daniel

Quarterback
$19,304,317
316

King Dunlap

Left Tackle
$19,301,446
317

Alshon Jeffery

Wide Receiver
$19,286,519
318

David Bakhtiari

Left Tackle
$19,158,114
319

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$19,136,544
320

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$19,123,579
321

Tyrann Mathieu

Free Safety
$19,061,740
322

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$19,039,895
323

Jared Goff

Quarterback
$18,968,308
324

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$18,952,002
325

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$18,872,837
326

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$18,815,771
327

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$18,782,674
328

Jameis Winston

Quarterback
$18,751,652
329

Jermaine Gresham

Tight End
$18,672,299
330

DeMarco Murray

Running Back
$18,665,703
331

Greg Toler

Cornerback
$18,646,000
332

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$18,615,656
333

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$18,595,979
334

Jermey Parnell

Right Tackle
$18,563,088
335

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$18,497,757
336

Erik Walden

Outside Linebacker
$18,372,529
337

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$18,276,950
338

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$18,242,117
339

Pernell McPhee

Outside Linebacker
$18,171,526
340

Nate Allen

Free Safety
$18,137,713
341

Carson Wentz

Quarterback
$18,050,973
342

Greg Robinson

Left Tackle
$17,997,874
343

Marcus Mariota

Quarterback
$17,865,959
344

Harry Douglas

Wide Receiver
$17,852,902
345

Trumaine Johnson

Cornerback
$17,826,929
346

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$17,773,000
347

Patrick Chung

Strong Safety
$17,675,000
348

Derek Wolfe

Defensive End
$17,672,675
349

Nick Fairley

Defensive Tackle
$17,664,465
350

Mike Adams

Strong Safety
$17,664,260
351

Koa Misi

Outside Linebacker
$17,614,905
352

Alex Boone

Guard
$17,529,608
353

Dontari Poe

Defensive Tackle
$17,466,008
354

Keenan Allen

Wide Receiver
$17,464,590
355

James Carpenter

Guard
$17,435,720
356

Blake Bortles

Quarterback
$17,418,237
357

K.J. Wright

Outside Linebacker
$17,346,594
358

Michael Floyd

Wide Receiver
$17,323,056
359

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$17,281,559
360

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$17,134,088
361

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$17,079,334
362

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$17,070,944
363

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$17,012,517
364

Patrick Robinson

Cornerback
$16,882,459
365

Damon Harrison

Defensive Tackle
$16,851,993
366

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$16,801,481
367

Ezekiel Elliott

Running Back
$16,800,066
368

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$16,797,112
369

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$16,743,244
370

Amari Cooper

Wide Receiver
$16,673,786
371

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$16,648,768
372

Thomas Morstead

Punter
$16,614,097
373

Tavon Austin

Wide Receiver
$16,546,766
374

Darryl Tapp

Defensive End
$16,464,906
375

Jerraud Powers

Cornerback
$16,399,318
376

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$16,347,002
377

Shawn Lauvao

Guard
$16,334,933
378

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$16,284,448
379

Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker
$16,209,939
380

Doug Baldwin

Wide Receiver
$16,163,019
381

Dre Kirkpatrick

Cornerback
$16,129,996
382

Riley Reiff

Left Tackle
$16,119,222
383

Roy Miller

Defensive Tackle
$16,100,000
384

Blaine Gabbert

Quarterback
$16,091,851
385

Buster Skrine

Cornerback
$16,090,413
386

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
$15,972,499
387

Jason Kelce

Center
$15,958,745
388

Nick Foles

Quarterback
$15,908,202
389

Captain Munnerlyn

Cornerback
$15,903,090
390

Mike Nugent

Kicker
$15,901,352
391

Jordan Cameron

Tight End
$15,865,900
392

Matt Prater

Kicker
$15,847,193
393

Khalil Mack

Defense
$15,744,090
394

Dwayne Allen

Tight End
$15,728,554
395

Brandon Brooks

Guard
$15,719,234
396

Jabaal Sheard

Defensive End
$15,715,250
397

Michael Brockers

Defensive Tackle
$15,706,668
398

Kory Lichtensteiger

Center
$15,662,674
399

Jalen Ramsey

Cornerback
$15,632,546
400

Kevin Zeitler

Guard
$15,614,200