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
$138,463,880
5

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$131,455,000
6

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$126,627,242
7

Michael Vick

Quarterback
$120,241,000
8

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$119,910,000
9

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$118,282,500
10

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$105,279,382
11

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$101,920,000
12

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$101,678,969
13

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
$101,316,086
14

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$99,623,256
15

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$97,900,000
16

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$94,450,000
17

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$89,850,000
18

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
$88,934,470
19

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$88,710,000
20

Jared Allen

Outside Linebacker
$85,361,749
21

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$85,199,500
22

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
$85,044,500
23

Charles Woodson

Safety
$82,118,000
24

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
$78,805,000
25

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$76,650,000
26

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$75,689,307
27

Steve Smith

Wide Receiver
$75,040,745
28

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$74,800,000
29

Chris Long

Defensive End
$74,690,000
30

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$71,780,000
31

Troy Polamalu

Safety
$71,597,000
32

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$70,607,385
33

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
$67,120,000
34

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$66,975,000
35

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$65,060,000
36

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
$64,392,500
37

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$64,215,157
38

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$63,766,533
39

Roddy White

Wide Receiver
$61,345,500
40

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$59,657,500
41

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$59,287,199
42

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$59,170,867
43

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$58,773,530
44

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$58,697,000
45

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$58,105,000
46

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$57,926,000
47

Antrel Rolle

Safety
$57,465,000
48

Donte Whitner

Safety
$56,923,750
49

Vernon Davis

Tight End
$56,406,312
50

Anquan Boldin

Wide Receiver
$56,240,000
51

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$55,220,457
52

Jason Witten

Tight End
$53,753,000
53

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$53,259,000
54

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$52,937,294
55

Reggie Wayne

Wide Receiver
$52,365,000
56

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$52,357,125
57

Darnell Dockett

Defensive End
$52,040,000
58

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$51,896,168
59

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$51,515,647
60

Vince Wilfork

Defensive Tackle
$50,670,000
61

Greg Jennings

Wide Receiver
$50,190,000
62

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$49,450,000
63

Frank Gore

Running Back
$47,094,625
64

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$45,651,965
65

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$45,448,418
66

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$45,342,500
67

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$45,140,000
68

Dwayne Bowe

Wide Receiver
$45,075,294
69

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$44,901,029
70

Logan Mankins

Guard
$44,824,708
71

Jahri Evans

Guard
$44,718,300
72

Eric Berry

Safety
$44,589,300
73

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$44,373,750
74

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$44,297,250
75

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$44,050,000
76

Tyson Jackson

Defensive End
$43,925,000
77

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$43,603,657
78

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$43,500,000
79

Chris Johnson

Running Back
$42,832,510
80

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive Tackle
$42,575,000
81

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$42,125,000
82

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$41,570,500
83

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$41,213,000
84

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$41,152,679
85

Heath Miller

Tight End
$39,990,000
86

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$39,850,000
87

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$39,810,000
88

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$39,665,000
89

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$39,058,450
90

Ryan Kalil

Center
$38,819,000
91

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$38,602,970
92

Miles Austin

Wide Receiver
$38,141,400
93

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$37,887,500
94

Marques Colston

Wide Receiver
$37,759,600
95

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$37,703,823
96

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$37,633,419
97

Chris Canty

Defensive End
$37,618,000
98

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$37,523,713
99

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$37,111,000
100

Antonio Cromartie

Cornerback
$36,975,000
101

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$36,970,000
102

Eric Weddle

Safety
$36,665,000
103

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$36,614,500
104

Randy Starks

Defensive End
$36,601,000
105

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$36,271,755
106

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$36,175,000
107

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$35,846,618
108

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$35,830,000
109

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$35,755,250
110

Rashean Mathis

Cornerback
$35,745,241
111

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$35,672,000
112

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$35,597,000
113

Percy Harvin

Wide Receiver
$35,347,500
114

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$35,289,000
115

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$35,193,000
116

Michael Griffin

Safety
$34,669,128
117

Antoine Bethea

Safety
$34,434,000
118

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$34,377,500
119

A.J. Hawk

Outside Linebacker
$34,165,708
120

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$33,935,000
121

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$33,783,000
122

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$33,574,000
123

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$33,265,000
124

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$32,622,999
125

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$32,563,077
126

Jay Ratliff

Defensive Tackle
$32,559,295
127

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$32,499,000
128

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$32,294,750
129

Ben Grubbs

Guard
$32,200,000
130

Nick Mangold

Center
$32,160,400
131

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$31,917,000
132

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$31,791,385
133

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$31,679,700
134

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$31,627,550
135

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$31,317,000
136

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$31,178,000
137

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive Tackle
$31,055,588
138

Arian Foster

Running Back
$30,805,000
139

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$30,732,059
140

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$30,704,300
141

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$30,350,000
142

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive Tackle
$30,092,000
143

Todd Herremans

Guard
$29,921,333
144

Jermon Bushrod

Left Tackle
$29,692,030
145

Anthony Spencer

Outside Linebacker
$29,633,075
146

Charles Tillman

Cornerback
$29,424,500
147

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$29,365,000
148

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$29,349,000
149

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$29,312,285
150

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$29,250,000
151

Shane Lechler

Punter
$28,687,000
152

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$28,454,813
153

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$28,407,118
154

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$28,342,400
155

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$28,188,958
156

Dashon Goldson

Safety
$28,025,173
157

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$27,705,680
158

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$27,680,000
159

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$27,259,520
160

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$27,013,375
161

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$27,000,870
162

Matt Forte

Running Back
$26,796,281
163

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$26,782,450
164

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$26,749,500
165

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$26,250,000
166

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$26,150,000
167

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$26,090,000
168

Earl Thomas

Safety
$25,385,720
169

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$25,301,700
170

B.J. Raji

Defensive Tackle
$24,927,500
171

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$24,819,818
172

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$24,754,030
173

Roman Harper

Safety
$24,699,250
174

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$24,620,000
175

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$24,457,022
176

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$24,455,750
177

Alex Mack

Center
$24,400,000
178

Josh Sitton

Guard
$24,357,563
179

Stephen Bowen

Defensive End
$23,958,461
180

Eric Wood

Center
$23,785,000
181

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$23,676,020
182

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$23,649,623
183

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$23,548,000
184

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$23,309,375
185

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wide Receiver
$23,252,086
186

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$23,152,500
187

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$22,909,000
188

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$22,883,075
189

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$22,845,000
190

Jairus Byrd

Safety
$22,836,000
191

Andy Levitre

Guard
$22,700,000
192

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$22,569,320
193

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$22,538,000
194

Malcolm Jenkins

Free Safety
$22,482,000
195

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$22,418,000
196

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,413,180
197

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$22,397,000
198

Tyvon Branch

Safety
$22,320,825
199

Red Bryant

Defensive End
$22,260,250
200

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$22,214,198
201

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$22,025,498
202

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$21,496,098
203

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,470,015
204

Josh Scobee

Kicker
$21,442,000
205

Manny Lawson

Defensive End
$21,277,500
206

Anthony Fasano

Tight End
$21,217,250
207

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$21,215,000
208

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$21,201,100
209

Max Unger

Center
$21,027,000
210

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$20,948,010
211

Lance Moore

Wide Receiver
$20,803,500
212

Michael Koenen

Punter
$20,649,500
213

Curtis Lofton

Inside Linebacker
$20,525,000
214

Jason Hatcher

Defensive End
$20,486,500
215

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$20,435,000
216

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$20,407,301
217

Cory Redding

Defensive End
$20,391,500
218

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$20,237,498
219

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$20,194,219
220

Chris Chester

Guard
$20,096,000
221

Willie Colon

Guard
$20,082,500
222

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
$20,020,416
223

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$19,910,000
224

Reggie Nelson

Safety
$19,850,000
225

Alan Branch

Defensive Tackle
$19,845,000
226

Mike Scifres

Punter
$19,820,000
227

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$19,688,098
228

Tim Jennings

Cornerback
$19,501,160
229

Kendall Langford

Defensive End
$19,495,565
230

Michael Oher

Left Tackle
$19,495,000
231

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$19,420,050
232

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$19,356,670
233

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$19,279,225
234

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$19,195,000
235

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$18,948,000
236

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$18,892,248
237

Matt Flynn

Quarterback
$18,733,389
238

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$18,703,271
239

Dwan Edwards

Defensive Tackle
$18,652,500
240

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$18,531,681
241

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$18,335,000
242

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$18,300,836
243

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$18,236,727
244

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$18,221,764
245

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$18,010,000
246

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$17,849,221
247

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$17,766,705
248

Josh Brown

Kicker
$17,741,224
249

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$17,642,000
250

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$17,477,500
251

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$17,443,938
252

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$17,384,900
253

Charles Godfrey

Safety
$17,321,700
254

Trent Richardson

Running Back
$17,305,062
255

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$17,209,000
256

Jerricho Cotchery

Wide Receiver
$17,155,000
257

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$17,134,000
258

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$17,124,296
259

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$16,985,294
260

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$16,979,930
261

Jacoby Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,947,111
262

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$16,908,000
263

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$16,869,000
264

William Moore

Safety
$16,850,000
265

John Sullivan

Center
$16,846,200
266

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$16,827,000
267

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$16,694,000
268

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$16,684,609
269

Tyson Alualu

Defensive Tackle
$16,606,500
270

Jared Cook

Tight End
$16,545,000
271

Brandon Meriweather

Safety
$16,483,757
272

Mike Iupati

Guard
$16,480,825
273

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,383,250
274

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$16,340,000
275

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$16,337,203
276

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,301,471
277

Louis Vasquez

Guard
$16,284,500
278

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$16,253,140
279

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,198,750
280

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$16,143,900
281

Andy Lee

Punter
$16,121,496
282

Rob Ninkovich

Defensive End
$15,972,280
283

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$15,796,786
284

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$15,780,000
285

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$15,704,000
286

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$15,701,624
287

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$15,573,053
288

Brian Hartline

Wide Receiver
$15,567,975
289

Lyle Sendlein

Center
$15,561,500
290

Richie Incognito

Guard
$15,532,160
291

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$15,504,000
292

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$15,500,000
293

Sean Weatherspoon

Inside Linebacker
$15,485,000
294

Rex Grossman

Quarterback
$15,480,000
295

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$15,470,010
296

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$15,470,000
297

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$15,435,000
298

Mike DeVito

Defensive End
$15,432,000
299

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$15,373,000
300

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$15,217,329
301

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$15,169,000
302

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$15,151,500
303

Jurrell Casey

Defensive Tackle
$15,062,436
304

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,050,000
305

Morgan Burnett

Safety
$14,982,861
306

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$14,970,311
307

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$14,880,100
308

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$14,873,000
309

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$14,750,000
310

Darryl Tapp

Defensive End
$14,529,906
311

T.J. Lang

Guard
$14,521,173
312

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$14,510,000
313

Sam Koch

Punter
$14,438,490
314

Donald Brown

Running Back
$14,435,000
315

Parys Haralson

Outside Linebacker
$14,289,750
316

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$14,223,383
317

Greg Robinson

Left Tackle
$14,219,344
318

Evan Mathis

Guard
$14,212,000
319

Aaron Ross

Cornerback
$14,210,000
320

Kam Chancellor

Strong Safety
$14,173,610
321

Josh Morgan

Wide Receiver
$14,136,828
322

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$14,130,486
323

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$14,116,000
324

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$14,105,500
325

Justin Tuck

Defensive End
$14,067,000
326

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$14,034,145
327

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,008,424
328

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$13,746,605
329

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$13,660,526
330

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$13,656,615
331

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$13,640,750
332

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$13,623,200
333

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$13,584,000
334

David Hawthorne

Inside Linebacker
$13,583,000
335

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$13,579,621
336

Erik Pears

Right Tackle
$13,514,900
337

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$13,466,500
338

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$13,384,165
339

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$13,370,000
340

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$13,312,517
341

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$13,295,000
342

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$13,270,150
343

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$13,265,500
344

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$13,257,486
345

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$13,238,620
346

Dave Zastudil

Punter
$13,211,000
347

Frostee Rucker

Defensive End
$13,170,444
348

Corey Graham

Free Safety
$13,165,500
349

Devin McCourty

Safety
$13,130,000
350

Mike Jenkins

Cornerback
$13,100,000
351

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$13,056,824
352

Aaron Williams

Safety
$12,962,680
353

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$12,952,500
354

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$12,920,000
355

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$12,843,000
356

Glover Quin

Safety
$12,837,838
357

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$12,760,000
358

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$12,750,000
359

Lamarr Houston

Defensive End
$12,721,518
360

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$12,645,944
361

Justin Blackmon

Wide Receiver
$12,583,017
362

Will Allen

Safety
$12,537,941
363

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$12,518,317
364

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
$12,478,850
365

Tarell Brown

Cornerback
$12,472,000
366

Mike Adams

Safety
$12,354,885
367

Khalil Mack

Defensive End
$12,323,272
368

Greg Toler

Cornerback
$12,306,000
369

John Kuhn

Fullback
$12,191,309
370

Khalif Barnes

Guard
$12,180,428
371

Kroy Biermann

Outside Linebacker
$12,174,750
372

Mark Barron

Safety
$12,103,090
373

Jermaine Gresham

Tight End
$12,057,500
374

Harry Douglas

Wide Receiver
$12,054,050
375

Blaine Gabbert

Quarterback
$12,001,646
376

T.J. Ward

Safety
$11,975,000
377

Mike Nugent

Kicker
$11,899,000
378

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$11,821,774
379

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$11,810,500
380

Alterraun Verner

Cornerback
$11,410,140
381

Brandon Fields

Punter
$11,396,191
382

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$11,308,908
383

C.J. Mosley

Defensive Tackle
$11,239,807
384

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$11,155,000
385

Kyle Rudolph

Tight End
$11,129,851
386

Shaun Suisham

Kicker
$11,121,340
387

Zane Beadles

Guard
$11,065,000
388

Justin Durant

Outside Linebacker
$10,997,000
389

Jared Veldheer

Left Tackle
$10,933,000
390

Kevin Vickerson

Defensive Tackle
$10,895,000
391

Mike Mitchell

Safety
$10,873,000
392

Bryan Bulaga

Right Tackle
$10,813,845
393

Bruce Gradkowski

Quarterback
$10,781,500
394

William Hayes

Defensive End
$10,693,300
395

Mike Leach

Long Snapper
$10,689,647
396

Jake Matthews

Left Tackle
$10,688,728
397

Thomas Morstead

Punter
$10,660,000
398

Marcus Gilbert

Right Tackle
$10,655,610
399

Tarvaris Jackson

Quarterback
$10,636,000
400

Matt Prater

Kicker
$10,598,529