NFL Player Earnings NFL Player Earnings

Ranking the career earnings of all active NFL players.

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1

Peyton Manning

Quarterback
$246,732,000
2

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$187,770,000
3

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$162,779,500
4

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$151,910,000
5

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$150,455,000
6

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$147,963,880
7

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$140,529,382
8

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$138,127,242
9

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$129,282,500
10

Michael Vick

Quarterback
$121,211,000
11

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$118,920,000
12

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$117,950,000
13

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
$113,816,086
14

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$111,900,000
15

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$111,223,256
16

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$101,199,500
17

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$98,850,000
18

Charles Woodson

Strong Safety
$97,868,000
19

Jared Allen

Defensive End
$97,861,748
20

Dwight Freeney

Outside Linebacker
$96,622,902
21

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
$96,434,470
22

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$96,189,307
23

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$93,778,969
24

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$92,710,000
25

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$90,715,157
26

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
$88,044,500
27

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$85,800,000
28

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$84,780,000
29

Chris Long

Defensive End
$84,690,000
30

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$83,650,000
31

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
$80,805,000
32

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$78,975,000
33

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$78,657,385
34

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$78,045,000
35

Steve Smith

Wide Receiver
$78,040,745
36

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$73,650,000
37

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$72,105,000
38

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
$71,120,000
39

Jake Long

Left Tackle
$70,425,000
40

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
$69,142,500
41

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$67,926,000
42

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$67,357,500
43

Roddy White

Wide Receiver
$65,014,250
44

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$64,773,530
45

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$64,220,457
46

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$63,170,867
47

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$62,697,000
48

Antrel Rolle

Strong Safety
$62,465,000
49

Anquan Boldin

Wide Receiver
$62,240,000
50

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$61,693,449
51

Vernon Davis

Tight End
$61,562,561
52

Donte Whitner

Strong Safety
$61,423,750
53

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$61,293,424
54

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$59,638,999
55

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$59,186,787
56

Jason Witten

Tight End
$58,853,000
57

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$58,259,000
58

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$57,450,000
59

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$57,449,058
60

Vince Wilfork

Defensive Tackle
$55,670,000
61

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$54,349,293
62

Greg Jennings

Wide Receiver
$54,190,000
63

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$53,928,125
64

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$53,857,125
65

Steven Jackson

Running Back
$53,439,117
66

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$53,142,500
67

Logan Mankins

Guard
$51,824,708
68

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$51,797,250
69

Frank Gore

Running Back
$51,594,625
70

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$51,570,500
71

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$51,463,000
72

Dwayne Bowe

Wide Receiver
$51,325,294
73

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$50,044,300
74

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$49,703,823
75

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$49,015,000
76

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$48,500,000
77

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$48,308,450
78

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$48,230,831
79

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$48,050,000
80

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$47,310,000
81

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$47,026,029
82

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$46,865,000
83

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$46,698,418
84

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$46,438,098
85

Cortland Finnegan

Cornerback
$46,301,757
86

Tyson Jackson

Defensive End
$46,175,000
87

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$46,123,713
88

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$46,025,498
89

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$45,603,657
90

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$45,323,750
91

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$45,114,669
92

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$44,970,000
93

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$44,771,755
94

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$44,664,500
95

Ryan Kalil

Center
$44,435,000
96

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive End
$44,225,000
97

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$44,218,000
98

Eric Weddle

Free Safety
$44,165,000
99

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$44,125,000
100

Heath Miller

Tight End
$43,990,000
101

Antonio Cromartie

Cornerback
$43,975,000
102

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$43,840,179
103

Chris Johnson

Running Back
$43,702,510
104

Arian Foster

Running Back
$43,555,000
105

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$43,510,499
106

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$43,494,750
107

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$42,387,500
108

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$42,167,000
109

Marques Colston

Wide Receiver
$41,559,600
110

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$41,527,550
111

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$41,425,000
112

Percy Harvin

Wide Receiver
$41,347,500
113

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$41,346,618
114

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$41,072,000
115

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$41,033,464
116

Wes Welker

Wide Receiver
$40,828,529
117

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$40,206,498
118

Randy Starks

Defensive End
$40,194,750
119

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$40,178,000
120

Chris Canty

Defensive End
$40,118,000
121

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$40,111,000
122

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$40,102,970
123

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$39,740,000
124

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$39,649,623
125

Nick Mangold

Center
$39,560,400
126

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$39,005,250
127

Ben Grubbs

Guard
$38,800,000
128

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$38,720,500
129

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$38,597,000
130

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$38,280,000
131

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$38,198,750
132

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$37,999,000
133

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$37,850,000
134

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$37,765,000
135

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$37,754,335
136

Rashean Mathis

Cornerback
$37,745,241
137

Antoine Bethea

Strong Safety
$37,709,000
138

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$37,620,000
139

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$37,468,750
140

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$36,812,285
141

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$36,688,958
142

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$36,679,700
143

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$36,663,077
144

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$36,651,020
145

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$36,548,000
146

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$36,435,000
147

Dashon Goldson

Free Safety
$36,025,173
148

A.J. Hawk

Outside Linebacker
$36,015,708
149

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$35,825,809
150

Jermon Bushrod

Left Tackle
$35,542,030
151

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$35,509,520
152

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$35,122,999
153

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$35,017,000
154

Matt Forte

Running Back
$34,996,281
155

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$34,399,000
156

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive Tackle
$34,008,713
157

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$33,999,000
158

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$33,898,051
159

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$33,804,300
160

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$33,692,500
161

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$33,674,430
162

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$33,152,500
163

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$33,125,000
164

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$33,050,836
165

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$32,990,000
166

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$32,782,450
167

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$32,535,098
168

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$32,513,375
169

Alex Mack

Center
$32,400,000
170

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$32,090,000
171

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$31,619,818
172

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive End
$31,517,000
173

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$31,400,000
174

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$31,340,000
175

Charles Tillman

Cornerback
$30,955,750
176

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$30,942,400
177

Jairus Byrd

Free Safety
$30,936,000
178

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$30,885,720
179

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$30,754,813
180

Anthony Spencer

Outside Linebacker
$30,583,075
181

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$30,473,337
182

Shane Lechler

Punter
$30,437,000
183

Josh Sitton

Guard
$30,407,563
184

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$29,948,219
185

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$29,845,000
186

Andy Levitre

Guard
$29,700,000
187

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$29,530,764
188

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$29,414,198
189

Barry Cofield

Defensive Tackle
$29,407,154
190

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$29,357,118
191

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$29,313,500
192

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$29,174,296
193

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$29,105,500
194

Josh Freeman

Quarterback
$29,088,824
195

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$29,046,242
196

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$28,854,030
197

Eric Wood

Center
$28,635,000
198

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$28,245,000
199

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$28,000,870
200

Mike Iupati

Guard
$27,980,825
201

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$27,897,000
202

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$27,810,500
203

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$27,758,294
204

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$27,668,000
205

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$27,332,022
206

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$27,069,320
207

Curtis Lofton

Inside Linebacker
$27,025,000
208

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$26,765,000
209

B.J. Raji

Defensive Tackle
$26,677,500
210

Malcolm Jenkins

Free Safety
$26,482,000
211

Roman Harper

Strong Safety
$26,199,250
212

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$26,067,500
213

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$26,043,000
214

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$26,001,096
215

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wide Receiver
$25,952,086
216

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$25,908,000
217

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$25,883,075
218

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$25,838,000
219

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
$25,770,416
220

Max Unger

Center
$25,527,000
221

Stephen Bowen

Defensive End
$24,908,461
222

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$24,809,375
223

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$24,766,705
224

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$24,730,000
225

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$24,727,500
226

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$24,700,400
227

Bryan Bulaga

Right Tackle
$24,551,345
228

Michael Oher

Left Tackle
$24,506,875
229

Kendall Langford

Defensive End
$24,495,565
230

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$24,484,000
231

T.J. Lang

Guard
$24,283,673
232

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$24,253,140
233

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$24,201,100
234

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$24,008,424
235

Reggie Nelson

Free Safety
$24,000,000
236

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$23,970,010
237

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$23,880,000
238

John Sullivan

Center
$23,846,200
239

Junior Galette

Outside Linebacker
$23,833,000
240

Anthony Fasano

Tight End
$23,811,000
241

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$23,642,000
242

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$23,627,500
243

Tyvon Branch

Strong Safety
$23,608,325
244

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$23,592,248
245

Jared Cook

Tight End
$23,545,000
246

Jason Hatcher

Defensive End
$23,439,625
247

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$23,420,050
248

Cory Redding

Defensive End
$23,391,500
249

Mike Scifres

Punter
$23,382,500
250

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$23,256,670
251

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$23,248,010
252

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$23,094,000
253

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$23,059,534
254

DeAndre Levy

Outside Linebacker
$23,028,016
255

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$22,943,938
256

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$22,903,750
257

Chris Chester

Guard
$22,896,000
258

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$22,710,979
259

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$22,705,028
260

Morgan Burnett

Strong Safety
$22,695,361
261

Red Bryant

Defensive End
$22,647,308
262

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$22,529,225
263

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,488,180
264

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$22,478,492
265

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$22,477,500
266

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$22,435,000
267

Alan Branch

Defensive Tackle
$22,345,000
268

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$22,292,754
269

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$22,221,764
270

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$22,107,998
271

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$22,081,681
272

Lance Moore

Wide Receiver
$21,853,500
273

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,799,720
274

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$21,548,000
275

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$21,461,696
276

Louis Vasquez

Guard
$21,284,500
277

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$21,202,000
278

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$21,119,098
279

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$21,036,727
280

Willie Colon

Guard
$21,032,500
281

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$21,010,000
282

Rob Ninkovich

Defensive End
$20,972,280
283

Dwan Edwards

Defensive Tackle
$20,902,500
284

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$20,701,624
285

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$20,609,000
286

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$20,485,294
287

Donald Brown

Running Back
$20,435,000
288

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$20,270,000
289

Mike Pouncey

Center
$20,259,695
290

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$20,170,000
291

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$19,770,598
292

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$19,704,000
293

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$19,662,436
294

Tyson Alualu

Defensive Tackle
$19,606,500
295

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$19,466,500
296

Sam Koch

Punter
$19,438,490
297

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$19,343,900
298

Sean Weatherspoon

Inside Linebacker
$19,335,000
299

Matt Flynn

Quarterback
$19,222,800
300

Josh Brown

Kicker
$19,091,224
301

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$19,079,930
302

Aaron Williams

Strong Safety
$18,937,680
303

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$18,866,000
304

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$18,838,165
305

Charles Godfrey

Strong Safety
$18,810,816
306

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$18,759,521
307

Lamarr Houston

Outside Linebacker
$18,721,518
308

Jerricho Cotchery

Wide Receiver
$18,655,000
309

Brian Hartline

Wide Receiver
$18,567,975
310

Jared Odrick

Defensive End
$18,453,054
311

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$18,446,790
312

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$18,401,500
313

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$18,384,900
314

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$18,380,100
315

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$18,307,500
316

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$18,270,150
317

Jared Veldheer

Left Tackle
$18,183,000
318

Andy Lee

Punter
$18,171,496
319

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$18,169,000
320

T.J. Ward

Strong Safety
$18,092,646
321

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$18,056,824
322

Sean Lee

Outside Linebacker
$18,000,000
323

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$17,905,471
324

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$17,884,165
325

Greg Toler

Cornerback
$17,806,000
326

Kam Chancellor

Strong Safety
$17,792,727
327

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$17,679,411
328

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$17,672,387
329

James Anderson

Outside Linebacker
$17,660,552
330

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$17,658,585
331

Rey Maualuga

Inside Linebacker
$17,593,500
332

Lyle Sendlein

Center
$17,561,500
333

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$17,555,000
334

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$17,554,829
335

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$17,534,145
336

Brandon Meriweather

Strong Safety
$17,456,109
337

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$17,373,000
338

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$17,333,250
339

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$17,280,486
340

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$17,265,500
341

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$17,256,941
342

Evan Mathis

Guard
$17,133,875
343

Erik Pears

Right Tackle
$17,114,900
344

Mike Adams

Strong Safety
$17,064,260
345

Dan Williams

Defensive Tackle
$16,985,000
346

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,888,221
347

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$16,843,000
348

Glover Quin

Free Safety
$16,837,838
349

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$16,687,500
350

Mike DeVito

Defensive End
$16,652,000
351

Richie Incognito

Guard
$16,632,160
352

Corey Graham

Free Safety
$16,615,500
353

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$16,561,017
354

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,547,248
355

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$16,523,000
356

Rodney Hudson

Center
$16,505,732
357

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$16,454,000
358

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$16,370,953
359

Marcus Mariota

Quarterback
$16,305,164
360

Kyle Rudolph

Tight End
$16,270,476
361

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$16,264,502
362

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
$16,228,850
363

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$16,112,517
364

Marcus Gilbert

Right Tackle
$16,105,610
365

Zane Beadles

Guard
$16,065,000
366

Charles Clay

Tight End
$15,938,000
367

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$15,870,354
368

Reshad Jones

Strong Safety
$15,856,182
369

Harry Douglas

Wide Receiver
$15,804,050
370

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$15,778,820
371

King Dunlap

Left Tackle
$15,770,920
372

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$15,723,383
373

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$15,675,035
374

Alterraun Verner

Cornerback
$15,660,140
375

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$15,653,452
376

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$15,623,200
377

Greg Robinson

Left Tackle
$15,606,803
378

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$15,560,000
379

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$15,555,311
380

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$15,510,000
381

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,506,764
382

Darryl Tapp

Defensive End
$15,479,906
383

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$15,468,317
384

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$15,455,121
385

Brian Hoyer

Quarterback
$15,364,375
386

Orlando Franklin

Guard
$15,356,000
387

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$15,248,569
388

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
$15,239,416
389

Amari Cooper

Wide Receiver
$15,177,266
390

Jermaine Gresham

Tight End
$15,166,875
391

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$15,151,069
392

Blake Bortles

Quarterback
$15,120,527
393

Sen'Derrick Marks

Defensive Tackle
$15,115,000
394

Prince Amukamara

Cornerback
$15,078,898
395

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$14,910,750
396

Mike Mitchell

Free Safety
$14,873,000
397

Cortez Allen

Cornerback
$14,817,500
398

Kenny Britt

Wide Receiver
$14,736,188
399

Nick Fairley

Defensive Tackle
$14,651,614
400

Jerraud Powers

Cornerback
$14,623,500