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

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$105,920,000
11

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$105,279,382
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

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
$85,361,749
22

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$85,199,500
23

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
$84,964,500
24

Charles Woodson

Safety
$82,118,000
25

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
$78,805,000
26

Justin Smith

Defensive End
$78,244,000
27

DeMarcus Ware

Defensive End
$76,650,000
28

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$75,689,307
29

Steve Smith

Wide Receiver
$75,040,745
30

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$74,800,000
31

Chris Long

Defensive End
$74,690,000
32

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$71,780,000
33

Troy Polamalu

Safety
$71,597,000
34

John Abraham

Outside Linebacker
$71,031,000
35

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$70,642,185
36

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
$67,120,000
37

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$66,975,000
38

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$65,060,000
39

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
$64,392,500
40

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$64,215,157
41

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$63,766,533
42

Roddy White

Wide Receiver
$61,345,500
43

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$59,657,500
44

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$59,287,199
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
$55,220,457
55

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$54,876,750
56

Jason Witten

Tight End
$53,753,000
57

Elvis Dumervil

Outside Linebacker
$53,259,000
58

Reggie Wayne

Wide Receiver
$52,365,000
59

Kevin Williams

Defensive Tackle
$52,357,125
60

Lance Briggs

Outside Linebacker
$52,287,683
61

Darnell Dockett

Defensive End
$52,040,000
62

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$51,896,168
63

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$51,515,647
64

Greg Jennings

Wide Receiver
$50,190,000
65

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$49,450,000
66

Frank Gore

Running Back
$47,094,625
67

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$45,651,965
68

Ryan Pickett

Defensive Tackle
$45,625,147
69

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$45,614,500
70

Osi Umenyiora

Outside Linebacker
$45,510,110
71

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$45,448,418
72

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$45,342,500
73

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$45,140,000
74

Dwayne Bowe

Wide Receiver
$45,075,294
75

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$44,901,029
76

Logan Mankins

Guard
$44,824,708
77

Jahri Evans

Guard
$44,718,300
78

Eric Berry

Safety
$44,589,300
79

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$44,373,750
80

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$44,297,250
81

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$44,050,000
82

Tyson Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$43,925,000
83

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$43,603,657
84

Tommy Kelly

Defensive Tackle
$43,545,000
85

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$43,500,000
86

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive Tackle
$42,575,000
87

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$42,125,000
88

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$41,570,500
89

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$41,213,000
90

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$41,152,679
91

Wes Welker

Wide Receiver
$40,372,059
92

Heath Miller

Tight End
$39,990,000
93

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$39,850,000
94

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$39,810,000
95

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$39,665,000
96

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$39,058,450
97

Ryan Kalil

Center
$38,819,000
98

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$38,602,970
99

Miles Austin

Wide Receiver
$38,141,400
100

D.J. Williams

Inside Linebacker
$38,119,535
101

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$37,887,500
102

Marques Colston

Wide Receiver
$37,759,600
103

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$37,703,823
104

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$37,633,419
105

Chris Canty

Defensive End
$37,618,000
106

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$37,523,713
107

Davin Joseph

Guard
$37,200,000
108

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$37,111,000
109

Antonio Cromartie

Cornerback
$36,975,000
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

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$35,846,618
116

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$35,830,000
117

Dominic Raiola

Center
$35,786,354
118

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$35,755,250
119

Rashean Mathis

Cornerback
$35,745,241
120

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$35,672,000
121

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$35,597,000
122

Percy Harvin

Wide Receiver
$35,347,500
123

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$35,289,000
124

Kamerion Wimbley

Outside Linebacker
$35,201,250
125

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$35,193,000
126

Carlos Rogers

Cornerback
$34,979,525
127

Michael Griffin

Safety
$34,669,128
128

Antoine Bethea

Safety
$34,434,000
129

A.J. Hawk

Inside Linebacker
$34,165,708
130

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$33,935,000
131

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$33,783,000
132

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$33,574,000
133

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$33,265,000
134

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$32,622,999
135

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$32,563,077
136

Jay Ratliff

Defensive Tackle
$32,559,295
137

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$32,499,000
138

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$32,294,750
139

Ben Grubbs

Guard
$32,200,000
140

Nick Mangold

Center
$32,160,400
141

Brett Keisel

Defensive End
$32,033,750
142

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$31,917,000
143

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$31,790,500
144

Sam Baker

Left Tackle
$31,728,750
145

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$31,679,700
146

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$31,627,550
147

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$31,317,000
148

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$31,178,000
149

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive End
$31,055,588
150

Arian Foster

Running Back
$30,805,000
151

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$30,732,059
152

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$30,704,300
153

Ronnie Brown

Running Back
$30,483,382
154

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$30,350,000
155

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive Tackle
$30,090,000
156

Todd Herremans

Right Tackle
$29,921,333
157

Jermon Bushrod

Left Tackle
$29,692,030
158

Anthony Spencer

Defensive End
$29,633,075
159

Charles Tillman

Cornerback
$29,424,500
160

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$29,365,000
161

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$29,349,000
162

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$29,312,285
163

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$29,250,000
164

Shane Lechler

Punter
$28,687,000
165

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$28,454,813
166

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$28,407,118
167

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$28,342,400
168

Josh Freeman

Quarterback
$28,265,001
169

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$28,188,958
170

Anthony Davis

Right Tackle
$28,000,000
171

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$27,705,680
172

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$27,680,000
173

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$27,377,500
174

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$27,259,520
175

Mathias Kiwanuka

Defensive End
$27,226,000
176

Dashon Goldson

Safety
$27,025,173
177

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$27,013,375
178

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$27,000,870
179

Matt Forte

Running Back
$26,796,281
180

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
$26,749,500
181

Mike Patterson

Defensive Tackle
$26,350,000
182

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$26,250,000
183

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$26,150,000
184

Doug Free

Right Tackle
$26,090,000
185

Earl Thomas

Safety
$25,385,720
186

Marshal Yanda

Guard
$25,301,700
187

B.J. Raji

Defensive End
$24,927,500
188

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$24,819,818
189

Stevie Johnson

Wide Receiver
$24,754,030
190

Roman Harper

Safety
$24,699,250
191

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$24,620,000
192

Devin Hester

Wide Receiver
$24,457,022
193

Ahmad Brooks

Outside Linebacker
$24,455,750
194

Alex Mack

Center
$24,400,000
195

Josh Sitton

Guard
$24,357,563
196

Stephen Bowen

Defensive End
$24,055,750
197

Eric Wood

Center
$23,785,000
198

Michael Johnson

Defensive End
$23,676,020
199

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$23,649,623
200

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$23,548,000
201

Benjamin Watson

Tight End
$23,309,375
202

Jonathan Goodwin

Center
$23,292,750
203

Brodrick Bunkley

Defensive Tackle
$23,269,000
204

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wide Receiver
$23,252,086
205

Jason Campbell

Quarterback
$23,219,500
206

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$23,152,500
207

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$22,883,075
208

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$22,845,000
209

Jairus Byrd

Safety
$22,836,000
210

Andy Levitre

Guard
$22,700,000
211

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$22,644,000
212

Robert Meachem

Wide Receiver
$22,589,500
213

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$22,569,320
214

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$22,538,000
215

Malcolm Jenkins

Safety
$22,482,000
216

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$22,418,000
217

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,413,180
218

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$22,397,000
219

Tyvon Branch

Safety
$22,320,825
220

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$22,214,198
221

Keith Rivers

Outside Linebacker
$22,043,125
222

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$22,025,498
223

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$21,645,000
224

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$21,496,098
225

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,470,015
226

Josh Scobee

Kicker
$21,442,000
227

Tyson Clabo

Right Tackle
$21,405,900
228

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$21,277,500
229

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$21,215,000
230

Max Unger

Center
$21,027,000
231

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$20,948,010
232

Danieal Manning

Safety
$20,661,000
233

Michael Koenen

Punter
$20,649,500
234

Jason Hatcher

Defensive End
$20,486,500
235

Rolando McClain

Inside Linebacker
$20,435,000
236

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$20,407,301
237

Cory Redding

Defensive End
$20,391,500
238

Adam Snyder

Guard
$20,318,500
239

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$20,237,498
240

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$20,194,219
241

Chris Chester

Guard
$20,096,000
242

Knowshon Moreno

Running Back
$20,084,000
243

Willie Colon

Guard
$20,082,500
244

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
$20,020,416
245

Matt Bryant

Kicker
$19,910,000
246

Reggie Nelson

Safety
$19,850,000
247

Alan Branch

Defensive End
$19,845,000
248

Mike Scifres

Punter
$19,820,000
249

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$19,688,098
250

Chris Spencer

Guard
$19,520,000
251

Tim Jennings

Cornerback
$19,501,160
252

Kendall Langford

Defensive Tackle
$19,495,565
253

Michael Oher

Left Tackle
$19,495,000
254

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
$19,420,050
255

Leodis McKelvin

Cornerback
$19,356,670
256

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
$19,279,225
257

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$19,195,000
258

Matt Moore

Quarterback
$18,948,000
259

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$18,892,248
260

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$18,703,271
261

Dwan Edwards

Defensive Tackle
$18,652,500
262

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$18,531,681
263

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$18,335,000
264

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$18,300,836
265

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$18,236,727
266

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$18,221,764
267

Dawan Landry

Safety
$18,178,000
268

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$18,010,000
269

Rob Sims

Guard
$17,895,471
270

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$17,849,221
271

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$17,766,705
272

Josh Brown

Kicker
$17,741,224
273

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$17,642,000
274

Jay Feely

Kicker
$17,552,474
275

Matt Flynn

Quarterback
$17,483,389
276

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$17,477,500
277

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$17,443,938
278

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$17,384,900
279

Charles Godfrey

Safety
$17,321,700
280

Trent Richardson

Running Back
$17,305,062
281

James Anderson

Outside Linebacker
$17,251,141
282

Dannell Ellerbe

Outside Linebacker
$17,209,000
283

Jerricho Cotchery

Wide Receiver
$17,155,000
284

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$17,134,000
285

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$17,124,296
286

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$16,979,930
287

Jacoby Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,947,111
288

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$16,908,000
289

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$16,869,000
290

William Moore

Safety
$16,850,000
291

John Sullivan

Center
$16,846,200
292

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$16,827,000
293

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$16,694,000
294

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$16,684,609
295

Tyson Alualu

Defensive End
$16,606,500
296

Jared Cook

Tight End
$16,545,000
297

Joshua Cribbs

Wide Receiver
$16,534,146
298

Brandon Meriweather

Safety
$16,483,757
299

Mike Iupati

Guard
$16,480,825
300

Chris Williams

Guard
$16,466,992
301

James Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,383,250
302

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$16,340,000
303

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$16,337,203
304

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,301,471
305

Louis Vasquez

Guard
$16,284,500
306

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$16,253,140
307

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,198,750
308

Ray McDonald

Defensive Tackle
$16,163,499
309

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$16,143,900
310

Andy Lee

Punter
$16,121,496
311

Rob Ninkovich

Outside Linebacker
$15,972,280
312

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$15,796,786
313

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$15,780,000
314

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$15,704,000
315

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$15,701,624
316

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$15,573,053
317

Brian Hartline

Wide Receiver
$15,567,975
318

Richie Incognito

Guard
$15,532,160
319

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$15,504,000
320

Sean Lee

Inside Linebacker
$15,500,000
321

Sean Weatherspoon

Outside Linebacker
$15,485,000
322

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$15,470,010
323

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$15,470,000
324

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$15,435,000
325

Mike DeVito

Defensive End
$15,432,000
326

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$15,373,000
327

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$15,217,329
328

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$15,169,000
329

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$15,151,500
330

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$15,062,436
331

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,050,000
332

Morgan Burnett

Safety
$14,982,861
333

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$14,970,311
334

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$14,880,100
335

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$14,873,000
336

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$14,750,000
337

John Carlson

Tight End
$14,677,750
338

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
$14,676,475
339

Darryl Tapp

Outside Linebacker
$14,529,906
340

T.J. Lang

Guard
$14,521,173
341

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$14,510,000
342

Sam Koch

Punter
$14,438,490
343

Donald Brown

Running Back
$14,435,000
344

Parys Haralson

Outside Linebacker
$14,289,750
345

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$14,223,383
346

Greg Robinson

Guard
$14,219,344
347

Aaron Ross

Cornerback
$14,210,000
348

Kam Chancellor

Safety
$14,173,610
349

Heath Farwell

Inside Linebacker
$14,158,729
350

Josh Morgan

Wide Receiver
$14,136,828
351

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$14,130,486
352

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$14,116,000
353

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$14,105,500
354

Justin Tuck

Defensive End
$14,067,000
355

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$14,034,145
356

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,008,424
357

Dan Connolly

Guard
$13,918,547
358

Brad Smith

Wide Receiver
$13,816,118
359

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$13,746,605
360

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$13,660,526
361

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$13,656,615
362

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$13,640,750
363

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$13,623,200
364

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$13,584,000
365

David Hawthorne

Outside Linebacker
$13,583,000
366

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$13,579,621
367

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$13,466,500
368

Erik Pears

Guard
$13,425,000
369

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$13,384,165
370

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$13,370,000
371

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$13,302,517
372

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$13,295,000
373

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$13,270,150
374

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$13,265,500
375

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$13,257,486
376

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$13,238,620
377

Dave Zastudil

Punter
$13,211,000
378

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$13,170,444
379

Corey Graham

Cornerback
$13,165,500
380

Devin McCourty

Safety
$13,130,000
381

Mike Jenkins

Cornerback
$13,100,000
382

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$13,056,824
383

George Wilson

Safety
$13,037,388
384

Aaron Williams

Safety
$12,962,680
385

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$12,952,500
386

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$12,920,000
387

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$12,843,000
388

Glover Quin

Safety
$12,837,838
389

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$12,760,000
390

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$12,750,000
391

Lamarr Houston

Defensive End
$12,721,518
392

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$12,645,944
393

Justin Blackmon

Wide Receiver
$12,583,017
394

Shayne Graham

Kicker
$12,575,941
395

Will Allen

Safety
$12,537,941
396

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$12,518,317
397

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
$12,478,850
398

Tarell Brown

Cornerback
$12,472,000
399

Montell Owens

Fullback
$12,348,451
400

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$12,323,272