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

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$119,910,000
8

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$118,282,500
9

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$105,920,000
10

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$105,279,382
11

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$101,678,969
12

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
$101,316,086
13

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$99,623,256
14

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$97,900,000
15

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$94,450,000
16

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$89,850,000
17

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
$88,934,470
18

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
$88,710,000
19

Jared Allen

Outside Linebacker
$85,361,749
20

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$85,199,500
21

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
$85,044,500
22

Charles Woodson

Safety
$82,118,000
23

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
$78,805,000
24

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$76,650,000
25

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$75,689,307
26

Steve Smith

Wide Receiver
$75,040,745
27

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$74,800,000
28

Chris Long

Defensive End
$74,690,000
29

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$71,780,000
30

Troy Polamalu

Safety
$71,597,000
31

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$70,607,385
32

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
$67,120,000
33

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$66,975,000
34

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$65,060,000
35

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
$64,392,500
36

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$64,215,157
37

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$63,766,533
38

Roddy White

Wide Receiver
$61,345,500
39

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$59,657,500
40

Reggie Bush

Running Back
$59,287,199
41

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$59,170,867
42

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
$58,773,530
43

Karlos Dansby

Inside Linebacker
$58,697,000
44

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$58,105,000
45

Antonio Gates

Tight End
$57,927,000
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

Darnell Dockett

Defensive End
$52,040,000
55

Terence Newman

Cornerback
$51,896,168
56

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$51,515,647
57

Greg Jennings

Wide Receiver
$50,190,000
58

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$49,450,000
59

Frank Gore

Running Back
$47,094,625
60

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$45,651,965
61

Sebastian Janikowski

Kicker
$45,614,500
62

Osi Umenyiora

Outside Linebacker
$45,510,110
63

Darren McFadden

Running Back
$45,448,418
64

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$45,342,500
65

Chad Greenway

Outside Linebacker
$45,140,000
66

Dwayne Bowe

Wide Receiver
$45,075,294
67

Calvin Pace

Outside Linebacker
$44,901,029
68

Logan Mankins

Guard
$44,824,708
69

Jahri Evans

Guard
$44,718,300
70

Eric Berry

Safety
$44,589,300
71

LaMarr Woodley

Outside Linebacker
$44,373,750
72

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$44,297,250
73

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
$44,050,000
74

Tyson Jackson

Defensive End
$43,925,000
75

Antonio Smith

Defensive End
$43,603,657
76

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$43,500,000
77

Glenn Dorsey

Defensive Tackle
$42,575,000
78

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
$42,125,000
79

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$41,570,500
80

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$41,213,000
81

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
$41,152,679
82

Heath Miller

Tight End
$39,990,000
83

Trent Cole

Outside Linebacker
$39,850,000
84

David Harris

Inside Linebacker
$39,810,000
85

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$39,665,000
86

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$39,058,450
87

Ryan Kalil

Center
$38,819,000
88

James Harrison

Outside Linebacker
$38,602,970
89

Miles Austin

Wide Receiver
$38,141,400
90

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
$37,887,500
91

Marques Colston

Wide Receiver
$37,759,600
92

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$37,703,823
93

Tramon Williams

Cornerback
$37,633,419
94

Chris Canty

Defensive End
$37,618,000
95

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$37,523,713
96

Paul Soliai

Defensive Tackle
$37,111,000
97

Antonio Cromartie

Cornerback
$36,975,000
98

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$36,970,000
99

Eric Weddle

Safety
$36,665,000
100

Randy Starks

Defensive End
$36,601,000
101

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$36,271,755
102

Derrick Johnson

Inside Linebacker
$36,175,000
103

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$35,846,618
104

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
$35,830,000
105

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$35,755,250
106

Rashean Mathis

Cornerback
$35,745,241
107

Donald Penn

Left Tackle
$35,672,000
108

Daryl Smith

Inside Linebacker
$35,597,000
109

Percy Harvin

Wide Receiver
$35,347,500
110

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
$35,289,000
111

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$35,193,000
112

Michael Griffin

Safety
$34,669,128
113

Antoine Bethea

Safety
$34,434,000
114

A.J. Hawk

Inside Linebacker
$34,165,708
115

Gosder Cherilus

Right Tackle
$33,935,000
116

Paul Posluszny

Inside Linebacker
$33,783,000
117

Darrius Heyward-Bey

Wide Receiver
$33,574,000
118

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$33,265,000
119

Adam Vinatieri

Kicker
$32,622,999
120

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$32,563,077
121

Jay Ratliff

Defensive Tackle
$32,559,295
122

D'Qwell Jackson

Inside Linebacker
$32,499,000
123

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$32,294,750
124

Ben Grubbs

Guard
$32,200,000
125

Nick Mangold

Center
$32,160,400
126

Brett Keisel

Defensive End
$32,033,750
127

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$31,917,000
128

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$31,790,500
129

Sam Baker

Left Tackle
$31,728,750
130

Chris Clemons

Defensive End
$31,679,700
131

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$31,627,550
132

Domata Peko

Defensive Tackle
$31,317,000
133

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$31,178,000
134

Jonathan Babineaux

Defensive End
$31,055,588
135

Arian Foster

Running Back
$30,805,000
136

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$30,732,059
137

Darren Sproles

Running Back
$30,704,300
138

Cliff Avril

Defensive End
$30,350,000
139

Cullen Jenkins

Defensive End
$30,092,000
140

Todd Herremans

Guard
$29,921,333
141

Jermon Bushrod

Left Tackle
$29,692,030
142

Anthony Spencer

Outside Linebacker
$29,633,075
143

Charles Tillman

Cornerback
$29,424,500
144

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$29,365,000
145

Brian Robison

Defensive End
$29,349,000
146

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$29,312,285
147

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$29,250,000
148

Shane Lechler

Punter
$28,687,000
149

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$28,454,813
150

Eric Winston

Right Tackle
$28,407,118
151

Ahtyba Rubin

Defensive Tackle
$28,342,400
152

Josh Freeman

Quarterback
$28,265,001
153

Brent Grimes

Cornerback
$28,188,958
154

Anthony Davis

Right Tackle
$28,000,000
155

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$27,705,680
156

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$27,680,000
157

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
$27,377,500
158

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$27,259,520
159

Mathias Kiwanuka

Defensive End
$27,226,000
160

Dashon Goldson

Safety
$27,025,173
161

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$27,013,375
162

Nate Washington

Wide Receiver
$27,000,870
163

Matt Forte

Running Back
$26,796,281
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 End
$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

Brodrick Bunkley

Defensive Tackle
$23,269,000
186

Ted Ginn Jr.

Wide Receiver
$23,252,086
187

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$23,152,500
188

Phil Dawson

Kicker
$22,909,000
189

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$22,883,075
190

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$22,845,000
191

Jairus Byrd

Safety
$22,836,000
192

Andy Levitre

Guard
$22,700,000
193

Stephen Tulloch

Inside Linebacker
$22,569,320
194

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$22,538,000
195

Malcolm Jenkins

Safety
$22,482,000
196

Josh McCown

Quarterback
$22,418,000
197

Brent Celek

Tight End
$22,413,180
198

Brandon Mebane

Defensive Tackle
$22,397,000
199

Tyvon Branch

Safety
$22,320,825
200

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$22,214,198
201

Keith Rivers

Outside Linebacker
$22,043,125
202

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$22,025,498
203

Robbie Gould

Kicker
$21,661,100
204

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$21,496,098
205

Jason Babin

Defensive End
$21,470,015
206

Josh Scobee

Kicker
$21,442,000
207

Manny Lawson

Outside Linebacker
$21,277,500
208

Anthony Fasano

Tight End
$21,217,250
209

William Beatty

Left Tackle
$21,215,000
210

Max Unger

Center
$21,027,000
211

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$20,948,010
212

Lance Moore

Wide Receiver
$20,803,500
213

Michael Koenen

Punter
$20,649,500
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

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$18,703,271
238

Dwan Edwards

Defensive Tackle
$18,652,500
239

Malcom Floyd

Wide Receiver
$18,531,681
240

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$18,335,000
241

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$18,300,836
242

Brandon Pettigrew

Tight End
$18,236,727
243

Orlando Scandrick

Cornerback
$18,221,764
244

Dustin Colquitt

Punter
$18,010,000
245

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
$17,849,221
246

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$17,766,705
247

Josh Brown

Kicker
$17,741,224
248

Desmond Bryant

Defensive End
$17,642,000
249

Phillip Loadholt

Right Tackle
$17,477,500
250

Eddie Royal

Wide Receiver
$17,443,938
251

Fred Jackson

Running Back
$17,384,900
252

Charles Godfrey

Safety
$17,321,700
253

Trent Richardson

Running Back
$17,305,062
254

Dannell Ellerbe

Inside Linebacker
$17,209,000
255

Jerricho Cotchery

Wide Receiver
$17,155,000
256

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$17,134,000
257

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$17,124,296
258

Daryl Washington

Inside Linebacker
$16,985,294
259

Zach Strief

Right Tackle
$16,979,930
260

Jacoby Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,947,111
261

Brandon Graham

Outside Linebacker
$16,908,000
262

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$16,869,000
263

William Moore

Safety
$16,850,000
264

John Sullivan

Center
$16,846,200
265

Delanie Walker

Tight End
$16,827,000
266

Philip Wheeler

Outside Linebacker
$16,694,000
267

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$16,684,609
268

Tyson Alualu

Defensive End
$16,606,500
269

Jared Cook

Tight End
$16,545,000
270

Mike Iupati

Guard
$16,480,825
271

Chris Williams

Guard
$16,466,992
272

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$16,340,000
273

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$16,337,203
274

Larry English

Outside Linebacker
$16,301,471
275

Louis Vasquez

Guard
$16,284,500
276

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$16,253,140
277

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$16,198,750
278

Ray McDonald

Defensive Tackle
$16,163,499
279

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
$16,143,900
280

Andy Lee

Punter
$16,121,496
281

Rob Ninkovich

Defensive End
$15,972,280
282

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$15,796,786
283

Stephen Gostkowski

Kicker
$15,780,000
284

Dennis Pitta

Tight End
$15,704,000
285

Martellus Bennett

Tight End
$15,701,624
286

Luke Joeckel

Left Tackle
$15,573,053
287

Brian Hartline

Wide Receiver
$15,567,975
288

Richie Incognito

Guard
$15,532,160
289

Josh Wilson

Cornerback
$15,504,000
290

Sean Lee

Inside Linebacker
$15,500,000
291

Sean Weatherspoon

Outside Linebacker
$15,485,000
292

Derrick Morgan

Outside Linebacker
$15,470,010
293

Keenan Lewis

Cornerback
$15,470,000
294

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$15,435,000
295

Mike DeVito

Defensive End
$15,432,000
296

Charlie Whitehurst

Quarterback
$15,373,000
297

Danny Amendola

Wide Receiver
$15,217,329
298

Jeremy Zuttah

Center
$15,169,000
299

Donald Butler

Inside Linebacker
$15,151,500
300

Jurrell Casey

Defensive Tackle
$15,062,436
301

Hakeem Nicks

Wide Receiver
$15,050,000
302

Morgan Burnett

Safety
$14,982,861
303

Dion Jordan

Defensive End
$14,970,311
304

Chad Henne

Quarterback
$14,880,100
305

Kraig Urbik

Guard
$14,873,000
306

Robert Ayers

Defensive End
$14,750,000
307

Darryl Tapp

Outside Linebacker
$14,529,906
308

T.J. Lang

Guard
$14,521,173
309

Luke McCown

Quarterback
$14,510,000
310

Sam Koch

Punter
$14,438,490
311

Donald Brown

Running Back
$14,435,000
312

Parys Haralson

Outside Linebacker
$14,289,750
313

Tony McDaniel

Defensive Tackle
$14,223,383
314

Greg Robinson

Left Tackle
$14,219,344
315

Kam Chancellor

Safety
$14,173,610
316

Jason Jones

Defensive End
$14,130,486
317

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$14,116,000
318

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$14,105,500
319

Justin Tuck

Defensive End
$14,067,000
320

Cary Williams

Cornerback
$14,034,145
321

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,008,424
322

Henry Melton

Defensive Tackle
$13,746,605
323

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$13,660,526
324

Morris Claiborne

Cornerback
$13,656,615
325

Craig Stevens

Tight End
$13,640,750
326

Jeremy Mincey

Defensive End
$13,623,200
327

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$13,584,000
328

David Hawthorne

Inside Linebacker
$13,583,000
329

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$13,579,621
330

Erik Pears

Guard
$13,514,900
331

Arthur Jones

Defensive Tackle
$13,466,500
332

Breno Giacomini

Right Tackle
$13,384,165
333

Sebastian Vollmer

Right Tackle
$13,370,000
334

Kyle Arrington

Cornerback
$13,312,517
335

Evander Hood

Defensive End
$13,295,000
336

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$13,270,150
337

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$13,265,500
338

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$13,257,486
339

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
$13,238,620
340

Dave Zastudil

Punter
$13,211,000
341

Frostee Rucker

Defensive Tackle
$13,170,444
342

Corey Graham

Cornerback
$13,165,500
343

Devin McCourty

Safety
$13,130,000
344

Mike Jenkins

Cornerback
$13,100,000
345

Austin Howard

Right Tackle
$13,056,824
346

Aaron Williams

Safety
$12,962,680
347

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$12,952,500
348

Rodger Saffold

Guard
$12,920,000
349

Ricky Jean Francois

Defensive End
$12,843,000
350

Glover Quin

Safety
$12,837,838
351

Wesley Woodyard

Inside Linebacker
$12,760,000
352

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$12,750,000
353

Lamarr Houston

Defensive End
$12,721,518
354

Allen Bailey

Defensive End
$12,645,944
355

Justin Blackmon

Wide Receiver
$12,583,017
356

Will Allen

Safety
$12,537,941
357

Mason Crosby

Kicker
$12,518,317
358

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
$12,478,850
359

Mike Adams

Safety
$12,354,885
360

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$12,323,272
361

Greg Toler

Cornerback
$12,306,000
362

John Kuhn

Fullback
$12,191,309
363

Khalif Barnes

Guard
$12,180,428
364

Kroy Biermann

Outside Linebacker
$12,174,750
365

Mark Barron

Safety
$12,103,090
366

Harry Douglas

Wide Receiver
$12,054,050
367

Blaine Gabbert

Quarterback
$12,001,646
368

T.J. Ward

Safety
$11,975,000
369

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$11,961,017
370

Mike Nugent

Kicker
$11,899,000
371

Barkevious Mingo

Outside Linebacker
$11,821,774
372

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$11,810,500
373

Fred Davis

Tight End
$11,508,000
374

Alterraun Verner

Cornerback
$11,410,140
375

Brandon Fields

Punter
$11,396,191
376

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$11,310,000
377

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$11,308,908
378

Evan Mathis

Guard
$11,212,000
379

Connor Barwin

Outside Linebacker
$11,155,000
380

Kyle Rudolph

Tight End
$11,129,851
381

Shaun Suisham

Kicker
$11,121,340
382

Zane Beadles

Guard
$11,065,000
383

Justin Durant

Outside Linebacker
$10,997,000
384

Jared Veldheer

Left Tackle
$10,933,000
385

Kevin Vickerson

Defensive Tackle
$10,895,000
386

Mike Mitchell

Safety
$10,873,000
387

Bryan Bulaga

Right Tackle
$10,813,845
388

Bruce Gradkowski

Quarterback
$10,781,500
389

William Hayes

Defensive End
$10,693,300
390

Mike Leach

Long Snapper
$10,689,647
391

Jake Matthews

Left Tackle
$10,688,728
392

Thomas Morstead

Punter
$10,660,000
393

Marcus Gilbert

Right Tackle
$10,655,610
394

Matt Prater

Kicker
$10,598,529
395

Scott Chandler

Tight End
$10,598,500
396

Mike Tolbert

Fullback
$10,592,500
397

Jameel McClain

Inside Linebacker
$10,563,000
398

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$10,550,979
399

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$10,473,337
400

Kenny Britt

Wide Receiver
$10,436,188