NFL Salary Rankings NFL Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active NFL players.

2016 Cap Hit Rankings

Player 2016 cap-hit
1

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$30,000,000
2

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$24,200,000
3

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$23,950,000
4

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$23,750,000
5

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$22,550,000
6

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$22,500,000
7

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$21,000,000
8

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$20,835,000
9

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
$19,953,000
10

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$19,500,000
11

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$19,250,000
12

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$19,100,000
13

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$18,542,000
14

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$17,875,000
15

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$17,800,000
16

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$17,000,000

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$17,000,000
18

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$16,155,000
19

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$15,900,000
20

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$15,890,753
21

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$15,850,000
22

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$15,701,000
23

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$15,250,000
24

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$15,200,000
25

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$15,131,250
26

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,769,000
27

Alshon Jeffery

Wide Receiver
$14,599,000
28

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$14,550,000
29

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$14,500,000
30

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$14,129,000
31

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$14,000,000
32

Trumaine Johnson

Cornerback
$13,952,000
33

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$13,750,000
34

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$13,706,000
35

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$13,400,000
36

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$13,200,000
37

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$13,100,000
38

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$13,072,377
39

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$13,000,000

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$13,000,000
43

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$12,600,000
44

Bruce Irvin

Outside Linebacker
$12,500,000

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$12,500,000
46

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$12,400,000
47

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$12,370,833
48

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$12,209,777
49

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$12,000,000

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$12,000,000

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
$12,000,000
52

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$11,640,000
53

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$11,500,000
54

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$11,157,374
55

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$11,096,000
56

Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback
$11,082,000
57

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$11,000,000

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000
60

Jairus Byrd

Free Safety
$10,900,000
61

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$10,806,000
62

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$10,668,750
63

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$10,551,000
64

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$10,500,000
65

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$10,400,000
66

Ryan Kalil

Center
$10,329,000
67

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$10,322,666
68

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$10,217,000
69

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$10,200,000
70

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$10,150,000
71

Mike Pouncey

Center
$10,025,000
72

Malik Jackson

Defensive End
$10,000,000

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$10,000,000

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,000,000
75

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$9,968,750
76

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$9,900,000
77

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$9,800,000

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$9,800,000
79

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$9,750,000
80

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$9,737,500
81

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$9,600,000
82

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$9,554,000
83

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
$9,550,000
84

J.R. Sweezy

Guard
$9,500,000

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$9,500,000

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$9,500,000

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$9,500,000

Lardarius Webb

Cornerback
$9,500,000
89

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$9,400,000
90

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$9,250,000

Chris Culliver

Cornerback
$9,250,000
92

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$9,150,000
93

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$9,047,500
94

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$9,000,000

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$9,000,000

Jared Veldheer

Left Tackle
$9,000,000
97

Dwayne Allen

Tight End
$8,906,250
98

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
$8,800,000
99

Nick Foles

Quarterback
$8,750,000
100

Eugene Monroe

Left Tackle
$8,700,000