Salary Rankings

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

2015 Average Rankings

Player 2015 average
1

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$22,000,000
2

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$21,850,000
3

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$20,750,000
4

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$20,100,000
5

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$20,000,000
6

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$19,062,500
7

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$19,000,000
8

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$18,100,000
9

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$18,000,000
10

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$17,666,667
11

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$17,000,000

Peyton Manning

Quarterback
$17,000,000
13

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$16,667,571
14

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$16,500,000
15

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$16,250,000
16

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
$16,207,143
17

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$16,000,000

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$16,000,000
19

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$15,866,667
20

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$15,300,000
21

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$14,813,000
22

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$14,380,000
23

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$14,253,724
24

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$14,024,212
25

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$14,010,000
26

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,000,000
27

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$13,500,000
28

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$13,200,000
29

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$13,195,000
30

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$13,007,500
31

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$12,823,000

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$12,823,000
33

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$12,666,667
34

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$12,200,000
35

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$12,131,000
36

Chris Long

Defensive End
$12,050,000
37

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$12,000,000

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$12,000,000
39

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$11,500,000
40

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$11,311,600
41

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$11,111,111
42

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$11,000,000

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000
45

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$10,665,400
46

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$10,500,000

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$10,500,000
48

Junior Galette

Outside Linebacker
$10,375,000
49

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$10,325,000
50

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$10,020,000
51

DeMarcus Ware

Defensive End
$10,000,000

Earl Thomas

Safety
$10,000,000

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$10,000,000

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$10,000,000

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$10,000,000

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$10,000,000

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$10,000,000
58

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$9,762,500

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$9,762,500
60

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$9,754,400
61

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$9,750,000

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$9,750,000

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$9,750,000
64

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$9,559,150
65

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$9,500,000

Devin McCourty

Safety
$9,500,000
67

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$9,400,000
68

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$9,200,000
69

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$9,100,000
70

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$9,050,000

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$9,050,000
72

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$9,000,000

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$9,000,000

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$9,000,000

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$9,000,000

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$9,000,000

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$9,000,000

Jairus Byrd

Safety
$9,000,000
79

Rodney Hudson

Center
$8,900,000

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$8,900,000
81

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$8,827,325
82

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$8,750,000
83

Arian Foster

Running Back
$8,700,000
84

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$8,666,667
85

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$8,600,000
86

Logan Mankins

Guard
$8,500,000

Jared Odrick

Defensive Tackle
$8,500,000

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$8,500,000

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$8,500,000
92

Alex Mack

Center
$8,400,000
93

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$8,392,000
94

Eric Berry

Safety
$8,340,717
95

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$8,300,000
96

Dashon Goldson

Safety
$8,250,000
97

Ryan Kalil

Center
$8,186,000
98

Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker
$8,100,000

Jahri Evans

Guard
$8,100,000
100

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$8,083,333