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

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$20,760,000
4

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$20,750,000
5

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$20,100,000
6

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$20,000,000
7

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$19,250,000
8

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$19,062,500
9

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$19,000,000
10

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$18,100,000
11

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$18,000,000
12

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$17,666,667
13

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$17,000,000

Peyton Manning

Quarterback
$17,000,000
15

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$16,667,571
16

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$16,500,000
17

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$16,250,000
18

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
$16,207,143
19

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$16,000,000

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$16,000,000
21

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$15,866,667
22

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$15,300,000
23

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$14,813,000
24

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$14,380,000
25

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$14,253,724
26

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$14,024,212
27

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$14,010,000
28

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,000,000
29

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$13,500,000
30

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$13,200,000
31

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$13,195,000
32

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$13,007,500
33

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$12,823,000

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$12,823,000
35

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$12,666,667
36

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$12,200,000
37

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$12,131,000
38

Chris Long

Defensive End
$12,050,000
39

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$12,000,000

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$12,000,000
41

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$11,500,000
42

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$11,311,600
43

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$11,111,111
44

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$11,000,000

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$11,000,000
48

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$10,665,400
49

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$10,500,000

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$10,500,000
51

Junior Galette

Outside Linebacker
$10,375,000
52

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$10,325,000
53

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$10,275,500
54

Corey Liuget

Defensive End
$10,250,000
55

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$10,020,000
56

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$10,000,000

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$10,000,000

Earl Thomas

Safety
$10,000,000

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$10,000,000

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$10,000,000

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$10,000,000
62

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$9,762,500

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$9,762,500
64

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$9,754,400
65

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$9,750,000

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$9,750,000
67

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$9,559,150
68

Devin McCourty

Safety
$9,500,000

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$9,500,000
70

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$9,400,000
71

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$9,200,000
72

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$9,100,000
73

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$9,050,000

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$9,050,000
75

Jurrell Casey

Defensive End
$9,000,000

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$9,000,000

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$9,000,000

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$9,000,000

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$9,000,000

Thomas Davis

Outside Linebacker
$9,000,000

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$9,000,000

Jairus Byrd

Safety
$9,000,000
83

Mike Pouncey

Center
$8,950,000
84

Rodney Hudson

Center
$8,900,000

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$8,900,000
86

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$8,827,325
87

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$8,750,000
88

Arian Foster

Running Back
$8,700,000
89

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$8,666,667

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$8,666,667
91

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$8,600,000
92

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$8,500,000

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Logan Mankins

Guard
$8,500,000

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$8,500,000

Jared Odrick

Defensive Tackle
$8,500,000
98

Alex Mack

Center
$8,400,000
99

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$8,392,000
100

Eric Berry

Safety
$8,340,717