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NFL Salary Rankings

NFL Salary Rankings NFL Salary Rankings

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

2021 Rankings

Cap Hit

  1. $41,250,000
  2. Matt Ryan
    ATL, QB
    $40,912,500
  3. $36,352,000
  4. Drew Brees
    NO, QB
    $36,150,000
  5. Carson Wentz
    PHI, QB
    $34,673,536

Total Cash

  1. Jared Goff
    LAR, QB
    $27,825,000
  2. Tom Brady
    TB, QB
    $27,375,000
  3. Carson Wentz
    PHI, QB
    $25,400,000
  4. Drew Brees
    NO, QB
    $25,000,000
  5. $24,805,882

Base Salary

  1. Jared Goff
    LAR, QB
    $25,325,000
  2. Drew Brees
    NO, QB
    $25,000,000
  3. $24,500,000
  4. $24,100,000
  5. Matt Ryan
    ATL, QB
    $23,000,000

Workout Bonus

  1. $800,000
  2. $750,000
  3. $650,000
  4. $600,000
  5. $600,000

Contract Length

  1. 12
  2. 10
  3. Tyron Smith
    DAL, LT
    8
  4. Fletcher Cox
    PHI, DT
    6
  5. Khalil Mack
    CHI, OLB
    6

Contract Value

  1. $450,000,000
  2. $156,000,000
  3. Matt Ryan
    ATL, QB
    $150,000,000
  4. Khalil Mack
    CHI, OLB
    $141,000,000
  5. $140,000,000

Contract AAV

  1. $45,000,000
  2. $39,000,000
  3. $35,000,000
  4. $34,000,000
  5. Jared Goff
    LAR, QB
    $33,500,000

AAV % of Cap

  1. 22.70%
  2. 19.68%
  3. 18.91%
  4. 18.60%
  5. 18.07%

2-Year Cash

  1. $88,000,000
  2. $82,220,000
  3. Matt Ryan
    ATL, QB
    $74,014,610
  4. $67,500,000
  5. $66,000,000

3-Year Cash

  1. $107,000,000
  2. $103,770,000
  3. $100,200,000
  4. Kirk Cousins
    MIN, QB
    $96,000,000
  5. Matt Ryan
    ATL, QB
    $94,514,610

Total Guarantees

  1. $141,481,905
  2. $110,717,123
  3. Jared Goff
    LAR, QB
    $110,042,682
  4. Carson Wentz
    PHI, QB
    $107,970,683
  5. $107,000,000

Guarantees at Signing

  1. Matt Ryan
    ATL, QB
    $94,500,000
  2. $79,200,000
  3. Joey Bosa
    LAC, DE
    $78,000,000
  4. $73,717,123
  5. $70,000,000

Signing Bonus

  1. $65,000,000
  2. $57,500,000
  3. $50,000,000
  4. Matt Ryan
    ATL, QB
    $46,500,000
  5. Aaron Donald
    LAR, DT
    $40,000,000

Career Earnings

  1. Drew Brees
    NO, QB
    $294,710,422
  2. Tom Brady
    TB, QB
    $289,166,804
  3. $272,286,864
  4. Matt Ryan
    ATL, QB
    $266,972,535
  5. $262,914,529