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NFL Salary Rankings NFL Salary Rankings

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

2020 Defense Base Rankings

Player base
1

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$17,500,000
2

Aaron Donald

Defensive Tackle
$17,000,000

Frank Clark

Defensive End
$17,000,000
4

DeMarcus Lawrence

Defensive End
$16,900,000
5

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
$16,000,000
6

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$15,500,000
7

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$15,250,000
8

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$15,000,000
9

DeForest Buckner

Defensive Tackle
$14,360,000

Joey Bosa

Defensive End
$14,360,000
11

Melvin Ingram

Defensive End
$14,000,000
12

Jalen Ramsey

Cornerback
$13,703,000
13

Dee Ford

Defensive End
$13,650,000
14

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$13,300,000
15

Leonard Floyd

Outside Linebacker
$13,222,000
16

A.J. Bouye

Cornerback
$13,000,000
17

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$12,900,000
18

Myles Jack

Inside Linebacker
$12,750,000
19

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$12,050,000
20

Kawann Short

Defensive End
$12,000,000
21

Sheldon Richardson

Defensive Tackle
$11,900,000

Xavien Howard

Cornerback
$11,900,000
23

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$11,500,000
24

Reshad Jones

Strong Safety
$11,485,000
25

Jurrell Casey

Defensive Tackle
$11,250,000
26

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
$11,200,000
27

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
$11,150,000

Tyrann Mathieu

Free Safety
$11,150,000
29

Trey Flowers

Defensive End
$11,125,000
30

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$11,100,000
31

Kareem Jackson

Strong Safety
$11,000,000

Trumaine Johnson

Cornerback
$11,000,000

Malcolm Butler

Cornerback
$11,000,000
34

Danielle Hunter

Defensive End
$10,900,000
35

Desmond Trufant

Cornerback
$10,750,000

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$10,750,000

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,750,000
38

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$10,500,000

Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback
$10,500,000
40

Akiem Hicks

Defensive Tackle
$10,200,000
41

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$10,150,000
42

Landon Collins

Strong Safety
$10,000,000

Anthony Barr

Outside Linebacker
$10,000,000

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$10,000,000

Marcus Peters

Cornerback
$10,000,000

Darius Slay

Cornerback
$10,000,000

Alec Ogletree

Inside Linebacker
$10,000,000
48

William Jackson

Cornerback
$9,954,000
49

Xavier Rhodes

Cornerback
$9,900,000
50

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$9,500,000

Cameron Heyward

Defensive Tackle
$9,500,000
52

Dre Kirkpatrick

Cornerback
$9,400,000
53

Brandon Williams

Defensive Tackle
$9,250,000
54

Prince Amukamara

Cornerback
$9,000,000

Stephon Tuitt

Defensive End
$9,000,000

A.J. Klein

Inside Linebacker
$9,000,000
57

Casey Hayward

Cornerback
$8,750,000
58

Kevin Byard

Free Safety
$8,600,000
59

Damon Harrison

Defensive Tackle
$8,500,000
60

Harrison Smith

Free Safety
$8,350,000
61

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive Tackle
$8,000,000

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$8,000,000

Justin Houston

Defensive End
$8,000,000

Dont'a Hightower

Outside Linebacker
$8,000,000

Nigel Bradham

Outside Linebacker
$8,000,000
66

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$7,800,000

Anthony Hitchens

Inside Linebacker
$7,800,000
68

Christian Kirksey

Inside Linebacker
$7,750,000
69

Sheldon Rankins

Defensive Tackle
$7,690,000

Kenny Clark

Defensive Tackle
$7,690,000
71

Malcolm Jenkins

Free Safety
$7,600,000
72

Demario Davis

Outside Linebacker
$7,350,000
73

Eric Kendricks

Inside Linebacker
$7,150,000
74

Henry Anderson

Defensive End
$7,000,000

DaQuan Jones

Defensive End
$7,000,000
76

Justin Coleman

Cornerback
$6,950,000
77

Travis Carrie

Cornerback
$6,750,000
78

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$6,650,000
79

Tashaun Gipson

Strong Safety
$6,500,000

Avery Williamson

Inside Linebacker
$6,500,000

Pierre Desir

Cornerback
$6,500,000
82

Keanu Neal

Free Safety
$6,466,000
83

Trent Murphy

Defensive End
$6,425,000
84

Kiko Alonso

Outside Linebacker
$6,375,000
85

Benardrick McKinney

Inside Linebacker
$6,000,000

C.J. Mosley

Inside Linebacker
$6,000,000

D.J. Hayden

Cornerback
$6,000,000

Jordan Hicks

Inside Linebacker
$6,000,000

Dontari Poe

Defensive Tackle
$6,000,000
90

Tahir Whitehead

Outside Linebacker
$5,950,000

Robert Alford

Cornerback
$5,950,000
92

Deion Jones

Inside Linebacker
$5,850,000
93

Kenny Moore

Cornerback
$5,750,000
94

Tavon Young

Cornerback
$5,500,000

Jake Ryan

Inside Linebacker
$5,500,000

Cameron Wake

Outside Linebacker
$5,500,000

Bobby McCain

Free Safety
$5,500,000
98

Denico Autry

Defensive Tackle
$5,300,000
99

Ricardo Allen

Strong Safety
$5,250,000

Steven Nelson

Cornerback
$5,250,000