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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

Yannick Ngakoue

Defensive End
$17,788,000
2

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$17,500,000
3

Leonard Williams

Defensive End
$17,040,000
4

Aaron Donald

Defensive Tackle
$17,000,000
5

DeMarcus Lawrence

Defensive End
$16,900,000
6

Chris Jones

Defensive End
$16,126,000
7

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
$16,000,000
8

Bud Dupree

Outside Linebacker
$15,828,000

Shaquil Barrett

Outside Linebacker
$15,828,000
10

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$15,500,000
11

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$15,250,000
12

Joey Bosa

Defensive End
$14,360,000
13

Melvin Ingram

Defensive End
$14,000,000
14

Jalen Ramsey

Cornerback
$13,703,000
15

Dee Ford

Defensive End
$13,650,000
16

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
$13,300,000
17

A.J. Bouye

Cornerback
$13,000,000
18

Myles Jack

Inside Linebacker
$12,750,000
19

Kawann Short

Defensive End
$12,500,000
20

DeForest Buckner

Defensive Tackle
$12,378,000
21

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$12,050,000
22

Frank Clark

Defensive End
$12,000,000
23

Xavien Howard

Cornerback
$11,900,000

Sheldon Richardson

Defensive Tackle
$11,900,000
25

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$11,500,000
26

Justin Simmons

Free Safety
$11,441,000

Anthony Harris

Strong Safety
$11,441,000
28

Jurrell Casey

Defensive Tackle
$11,250,000
29

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
$11,200,000
30

Tyrann Mathieu

Free Safety
$11,150,000
31

Trey Flowers

Defensive End
$11,125,000
32

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$11,100,000
33

Kareem Jackson

Strong Safety
$11,000,000

Byron Jones

Cornerback
$11,000,000

Cory Littleton

Inside Linebacker
$11,000,000

Malcolm Butler

Cornerback
$11,000,000
37

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$10,750,000

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,750,000
39

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$10,500,000

Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback
$10,500,000
41

Akiem Hicks

Defensive Tackle
$10,200,000
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
46

William Jackson

Cornerback
$9,954,000
47

Cameron Heyward

Defensive Tackle
$9,500,000
48

Brandon Williams

Defensive Tackle
$9,250,000
49

Stephon Tuitt

Defensive End
$9,000,000
50

Casey Hayward

Cornerback
$8,750,000
51

Kevin Byard

Free Safety
$8,600,000
52

Harrison Smith

Free Safety
$8,350,000
53

Justin Houston

Defensive End
$8,000,000

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive End
$8,000,000

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$8,000,000

Dont'a Hightower

Outside Linebacker
$8,000,000
57

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
$7,800,000

Anthony Hitchens

Inside Linebacker
$7,800,000
59

Sheldon Rankins

Defensive Tackle
$7,690,000

Kenny Clark

Defensive Tackle
$7,690,000
61

Carl Nassib

Defensive End
$7,500,000
62

Demario Davis

Outside Linebacker
$7,350,000
63

Eric Kendricks

Inside Linebacker
$7,150,000
64

Nick Kwiatkoski

Inside Linebacker
$7,000,000

DaQuan Jones

Defensive Tackle
$7,000,000

Henry Anderson

Defensive End
$7,000,000
67

Justin Coleman

Cornerback
$6,950,000
68

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$6,650,000
69

Tashaun Gipson

Strong Safety
$6,500,000

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$6,500,000

Avery Williamson

Inside Linebacker
$6,500,000
72

Keanu Neal

Free Safety
$6,466,000
73

Trent Murphy

Defensive End
$6,425,000
74

Shaq Lawson

Defensive End
$6,400,000
75

Jordan Hicks

Inside Linebacker
$6,000,000

Benardrick McKinney

Inside Linebacker
$6,000,000

D.J. Hayden

Cornerback
$6,000,000

C.J. Mosley

Inside Linebacker
$6,000,000
79

Robert Alford

Cornerback
$5,950,000
80

Deion Jones

Inside Linebacker
$5,850,000
81

Maliek Collins

Defensive Tackle
$5,750,000

Kenny Moore

Cornerback
$5,750,000
83

A'Shawn Robinson

Defensive Tackle
$5,500,000

Bobby McCain

Free Safety
$5,500,000

Tavon Young

Cornerback
$5,500,000
86

Denico Autry

Defensive Tackle
$5,300,000
87

Mario Addison

Outside Linebacker
$5,250,000

Ricardo Allen

Strong Safety
$5,250,000
89

Jaylon Smith

Inside Linebacker
$5,171,000
90

Grady Jarrett

Defensive Tackle
$5,001,000
91

Trae Waynes

Cornerback
$5,000,000

Todd Davis

Inside Linebacker
$5,000,000

K.J. Wright

Outside Linebacker
$5,000,000

Quandre Diggs

Strong Safety
$5,000,000

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$5,000,000
96

William Gholston

Defensive End
$4,750,000

Eddie Goldman

Defensive Tackle
$4,750,000
98

Alex Okafor

Defensive End
$4,700,000
99

Buster Skrine

Cornerback
$4,650,000
100

Myles Garrett

Defensive End
$4,612,126