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NFL Career Earnings

NFL Player Earnings NFL Player Earnings

Listing the top earnings for all active NFL players.

Player Seasons Earnings
Total
1

Drew Brees

Quarterback
2001: R2, #32
20 $269,710,422
2

Tom Brady

Quarterback
2000: R6, #199
21 $260,166,804
3

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
2004: R1, #11
17 $253,286,864
4

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
2008: R1, #3
13 $243,972,535
5

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
2004: R1, #4
17 $243,917,656
6

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
2005: R1, #24
16 $240,914,529
7

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
2009: R1, #1
12 $226,478,969
8

Alex Smith

Quarterback
2005: R1, #1
16 $189,725,000
9

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
2004: R1, #3
17 $180,812,860
10

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
2008: R1, #18
13 $167,575,000
11

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
2012: R3, #75
9 $162,362,520
12

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
2010: R1, #2
11 $155,965,157
13

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
2012: R4, #102
9 $140,640,630
14

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
2011: R1, #2
10 $126,475,534
15

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
2011: R1, #6
10 $125,326,564
16

Cam Newton

Quarterback
2011: R1, #1
10 $122,531,021
17

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
2010: R1, #3
11 $121,235,131
18

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
2008: R2, #50
13 $118,068,828
19

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
2012: R1, #8
10 $115,475,979
20

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
0: Undrafted
19 $114,846,983
21

Joe Haden

Cornerback
2010: R1, #7
12 $114,471,755
22

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
2010: R1, #6
11 $108,518,838
23

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
2010: R1, #4
11 $108,305,694
24

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
2011: R1, #4
10 $108,035,098
25

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
2007: R1, #7
15 $102,803,319
26

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
2011: R1, #11
10 $100,706,498
27

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
2006: R2, #55
14 $98,865,000
28

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
2010: R4, #120
11 $96,094,741
29

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
2011: R1, #5
10 $94,703,903
30

Justin Houston

Defensive End
2011: R3, #70
10 $94,547,248
31

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
2004: R3, #90
17 $94,351,582
32

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
2014: R1, #5
7 $92,429,075
33

Derek Carr

Quarterback
2014: R2, #36
7 $91,010,601
34

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
2010: R1, #15
11 $89,442,245
35

Jimmy Garoppolo

Quarterback
2014: R2, #62
8 $89,258,637
36

Robert Quinn

Linebacker
2011: R1, #14
11 $88,076,770
37

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
2011: R1, #9
10 $87,785,235
38

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
2008: R2, #49
14 $86,609,586
39

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
2011: R2, #35
10 $86,526,241
40

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
2012: R1, #12
9 $85,890,246
41

DeAndre Hopkins

Wide Receiver
2013: R1, #27
8 $85,699,009
42

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
2006: R1, #24
15 $84,750,000
43

Olivier Vernon

Outside Linebacker
2012: R3, #72
9 $84,374,032
44

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
2012: R1, #21
9 $82,987,454
45

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
2011: R5, #154
10 $82,735,115
46

Jason Witten

Tight End
2003: R3, #69
17 $81,807,482
47

Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker
2012: R1, #18
9 $81,209,939
48

Jared Goff

Quarterback
2016: R1, #1
5 $80,720,672
49

Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback
2012: R1, #10
9 $80,572,408
50

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
2011: R1, #24
10 $79,832,467
51

Carson Wentz

Quarterback
2016: R1, #2
5 $79,059,339
52

Cameron Heyward

Defensive Tackle
2011: R1, #31
10 $78,232,735
53

Alex Mack

Center
2009: R1, #21
12 $77,422,748
54

Aaron Donald

Defensive Tackle
2014: R1, #13
7 $77,202,010
55

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
2011: R1, #22
10 $76,251,096
56

Jurrell Casey

Defensive Tackle
2011: R3, #77
10 $75,325,961
57

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
2010: R1, #18
11 $74,895,727
58

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
2010: R1, #27
11 $74,606,162
59

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
2010: R3, #95
11 $74,514,171
60

Nick Foles

Quarterback
2012: R3, #88
10 $74,433,635
61

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
2011: R1, #17
10 $74,245,004
62

Thomas Davis

Linebacker
2005: R1, #14
16 $73,823,295
63

Ryan Kerrigan

Defensive End
2011: R1, #16
10 $73,152,470
64

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
2010: R2, #54
11 $72,430,209
65

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
2008: R5, #140
15 $72,273,057
66

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
2010: R1, #31
12 $72,116,013
67

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
2005: R7, #250
16 $71,541,098
68

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
2013: R1, #4
8 $71,526,625
69

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
2012: R2, #47
9 $71,358,441
70

Josh Norman

Cornerback
2012: R5, #143
9 $71,071,948
71

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
2008: R1, #26
14 $70,833,616
72

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
2013: R1, #1
8 $70,592,498
73

DeMarcus Lawrence

Defensive End
2014: R2, #34
7 $70,313,028
74

Greg Olsen

Tight End
2007: R1, #31
14 $70,176,613
75

Kawann Short

Defensive Tackle
2013: R2, #44
8 $69,757,818
76

Mike Evans

Wide Receiver
2014: R1, #7
7 $69,674,588
77

Kareem Jackson

Strong Safety
2010: R1, #20
11 $69,656,250
78

Malcolm Jenkins

Free Safety
2009: R1, #14
12 $69,521,960
79

Joey Bosa

Defensive End
2016: R1, #3
5 $68,873,686
80

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
2012: R3, #92
9 $68,519,400
81

Malik Jackson

Defensive Tackle
2012: R5, #137
9 $68,451,457
82

Brandon Graham

Defensive End
2010: R1, #13
11 $68,255,925
83

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
2012: R2, #39
10 $65,641,362
84

Kevin Zeitler

Guard
2012: R1, #27
9 $63,614,200
85

Jadeveon Clowney

Defensive End
2014: R1, #1
8 $63,302,748
86

Frank Gore

Running Back
2005: R3, #65
16 $63,296,439
87

Odell Beckham, Jr.

Wide Receiver
2014: R1, #12
7 $63,131,807
88

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
2009: R2, #53
13 $63,074,623
89

Alshon Jeffery

Wide Receiver
2012: R2, #45
9 $63,001,459
90

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
2014: R1, #4
8 $62,810,603
91

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
2010: R2, #42
10 $62,629,507
92

Jake Matthews

Left Tackle
2014: R1, #6
7 $62,004,874
93

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
2010: R4, #100
11 $61,903,750
94

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
2010: R3, #82
12 $61,770,821
95

Rodney Hudson

Center
2011: R2, #55
10 $61,514,448
96

Keenan Allen

Wide Receiver
2013: R3, #76
8 $61,464,590
97

Mike Pouncey

Center
2011: R1, #15
10 $60,985,945
98

Rodger Saffold

Guard
2010: R2, #33
11 $60,941,158
99

Chris Harris

Cornerback
0: Undrafted
10 $60,506,948
100

Desmond Trufant

Cornerback
2013: R1, #22
8 $59,555,277