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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
19 $244,710,422
2

Tom Brady

Quarterback
2000: R6, #199
20 $235,166,804
3

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
2004: R1, #11
16 $227,286,864
4

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
2008: R1, #3
12 $223,472,535
5

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
2005: R1, #24
15 $219,364,529
6

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
2004: R1, #4
16 $218,917,656
7

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
2009: R1, #1
11 $210,978,969
8

Alex Smith

Quarterback
2005: R1, #1
15 $173,725,000
9

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
2004: R1, #3
16 $169,062,860
10

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
2008: R1, #18
12 $166,300,000
11

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
2010: R1, #2
10 $147,965,157
12

Cam Newton

Quarterback
2011: R1, #1
9 $121,393,521
13

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
2010: R1, #3
10 $118,135,131
14

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
0: Undrafted
18 $111,721,983
15

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
2011: R1, #2
9 $108,475,534
16

Joe Haden

Cornerback
2010: R1, #7
11 $107,471,755
17

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
2011: R1, #6
9 $103,126,564
18

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
2008: R2, #50
12 $103,068,828
19

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
2007: R1, #7
14 $101,753,319
20

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
2010: R1, #4
10 $95,805,694
21

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
2010: R1, #6
10 $95,487,588
22

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
2004: R3, #90
16 $92,351,582
23

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
2011: R1, #4
9 $89,864,098
24

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
2006: R2, #55
13 $88,865,000
25

Justin Houston

Defensive End
2011: R3, #70
9 $85,547,248
26

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
2011: R1, #11
9 $85,206,498
27

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
2010: R4, #120
10 $84,494,741
28

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
2011: R2, #35
9 $83,526,241
29

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
2006: R1, #24
14 $82,781,250
30

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
2011: R1, #5
9 $82,153,903
31

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
2012: R1, #8
9 $77,975,979
32

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
2010: R1, #14
10 $77,936,548
33

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
2008: R2, #49
13 $77,934,586
34

Jason Witten

Tight End
2003: R3, #69
16 $77,057,482
35

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
2010: R1, #15
10 $76,942,245
36

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
2014: R1, #5
6 $75,229,075
37

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
2012: R1, #12
8 $73,690,246
38

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
2011: R1, #9
9 $72,550,235
39

Derek Carr

Quarterback
2014: R2, #36
6 $72,010,601
40

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
2011: R1, #17
9 $70,995,004
41

Thomas Davis

Linebacker
2005: R1, #14
15 $70,073,295
42

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
2011: R5, #154
9 $69,747,615
43

Robert Quinn

Linebacker
2011: R1, #14
10 $69,576,770
44

Alex Mack

Center
2009: R1, #21
11 $69,422,748
45

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
2011: R1, #24
9 $67,982,467
46

Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker
2012: R1, #18
8 $67,209,939
47

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
2012: R1, #21
8 $66,987,454
48

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
2010: R1, #18
10 $66,895,727
49

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
2010: R3, #95
10 $65,514,171
50

Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback
2012: R1, #10
8 $65,072,408
51

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
2010: R1, #31
11 $64,716,013
52

Carlos Dunlap

Defensive End
2010: R2, #54
10 $63,692,709
53

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
2005: R7, #250
15 $63,541,098
54

Jurrell Casey

Defensive Tackle
2011: R3, #77
9 $63,538,461
55

Greg Olsen

Tight End
2007: R1, #31
13 $63,270,363
56

Nick Foles

Quarterback
2012: R3, #88
9 $62,433,635
57

Frank Gore

Running Back
2005: R3, #65
15 $62,246,439
58

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
2009: R2, #53
12 $62,024,623
59

Ryan Kerrigan

Defensive End
2011: R1, #16
9 $61,464,970
60

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
2013: R1, #1
7 $61,342,498
61

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
2010: R1, #27
10 $60,606,162
62

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
2008: R1, #26
13 $60,271,116
63

Aaron Donald

Defensive Tackle
2014: R1, #13
6 $60,202,010
64

Malcolm Jenkins

Free Safety
2009: R1, #14
11 $59,471,960
65

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
2011: R1, #22
9 $59,251,096
66

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
2013: R1, #4
7 $59,091,625
67

Kareem Jackson

Strong Safety
2010: R1, #20
10 $58,656,250
68

Brandon Graham

Defensive End
2010: R1, #13
10 $57,183,925
69

DeAndre Hopkins

Wide Receiver
2013: R1, #27
7 $56,699,009
70

Kawann Short

Defensive Tackle
2013: R2, #44
7 $56,632,818
71

Cameron Heyward

Defensive Tackle
2011: R1, #31
9 $56,482,735
72

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
2012: R2, #39
9 $55,591,362
73

Mike Pouncey

Center
2011: R1, #15
9 $54,985,945
74

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
2012: R3, #92
8 $53,977,400
75

Sammy Watkins

Wide Receiver
2014: R1, #4
7 $53,935,603
76

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
2010: R3, #82
11 $53,770,821
77

Kevin Zeitler

Guard
2012: R1, #27
8 $53,614,200
78

DeMarcus Lawrence

Defensive End
2014: R2, #34
6 $53,413,028
79

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
2010: R2, #42
9 $53,379,507
80

Mike Evans

Wide Receiver
2014: R1, #7
6 $52,924,588
81

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
2011: R1, #27
9 $52,518,621
82

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
2012: R2, #47
8 $52,358,441
83

Riley Reiff

Left Tackle
2012: R1, #23
8 $52,119,222
84

Andre Smith

Right Tackle
2009: R1, #6
12 $51,563,896
85

Alshon Jeffery

Wide Receiver
2012: R2, #45
8 $51,501,459
86

Jake Matthews

Left Tackle
2014: R1, #6
6 $51,454,874
87

Rodger Saffold

Guard
2010: R2, #33
10 $50,941,158
88

Jason McCourty

Cornerback
2009: R6, #203
11 $50,861,885
89

Marcedes Lewis

Tight End
2006: R1, #28
14 $50,480,000
90

Chris Harris

Cornerback
0: Undrafted
9 $50,256,948
91

Linval Joseph

Defensive Tackle
2010: R2, #46
10 $49,953,000
92

Xavier Rhodes

Cornerback
2013: R1, #25
7 $49,831,452
93

Desmond Trufant

Cornerback
2013: R1, #22
7 $49,774,027
94

Jared Goff

Quarterback
2016: R1, #1
4 $49,677,990
95

Michael Brockers

Defensive Tackle
2012: R1, #14
8 $49,206,668
96

Odell Beckham, Jr.

Wide Receiver
2014: R1, #12
6 $48,881,807
97

David DeCastro

Guard
2012: R1, #24
8 $48,459,333
98

Rodney Hudson

Center
2011: R2, #55
9 $48,414,448
99

Golden Tate

Wide Receiver
2010: R2, #60
11 $48,337,672
100

Mike Iupati

Guard
2010: R1, #17
10 $48,250,682