NFL Career Earnings

NFL Player Earnings NFL Player Earnings

Listing the top earnings for all active NFL players.

Player Earnings
Total
Seasons Earnings
Total
1

Eli Manning

Quarterback
2004: R1, #1
$252,280,004 16 $252,280,004
2

Peyton Manning

Quarterback
1998: R1, #1
$248,732,000 18 $248,732,000
3

Drew Brees

Quarterback
2001: R2, #32
$244,710,422 19 $244,710,422
4

Tom Brady

Quarterback
2000: R6, #199
$235,166,804 20 $235,166,804
5

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
2004: R1, #11
$227,286,864 16 $227,286,864
6

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
2008: R1, #3
$223,472,535 12 $223,472,535
7

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
2005: R1, #24
$219,364,529 15 $219,364,529
8

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
2004: R1, #4
$218,917,656 16 $218,917,656
9

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
2009: R1, #1
$210,978,969 11 $210,978,969
10

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
2003: R1, #1
$174,148,722 15 $174,148,722
11

Alex Smith

Quarterback
2005: R1, #1
$173,725,000 15 $173,725,000
12

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
2004: R1, #3
$169,062,860 16 $169,062,860
13

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
2008: R1, #18
$166,300,000 12 $166,300,000
14

Julius Peppers

Defensive End
2002: R1, #2
$164,973,786 17 $164,973,786
15

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
2010: R1, #2
$147,965,157 10 $147,965,157
16

Brett Favre

Quarterback
1991: R2, #33
$137,829,000 20 $137,829,000
17

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
2010: R1, #1
$130,022,863 9 $130,022,863
18

Tony Romo

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$127,422,458 14 $127,422,458
19

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
2007: R1, #14
$124,211,129 11 $124,211,129
20

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
2007: R1, #3
$122,850,000 11 $122,850,000
21

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
2006: R1, #11
$122,196,087 12 $122,196,087
22

Cam Newton

Quarterback
2011: R1, #1
$121,393,521 9 $121,393,521
23

Mario Williams

Defensive End
2006: R1, #1
$120,400,000 11 $120,400,000
24

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
2010: R1, #3
$118,135,131 10 $118,135,131
25

Michael Vick

Quarterback
2001: R1, #1
$115,952,908 13 $115,952,908
26

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
2007: R1, #2
$112,216,086 9 $112,216,086
27

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
0: Undrafted
$111,721,983 16 $111,721,983
28

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
2012: R3, #75
$109,362,520 8 $109,362,520
29

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
2012: R1, #1
$109,107,998 8 $109,107,998
30

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
2011: R1, #2
$108,475,534 9 $108,475,534
31

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
2003: R1, #10
$108,228,797 17 $108,228,797
32

Joe Haden

Cornerback
2010: R1, #7
$107,471,755 10 $107,471,755
33

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
2003: R1, #3
$106,022,999 14 $106,022,999
34

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
2011: R1, #6
$103,126,564 9 $103,126,564
35

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
2008: R2, #50
$103,068,828 12 $103,068,828
36

Champ Bailey

Cornerback
1999: R1, #7
$102,807,025 16 $102,807,025
37

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
2007: R1, #7
$101,753,319 13 $101,753,319
38

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
2012: R4, #102
$100,640,630 8 $100,640,630
39

Donovan McNabb

Quarterback
1999: R1, #2
$99,689,735 13 $99,689,735
40

Dwight Freeney

Outside Linebacker
2002: R1, #11
$98,394,175 16 $98,394,175
41

Charles Woodson

Strong Safety
1998: R1, #4
$97,899,369 18 $97,899,369
42

Jared Allen

Defensive End
2004: R4, #126
$97,862,763 12 $97,862,763
43

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
2010: R1, #4
$95,805,694 10 $95,805,694
44

Ray Lewis

Linebacker
0: Undrafted
$95,725,000 17 $95,725,000
45

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
2010: R1, #6
$95,487,588 10 $95,487,588
46

Eric Berry

Strong Safety
2010: R1, #5
$93,800,300 10 $93,800,300
47

Chris Long

Defensive End
2008: R1, #2
$92,360,162 11 $92,360,162
48

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
2004: R3, #90
$92,351,582 16 $92,351,582
49

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
2005: R1, #11
$89,993,750 12 $89,993,750
50

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
2011: R1, #4
$89,864,098 9 $89,864,098
51

Richard Seymour

Defensive Tackle
2001: R1, #6
$89,505,000 12 $89,505,000
52

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
2006: R2, #55
$88,865,000 13 $88,865,000
53

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
2006: R1, #12
$88,340,625 13 $88,340,625
54

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
1998: R6, #184
$88,044,500 18 $88,044,500
55

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
2011: R1, #3
$87,134,946 9 $87,134,946
56

Justin Houston

Defensive End
2011: R3, #70
$85,547,248 9 $85,547,248
57

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
2011: R1, #11
$85,206,498 9 $85,206,498
58

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
2010: R4, #120
$84,494,741 10 $84,494,741
59

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
2007: R1, #28
$84,407,638 13 $84,407,638
60

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
2011: R2, #35
$83,526,241 9 $83,526,241
61

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
2006: R1, #24
$82,781,250 14 $82,781,250
62

Randy Moss

Wide Receiver
1998: R1, #21
$82,488,499 14 $82,488,499
63

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
2011: R1, #5
$82,153,903 9 $82,153,903
64

Clay Matthews Jr.

Outside Linebacker
2009: R1, #26
$81,505,252 11 $81,505,252
65

Steve Smith

Wide Receiver
2001: R3, #74
$81,040,745 16 $81,040,745
66

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
2006: R4, #119
$80,555,471 13 $80,555,471
67

Brian Urlacher

Linebacker
2000: R1, #9
$80,174,999 13 $80,174,999
68

Drew Bledsoe

Quarterback
1993: R1, #1
$80,056,250 14 $80,056,250
69

Terrell Owens

Wide Receiver
1996: R3, #89
$79,628,334 16 $79,628,334
70

Tamba Hali

Outside Linebacker
2006: R1, #20
$78,711,030 12 $78,711,030
71

Vernon Davis

Tight End
2006: R1, #6
$78,681,846 14 $78,681,846
72

Justin Smith

Defensive End
2001: R1, #4
$78,244,000 14 $78,244,000
73

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
2012: R1, #8
$77,975,979 8 $77,975,979
74

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
2010: R1, #14
$77,936,548 10 $77,936,548
75

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
2008: R2, #49
$77,934,586 12 $77,934,586
76

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
2011: R1, #9
$77,785,235 9 $77,785,235
77

Ryan Kalil

Center
2007: R2, #59
$77,647,500 13 $77,647,500
78

Jason Witten

Tight End
2003: R3, #69
$77,057,482 16 $77,057,482
79

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
2010: R1, #15
$76,942,245 10 $76,942,245
80

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
2004: R1, #8
$76,481,624 14 $76,481,624
81

Michael Strahan

Defensive End
1993: R2, #40
$76,335,500 15 $76,335,500
82

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
2006: R1, #4
$72,619,221 10 $72,619,221
83

Roddy White

Wide Receiver
2005: R1, #27
$65,037,529 11 $65,037,529
84

Troy Aikman

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$55,537,000 12 $55,537,000
85

Darnell Dockett

Defensive End
2004: R3, #64
$54,540,000 12 $54,540,000
86

Roy Williams

Wide Receiver
2004: R1, #7
$54,534,599 8 $54,534,599
87

Issac Bruce

Wide Receiver
1994: R2, #33
$50,716,865 16 $50,716,865
88

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
2008: R2, #35
$49,940,068 9 $49,940,068
89

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
2006: R2, #33
$48,083,435 10 $48,083,435
90

Samari Rolle

Cornerback
1998: R2, #46
$47,780,501 12 $47,780,501
91

Curtis Martin

Running Back
1995: R3, #74
$46,880,633 12 $46,880,633
92

Osi Umenyiora

Outside Linebacker
2003: R2, #56
$45,510,110 12 $45,510,110
93

Heath Miller

Tight End
2005: R1, #30
$44,027,256 11 $44,027,256
94

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
2007: R1, #25
$43,844,952 9 $43,844,952
95

Justin Tuck

Defensive End
2005: R3, #74
$43,248,463 11 $43,248,463
96

Jerod Mayo

Inside Linebacker
2008: R1, #10
$42,387,500 8 $42,387,500
97

Derrick Mason

Wide Receiver
1997: R4, #98
$41,461,000 15 $41,461,000
98

Adrian Wilson

Safety
0: Undrafted
$41,354,667 14 $41,354,667
99

Rod Smith

Wide Receiver
0: Undrafted
$40,641,100 14 $40,641,100
100

Ben Grubbs

Guard
2007: R1, #29
$39,800,000 10 $39,800,000