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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

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
2008: R1, #18
$166,300,000 12 $166,300,000
13

Brett Favre

Quarterback
1991: R2, #33
$137,829,000 20 $137,829,000
14

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
2010: R1, #1
$130,022,863 9 $130,022,863
15

Tony Romo

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$127,422,458 14 $127,422,458
16

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
2006: R1, #11
$122,196,087 12 $122,196,087
17

Cam Newton

Quarterback
2011: R1, #1
$121,393,521 9 $121,393,521
18

Michael Vick

Quarterback
2001: R1, #1
$115,952,908 13 $115,952,908
19

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
2012: R3, #75
$109,362,520 8 $109,362,520
20

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
2012: R1, #1
$109,107,998 8 $109,107,998
21

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
2012: R4, #102
$100,640,630 8 $100,640,630
22

Donovan McNabb

Quarterback
1999: R1, #2
$99,689,735 13 $99,689,735
23

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
2004: R3, #90
$92,351,582 16 $92,351,582
24

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
1998: R6, #184
$88,044,500 18 $88,044,500
25

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
2011: R2, #35
$83,526,241 9 $83,526,241
26

Drew Bledsoe

Quarterback
1993: R1, #1
$80,056,250 14 $80,056,250
27

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
2012: R1, #8
$77,975,979 8 $77,975,979
28

Steve McNair

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$76,234,917 13 $76,234,917
29

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
2009: R1, #5
$74,223,773 10 $74,223,773
30

Derek Carr

Quarterback
2014: R2, #36
$72,010,601 6 $72,010,601
31

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
2005: R7, #230
$65,494,057 14 $65,494,057
32

Jimmy Garoppolo

Quarterback
2014: R2, #62
$64,058,637 6 $64,058,637
33

Kerry Collins

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$63,748,000 17 $63,748,000
34

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
2005: R7, #250
$63,541,098 15 $63,541,098
35

Jake Delhomme

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$63,474,061 14 $63,474,061
36

Kurt Warner

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$62,773,000 12 $62,773,000
37

Nick Foles

Quarterback
2012: R3, #88
$62,433,635 8 $62,433,635
38

Jake Plummer

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$58,777,775 11 $58,777,775
39

Troy Aikman

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$55,537,000 12 $55,537,000
40

Marc Bulger

Quarterback
2000: R6, #168
$55,391,000 10 $55,391,000
41

Brad Johnson

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$53,120,500 17 $53,120,500
42

Josh McCown

Quarterback
2002: R3, #81
$51,668,000 17 $51,668,000
43

Dan Marino

Quarterback
1983: R1, #27
$51,510,000 17 $51,510,000
44

Vinny Testaverde

Quarterback
1987: R1, #1
$51,055,585 21 $51,055,585
45

Chad Pennington

Quarterback
2000: R1, #18
$50,966,000 10 $50,966,000
46

Jared Goff

Quarterback
2016: R1, #1
$49,677,990 4 $49,677,990
47

Steve Young

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$49,372,000 15 $49,372,000
48

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
2011: R6, #180
$49,301,548 9 $49,301,548
49

Blake Bortles

Quarterback
2014: R1, #3
$47,154,802 6 $47,154,802
50

Jameis Winston

Quarterback
2015: R1, #1
$46,180,894 5 $46,180,894
51

John Elway

Quarterback
1983: R1, #1
$45,445,000 16 $45,445,000
52

Marcus Mariota

Quarterback
2015: R1, #2
$45,161,134 5 $45,161,134
53

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
2011: R2, #36
$43,479,216 6 $43,479,216
54

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
2012: R2, #57
$41,396,679 7 $41,396,679
55

David Carr

Quarterback
2002: R1, #1
$40,000,000 12 $40,000,000
56

Carson Wentz

Quarterback
2016: R1, #2
$39,676,339 4 $39,676,339
57

JaMarcus Russell

Quarterback
2007: R1, #1
$39,365,000 4 $39,365,000
58

Warren Moon

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$37,143,000 17 $37,143,000
59

Jeff Garcia

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$36,637,500 10 $36,637,500
60

Rich Gannon

Quarterback
1987: R4, #98
$36,463,000 17 $36,463,000
61

Vince Young

Quarterback
2006: R1, #3
$35,390,000 7 $35,390,000
62

Daunte Culpepper

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$34,990,000 11 $34,990,000
63

Chase Daniel

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$34,309,164 11 $34,309,164
64

Jeff George

Quarterback
1990: R1, #1
$34,180,764 14 $34,180,764
65

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
2005: R6, #213
$33,374,303 15 $33,374,303
66

Chad Henne

Quarterback
2008: R2, #57
$33,330,135 12 $33,330,135
67

Chris Chandler

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$33,060,000 11 $33,060,000
68

Jon Kitna

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$32,755,600 16 $32,755,600
69

Case Keenum

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$32,681,151 8 $32,681,151
70

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
2007: R2, #43
$31,927,719 13 $31,927,719
71

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
2012: R1, #2
$31,222,399 7 $31,222,399
72

Joey Harrington

Quarterback
2002: R1, #3
$31,195,000 8 $31,195,000
73

Neil O'Donnell

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$30,540,000 14 $30,540,000
74

Randall Cunningham

Quarterback
1985: R2, #37
$30,380,000 16 $30,380,000
75

Kyle Orton

Quarterback
2005: R4, #106
$30,109,000 10 $30,109,000
76

Mike Glennon

Quarterback
2013: R3, #73
$29,312,407 7 $29,312,407
77

Kevin Kolb

Quarterback
2007: R2, #36
$29,003,708 7 $29,003,708
78

Jim Kelly

Quarterback
1983: R1, #14
$28,715,000 11 $28,715,000
79

David Garrard

Quarterback
2002: R4, #108
$28,684,000 11 $28,684,000
80

Josh Freeman

Quarterback
2009: R1, #17
$28,328,824 7 $28,328,824
81

Kordell Stewart

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$28,105,000 11 $28,105,000
82

Brian Hoyer

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$27,881,470 11 $27,881,470
83

Byron Leftwich

Quarterback
2003: R1, #7
$27,212,000 10 $27,212,000
84

Trent Dilfer

Quarterback
1994: R1, #6
$27,050,000 14 $27,050,000
85

Jeff Blake

Quarterback
1992: R6, #166
$27,026,000 12 $27,026,000
86

Matt Moore

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$26,128,000 12 $26,128,000
87

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$25,779,225 14 $25,779,225
88

Joe Montana

Quarterback
1979: R3, #82
$25,555,000 14 $25,555,000
89

Boomer Esiason

Quarterback
1984: R2, #38
$25,145,000 14 $25,145,000
90

Mitchell Trubisky

Quarterback
2017: R1, #2
$24,635,710 3 $24,635,710
91

Jason Campbell

Quarterback
2005: R1, #25
$24,454,500 10 $24,454,500
92

Baker Mayfield

Quarterback
2018: R1, #1
$24,326,411 2 $24,326,411
93

Kyler Murray

Quarterback
2019: R1, #1
$24,119,294 1 $24,119,294
94

Charlie Batch

Quarterback
1998: R2, #60
$23,601,250 14 $23,601,250
95

Sam Darnold

Quarterback
2018: R1, #3
$22,413,233 2 $22,413,233
96

Steve Beuerlein

Quarterback
1987: R4, #110
$22,238,265 17 $22,238,265
97

Doug Flutie

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$21,765,000 12 $21,765,000
98

Rob Johnson

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$21,033,000 9 $21,033,000
99

Blaine Gabbert

Quarterback
2011: R1, #10
$20,526,851 9 $20,526,851
100

Tim Couch

Quarterback
1999: R1, #1
$20,264,000 6 $20,264,000