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

Drew Brees

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

Tom Brady

Quarterback
2000: R6, #199
$263,541,804 21 $263,541,804
3

Ben Roethlisberger

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

Eli Manning

Quarterback
2004: R1, #1
$252,280,004 16 $252,280,004
5

Peyton Manning

Quarterback
1998: R1, #1
$248,732,000 18 $248,732,000
6

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
2008: R1, #3
$244,007,749 13 $244,007,749
7

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
2004: R1, #4
$243,944,322 17 $243,944,322
8

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
2005: R1, #24
$240,943,304 16 $240,943,304
9

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
2009: R1, #1
$219,306,037 12 $219,306,037
10

Alex Smith

Quarterback
2005: R1, #1
$189,725,000 16 $189,725,000
11

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
2004: R1, #3
$180,757,239 17 $180,757,239
12

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
2003: R1, #1
$174,148,722 15 $174,148,722
13

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
2008: R1, #18
$167,575,000 13 $167,575,000
14

Julius Peppers

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

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
2012: R3, #75
$162,362,520 9 $162,362,520
16

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
2010: R1, #2
$155,965,157 11 $155,965,157
17

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
2012: R4, #102
$140,669,486 9 $140,669,486
18

Brett Favre

Quarterback
1991: R2, #33
$137,829,000 20 $137,829,000
19

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
2010: R1, #1
$130,022,863 9 $130,022,863
20

Tony Romo

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$127,422,458 14 $127,422,458
21

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
2011: R1, #2
$126,475,534 10 $126,475,534
22

Cam Newton

Quarterback
2011: R1, #1
$125,445,071 10 $125,445,071
23

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
2011: R1, #6
$125,340,527 10 $125,340,527
24

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
2007: R1, #14
$124,211,129 11 $124,211,129
25

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
2007: R1, #3
$122,850,000 11 $122,850,000
26

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
2006: R1, #11
$122,196,087 12 $122,196,087
27

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
2010: R1, #3
$121,235,131 11 $121,235,131
28

Mario Williams

Defensive End
2006: R1, #1
$120,400,000 11 $120,400,000
29

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
2008: R2, #50
$118,091,393 13 $118,091,393
30

Michael Vick

Quarterback
2001: R1, #1
$115,952,908 13 $115,952,908
31

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
0: Undrafted
$115,771,983 17 $115,771,983
32

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
2012: R1, #8
$115,475,979 9 $115,475,979
33

Joe Haden

Cornerback
2010: R1, #7
$114,471,755 11 $114,471,755
34

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
2007: R1, #2
$112,216,086 9 $112,216,086
35

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
2012: R1, #1
$109,107,998 8 $109,107,998
36

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
2010: R1, #6
$108,873,265 11 $108,873,265
37

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
2010: R1, #4
$108,305,694 11 $108,305,694
38

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
2003: R1, #10
$108,228,797 17 $108,228,797
39

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
2011: R1, #4
$108,060,588 10 $108,060,588
40

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
2003: R1, #3
$106,022,999 14 $106,022,999
41

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
2007: R1, #7
$102,907,084 14 $102,907,084
42

Champ Bailey

Cornerback
1999: R1, #7
$102,807,025 16 $102,807,025
43

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
2011: R1, #11
$100,748,000 10 $100,748,000
44

Donovan McNabb

Quarterback
1999: R1, #2
$99,689,735 13 $99,689,735
45

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
2006: R2, #55
$99,275,928 15 $99,275,928
46

Dwight Freeney

Outside Linebacker
2002: R1, #11
$98,394,175 16 $98,394,175
47

Charles Woodson

Strong Safety
1998: R1, #4
$97,899,369 18 $97,899,369
48

Jared Allen

Defensive End
2004: R4, #126
$97,862,763 12 $97,862,763
49

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
2010: R4, #120
$95,999,495 11 $95,999,495
50

Ray Lewis

Linebacker
1996: R1, #26
$95,725,000 17 $95,725,000
51

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
2011: R1, #5
$94,757,324 10 $94,757,324
52

Justin Houston

Defensive End
2011: R3, #70
$94,590,369 10 $94,590,369
53

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
2004: R3, #90
$94,353,850 17 $94,353,850
54

Eric Berry

Strong Safety
2010: R1, #5
$93,800,300 10 $93,800,300
55

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
2014: R1, #5
$92,449,498 7 $92,449,498
56

Chris Long

Defensive End
2008: R1, #2
$92,360,162 11 $92,360,162
57

Derek Carr

Quarterback
2014: R2, #36
$91,041,395 7 $91,041,395
58

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
2005: R1, #11
$89,993,750 12 $89,993,750
59

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
2010: R1, #15
$89,742,245 11 $89,742,245
60

Richard Seymour

Defensive Tackle
2001: R1, #6
$89,505,000 12 $89,505,000
61

Jimmy Garoppolo

Quarterback
2014: R2, #62
$88,758,637 7 $88,758,637
62

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
2006: R1, #12
$88,340,625 13 $88,340,625
63

Robert Quinn

Linebacker
2011: R1, #14
$88,130,638 10 $88,130,638
64

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
1998: R6, #184
$88,044,500 18 $88,044,500
65

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
2011: R1, #9
$87,797,504 10 $87,797,504
66

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
2011: R1, #3
$87,134,946 9 $87,134,946
67

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
2011: R2, #35
$86,627,794 10 $86,627,794
68

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
2008: R2, #49
$86,609,586 13 $86,609,586
69

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
2012: R1, #12
$85,890,246 9 $85,890,246
70

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
2007: R1, #28
$85,407,638 14 $85,407,638
71

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
2006: R1, #24
$85,153,078 15 $85,153,078
72

Olivier Vernon

Outside Linebacker
2012: R3, #72
$84,420,072 9 $84,420,072
73

DeAndre Hopkins

Wide Receiver
2013: R1, #27
$83,927,890 8 $83,927,890
74

Clay Matthews Jr.

Outside Linebacker
2009: R1, #26
$83,505,252 12 $83,505,252
75

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
2012: R1, #21
$82,995,510 9 $82,995,510
76

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
2011: R5, #154
$82,735,115 10 $82,735,115
77

Randy Moss

Wide Receiver
1998: R1, #21
$82,488,499 14 $82,488,499
78

Jason Witten

Tight End
2003: R3, #69
$81,879,722 17 $81,879,722
79

Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker
2012: R1, #18
$81,222,338 9 $81,222,338
80

Steve Smith

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

Jared Goff

Quarterback
2016: R1, #1
$80,741,068 5 $80,741,068
82

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
2006: R4, #119
$80,555,471 13 $80,555,471
83

Brian Urlacher

Linebacker
2000: R1, #9
$80,174,999 13 $80,174,999
84

Drew Bledsoe

Quarterback
1993: R1, #1
$80,056,250 14 $80,056,250
85

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
2011: R1, #24
$79,832,467 10 $79,832,467
86

Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback
2012: R1, #10
$79,809,380 9 $79,809,380
87

Terrell Owens

Wide Receiver
1996: R3, #89
$79,628,334 16 $79,628,334
88

Carson Wentz

Quarterback
2016: R1, #2
$79,059,339 5 $79,059,339
89

Roy Williams

Wide Receiver
2004: R1, #7
$54,534,599 8 $54,534,599
90

Issac Bruce

Wide Receiver
1994: R2, #33
$50,716,865 16 $50,716,865
91

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
2006: R2, #33
$48,083,435 10 $48,083,435
92

Samari Rolle

Cornerback
1998: R2, #46
$47,780,501 12 $47,780,501
93

Curtis Martin

Running Back
1995: R3, #74
$46,880,633 12 $46,880,633
94

Osi Umenyiora

Outside Linebacker
2003: R2, #56
$45,510,110 12 $45,510,110
95

Heath Miller

Tight End
2005: R1, #30
$44,027,256 11 $44,027,256
96

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
2007: R1, #25
$43,844,952 9 $43,844,952
97

Justin Tuck

Defensive End
2005: R3, #74
$43,248,463 11 $43,248,463
98

Derrick Mason

Wide Receiver
1997: R4, #98
$41,461,000 15 $41,461,000
99

Adrian Wilson

Safety
0: Undrafted
$41,354,667 14 $41,354,667
100

Ben Grubbs

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