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

Tom Brady

Quarterback
2000: R6, #199
$302,962,392 22 $302,962,392
2

Drew Brees

Quarterback
2001: R2, #32
$269,710,422 20 $269,710,422
3

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
2004: R1, #11
$267,286,864 18 $267,286,864
4

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
2008: R1, #3
$267,007,749 14 $267,007,749
5

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
2005: R1, #24
$263,608,010 17 $263,608,010
6

Eli Manning

Quarterback
2004: R1, #1
$252,280,004 16 $252,280,004
7

Peyton Manning

Quarterback
1998: R1, #1
$248,732,000 18 $248,732,000
8

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
2004: R1, #4
$243,944,322 17 $243,944,322
9

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
2009: R1, #1
$239,306,037 13 $239,306,037
10

Alex Smith

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

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
2012: R3, #75
$181,362,520 10 $181,362,520
12

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
2004: R1, #3
$180,757,239 17 $180,757,239
13

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
2003: R1, #1
$174,148,722 15 $174,148,722
14

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
2008: R1, #18
$171,074,999 14 $171,074,999
15

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
2010: R1, #2
$166,165,157 12 $166,165,157
16

Julius Peppers

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

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
2012: R4, #102
$161,669,486 10 $161,669,486
18

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
2011: R1, #2
$144,475,534 11 $144,475,534
19

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
2011: R1, #6
$140,640,527 11 $140,640,527
20

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
2010: R1, #4
$140,617,449 12 $140,617,449
21

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
2012: R1, #8
$139,975,979 10 $139,975,979
22

Brett Favre

Quarterback
1991: R2, #33
$137,829,000 20 $137,829,000
23

Cam Newton

Quarterback
2011: R1, #1
$133,545,071 11 $133,545,071
24

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
2010: R1, #1
$130,022,863 9 $130,022,863
25

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
2008: R2, #50
$128,091,393 14 $128,091,393
26

Tony Romo

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$127,422,458 14 $127,422,458
27

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
2007: R1, #14
$124,211,129 11 $124,211,129
28

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
2007: R1, #3
$122,850,000 11 $122,850,000
29

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
2006: R1, #11
$122,196,087 12 $122,196,087
30

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
2010: R1, #3
$122,118,464 12 $122,118,464
31

Joe Haden

Cornerback
2010: R1, #7
$121,471,755 12 $121,471,755
32

Mario Williams

Defensive End
2006: R1, #1
$120,400,000 11 $120,400,000
33

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
0: Undrafted
$117,296,983 18 $117,296,983
34

Michael Vick

Quarterback
2001: R1, #1
$115,952,908 13 $115,952,908
35

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
2011: R1, #4
$115,310,588 11 $115,310,588
36

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
2011: R1, #11
$115,248,000 11 $115,248,000
37

Jimmy Garoppolo

Quarterback
2014: R2, #62
$114,164,507 8 $114,164,507
38

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
2007: R1, #2
$112,216,086 9 $112,216,086
39

Dak Prescott

Quarterback
2016: R4, #135
$111,317,825 6 $111,317,825
40

Derek Carr

Quarterback
2014: R2, #36
$110,666,395 8 $110,666,395
41

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
2014: R1, #5
$109,695,498 8 $109,695,498
42

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
2012: R1, #1
$109,107,998 8 $109,107,998
43

Jared Goff

Quarterback
2016: R1, #1
$108,891,068 6 $108,891,068
44

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
2010: R1, #6
$108,873,265 11 $108,873,265
45

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
2003: R1, #10
$108,228,797 17 $108,228,797
46

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
2006: R2, #55
$107,775,928 16 $107,775,928
47

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
2003: R1, #3
$106,022,999 14 $106,022,999
48

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
2007: R1, #7
$103,215,972 15 $103,215,972
49

Champ Bailey

Cornerback
1999: R1, #7
$102,807,025 16 $102,807,025
50

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
2011: R1, #5
$102,757,324 11 $102,757,324
51

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
2010: R1, #15
$102,542,245 12 $102,542,245
52

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
2012: R1, #12
$101,890,246 10 $101,890,246
53

Carson Wentz

Quarterback
2016: R1, #2
$100,365,221 6 $100,365,221
54

Robert Quinn

Linebacker
2011: R1, #14
$99,730,638 11 $99,730,638
55

Donovan McNabb

Quarterback
1999: R1, #2
$99,689,735 13 $99,689,735
56

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
2012: R1, #21
$98,495,510 10 $98,495,510
57

Dwight Freeney

Outside Linebacker
2002: R1, #11
$98,394,175 16 $98,394,175
58

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
2011: R1, #9
$98,297,504 11 $98,297,504
59

Charles Woodson

Strong Safety
1998: R1, #4
$97,899,369 18 $97,899,369
60

Jared Allen

Defensive End
2004: R4, #126
$97,862,763 12 $97,862,763
61

DeAndre Hopkins

Wide Receiver
2013: R1, #27
$97,677,890 9 $97,677,890
62

Aaron Donald

Defensive Tackle
2014: R1, #13
$97,114,238 8 $97,114,238
63

Justin Houston

Defensive End
2011: R3, #70
$96,665,369 11 $96,665,369
64

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
2011: R2, #35
$96,627,794 11 $96,627,794
65

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
2010: R4, #120
$95,999,495 11 $95,999,495
66

Ray Lewis

Linebacker
1996: R1, #26
$95,725,000 17 $95,725,000
67

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
2004: R3, #90
$94,353,850 17 $94,353,850
68

Eric Berry

Strong Safety
2010: R1, #5
$93,800,300 10 $93,800,300
69

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
2011: R1, #24
$93,732,467 11 $93,732,467
70

Chris Long

Defensive End
2008: R1, #2
$92,360,162 11 $92,360,162
71

David Bakhtiari

Left Tackle
2013: R4, #109
$91,106,454 9 $91,106,454
72

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
2008: R2, #49
$91,080,173 14 $91,080,173
73

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
2005: R1, #11
$89,993,750 12 $89,993,750
74

Richard Seymour

Defensive Tackle
2001: R1, #6
$89,505,000 12 $89,505,000
75

Cameron Heyward

Defensive Tackle
2011: R1, #31
$88,732,735 11 $88,732,735
76

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
2006: R1, #12
$88,340,625 13 $88,340,625
77

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
1998: R6, #184
$88,044,500 18 $88,044,500
78

Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback
2012: R1, #10
$87,456,433 10 $87,456,433
79

DeMarcus Lawrence

Defensive End
2014: R2, #34
$87,349,519 8 $87,349,519
80

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
2011: R1, #3
$87,134,946 9 $87,134,946
81

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
2007: R1, #28
$85,407,638 14 $85,407,638
82

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
2013: R1, #4
$85,241,625 9 $85,241,625
83

Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker
2012: R1, #18
$85,222,338 10 $85,222,338
84

Johnathan Joseph

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

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
2012: R2, #47
$84,758,441 10 $84,758,441
86

Olivier Vernon

Outside Linebacker
2012: R3, #72
$84,420,072 9 $84,420,072
87

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
2011: R5, #154
$83,860,115 11 $83,860,115
88

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
2010: R1, #27
$83,664,987 12 $83,664,987
89

Clay Matthews Jr.

Outside Linebacker
2009: R1, #26
$83,505,252 12 $83,505,252
90

Alex Mack

Center
2009: R1, #21
$82,978,068 13 $82,978,068
91

Roy Williams

Wide Receiver
2004: R1, #7
$54,534,599 8 $54,534,599
92

Issac Bruce

Wide Receiver
1994: R2, #33
$50,716,865 16 $50,716,865
93

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebacker
2006: R2, #33
$48,083,435 10 $48,083,435
94

Samari Rolle

Cornerback
1998: R2, #46
$47,780,501 12 $47,780,501
95

Curtis Martin

Running Back
1995: R3, #74
$46,880,633 12 $46,880,633
96

Osi Umenyiora

Outside Linebacker
2003: R2, #56
$45,510,110 12 $45,510,110
97

Heath Miller

Tight End
2005: R1, #30
$44,027,256 11 $44,027,256
98

Jon Beason

Inside Linebacker
2007: R1, #25
$43,844,952 9 $43,844,952
99

Justin Tuck

Defensive End
2005: R3, #74
$43,248,463 11 $43,248,463
100

Derrick Mason

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