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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

Eli Manning

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

Peyton Manning

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

Drew Brees

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

Tom Brady

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

Ben Roethlisberger

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

Matt Ryan

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

Aaron Rodgers

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

Philip Rivers

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

Matthew Stafford

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

Carson Palmer

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

Alex Smith

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

Larry Fitzgerald

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

Joe Flacco

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

Julius Peppers

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

Ndamukong Suh

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

Brett Favre

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

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
2010: R1, #1
10 $130,022,863
18

Tony Romo

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

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
2007: R1, #14
12 $124,211,129
20

Joe Thomas

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

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
2006: R1, #11
13 $122,196,087
22

Cam Newton

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

Mario Williams

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

Gerald McCoy

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

Michael Vick

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

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
2007: R1, #2
9 $113,816,086
27

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
0: Undrafted
18 $111,721,983
28

Russell Wilson

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

Andrew Luck

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

Von Miller

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

Terrell Suggs

Outside Linebacker
2003: R1, #10
18 $108,228,797
32

Joe Haden

Cornerback
2010: R1, #7
11 $107,471,755
33

Andre Johnson

Wide Receiver
2003: R1, #3
15 $106,022,999
34

Julio Jones

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

Calais Campbell

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

Champ Bailey

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

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
2007: R1, #7
14 $101,753,319
38

Kirk Cousins

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

Donovan McNabb

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

Dwight Freeney

Outside Linebacker
2002: R1, #11
17 $98,394,175
41

Charles Woodson

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

Jared Allen

Defensive End
2004: R4, #126
13 $97,862,763
43

Trent Williams

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

Ray Lewis

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

Russell Okung

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

Eric Berry

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

Chris Long

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

Matt Schaub

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

DeMarcus Ware

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

A.J. Green

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

Richard Seymour

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

Andrew Whitworth

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

Haloti Ngata

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

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
1998: R6, #184
19 $88,044,500
55

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
2011: R1, #3
10 $87,134,946
56

Justin Houston

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

J.J. Watt

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

Geno Atkins

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

Joe Staley

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

Andy Dalton

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

Johnathan Joseph

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

Randy Moss

Wide Receiver
1998: R1, #21
15 $82,488,499
63

Patrick Peterson

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

Clay Matthews

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

Steve Smith

Wide Receiver
2001: R3, #74
17 $81,040,745
66

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
2006: R4, #119
14 $80,555,471
67

Brian Urlacher

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

Drew Bledsoe

Quarterback
1993: R1, #1
14 $79,856,250
69

Terrell Owens

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

Tamba Hali

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

Vernon Davis

Tight End
2006: R1, #6
15 $78,681,846
72

Justin Smith

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

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
2012: R1, #8
9 $77,975,979
74

Earl Thomas

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

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
2008: R2, #49
13 $77,934,586
76

Ryan Kalil

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

Jason Witten

Tight End
2003: R3, #69
16 $77,057,482
78

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
2010: R1, #15
10 $76,942,245
79

DeAngelo Hall

Cornerback
2004: R1, #8
14 $76,481,624
80

Michael Strahan

Defensive End
1993: R2, #40
15 $76,335,500
81

Steve McNair

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
13 $76,234,917
82

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
2010: R6, #195
11 $75,957,085
83

Khalil Mack

Outside Linebacker
2014: R1, #5
6 $75,229,075
84

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
2007: R3, #83
11 $74,771,674
85

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
2010: R1, #22
13 $74,436,914
86

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
2009: R1, #5
11 $74,223,773
87

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
2012: R1, #12
8 $73,690,246
88

Olivier Vernon

Outside Linebacker
2012: R3, #72
8 $73,374,032
89

Tony Gonzalez

Tight End
1997: R1, #13
17 $72,677,935
90

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
2006: R1, #4
10 $72,619,221
91

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
2011: R1, #9
9 $72,550,235
92

Derek Carr

Quarterback
2014: R2, #36
6 $72,010,601
93

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
2008: R1, #20
13 $71,933,620
94

Troy Polamalu

Safety
2003: R1, #16
12 $71,597,000
95

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
2008: R5, #140
13 $71,211,053
96

Nnamdi Asomugha

Cornerback
2003: R1, #31
12 $71,125,750
97

Jake Long

Left Tackle
2008: R1, #1
9 $71,120,003
98

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
2005: R2, #61
12 $71,077,088
99

John Abraham

Outside Linebacker
2000: R1, #13
15 $71,031,000
100

Nate Solder

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