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NFL Player Earnings NFL Player Earnings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active NFL players.

Texans – The Athletic

Player Career Earnings
1

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$85,206,498
2

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$48,006,054
3

Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker
$40,774,713
4

Tashaun Gipson

Free Safety
$31,547,500
5

Kenny Stills

Wide Receiver
$28,350,452
6

Bradley Roby

Cornerback
$25,326,745
7

David Johnson

Running Back
$22,947,432
8

Benardrick McKinney

Inside Linebacker
$21,076,900
9

Timmy Jernigan

Defensive Tackle
$19,195,017
10

Zach Fulton

Guard
$17,657,322
11

Nick Martin

Center
$14,774,972
12

Vernon Hargreaves

Cornerback
$14,177,659
13

Senio Kelemete

Guard
$13,108,659
14

Laremy Tunsil

Left Tackle
$12,457,650
15

Bryan Anger

Punter
$12,216,284
16

Deshaun Watson

Quarterback
$11,438,115
17

Duke Johnson

Running Back
$10,619,592
18

A.J. McCarron

Quarterback
$10,401,652
19

Will Fuller

Wide Receiver
$10,164,313
20

Darren Fells

Tight End
$9,255,993
21

Gareon Conley

Cornerback
$8,526,871
22

Jon Weeks

Long Snapper
$7,570,000
23

Tytus Howard

Tackle
$7,406,308
24

Greg Mancz

Center
$7,380,683
25

Angelo Blackson

Defensive End
$7,215,534
26

Brennan Scarlett

Outside Linebacker
$5,456,573
27

Brent Qvale

Right Tackle
$4,799,238
28

Brandon Dunn

Defensive Tackle
$4,746,412
29

Ka'imi Fairbairn

Kicker
$4,565,000
30

Phillip Gaines

Cornerback
$4,373,935
31

Eric Murray

Free Safety
$4,311,478
32

Jaylen Watkins

Cornerback
$4,235,217
33

Zach Cunningham

Inside Linebacker
$3,396,961
34

Justin Reid

Safety
$2,478,374
35

Lonnie Johnson

Cornerback
$2,300,200
36

Max Scharping

Guard
$2,200,880
37

Eddie Vanderdoes

Defensive Tackle
$2,196,681
38

Carlos Watkins

Defensive End
$2,084,648
39

Jordan Akins

Tight End
$1,841,520
40

Keke Coutee

Wide Receiver
$1,779,026
41

Kyle Murphy

Tackle
$1,658,920
42

Chris Landrum

Outside Linebacker
$1,600,875
43

Dylan Cole

Inside Linebacker
$1,583,294
44

Roderick Johnson

Tackle
$1,458,604
45

Tyrell Adams

Outside Linebacker
$1,431,292
46

Josh Keyes

Inside Linebacker
$1,361,907
47

Shalom Luani

Safety
$1,322,177
48

Kahale Warring

Tight End
$1,270,204
49

Deandre Carter

Wide Receiver
$1,251,660
50

Alex McGough

Quarterback
$1,215,576
51

Jake Martin

Outside Linebacker
$1,212,039
52

Peter Kalambayi

Outside Linebacker
$1,168,408
53

Keion Crossen

Cornerback
$1,124,392
54

Chad Hansen

Wide Receiver
$1,097,695
55

Duke Ejofor

Defensive End
$1,058,257
56

Jordan Thomas

Tight End
$1,053,878
57

Buddy Howell

Running Back
$1,050,000

A.J. Moore

Safety
$1,050,000
59

Cornell Armstrong

Cornerback
$981,698
60

Rick Leonard

Tackle
$863,429
61

Charles Omenihu

Defensive End
$790,280
62

Isaac Whitney

Wide Receiver
$730,165
63

Cullen Gillaspia

Fullback
$598,160
64

Jonathan Owens

Safety
$504,529
65

Steven Mitchell

Wide Receiver
$484,293
66

David Steinmetz

Guard
$423,600
67

Ira Lewis

Defensive Tackle
$378,500
68

Elijah Nkansah

Tackle
$308,588
69

Davin Bellamy

Linebacker
$248,700
70

Karan Higdon

Running Back
$186,000
71

Anthony Chesley

Cornerback
$134,000
72

Nate Hall

Linebacker
$85,000