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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

Drew Brees

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

Tom Brady

Quarterback
2000: R6, #199
21 $260,166,804
3

Ben Roethlisberger

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

Eli Manning

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

Peyton Manning

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

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
2008: R1, #3
13 $243,972,535
7

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
2004: R1, #4
17 $243,917,656
8

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
2005: R1, #24
16 $240,914,529
9

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
2009: R1, #1
12 $226,478,969
10

Alex Smith

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

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
2003: R1, #1
15 $174,148,722
12

Joe Flacco

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

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
2012: R3, #75
9 $162,362,520
14

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
2012: R4, #102
9 $140,640,630
15

Brett Favre

Quarterback
1991: R2, #33
20 $137,829,000
16

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
2010: R1, #1
10 $130,022,863
17

Tony Romo

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
14 $127,422,458
18

Cam Newton

Quarterback
2011: R1, #1
10 $122,531,021
19

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
2006: R1, #11
13 $122,196,087
20

Michael Vick

Quarterback
2001: R1, #1
13 $115,952,908
21

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
2012: R1, #8
10 $115,475,979
22

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
2012: R1, #1
8 $109,107,998
23

Donovan McNabb

Quarterback
1999: R1, #2
13 $99,689,735
24

Matt Schaub

Quarterback
2004: R3, #90
17 $94,351,582
25

Derek Carr

Quarterback
2014: R2, #36
7 $91,010,601
26

Jimmy Garoppolo

Quarterback
2014: R2, #62
8 $89,258,637
27

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
1998: R6, #184
19 $88,044,500
28

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
2011: R2, #35
10 $86,526,241
29

Jared Goff

Quarterback
2016: R1, #1
5 $80,720,672
30

Drew Bledsoe

Quarterback
1993: R1, #1
14 $79,856,250
31

Carson Wentz

Quarterback
2016: R1, #2
5 $79,059,339
32

Steve McNair

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
13 $76,234,917
33

Nick Foles

Quarterback
2012: R3, #88
10 $74,433,635
34

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
2009: R1, #5
11 $74,223,773
35

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
2005: R7, #250
16 $71,541,098
36

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
2005: R7, #230
16 $65,494,057
37

Kerry Collins

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
17 $63,748,000
38

Jake Delhomme

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
16 $63,474,061
39

Kurt Warner

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
12 $62,773,000
40

Jake Plummer

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
11 $58,777,775
41

Troy Aikman

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
12 $55,537,000
42

Marc Bulger

Quarterback
2000: R6, #168
10 $55,391,000
43

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
2011: R6, #180
10 $54,301,548
44

Marcus Mariota

Quarterback
2015: R1, #2
6 $54,286,134
45

Brad Johnson

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
17 $53,120,500
46

Josh McCown

Quarterback
2002: R3, #81
19 $51,872,000
47

Dan Marino

Quarterback
1983: R1, #27
17 $51,510,000
48

Vinny Testaverde

Quarterback
1987: R1, #1
21 $51,055,585
49

Chad Pennington

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

Steve Young

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
15 $49,372,000
51

Jameis Winston

Quarterback
2015: R1, #1
6 $49,040,894
52

Blake Bortles

Quarterback
2014: R1, #3
7 $47,154,802
53

John Elway

Quarterback
1983: R1, #1
16 $45,445,000
54

Teddy Bridgewater

Quarterback
2014: R1, #32
8 $44,100,283
55

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
2011: R2, #36
6 $43,479,216
56

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
2012: R2, #57
8 $41,396,679
57

Deshaun Watson

Quarterback
2017: R1, #12
4 $40,792,361
58

David Carr

Quarterback
2002: R1, #1
12 $40,000,000
59

JaMarcus Russell

Quarterback
2007: R1, #1
4 $39,365,000
60

Case Keenum

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
12 $38,181,151
61

Chase Daniel

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
14 $37,809,164
62

Warren Moon

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
17 $37,143,000
63

Jeff Garcia

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
10 $36,637,500
64

Rich Gannon

Quarterback
1987: R4, #98
17 $36,463,000
65

Dak Prescott

Quarterback
2016: R4, #135
5 $36,312,172
66

Vince Young

Quarterback
2006: R1, #3
7 $35,390,000
67

Chad Henne

Quarterback
2008: R2, #57
13 $35,330,135
68

Daunte Culpepper

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
11 $34,990,000
69

Jeff George

Quarterback
1990: R1, #1
14 $34,180,764
70

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
2005: R6, #213
17 $33,374,303
71

Jacoby Brissett

Quarterback
2016: R3, #91
6 $33,230,075
72

Robert Griffin III

Quarterback
2012: R1, #2
8 $33,222,399
73

Chris Chandler

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
12 $33,060,000
74

Jon Kitna

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
17 $32,755,600
75

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
2007: R2, #43
14 $31,927,719
76

Joey Harrington

Quarterback
2002: R1, #3
8 $31,195,000
77

Neil O'Donnell

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
14 $30,540,000
78

Mike Glennon

Quarterback
2013: R3, #73
9 $30,474,125
79

Randall Cunningham

Quarterback
1985: R2, #37
17 $30,380,000
80

Kyle Orton

Quarterback
2005: R4, #106
10 $30,109,000
81

Brian Hoyer

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
15 $29,881,470
82

Mitchell Trubisky

Quarterback
2017: R1, #2
4 $29,149,677
83

Kevin Kolb

Quarterback
2007: R2, #36
8 $29,003,708
84

Jim Kelly

Quarterback
1983: R1, #14
11 $28,715,000
85

David Garrard

Quarterback
2002: R4, #108
12 $28,684,000
86

Josh Freeman

Quarterback
2009: R1, #17
9 $28,328,824
87

Baker Mayfield

Quarterback
2018: R1, #1
3 $27,867,591
88

Byron Leftwich

Quarterback
2003: R1, #7
10 $27,212,000
89

Trent Dilfer

Quarterback
1994: R1, #6
14 $27,050,000
90

Jeff Blake

Quarterback
1992: R6, #166
12 $27,026,000
91

Matt Moore

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
14 $26,332,000
92

Kyler Murray

Quarterback
2019: R1, #1
2 $26,302,414
93

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
15 $25,779,225
94

Sam Darnold

Quarterback
2018: R1, #3
3 $25,733,023
95

Joe Montana

Quarterback
1979: R3, #82
14 $25,555,000
96

Boomer Esiason

Quarterback
1984: R2, #38
15 $25,145,000
97

Patrick Mahomes

Quarterback
2017: R1, #10
4 $24,545,931
98

Joe Burrow

Quarterback
2020: R1, #1
1 $24,490,100
99

Jason Campbell

Quarterback
2005: R1, #25
10 $24,454,500
100

Charlie Batch

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