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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
$243,972,535 13 $243,972,535
7

Philip Rivers

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

Aaron Rodgers

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

Matthew Stafford

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

Alex Smith

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

Carson Palmer

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

Joe Flacco

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

Russell Wilson

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

Kirk Cousins

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

Brett Favre

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

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
2010: R1, #1
$130,022,863 9 $130,022,863
17

Tony Romo

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

Cam Newton

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

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
2006: R1, #11
$122,196,087 12 $122,196,087
20

Michael Vick

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

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
2012: R1, #8
$115,475,979 9 $115,475,979
22

Andrew Luck

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

Donovan McNabb

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

Matt Schaub

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

Derek Carr

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

Jimmy Garoppolo

Quarterback
2014: R2, #62
$88,758,637 7 $88,758,637
27

Matt Hasselbeck

Quarterback
1998: R6, #184
$88,044,500 18 $88,044,500
28

Andy Dalton

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

Jared Goff

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

Drew Bledsoe

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

Carson Wentz

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

Steve McNair

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

Nick Foles

Quarterback
2012: R3, #88
$74,433,635 9 $74,433,635
34

Mark Sanchez

Quarterback
2009: R1, #5
$74,223,773 10 $74,223,773
35

Ryan Fitzpatrick

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

Matt Cassel

Quarterback
2005: R7, #230
$65,494,057 14 $65,494,057
37

Kerry Collins

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

Jake Delhomme

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$63,474,061 14 $63,474,061
39

Kurt Warner

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

Jake Plummer

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

Troy Aikman

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

Marc Bulger

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

Tyrod Taylor

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

Marcus Mariota

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

Brad Johnson

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

Josh McCown

Quarterback
2002: R3, #81
$52,302,471 18 $52,302,471
47

Dan Marino

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

Vinny Testaverde

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

Chad Pennington

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

Steve Young

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

Blake Bortles

Quarterback
2014: R1, #3
$47,497,154 7 $47,497,154
52

Jameis Winston

Quarterback
2015: R1, #1
$47,280,894 6 $47,280,894
53

John Elway

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

Teddy Bridgewater

Quarterback
2014: R1, #32
$44,053,408 7 $44,053,408
55

Colin Kaepernick

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

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
2012: R2, #57
$41,396,679 7 $41,396,679
57

Deshaun Watson

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

David Carr

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

JaMarcus Russell

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

Case Keenum

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$38,181,151 9 $38,181,151
61

Chase Daniel

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$37,809,164 12 $37,809,164
62

Warren Moon

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

Jeff Garcia

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

Rich Gannon

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

Dak Prescott

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

Vince Young

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

Chad Henne

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

Daunte Culpepper

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

Jeff George

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

Derek Anderson

Quarterback
2005: R6, #213
$33,374,303 15 $33,374,303
71

Jacoby Brissett

Quarterback
2016: R3, #91
$33,230,075 5 $33,230,075
72

Robert Griffin III

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

Chris Chandler

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$33,060,000 11 $33,060,000
74

Jon Kitna

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$32,755,600 16 $32,755,600
75

Drew Stanton

Quarterback
2007: R2, #43
$31,951,719 14 $31,951,719
76

Joey Harrington

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

Neil O'Donnell

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

Mike Glennon

Quarterback
2013: R3, #73
$30,474,126 8 $30,474,126
79

Randall Cunningham

Quarterback
1985: R2, #37
$30,380,000 16 $30,380,000
80

Kyle Orton

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

Brian Hoyer

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$29,881,470 12 $29,881,470
82

Mitchell Trubisky

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

Kevin Kolb

Quarterback
2007: R2, #36
$29,003,708 7 $29,003,708
84

Jim Kelly

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

David Garrard

Quarterback
2002: R4, #108
$28,684,000 11 $28,684,000
86

Josh Freeman

Quarterback
2009: R1, #17
$28,328,824 7 $28,328,824
87

Kordell Stewart

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$28,105,000 11 $28,105,000
88

Baker Mayfield

Quarterback
2018: R1, #1
$27,867,591 3 $27,867,591
89

Matt Moore

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$27,519,500 13 $27,519,500
90

Byron Leftwich

Quarterback
2003: R1, #7
$27,212,000 10 $27,212,000
91

Trent Dilfer

Quarterback
1994: R1, #6
$27,050,000 14 $27,050,000
92

Jeff Blake

Quarterback
1992: R6, #166
$27,026,000 12 $27,026,000
93

Kyler Murray

Quarterback
2019: R1, #1
$26,302,414 2 $26,302,414
94

Shaun Hill

Quarterback
0: Undrafted
$25,779,225 14 $25,779,225
95

Sam Darnold

Quarterback
2018: R1, #3
$25,733,023 3 $25,733,023
96

Joe Montana

Quarterback
1979: R3, #82
$25,555,000 14 $25,555,000
97

Boomer Esiason

Quarterback
1984: R2, #38
$25,145,000 14 $25,145,000
98

Patrick Mahomes

Quarterback
2017: R1, #10
$24,545,931 4 $24,545,931
99

Jason Campbell

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

Joe Burrow

Quarterback
2020: R1, #1
$24,415,978 1 $24,415,978