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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

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
2007: R1, #7
$102,907,084 14 $102,907,084
2

Edgerrin James

Running Back
1999: R1, #4
$68,909,750 11 $68,909,750
3

Frank Gore

Running Back
2005: R3, #65
$63,296,439 16 $63,296,439
4

Reggie Bush

Running Back
2006: R1, #2
$63,196,734 11 $63,196,734
5

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
2009: R2, #53
$63,074,623 12 $63,074,623
6

Emmitt Smith

Running Back
1990: R1, #17
$61,275,000 15 $61,275,000
7

LaDainian Tomlinson

Running Back
2001: R1, #5
$56,875,500 11 $56,875,500
8

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
2007: R1, #12
$56,769,878 12 $56,769,878
9

Steven Jackson

Running Back
2004: R1, #24
$53,439,117 12 $53,439,117
10

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
2008: R1, #13
$51,125,506 11 $51,125,506
11

Darren McFadden

Running Back
2008: R1, #4
$49,322,441 10 $49,322,441
12

Todd Gurley

Running Back
2015: R1, #10
$49,066,286 6 $49,066,286
13

Marshall Faulk

Running Back
1994: R1, #2
$48,935,000 13 $48,935,000
14

Ezekiel Elliott

Running Back
2016: R1, #4
$48,668,561 5 $48,668,561
15

Curtis Martin

Running Back
1995: R3, #74
$46,880,633 12 $46,880,633
16

Jamal Lewis

Running Back
2000: R1, #5
$46,716,750 10 $46,716,750
17

DeAngelo Williams

Running Back
2006: R1, #27
$46,204,195 11 $46,204,195
18

Chris Johnson

Running Back
2008: R1, #24
$45,686,192 10 $45,686,192
19

Le'Veon Bell

Running Back
2013: R2, #48
$44,786,139 7 $44,786,139
20

Darren Sproles

Running Back
2005: R4, #130
$44,587,765 15 $44,587,765
21

Matt Forte

Running Back
2008: R2, #44
$44,003,802 10 $44,003,802
22

Clinton Portis

Running Back
2002: R2, #51
$43,101,000 9 $43,101,000
23

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
2008: R3, #73
$41,747,867 11 $41,747,867
24

Fred Taylor

Running Back
1998: R1, #9
$40,963,748 13 $40,963,748
25

Arian Foster

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$37,748,161 8 $37,748,161
26

Christian McCaffrey

Running Back
2017: R1, #8
$36,811,763 4 $36,811,763
27

Maurice Jones-Drew

Running Back
2006: R2, #60
$36,305,000 9 $36,305,000
28

Warrick Dunn

Running Back
1997: R1, #12
$36,018,505 12 $36,018,505
29

Jerome Bettis

Running Back
1993: R1, #10
$35,122,500 14 $35,122,500
30

Corey Dillon

Running Back
1997: R2, #43
$35,108,125 10 $35,108,125
31

Shaun Alexander

Running Back
2000: R1, #19
$34,619,000 9 $34,619,000
32

David Johnson

Running Back
2015: R3, #86
$34,030,707 6 $34,030,707
33

Barry Sanders

Running Back
1989: R1, #3
$33,779,500 10 $33,779,500
34

Ahman Green

Running Back
1998: R3, #76
$33,145,001 12 $33,145,001
35

Willis McGahee

Running Back
2003: R1, #23
$32,847,411 11 $32,847,411
36

Thomas Jones

Running Back
2000: R1, #7
$32,835,000 12 $32,835,000
37

Mark Ingram

Running Back
2011: R1, #28
$32,532,848 10 $32,532,848
38

Michael Turner

Running Back
2004: R5, #154
$32,425,000 9 $32,425,000
39

Ronnie Brown

Running Back
2005: R1, #2
$30,483,382 9 $30,483,382
40

Eddie George

Running Back
1996: R1, #14
$29,937,501 9 $29,937,501
41

Ray Rice

Running Back
2008: R2, #55
$29,723,176 7 $29,723,176
42

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
2010: R1, #9
$29,633,298 8 $29,633,298
43

Lamar Miller

Running Back
2012: R4, #97
$29,241,042 9 $29,241,042
44

Chester Taylor

Running Back
2002: R6, #207
$27,003,750 10 $27,003,750
45

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
2010: R1, #12
$26,631,161 7 $26,631,161
46

Saquon Barkley

Running Back
2018: R1, #2
$26,550,921 3 $26,550,921
47

Cordarrelle Patterson

Running Back
2013: R1, #29
$26,164,015 8 $26,164,015
48

Larry Johnson

Running Back
2003: R1, #27
$26,130,411 9 $26,130,411
49

DeMarco Murray

Running Back
2011: R3, #71
$25,715,703 7 $25,715,703
50

Cedric Benson

Running Back
2005: R1, #4
$25,653,353 8 $25,653,353
51

Leonard Fournette

Running Back
2017: R1, #4
$25,483,454 4 $25,483,454
52

Devonta Freeman

Running Back
2014: R4, #103
$25,438,553 7 $25,438,553
53

Tiki Barber

Running Back
1997: R2, #36
$25,383,250 10 $25,383,250
54

Giovani Bernard

Running Back
2013: R2, #37
$24,787,836 8 $24,787,836
55

Brandon Jacobs

Running Back
2005: R4, #110
$24,709,000 9 $24,709,000
56

Ricky Williams

Running Back
1999: R1, #5
$24,349,000 10 $24,349,000
57

Melvin Gordon

Running Back
2015: R1, #15
$24,345,138 6 $24,345,138
58

Thurman Thomas

Running Back
1988: R2, #40
$23,600,000 13 $23,600,000
59

Chris Ivory

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$22,976,916 9 $22,976,916
60

Doug Martin

Running Back
2012: R1, #31
$21,900,918 8 $21,900,918
61

Dalvin Cook

Running Back
2017: R2, #41
$21,334,807 4 $21,334,807
62

Carnell Williams

Running Back
2005: R1, #5
$21,240,900 7 $21,240,900
63

Donald Brown

Running Back
2009: R1, #27
$20,740,849 8 $20,740,849
64

Derrick Henry

Running Back
2016: R2, #45
$20,407,928 5 $20,407,928
65

Knowshon Moreno

Running Back
2009: R1, #12
$20,084,000 6 $20,084,000
66

Jerick McKinnon

Running Back
2014: R3, #96
$20,055,307 7 $20,055,307
67

Terrell Davis

Running Back
1995: R6, #196
$18,907,000 8 $18,907,000
68

Alvin Kamara

Running Back
2017: R3, #67
$18,713,272 4 $18,713,272
69

Joe Mixon

Running Back
2017: R2, #48
$18,702,982 4 $18,702,982
70

Latavius Murray

Running Back
2013: R6, #181
$18,679,186 8 $18,679,186
71

Eric Dickerson

Running Back
1983: R1, #2
$18,636,000 12 $18,636,000
72

Dorsey Levens

Running Back
1994: R5, #149
$18,592,750 11 $18,592,750
73

Fred Jackson

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$18,428,126 10 $18,428,126
74

Trent Richardson

Running Back
2012: R1, #3
$18,055,062 4 $18,055,062
75

Jamal Anderson

Running Back
1994: R7, #201
$17,880,000 8 $17,880,000
76

Bilal Powell

Running Back
2011: R4, #126
$17,535,329 9 $17,535,329
77

Joseph Addai

Running Back
2006: R1, #30
$16,970,000 7 $16,970,000
78

Dion Lewis

Running Back
2011: R5, #149
$16,965,598 10 $16,965,598
79

Terry Allen

Running Back
1990: R9, #241
$16,827,000 11 $16,827,000
80

James White

Running Back
2014: R4, #130
$15,953,182 7 $15,953,182
81

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
2007: R7, #250
$15,239,416 9 $15,239,416
82

Danny Woodhead

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$15,171,382 10 $15,171,382
83

Carlos Hyde

Running Back
2014: R2, #57
$14,805,600 7 $14,805,600
84

Duke Johnson

Running Back
2015: R3, #77
$14,651,479 6 $14,651,479
85

Marcus Allen

Running Back
1982: R1, #10
$14,290,000 16 $14,290,000
86

Theo Riddick

Running Back
2013: R6, #199
$14,198,375 8 $14,198,375
87

Ki-Jana Carter

Running Back
1995: R1, #1
$13,934,000 9 $13,934,000
88

Rashard Mendenhall

Running Back
2008: R1, #23
$13,805,000 6 $13,805,000
89

Rex Burkhead

Running Back
2013: R6, #190
$13,725,189 8 $13,725,189
90

C.J. Anderson

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$13,709,749 7 $13,709,749
91

Pierre Thomas

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$13,546,727 9 $13,546,727
92

Chris Thompson

Running Back
2013: R5, #154
$13,460,536 8 $13,460,536
93

Shane Vereen

Running Back
2011: R2, #56
$13,443,070 6 $13,443,070
94

Kenyan Drake

Running Back
2016: R3, #73
$13,166,051 5 $13,166,051
95

Dexter McCluster

Running Back
2010: R2, #36
$12,762,530 7 $12,762,530
96

T.J. Duckett

Running Back
2002: R1, #18
$11,755,000 7 $11,755,000
97

Tevin Coleman

Running Back
2015: R3, #73
$11,711,542 6 $11,711,542
98

Rodney Hampton

Running Back
1990: R1, #24
$11,700,000 7 $11,700,000
99

Leon Washington

Running Back
2006: R4, #117
$11,470,309 9 $11,470,309
100

Michael Bush

Running Back
2007: R4, #100
$11,217,059 8 $11,217,059