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
$103,215,972 15 $103,215,972
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

Ezekiel Elliott

Running Back
2016: R1, #4
$58,268,561 6 $58,268,561
8

LaDainian Tomlinson

Running Back
2001: R1, #5
$56,875,500 11 $56,875,500
9

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
2007: R1, #12
$56,769,878 12 $56,769,878
10

Steven Jackson

Running Back
2004: R1, #24
$53,439,117 12 $53,439,117
11

Jonathan Stewart

Running Back
2008: R1, #13
$51,125,506 11 $51,125,506
12

Darren McFadden

Running Back
2008: R1, #4
$49,322,441 10 $49,322,441
13

Todd Gurley

Running Back
2015: R1, #10
$49,066,286 6 $49,066,286
14

Marshall Faulk

Running Back
1994: R1, #2
$48,935,000 13 $48,935,000
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
$45,200,471 8 $45,200,471
20

Christian McCaffrey

Running Back
2017: R1, #8
$45,049,263 5 $45,049,263
21

Darren Sproles

Running Back
2005: R4, #130
$44,587,765 15 $44,587,765
22

Matt Forte

Running Back
2008: R2, #44
$44,003,802 10 $44,003,802
23

Clinton Portis

Running Back
2002: R2, #51
$43,101,000 9 $43,101,000
24

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
2008: R3, #73
$41,747,867 11 $41,747,867
25

Fred Taylor

Running Back
1998: R1, #9
$40,963,748 13 $40,963,748
26

David Johnson

Running Back
2015: R3, #86
$38,810,118 7 $38,810,118
27

Arian Foster

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$37,748,161 8 $37,748,161
28

Maurice Jones-Drew

Running Back
2006: R2, #60
$36,305,000 9 $36,305,000
29

Warrick Dunn

Running Back
1997: R1, #12
$36,018,505 12 $36,018,505
30

Jerome Bettis

Running Back
1993: R1, #10
$35,122,500 14 $35,122,500
31

Corey Dillon

Running Back
1997: R2, #43
$35,108,125 10 $35,108,125
32

Mark Ingram

Running Back
2011: R1, #28
$34,729,006 11 $34,729,006
33

Shaun Alexander

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

Barry Sanders

Running Back
1989: R1, #3
$33,779,500 10 $33,779,500
35

Ahman Green

Running Back
1998: R3, #76
$33,145,001 12 $33,145,001
36

Willis McGahee

Running Back
2003: R1, #23
$32,847,411 11 $32,847,411
37

Thomas Jones

Running Back
2000: R1, #7
$32,835,000 12 $32,835,000
38

Michael Turner

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

Saquon Barkley

Running Back
2018: R1, #2
$31,384,750 4 $31,384,750
40

Melvin Gordon

Running Back
2015: R1, #15
$31,286,314 7 $31,286,314
41

Derrick Henry

Running Back
2016: R2, #45
$30,907,928 6 $30,907,928
42

Ronnie Brown

Running Back
2005: R1, #2
$30,483,382 9 $30,483,382
43

Eddie George

Running Back
1996: R1, #14
$29,937,501 9 $29,937,501
44

Ray Rice

Running Back
2008: R2, #55
$29,723,176 7 $29,723,176
45

C.J. Spiller

Running Back
2010: R1, #9
$29,633,298 8 $29,633,298
46

Lamar Miller

Running Back
2012: R4, #97
$29,434,542 10 $29,434,542
47

Cordarrelle Patterson

Running Back
2013: R1, #29
$29,164,015 9 $29,164,015
48

Leonard Fournette

Running Back
2017: R1, #4
$28,733,454 5 $28,733,454
49

Chester Taylor

Running Back
2002: R6, #207
$27,003,750 10 $27,003,750
50

Ryan Mathews

Running Back
2010: R1, #12
$26,631,161 7 $26,631,161
51

Devonta Freeman

Running Back
2014: R4, #103
$26,467,827 8 $26,467,827
52

Larry Johnson

Running Back
2003: R1, #27
$26,130,411 9 $26,130,411
53

Giovani Bernard

Running Back
2013: R2, #37
$26,000,336 9 $26,000,336
54

DeMarco Murray

Running Back
2011: R3, #71
$25,715,703 7 $25,715,703
55

Cedric Benson

Running Back
2005: R1, #4
$25,653,353 8 $25,653,353
56

Tiki Barber

Running Back
1997: R2, #36
$25,383,250 10 $25,383,250
57

Brandon Jacobs

Running Back
2005: R4, #110
$24,709,000 9 $24,709,000
58

Ricky Williams

Running Back
1999: R1, #5
$24,349,000 10 $24,349,000
59

Joe Mixon

Running Back
2017: R2, #48
$24,079,453 5 $24,079,453
60

Thurman Thomas

Running Back
1988: R2, #40
$23,600,000 13 $23,600,000
61

Dalvin Cook

Running Back
2017: R2, #41
$23,346,561 5 $23,346,561
62

Chris Ivory

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$22,976,916 9 $22,976,916
63

Doug Martin

Running Back
2012: R1, #31
$21,900,918 8 $21,900,918
64

Carnell Williams

Running Back
2005: R1, #5
$21,240,900 7 $21,240,900
65

Jerick McKinnon

Running Back
2014: R3, #96
$21,045,307 8 $21,045,307
66

Donald Brown

Running Back
2009: R1, #27
$20,740,849 8 $20,740,849
67

Alvin Kamara

Running Back
2017: R3, #67
$20,713,272 5 $20,713,272
68

Knowshon Moreno

Running Back
2009: R1, #12
$20,084,000 6 $20,084,000
69

Latavius Murray

Running Back
2013: R6, #181
$19,804,186 9 $19,804,186
70

Nick Chubb

Running Back
2018: R2, #35
$19,046,499 4 $19,046,499
71

Terrell Davis

Running Back
1995: R6, #196
$18,907,000 8 $18,907,000
72

Eric Dickerson

Running Back
1983: R1, #2
$18,636,000 12 $18,636,000
73

Dorsey Levens

Running Back
1994: R5, #149
$18,592,750 11 $18,592,750
74

Fred Jackson

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$18,428,126 10 $18,428,126
75

James White

Running Back
2014: R4, #130
$18,415,682 8 $18,415,682
76

Aaron Jones

Running Back
2017: R5, #182
$18,279,166 5 $18,279,166
77

Trent Richardson

Running Back
2012: R1, #3
$18,055,062 4 $18,055,062
78

Jamal Anderson

Running Back
1994: R7, #201
$17,880,000 8 $17,880,000
79

Bilal Powell

Running Back
2011: R4, #126
$17,535,329 9 $17,535,329
80

Carlos Hyde

Running Back
2014: R2, #57
$17,223,240 8 $17,223,240
81

Joseph Addai

Running Back
2006: R1, #30
$16,970,000 7 $16,970,000
82

Dion Lewis

Running Back
2011: R5, #149
$16,965,598 10 $16,965,598
83

Terry Allen

Running Back
1990: R9, #241
$16,827,000 11 $16,827,000
84

Kenyan Drake

Running Back
2016: R3, #73
$16,166,051 6 $16,166,051
85

Austin Ekeler

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$15,466,224 5 $15,466,224
86

Ahmad Bradshaw

Running Back
2007: R7, #250
$15,239,416 9 $15,239,416
87

Danny Woodhead

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$15,171,382 10 $15,171,382
88

Rex Burkhead

Running Back
2013: R6, #190
$15,122,247 9 $15,122,247
89

Duke Johnson

Running Back
2015: R3, #77
$14,874,479 7 $14,874,479
90

Marcus Allen

Running Back
1982: R1, #10
$14,290,000 16 $14,290,000
91

Theo Riddick

Running Back
2013: R6, #199
$14,248,375 9 $14,248,375
92

Ki-Jana Carter

Running Back
1995: R1, #1
$13,934,000 9 $13,934,000
93

Rashard Mendenhall

Running Back
2008: R1, #23
$13,805,000 6 $13,805,000
94

C.J. Anderson

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$13,709,749 7 $13,709,749
95

Pierre Thomas

Running Back
0: Undrafted
$13,546,727 9 $13,546,727
96

Chris Thompson

Running Back
2013: R5, #154
$13,516,536 9 $13,516,536
97

Shane Vereen

Running Back
2011: R2, #56
$13,443,070 6 $13,443,070
98

Tevin Coleman

Running Back
2015: R3, #73
$12,811,542 7 $12,811,542
99

Dexter McCluster

Running Back
2010: R2, #36
$12,762,530 7 $12,762,530
100

Mike Davis

Running Back
2015: R4, #126
$12,269,466 7 $12,269,466