Top 100 Highest Paid NFL Players

Here is our running list of the Top 100 Highest Paid NFL Players. We are using average annual salary for this list, as opposed to the total value or total guarantees in each contract. 

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The average annual salary figures below were provided by OverTheCap.com.

We will be posting updates to this list in the coming months as players sign new contracts so be sure to check back for the latest rankings.

Top 100 Highest Paid NFL Players

 

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Rank Player Pos Team APY
1 Aaron Rodgers QB GB $50,271,667
2 Deshaun Watson QB CLE $46,000,000
3 Patrick Mahomes QB KC $45,000,000
4 Josh Allen QB BUF $43,000,000
5 Derek Carr QB LV $40,474,160
6 Dak Prescott QB DAL $40,000,000
7 Matt Stafford QB LAR $40,000,000
8 Russell Wilson QB DEN $35,000,000
9 Kirk Cousins QB MIN $35,000,000
10 Jared Goff QB DET $33,500,000
11 Carson Wentz QB WAS $32,000,000
12 Aaron Donald IDL LAR $31,666,667
13 Matt Ryan QB IND $30,000,000
14 Tyreek Hill WR MIA $30,000,000
15 Ryan Tannehill QB TEN $29,500,000
16 T.J. Watt EDGE PIT $28,002,750
17 Davante Adams WR LV $28,000,000
18 Jimmy Garoppolo QB SF $27,500,000
19 DeAndre Hopkins WR ARI $27,250,000
20 Joey Bosa EDGE LAC $27,000,000
21 Cooper Kupp WR LAR $26,700,000
22 Myles Garrett EDGE CLE $25,000,000
23 Tom Brady QB TB $25,000,000
24 A.J. Brown WR PHI $25,000,000
25 Stefon Diggs WR BUF $24,000,000
26 Maxx Crosby EDGE LV $23,500,000
27 Khalil Mack EDGE LAC $23,500,000
28 Trent Williams LT SF $23,010,000
29 David Bakhtiari LT GB $23,000,000
30 Laremy Tunsil LT HOU $22,000,000
31 Jaire Alexander CB GB $21,000,000
32 DeForest Buckner IDL IND $21,000,000
33 Leonard Williams IDL NYG $21,000,000
34 D.J. Moore WR CAR $20,628,000
35 Denzel Ward CB CLE $20,100,000
36 Keenan Allen WR LAC $20,025,000
37 Jalen Ramsey CB LAR $20,000,000
38 Von Miller EDGE BUF $20,000,000
39 Amari Cooper WR CLE $20,000,000
40 Chris Jones IDL KC $20,000,000
41 Mike Williams WR LAC $20,000,000
42 Chris Godwin WR TB $20,000,000
43 Brandin Cooks WR HOU $19,882,353
44 Ronnie Stanley LT BAL $19,750,000
45 Darius Leonard LB IND $19,700,000
46 Marlon Humphrey CB BAL $19,500,000
47 Marshon Lattimore CB NO $19,400,000
48 Michael Thomas WR NO $19,250,000
49 Ryan Ramczyk RT NO $19,200,000
50 Fred Warner LB SF $19,045,000
51 Jake Matthews LT ATL $18,500,000
52 Brian O’Neill RT MIN $18,500,000
53 Minkah Fitzpatrick S PIT $18,247,000
54 Kolton Miller LT LV $18,005,000
55 Christian Kirk WR JAX $18,000,000
56 Xavien Howard CB MIA $18,000,000
57 Kenny Golladay WR NYG $18,000,000
58 Jonathan Allen IDL WAS $18,000,000
59 Lane Johnson RT PHI $18,000,000
60 Vita Vea IDL TB $17,750,000
61 Cam Robinson LT JAX $17,583,333
62 Kenny Clark IDL GB $17,500,000
63 Harold Landry EDGE TEN $17,500,000
64 Braden Smith RT IND $17,500,000
65 Cameron Jordan EDGE NO $17,500,000
66 Jamal Adams S SEA $17,500,000
67 Tre’Davious White CB BUF $17,250,000
68 Tyler Lockett WR SEA $17,250,000
69 Arik Armstead EDGE SF $17,000,000
70 Garett Bolles LT DEN $17,000,000
71 Shaquil Barrett EDGE TB $17,000,000
72 Chandler Jones EDGE LV $17,000,000
73 C.J. Mosley LB NYJ $17,000,000
74 Taylor Moton RT CAR $17,000,000
75 Darius Slay CB PHI $16,683,333
76 Orlando Brown LT KC $16,662,000
77 J.C. Jackson CB LAC $16,500,000
78 Brandon Scherff RG JAX $16,500,000
79 Bud Dupree EDGE TEN $16,500,000
80 Mike Evans WR TB $16,500,000
81 Byron Jones CB MIA $16,500,000
82 Grady Jarrett IDL ATL $16,500,000
83 Cameron Heyward IDL PIT $16,400,000
84 Emmanuel Ogbah EDGE MIA $16,350,000
85 Robert Woods WR TEN $16,250,000
86 Christian McCaffrey RB CAR $16,015,853
87 Harrison Smith S MIN $16,000,000
88 Jordan Mailata LT PHI $16,000,000
89 Taylor Lewan LT TEN $16,000,000
90 Joe Thuney LG KC $16,000,000
91 Leonard Floyd EDGE LAR $16,000,000
92 Joel Bitonio LG CLE $16,000,000
93 Hunter Renfrow WR LV $15,850,000
94 Allen Robinson WR LAR $15,500,000
95 Donovan Smith LT TB $15,500,000
96 Justin Simmons S DEN $15,250,000
97 Carl Lawson EDGE NYJ $15,000,000
98 Trey Hendrickson EDGE CIN $15,000,000
99 Alvin Kamara RB NO $15,000,000
100 Foyesade Oluokun LB JAX $15,000,000

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