Top 10 highest paid NFL players


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Brennon Shope, Sports Editor

The National Football League is known for their extravagant contracts and spectacular plays. These players rank a cut above the rest, in terms of salary at least.


  1. “Big” Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburg Steelers: 21.85 million


  1. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks: 21.9 million


  1. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers: 22 million


  1. Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens: 22.133 million


  1. Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins: 23.943 million (Franchise Tag)


  1. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints: 24.25 million


  1. Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals: 24.35 million


  1. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts: 24.59 million


  1. Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders: 25 million


  1.  Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions: 27 million