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Highest-Paid NFL Players 2022 (Top 100)

Listing the top 100 highest-paid NFL players for the 2022 NFL season, ranked by their salary for the current NFL season (2022).

Matthew Stafford is the Highest-Paid NFL player for the 2022 season, this is due to a new contract signed after winning the Super Bowl.

Stafford signed a 4 Year / $160 Million contract with the LA Rams this off-season which catapult him to the #1 spot ahead of Aaron Rogers who is ranked #4, Patrick Mahomes at $29 Million, and Tom Brady at $30 Million (Restructured to $15 Million) who is ranked #7 & #8 respectively.

Below we will list the top 100 players for the 2022 NFL season based on total salary (cash paid).

Rank Player Position Total Salary
1 Matthew Stafford LAR QB $61,500,000
2 Josh Allen BUF QB $46,961,405
3 Deshaun Watson CLE QB $46,000,000
4 Aaron Rodgers GB QB $42,000,000
5 Kirk Cousins MIN QB $40,000,000
6 Jaire Alexander GB CB $31,076,000
7 Tom Brady TB QB $30,000,000
8 Patrick Mahomes KC QB $29,450,000
9 Ryan Tannehill TEN QB $29,000,000
10 Carson Wentz WAS QB $28,294,119
11 Mike Williams LAC WR $28,000,000
12 J.C. Jackson LAC CB $28,000,000
13 Tyreek Hill MIA WR $26,635,000
14 Jared Goff DET QB $26,150,000
15 Jimmy Garoppolo SF QB $25,550,000
16 Travon Walker JAC OLB $25,065,088
17 Derek Carr LV QB $24,977,519
18 Matt Ryan IND QB $24,705,882
19 Stefon Diggs BUF WR $24,580,000
20 A.J. Brown PHI WR $24,220,000
21 Marshon Lattimore NO CB $24,103,000
22 T.J. Watt PIT OLB $24,000,000
23 Russell Wilson DEN QB $24,000,000
24 Aidan Hutchinson DET DE $23,858,372
25 Davante Adams LV WR $23,350,000
26 Derek Stingley Jr. HOU CB $23,090,464
27 Lamar Jackson BAL QB $23,016,000
28 Christian Kirk JAC WR $22,500,000
29 Chris Jones KC DT $22,374,000
30 Ahmad Gardner NYJ CB $22,212,856
31 Joey Bosa LAC OLB $21,250,000
32 Denzel Ward CLE CB $21,035,000
33 Frank Ragnow DET C $20,751,529
34 D.J. Moore CAR WR $20,735,000
35 Kayvon Thibodeaux NYG DE $20,677,028
36 Harold Landry TEN OLB $20,250,000
37 Chris Godwin TB WR $20,000,000
38 Amari Cooper CLE WR $20,000,000
39 Dak Prescott DAL QB $20,000,000
40 Von Miller BUF OLB $19,970,000
41 Danielle Hunter MIN DE $19,718,750
42 Ryan Ramczyk NO RT $19,241,608
43 Myles Garrett CLE DE $19,000,000
44 Leonard Williams NYG DE $19,000,000
45 Mark Andrews BAL TE $19,000,000
46 Baker Mayfield CLE QB $18,858,000
47 Sam Darnold CAR QB $18,858,000
48 David Bakhtiari GB LT $18,551,836
49 Brandin Cooks HOU WR $18,500,000
50 Xavien Howard MIA CB $18,250,000
51 Brian O’Neill MIN RT $18,000,000
52 Grady Jarrett ATL DT $17,970,000
53 Ikem Ekwonu CAR T $17,934,492
54 Laremy Tunsil HOU LT $17,850,000
55 Brandon Scherff JAC G $17,764,712
56 Khalil Mack LAC OLB $17,750,000
57 Kenny Golladay NYG WR $17,750,000
58 Cam Robinson JAC LT $17,750,000
59 Chandler Jones LV OLB $17,412,000
60 Emmanuel Ogbah MIA DE $17,350,000
61 Garett Bolles DEN LT $17,000,000
62 Maxx Crosby LV DE $16,882,000
63 Kolton Miller LV LT $16,825,000
64 Orlando Brown Jr. KC T $16,662,000
65 Keenan Allen LAC WR $16,500,000
66 Darius Slay PHI CB $16,500,000
67 Leonard Floyd LAR OLB $16,500,000
68 De’Vondre Campbell GB OLB $16,241,176
69 Taylor Moton CAR RT $16,200,000
70 DeAndre Hopkins ARI WR $16,116,667
71 Shaquil Barrett TB OLB $16,000,000
72 DeForest Buckner IND DT $16,000,000
73 Bud Dupree TEN OLB $16,000,000
74 Tyler Lockett SEA WR $16,000,000
75 C.J. Mosley NYJ ILB $16,000,000
76 Marcus Williams BAL FS $16,000,000
77 Kenny Clark GB DT $15,867,647
78 Fred Warner SF OLB $15,814,576
79 Michael Thomas NO WR $15,800,000
80 Donovan Smith TB LT $15,750,000
81 Evan Neal NYG T $15,740,460
82 Allen Robinson LAR WR $15,500,000
83 Jameis Winston NO QB $15,200,000
84 Justin Simmons DEN FS $15,100,000
85 DeMarcus Lawrence DAL DE $15,000,000
86 Carlton Davis TB CB $15,000,000
87 Arik Armstead SF DE $15,000,000
88 Haason Reddick PHI OLB $15,000,000
89 B.J. Hill CIN DT $15,000,000
90 Jalen Ramsey LAR CB $15,000,000
91 Taylor Decker DET LT $15,000,000
92 Foyesade Oluokun JAC LB $15,000,000
93 Carl Lawson NYJ DE $15,000,000
94 D.J. Humphries ARI LT $15,000,000
95 Cooper Kupp LAR WR $14,875,000
96 Deion Jones ATL ILB $14,677,647
97 Cameron Jordan NO DE $14,470,588
98 Jamal Adams SEA SS $14,440,000
99 Joe Thuney KC G $14,400,000
100 Byron Jones MIA CB $14,375,000