Players with the highest salaries* in the NFL in 2017 (in million U.S. dollars)

Highest paid players in the National Football League 2017 This graph shows the highest paid NFL players in 2017. In terms of total cash, Matthew Stafford, quarterback of the Detroit Lions, ranked as the highest paid player in the NFL, with a salary of 51 million U.S. dollars.
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Salary in million U.S. dollars
Matthew Stafford (Detriot Lions)51
Andrew Luck (Indianapolis Colts)27
Kawann Short (Carolina Panthers)26
Derek Carr (Oakland Raiders)25.18
Josh Norman (Washington Redskins)24
DeAndre Hopkins (Houston Texans)24
Kirk Cousins (Washington Redskins)23.94
Cam Newton (Carolina Panthers)23.67
Stephon Gilmore (New England Patriots)22.97
Melvin Ingrim (Los Angeles Chargers)22.75
Salary in million U.S. dollars
Matthew Stafford (Detriot Lions)51
Andrew Luck (Indianapolis Colts)27
Kawann Short (Carolina Panthers)26
Derek Carr (Oakland Raiders)25.18
Josh Norman (Washington Redskins)24
DeAndre Hopkins (Houston Texans)24
Kirk Cousins (Washington Redskins)23.94
Cam Newton (Carolina Panthers)23.67
Stephon Gilmore (New England Patriots)22.97
Melvin Ingrim (Los Angeles Chargers)22.75

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This graph shows the highest paid NFL players in 2017. In terms of total cash, Matthew Stafford, quarterback of the Detroit Lions, ranked as the highest paid player in the NFL, with a salary of 51 million U.S. dollars.
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September 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
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