Players with the highest salaries* in the NFL in 2016 (in million U.S. dollars)

This graph shows the highest paid NFL players in 2016. In terms of total cash Andrew Luck, quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts, ranked as the highest paid player in the NFL with a salary of 30 million U.S. dollars.

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 Salary in million U.S. dollars
Andrew Luck (Indianapolis Colts) 30
Joe Flacco (Baltimore Ravens) 29
Olivier Vernon (New York Giants) 29
Tom Brady (New England Patriots) 28.76
Fletcher Cox (Philadelphia Eagles) 31
Von Miller (Denver Broncos) 25
Justin Houston (Kansas City Chiefs) 23.5
Philip Rivers (San Diego Chargers) 22
Muhammad Wilkerson (New York Jets) 22
Brock Osweiler (Houston Texans) 21
Carson Palmer (Arizona Cardinals) 20.25
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