We all know that NFL receivers are some of the highest paid players in the league. But who is the highest paid receiver in the NFL?
We did some research and found out that the highest paid receiver in the NFL is currently Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown. Brown is in the middle of a five-year, $73 million contract that he signed back in 2017.
So there you have it! The highest paid receiver in the NFL is Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Antonio Brown- Pittsburgh Steelers
According to Spotrac.com, the highest paid receiver in the NFL is Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He has a base salary of $17 million for the 2019 season. His total contract is worth $68 million, with a $19 million signing bonus. He is also scheduled to make $8.71 million in 2020 and $11.15 million in 2021.
DeAndre Hopkins- Houston Texans
As of the 2019 season, the highest paid receiver in the NFL is DeAndre Hopkins of the Houston Texans. Hopkins signed a five-year, $81 million extension with the Texans in 2017 and is set to earn an average of $16.2 million per year over the course of his contract. Hopkins has been selected to three Pro Bowls and was named a First-Team All-Pro in 2017.
Julio Jones- Atlanta Falcons
As of September 2020, the highest paid receiver in the NFL is Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons, who has an annual salary of $22 million. Jones is a six-time Pro Bowl selection and was named First-team All-Pro three times. He has led the NFL in receiving yards twice and is second all-time in receiving yards per game.
A.J. Green- Cincinnati Bengals
As of the 2019 season, A.J. Green is the highest paid receiver in the NFL, with an annual salary of $15 million. The seven-time Pro Bowler has been with the Bengals since he was drafted fourth overall in 2011, and has racked up over 9,000 yards and 63 touchdowns in his career.
Keenan Allen- Los Angeles Chargers
As of September 8th, Keenan Allen of the Los Angeles Chargers is the highest paid receiver in the NFL, earning an annual salary of $16.7 million.