Who’s the Highest Paid NFL Quarterback?

In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the highest-paid NFL quarterbacks for the 2020 season. We’ll also discuss some of the factors that contribute to a quarterback’s salary.

Tom Brady

Tom Brady is not only the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL, but he is also the highest-paid player in the league. The veteran New England Patriots signal caller will earn a base salary of $15 million in 2019, which is the final year of his current contract. In addition to his base salary, Brady will also receive a $10 million signing bonus and a $1 million roster bonus, bringing his total compensation for 2019 to $26 million.

Aaron Rodgers

NFL quarterbacks are some of the highest-paid athletes in the world. They often sign multimillion-dollar contracts and earn annual salaries that dwarf those of other professional athletes. So, who is the highest-paid NFL quarterback? Currently, that title belongs to Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers, who signed a four-year, $134 million extension in 2018. That deal includes a whopping $103 million in guaranteed money, making Rodgers the highest-paid player in NFL history.

Russell Wilson

According to Spotrac.com, as of September 2020, the highest-paid NFL quarterback is Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Wilson is in the midst of a four-year, $140 million contract that he signed in 2019. He is scheduled to make $35 million in 2020, $37 million in 2021, $39 million in 2022, and $54 million in 2023.

Ben Roethlisberger

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is the highest-paid player in the NFL, according to contract information compiled by Spotrac.com.

Roethlisberger’s eight-year, $102 million contract extension that he signed in 2008 has an average annual value of $12.7 million. That figure makes him the highest-paid player not only in the NFL, but in all of professional sports.

The second-highest paid player in the NFL is Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who will make an average of $11 million per season under the terms of his six-year, $65 million contract extension that he signed in 2008.

Drew Brees

Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints is the highest paid NFL quarterback with an annual salary of $25 million. He is followed by Tom Brady of the New England Patriots who earns $23 million per year.

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