pinterest-p mail bubble share2 google-plus facebook twitter rss reddit linkedin2 stumbleupon

Highest Paid NFL Players 2011

Sports
Highest Paid NFL Players 2011

The Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning will end this year as the National Football League’s (NFL) highest-paid player, according to a Forbes report.

Manning, a four-times most valuable player in the NFL who agreed to a five-year $US90-million contract with the Colts last month, is expected to earn $US23 million in total compensation for 2011. St Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford is second on the list with expected earnings of $US18.4 million and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is third at $US18 million.


1. Peyton Manning


Indianapolis Colts
Quarterback
2011 Salary: $23 million


2. Sam Bradford


St. Louis Rams
Quarterback
2011 Salary: $18.4 million


3. Tom Brady


New England Patriots
Quarterback
2011 Salary: $18 million


4. Michael Vick


Philadelphia Eagles
Quarterback
2011 Salary: $15.9 million


5. Richard Seymour


Oakland Raiders
Defensive End/Defensive Tackle
2011 Salary: $15 million


6. Elvis Dumervil


Denver Broncos
Defensive End/Outside Linebacker
2011 Salary: $14 million


7. Mark Sanchez


New York Jets
Quarterback
2011 Salary: $13.5 million


8. Gerald McCoy


Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Defensive Tackle
2011 Salary: $12.8 million


9. Haloti Ngata


Baltimore Ravens
Defensive Tackle
2011 Salary: $12.5 million


10. Paul Soliai


Miami Dolphins
Defensive Tackle
2011 Salary: $12.4 million


[Source: FORBES]