The NFL’s 20 richest contracts for 2015

1. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers:
$22,000,000

Five years, $110,000,000 total with $54,000,000 guaranteed.

 

2. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
$21,850,000

Four years, $87,400,000 total with $60,750,000 guaranteed.

 

3. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
$20,800,000

Five years, $103,800,000 total with $60,000,000 guaranteed.

 

4. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
$20,750,000

Five years, $103,750,000 total with $42,000,000 guaranteed.

 

5. Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens
$20,100,00

Six years, $120,600,000 total with $29,000,000 guaranteed.

 
 

6. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
$20,000,000

Five years, $100,000,000 total with $40,000,000 guaranteed.

 

7. Ndamukong Suh, Miami Dolphins
$19,000,000

Six years, $114,000,000 total with $59,955,000 guaranteed.

 

8. Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers
$19,000,000

Six years, $114,000,000 total with $61,000,000 guaranteed.

 

9. Jay Cutler, Chicago Bears
$18,100,000

Seven years, $126,700,000 total with $54,000,000 guaranteed.

 

10. Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys
$18,000,000

Six years, $108,000,000 total with $55,000,000 guaranteed.

 

11. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
$17,666,667

Three years, $53,000,000 total with $41,500,000 guaranteed.

 

12. Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs
$17,000,000

Four years, $68,000,000 total with $45,000,000 guaranteed.

 

13. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos
$17,000,000

Two years, $34,000,000 total.

 

14. J.J. Watt, Houston Texans
$16,667,571

Six years, $100,005,425 total with $51,876,000 guaranteed.

 

15. Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals
$16,500,000

Three years, $49,500,000 total with $20,500,000 guaranteed.

 

16. Eli Manning, New York Giants
$16,250,000

Six years, $97,500,000 total with $35,000,000 guaranteed.

 

17. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
$16,207,143

Seven years, $113,450,000 total with $48,750,000 guaranteed.

 

18. Mario Williams, Buffalo Bills
$16,000,000

Six years, $96,000,000 total with $31,400,000 guaranteed.

 

19. Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals
$16,000,000

Six years, $96,000,000 total with $17,000,000 guaranteed.

 

20. Gerald McCoy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
$15,866,667

Six years, $95,200,000 total with $51,500,000 guaranteed.