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    Tampa Bay Buccaneers star Tom Brady is the highest-paid NFL player at an eye-popping $75million, according to Forbes.  It is the first time the star quarterback has come out on top in the list since it began 12 years ago. Brady has beaten the likes of Los Angeles Rams' Matthew Stafford, Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers and Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes. Tampa Bay Buccaneers star Tom Brady, pictured in training this week and earlier this summer with wife Gisele, is the highest-paid NFL player on $75million Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford is $9.5m behind Brady in Forbes standings The highest the seven-time Super Bowl champion had been before was second in the league's biggest earners standings when he was named No. 2 in 2021 on $72.5m.  His earnings have increased to $75m before taxes and agents' fees this year, taking him to the summit of the leaderboard. Fellow quarterbacks Stafford ($65.5m), Rodgers ($53m), Mahomes ($51.5m) and the Buffalo Bills' Josh Allen ($51m) complete the top five. Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers makes the top three by taking home...
    Patrick Mahomes still has the biggest contract in NFL history despite Aaron Rodgers inking a new deal. Aaron Rodgers will return next season with the Green Bay Packers. Rodgers signed a four-year, $200 million deal with the team, making him the highest-paid player annually at any position in the NFL. Rodgers is slated to make $50 million annually. Although Rodgers’ new contract makes him the highest-paid player this upcoming season, Patrick Mahomes still holds the crown for the biggest contract in NFL history.Patrick Mahomes’ payout is massiveMahomes signed a 10-year contract worth over $500 million with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2020 making him the highest-paid quarterback in NFL history. The contract keeps Mahomes in Kansas City until 2031 and includes $477 million in guaranteed mechanisms with the option to opt out if those mechanisms are not met. With this deal, Mahomes became the second-highest-paid athlete in sports history. Following behind Mahomes, with one of the largest NFL Contracts in history, is Buffalo Bills Quarterback, Josh Allen. Allen signed a six-year extension with the Bills worth $258 million, keeping Allen with the Bills through...
    The Green Bay Packers have made Aaron Rodgers the highest-paid player in league history, signing the reigning NFL Most Valuable Player to a four-year, $200 million deal with $153 million guaranteed, according to multiple reports. The agreement ends speculation about the future of Rodgers, who had been rumored to be interested in joining the Denver Broncos. Rodgers's new contract gives him an annual salary of $50 million, making him the highest-paid player in NFL history on an annual basis, topping Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes ($45 million per season) and Bills signal caller Josh Allen ($43 million per season). However, Mahomes's 10-year, $450 million contract in Kansas City remains the largest total deal in league history. The 38-year-old Rodgers had another year and $26 million remaining on his previous contract, but had been rumored to be angling for a new deal.  Pat McAfee's SiriusXM show was the first to report the news. The new deal comes after an eventful 2021 for Rodgers that included a contract holdout, a stint as guest host of Jeopardy, a national controversy over his refusal to...
    AARON RODGERS has reportedly signed a new deal with the Green Bay Packers worth $200m. The veteran quarterback, 38, is now set to be become the highest-paid player in NFL history. After weeks of wrangling over a new deal, last year's MVP looks to have committed his future to the Packers as they target a first championship since 2010. The four-year deal will reportedly see Rodgers bag a guaranteed sum of $153m. Most read in NFLFALCON SIDELINED Why is Calvin Ridley suspended for 2022 NFL season?MYRA THE GIVER Robert Kraft’s late wife Myra Kraft revealedSTAR GONE Former Ohio State Football & Chargers star 'dies at 40' after addiction battlePOWER COUPLE Patrick Mahomes defends fiancée Brittany Matthews after viral video backlash More to follow... For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online.The-sun.com is your go-to destination for the best celebrity news, sport news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see video. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheSunUS and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheUSSun.
    Getty Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers reacts as he walks off the field after defeating the Los Angeles Rams 36-28 at Lambeau Field on November 28, 2021 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Green Bay Packers are still waiting for Aaron Rodgers to decide if he wants to return to the team in 2022, but it sounds as though that decision could hinge on whether the Packers are willing to make him the NFL’s new highest-paid player. According to ESPN’s Dianna Russini, Rodgers is expected to inform the Packers of his decision “within the next week or so,” but the four-time NFL MVP quarterback is also looking to sign a new contract that would pay him about $50 million per season and make him the highest paid in the league “by a wide margin.” “From the conversations I’ve had with a lot of people in the league, he wants to be the highest-paid player in the NFL — by a wide margin,” Russini said during her February 24 guest appearance on The Rich Eisen Show. “So,...
    Allison Mack Begins 3-Year Prison Sentence Early for NXIVM Cult Involvement Oil prices up over 3% as U.S. crude supplies fall a 6th-straight week Quarterback is the most important position on the football field. It's also an extremely lucrative position off the field as well.  © Kim Klement, USA TODAY Sports Dak Prescott's new contract with the Dallas Cowboys paid him a jaw-dropping $66 million signing bonus. According to Forbes' latest ranking of the highest-paid NFL players, a pair of star quarterbacks stand head and shoulders above everyone else in the league.  Dak Prescott of the Dallas Cowboys ranks at the top of the list, thanks in large part to the new four-year, $160 million contract he signed in the offseason that pays him an NFL-record $66 million signing bonus. Adding his on-field earnings to his $12 million in endorsements (Jordan brand, NFT platform Ethernity, among others) gives Prescott a pretax total of $87 million.  From NFL plays to college sports scores, all the top sports news you need to know every day. FUTURE OF MONDAY NIGHT?:  Manning brothers' broadcast...
    The essential classic country playlist 17 Tips To Live Comfortably Off Just a Social Security Check Quarterback is the most important position on the football field. It's also an extremely lucrative position off the field as well.  © Kim Klement, USA TODAY Sports Dak Prescott's new contract with the Dallas Cowboys paid him a jaw-dropping $66 million signing bonus. According to Forbes' latest ranking of the highest-paid NFL players, a pair of star quarterbacks stand head and shoulders above everyone else in the league.  Dak Prescott of the Dallas Cowboys ranks at the top of the list, thanks in large part to the new four-year, $160 million contract he signed in the offseason that pays him an NFL-record $66 million signing bonus. Adding his on-field earnings to his $12 million in endorsements (Jordan brand, NFT platform Ethernity, among others) gives Prescott a pretax total of $87 million.  From NFL plays to college sports scores, all the top sports news you need to know every day. FUTURE OF MONDAY NIGHT?:  Manning brothers' broadcast worked. It really did.  WE DELIVER:  Expert NFL...
    Arizona Cardinals’ defensive end J.J. Watt had a typical ‘big brother’ Twitter response to T.J. Watt’s massive new contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Pittsburgh Steelers fans, you all weren’t the only ones anxiously awaiting T.J. Watt’s contract extension. J.J. Watt congratulated his younger brother in the way that only older brothers can, by reminding T.J. that he owes him money. Sources: The #Steelers and star pass-rusher TJ Watt have a mega-deal. He’s going to sign a 4-year extension worth more than $112M — $28.003M average per year — with $80M fully guaranteed at signing. The highest paid defensive player in football. ???? ???? ???? — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 9, 2021 T.J. Watt, who was drafted No. 30 overall in the 2017 NFL Draft, proved early on that his only identity was not ‘J.J. Watt’s little brother.’ T.J. has recorded double-digit sacks in the past three seasons — with 13 in 2018, 14.5 in 2019 and 15 in 2020. He’s finding ways to continue to dominate every year and that led to him finishing second in Defensive Player of...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed T.J. Watt to a five-year contract. The team made it official this morning posting the news to their website and Twitter. We have signed LB T.J. Watt to a new five-year contract. @BordasLaw — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) September 10, 2021 Pen to paper ✍️ pic.twitter.com/bVJXJJuSSw — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) September 10, 2021 The deal reportedly makes the star linebacker the highest-paid defensive player in football. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the contract extension is reportedly worth more than $112 million, with $80 million fully guaranteed at signing. The average annual value is $28.003 million, Rapoport reported Thursday. Sources: The #Steelers and star pass-rusher TJ Watt have a mega-deal. He’s going to sign a 4-year extension worth more than $112M — $28.003M average per year — with $80M fully guaranteed at signing. The highest paid defensive player in football. ???? ???? ???? — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 9, 2021 “T.J. Watt gets what’s believed to be the strongest guarantee structure ever given out by...
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has reportedly reached a deal with the Jordan Brand. According to Adam Schefter, the dual-threat passer has reached a five-year deal with the brand from Michael Jordan. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) He’s the only QB in the NFL on the company’s roster, the only player on the Cowboys roster and the highest paid member of the NFL on the roster. Cowboys’ QB Dak Prescott is leaving adidas and signing a five-year agreement with the Jordan Brand, per source close to situation. Prescott will be the only Jordan Brand QB, the only Cowboys player, and highest-paid NFL player on the Jordan Brand roster. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 10, 2021 Life sure is great when you’re the face of the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys are the most valuable brand in the world of pro sports, and being their quarterback clearly has major perks. Financial details might not be known at this time, but I can promise you Dak secured himself a huge bag. There’s zero shot he...
    Patrick Mahomes. Getty/Jamie Squire NFL salaries will only continue to grow. We used Spotrac to determine the highest-paid player on every team. While you might think quarterbacks would dominate the list, plenty of defensive players also count themselves among the highest-paid in the league. Take a look below as we go division-by-division and examine each NFL team's highest-paid player, based on average annual salary. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.
    Christian McCaffrey is the highest-paid running back. Michael Conroy/AP Images NFL contracts keep getting bigger and bigger. In July, Patrick Mahomes signed the biggest contract in American sports, a 10-year, $450 million deal. We looked at the highest-paid player at each position in the NFL based on average annual salary. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. In the NFL, players often try to reset the market by becoming the new highest-paid player at their position. In recent years, salaries have exploded, led by Patrick Mahomes' $450 million contract with the Chiefs. We took a look at the highest-paid players at each position, based on average average annual salary, with the help of Spotrac. While quarterbacks, of course, are the highest-paid players, pass-rushers appear to be the next most-valuable position, based on their high salaries. Check out the highest-paid player at 16 different positions below.
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