NFL’s highest-paid players by position heading into 2020 season

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Pro Breakdown: George Kittle, 49ers Concur To Large Deal Extension

NFL gamers are finding paid, and a lot of are breaking league data with their offseason offers. 

In July, Patrick Mahomes dethroned Russell Wilson as the greatest-paid quarterback — and participant — in the league with a new deal from the Kansas City Chiefs. The 10-calendar year deal truly worth up to $503 million with incentives is the most significant deal in sports historical past and the to start with signing over fifty percent a billion bucks.

San Francisco 49ers limited conclusion and defending NFC champion George Kittle turned the greatest-paid participant in his position after a 5-calendar year extension truly worth $75 million.

An additional participant seeing dollar signals is Christian McCaffrey, who signed a four-calendar year, $sixty four million deal extension with the Carolina Panthers and is getting home an regular of $sixteen million a calendar year, with $38 million certain. The twin menace, who had 1,000 hurrying and 1,000 acquiring last year and joined the Madden “99 Club,” is now the greatest-paid running back. 

Below is a complete breakdown of the greatest-paid gamers by position by regular income in the NFL:


  • Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs
  • Typical yearly income: $45 million
  • Confirmed: $141.428 million

Operating back

  • Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers
  • Typical yearly income: $sixteen million
  • Confirmed: $38 million

Large receiver

Tight conclusion

  • George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers
  • Typical yearly income: $15 million
  • Confirmed: $forty million

Offensive lineman


Defensive lineman

Basic safety

  • Eddie Jackson, Chicago Bears
  • Typical yearly income: $fourteen.6 million
  • Confirmed: $33 million