Friday, November 7, 2008

NFL Salaries

USA Today has posted a list of the top 25 highest paid players in the National Football League. What's amazing about this list is how many of the guys on it totally suck:

1 Roethlisberger, Ben $ 27,701,920 Pittsburgh Steelers
2 Allen, Jared $ 21,119,256 Minnesota Vikings
3 Fitzgerald, Larry $ 17,103,480 Arizona Cardinals
4 Russell, JaMarcus $ 16,872,400 Oakland Raiders
5 Turner, Michael $ 16,003,840 Atlanta Falcons
6 Snee, Chris $ 14,890,000 N.Y. Giants Giants
7 Samuel, Asante $ 14,145,000 Philadelphia Eagles
8 Moss, Randy $ 14,006,720 New England Patriots
9 Adams, Flozell $ 14,005,760 Dallas Cowboys
10 Kelly, Tommy $ 13,978,480 Oakland Raiders
11 Owens, Terrell $ 13,731,560 Dallas Cowboys
12 Berrian, Bernard $ 13,705,000 Minnesota Vikings
13 Roos, Michael $ 13,505,520 Tennessee Titans
14 Faine, Jeff $ 13,105,760 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
15 Smith, Will $ 12,950,000 New Orleans Saints
16 Romo, Tony $ 12,886,600 Dallas Cowboys
17 Wharton, Travelle $ 12,850,000 Carolina Panthers
18 Odom, Antwan $ 12,800,000 Cincinnati Bengals
19 Newman, Terence $ 12,611,240 Dallas Cowboys
20 Barber, Marion $ 12,522,400 Dallas Cowboys
21 Smith, Justin (DE) $ 12,250,000 San Francisco 49ers
22 Walker, Javon $ 12,000,960 Oakland Raiders
23 Favre, Brett $ 12,000,000 N.Y. Jets Jets
24 Jackson, Steven $ 12,000,000 St. Louis Rams
25 Pace, Calvin $ 12,000,000 N.Y. Jets Jets

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Not a single Packer.

It's just like: Cowboys, Raiders, Cowboys Raiders, Cowboys...

Matt said...

That is unbelievable.

Anonymous said...

I think a lot of guys, like BRady and Manning, get most of their money up front.

Anonymous said...

Bernard Berrian? Javon Walker? A lot of O-Lineman.

- B-town Rob

Eric said...

Is there a moneyball for football?