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Published: May 15, 2017 at 08:51 p.m.
Updated: Sept. 20, 2017 at 10:34 p.m.

NFL's biggest contracts for 2017

Check out the highest paid NFL players for the 2017 season, as ranked by their average yearly salary according to Over the Cap. Derek Carr is the second-highest paid quarterback in the league and Kirk Cousins is not far behind. These priceless players will go head-to-head this week to see who is truly worth their gargantuan contract. See who else makes the cut.

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  • 1) Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions - $27,000,000 25

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    1) Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions - $27,000,000

  • 2) Derek Carr,Oakland Raiders -  $25,000,000 24

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    2) Derek Carr,Oakland Raiders - $25,000,000

  • 3) Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts - $24,594,000 23

    Ric Tapia/Associated Press

    3) Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts - $24,594,000

  • 4) Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals - $24,350,000 22

    Ric Tapia/Associated Press

    4) Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals - $24,350,000

  • 5) Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints - $24,250,000 21

    Paul Jasienski/Associated Press

    5) Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints - $24,250,000

  • 6) Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins - $23,943,600 20

    Mark Tenally/Associated Press

    6) Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins - $23,943,600

  • 7) Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens - $22,133,333 19

    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

    7) Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens - $22,133,333

  • 8) Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers - $22,000,000 18

    Paul Sancya/Associated Press

    8) Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers - $22,000,000

  • 9) Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks - $21,900,000 17

    Ric Tapia/Associated Press

    9) Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks - $21,900,000

  • 10) Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers - $21,850,000 16

    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

    10) Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers - $21,850,000

  • 11) Eli Manning, New York Giants - $21,000,000 15

    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

    11) Eli Manning, New York Giants - $21,000,000

  • 12) Philip Rivers, Los Angeles Chargers - $20,812,500 14

    Matt Patterson/Associated Press

    12) Philip Rivers, Los Angeles Chargers - $20,812,500

  • 13) Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers - $20,760,000 13

    Mike McCarn/Associated Press

    13) Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers - $20,760,000

  • 14) Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons - $20,750,000 12

    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

    14) Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons - $20,750,000

  • 15) Tom Brady, New England Patriots - $20,500,000 11

    Gregory Payan/Associated Press

    15) Tom Brady, New England Patriots - $20,500,000

  • 16) Ryan Tannehill, Miami Dolphins - $19,250,000 10

    Winslow Townson/Associated Press

    16) Ryan Tannehill, Miami Dolphins - $19,250,000

  • 17) Von Miller, Denver Broncos - $19,083,333 9

    Jeff Lewis/Associated Press

    17) Von Miller, Denver Broncos - $19,083,333

  • 18) Ndamukong Suh, Miami Dolphins - 19,062,500 8

    Tom DiPace/Associated Press

    18) Ndamukong Suh, Miami Dolphins - 19,062,500

  • 19 - tie) Brock Osweiler, Cleveland Browns - $18,000,000 7

    Ric Tapia/Associated Press

    19 - tie) Brock Osweiler, Cleveland Browns - $18,000,000

  • 19- tie) Sam Bradford, Minnesota Vikings - $18,000,000 6

    Matt Patterson/Associated Press

    19- tie) Sam Bradford, Minnesota Vikings - $18,000,000

  • 20) Muhammad Wilkerson, New York Jets - $17,200,000 5

    William Hauser/USA TODAY Sports

    20) Muhammad Wilkerson, New York Jets - $17,200,000

  • 22) Fletcher Cox, Philadelphia Eagles - $17,100,000 4

    Al Tielemans/Associated Press

    22) Fletcher Cox, Philadelphia Eagles - $17,100,000

  • 23-tie) Olivier Vernon, New York Giants - $17,000,000 3

    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

    23-tie) Olivier Vernon, New York Giants - $17,000,000

  • 23-tie) Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers - $17,000,000 2

    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

    23-tie) Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers - $17,000,000

  • 23-tie) Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs - $17,000,000 1

    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

    23-tie) Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs - $17,000,000

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