The NFL begins: The 10 players who earn the most money in the highest paid league in the United States

The NFL begins: The 10 players who earn the most money in the highest paid league in the United States

He starts the season 2022 of National Football League (NFL)who will lead to Super Bowl LVII on February 12, 2023, and could be the last star quarterback Tom Bradywho despite the high level he maintains at 45, is far from being the best paid in his position.

There are players who have a lot of money guaranteed by the big contracts they have signed and which position them at the top economically in the NFL 2022. The funny thing is that they are on different teams, this which makes the competition attractive to be able to see these great talents face to face.

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The most popular professional sports league in the United States will be divided into two stages. The regular season He will have to play 18 weeks of competition between September 8 and January 8, 2023. From there will emerge 14 qualified for the playoffs, which will begin on January 14.

Super Bowl LVII, which will face the winners of the two NFL conferences, the American and the National, is scheduled for Sunday, February 12 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

The most expensive contracts in the NFL

The list is made up of very generous contracts, which make these players the highest paid in the NFL, in a new start to the season. The figures considered correspond to the total value of the said contract and not to what they receive per year, which varies according to the duration of the deposit.

If you take 10 big contracts, you first find Patrick Mahomes ($503 million for ten years), considered one of the most talented in the league – if not the best – and the one with the best contract today. They extended their bond for a dozen more seasons and the figure had an impact on the sports world. In 2022-23 it will invoice 45 million with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes throws a pass during practice in St. Joseph, Mo., Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

In second place is Russell Wilsonwho has a contract for $242.5 million. He signed with the Denver Broncos and was one of the best signings out there, so he’s expected to respond this season. With the Seattle Seahawks, his former team, the quarterback won two consecutive division titles, two consecutive NFC championships and reached two superbowl consecutive (XLVIII and XLIX).

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Then it turns out Kyler Murray ($230.5 million) Arizona Cardinals. Last month, he signed a five-year extension. Very close in number Deshaun Watson ($230 million)who is coming out of a long legal process and who will not be in the first 11 games of the season with the Cleveland Browns.

Aaron Rodgers is preparing in training camp for a new season.  (USA TODAY Sports)
Aaron Rodgers is preparing in training camp for a new season. (USA TODAY Sports)For: USA TODAY Sports

Fifth place goes to Aaron Rodgers ($150.8 million)the veteran quarterback Green Bay Packers: he has just signed a three-year contract and will receive 50 million a year. The three-time MVP is the highest paid quarterback in a season and at 38 is looking to repay the trust placed in him, taking into account that in 2011 he led the Packers to win Super Bowl XLV , the franchise’s first championship after thirteen years. years old and the one who was voted best player of the match.

The 10 NFL players who will make the most money in 2022-23

  1. Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers): $50,271,667.
  2. Kyler Murray (Arizona Cardinals): $46,100,000.
  3. Deshaun Watson (Cleveland Browns): $46,000,000.
  4. Patrick Mahomes (Chiefs of Kansas City): $45,000,000.
  5. Josh Allen (Buffalo Bills): $43,005,667.
  6. Derek Carr (Las Vegas Raiders): $40,474,000.
  7. Matthew Stafford (Los Angeles Rams): $40,000,000.
  8. Dak Prescott (Dallas Cowboys): $40,000,000.
  9. Kirk Cousins ​​(Minnesota Vikings): $35,000,000.
  10. Russell Wilson (Denver Broncos): $35,000,000.

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