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Published: Feb. 8, 2018 at 02:01 p.m.
Updated: May 3, 2018 at 05:04 p.m.

NFL's biggest contracts for 2018

Check out the highest paid NFL players for the 2018 season, as ranked by their average yearly salary according to Over the Cap. Matt Ryan now tops the list with the highest contract followed closely by Kirk Cousins. See who else makes the cut.

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

    1) Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons - $30,000,000

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    Jim Mone/Associated Press

    2) Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings - $28,000,000

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    Terrell Lloyd/Associated Press

    3) Jimmy Garoppolo, San Francisco 49ers - $27,500,000

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    Detroit Lions/Associated Press

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

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

    5) Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders - $25,005,000

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

    6) Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints - $25,000,000

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    AJ Mast/Associated Press

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

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    Gail Burton/Associated Press

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

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    Bob Leverone/Associated Press

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

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    John Froschauer/Associated Press

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

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    Scott Boehm/Associated Press

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

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    Greg Trott/Associated Press

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

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

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

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    Ric Tapia/NFL

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

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    Paul Spinelli/Associated Press

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

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    Matt York/Associated Press

    16) Sam Bradford, Arizona Cardinals - $20,000,000

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    Al Tielemans/Associated Press

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

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    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

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

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    David Zalubowski/Associated Press

    19) Case Keenum, Denver Broncos - $18,000,000

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    Scott Boehm/Associated Press

    20) Ezekiel Ansah, Detroit Lions - $17,521,000

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    Winslow Townson/Associated Press

    21) Blake Bortles, Jacksonville Jaguars - $17,483,500

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    Greg Trott/Associated Press

    22) DeMarcus Lawrence, Dallas Cowboys - $17,143,000

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    Al Tielemans/Associated Press

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

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    Evan Pinkus/Associated Press

    24a) Olivier Vernon, New York Giants - $17,000,000

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    Winslow Townson/Associated Press

    24b) Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers - $17,000,000

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    Jose Luis Magana/Associated Press

    24c) Alex Smith, Washington Redskins - $17,000,000

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