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Published: Feb. 8, 2018 at 02:01 p.m.
Updated: Sept. 2, 2018 at 11:02 a.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. Aaron Rodgers now tops the list with the highest contract followed closely by Matt Ryan. See who else makes the cut.

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    Ric Tapia/NFL

    1) Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers - $33,500,000

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

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

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    Bruce Kluckhohn/Associated Press

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

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    Terrell Lloyd/Associated Press

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

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    Detroit Lions/Associated Press

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

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

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

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

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

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

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

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

    9a) Alex Smith, Washington Redskins - $23,500,000

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

    9b) Khalil Mack, Chicago Bears - $23,500,000

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    G. Newman Lowrance/Associated Press

    10) Aaron Donald, Los Angeles Rams - $22,500,000

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    Gail Burton/Associated Press

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

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    John Froschauer/Associated Press

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

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    Scott Boehm/Associated Press

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

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    Greg Trott/Associated Press

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

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

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

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    Ric Tapia/NFL

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

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    Paul Spinelli/Associated Press

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

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

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

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    Al Tielemans/Associated Press

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

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    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

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

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

    21a) Case Keenum, Denver Broncos - $18,000,000

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    Evan Pinkus/Associated Press

    21b) Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants - $18,000,000

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    Winslow Townson/Associated Press

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

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    Scott Boehm/Associated Press

    23a) Ezekiel Ansah, Detroit Lions - $17,143,000

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    Greg Trott/Associated Press

    23b) DeMarcus Lawrence, Dallas Cowboys - $17,143,000

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    Al Tielemans/Associated Press

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

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    Ryan Kang/NFL

    25a) Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers - $17,000,000

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    Evan Pinkus/Associated Press

    25b) Olivier Vernon, New York Giants - $17,000,000