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Published: March 14, 2019 at 04:32 p.m.
Updated: June 7, 2019 at 02:35 p.m.

NFL's biggest contracts for 2019

Take a look at the highest paid NFL players for the 2019 season, as ranked by their average yearly salary according to Over the Cap. Russell Wilson (Seattle Seahawks) and Ben Roethlisberger (Pittsburgh Steelers) sign multiyear extensions to top the highest-paid player list in the NFL, surpassing Aaron Rodgers deal with the Green Bay Packers. See who else gets the bread.

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    1) Russell Wilson (QB), Seattle Seahawks - $35,000,000

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    2) Ben Roethlisberger (QB), Pittsburgh Steelers - $34,000,000

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    3) Aaron Rodgers (QB), Green Bay Packers - $33,500,000

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    4) Carson Wentz (QB), Philadelphia Eagles - $32,000,000

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    5) Matt Ryan (QB), Atlanta Falcons - $30,000,000

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    6) Kirk Cousins (QB), Minnesota Vikings - $28,000,000

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    8) Jimmy Garoppolo (QB), San Francisco 49ers - $27,500,000

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    9) Matthew Stafford (QB), Detroit Lions - $27,000,000

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    10) Derek Carr (QB), Oakland Raiders - $25,005,000

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    10) Drew Brees (QB), New Orleans Saints - $25,000,000

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    11) Andrew Luck (QB), Indianapolis Colts - $24,594,000

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    12) Khalil Mack (OLB), Chicago Bears - $23,500,000

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    13) Alex Smith (QB), Washington Redskins - $23,500,000

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    14) Aaron Donald (DE), Los Angeles Rams - $22,500,000

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    15) Joe Flacco (QB), Denver Broncos - $22,133,333

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    16) Nick Foles (QB), Jacksonville Jaguars - $22,000,000

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    17) Eli Manning (QB), New York Giants - $21,000,000

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    18) DeMarcus Lawrence (DE), Dallas Cowboys - $21,000,000

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    19) Philip Rivers (QB), Los Angeles Chargers - $20,812,500

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    20) Cam Newton (QB), Carolina Panthers - $20,760,000

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    21) Tom Brady (QB), New England Patriots - $20,500,000

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    22) Von Miller (OLB), Denver Broncos - $19,083,333

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    23) Odell Beckham Jr. (WR), Cleveland Browns - $18,000,000

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    24) Trey Flowers (DE), Detriot Lions - $18,000,000

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    25) Frank Clark (DE), Kansas City Chiefs - $17,128,000

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    26) Fletcher Cox (DT), Philadelphia Eagles - $17,100,000

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    27) Dee Ford (OLB), San Francisco 49ers - $17,000,000

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    28) Olivier Vernon (DE), Cleveland Browns - $17,000,000

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    29) C.J. Mosley (ILB), New York Jets - $17,000,000

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    30) Antonio Brown (WR), Oakland Raiders - $16,708,333

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    30) J.J. Watt (DE), Houston Texans - $16,666,667