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Published: March 14, 2019 at 04:32 p.m.
Updated: April 16, 2019 at 12:13 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 is at top with a multiyear extension making him the highest-paid player 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) Aaron Rodgers (QB), Green Bay Packers - $33,500,000

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    15) Ben Roethlisberger (QB), Pittsburgh Steelers - $21,850,000

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    24) Frank Clark (DE), Seattle Seahawks - $17,128,000

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

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

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

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

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

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