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Ranking the NFL's 26 biggest contracts for 2018

With the 2018 free agency frenzy nearing its end, it's time to provide an updated look at the highest-paid players in the league.

Below is a list of the 26 highest-paid NFL players for the 2018 season, sorted by their average yearly salary according to Over the Cap. Kirk Cousins tops the list with the most lucrative contract, followed closely by Jimmy Garoppolo.

  1. Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders - $25,005,000
  1. Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens - $22,133,333
  1. Eli Manning, New York Giants - $21,000,000
  1. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers - $20,760,000
  1. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons - $20,750,000
  1. Von Miller, Denver Broncos - $19,083,333
  1. Case Keenum, Denver Broncos - $18,000,000
  1. Ezekiel Ansah, Detroit Lions - $17,521,000

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

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

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

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