7 NFL Players Made The List Of The Top 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities

By on July 27, 2019 in ArticlesEntertainment

It won't be long before the 2019-20 NFL season kicks off. When it does, seven players can take satisfaction in the fact that they are paid better than their peers. And here's the thing: Tom Brady isn't one of them. Brady is widely considered one of the best quarterbacks in the history of the game by everyone. To Pats fans, he is simply the greatest quarterback ever, no question. You might find it interesting to learn that he isn't the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL – not by a long shot, actually. He doesn't even crack the top 100 highest-paid celebrities list. And he doesn't mind one bit. He's more concerned with having the best players around him than being the highest-paid.

Anyway, topping the list of the highest-paid NFL players at #14 on the celebrity 100, is Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Ciara's husband brought in a whopping $89.3 million over the past year. He's in the early stages of a $35 million-a-year deal with the Seahawks that will keep him playing for Pete Carroll until 2024. Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers isn't far behind Wilson at #16 with $89.3 million in earnings. After that it drops off a bit with the Bears' Khalil Mack at #49, the Cowboys' DeMarcus Lawrence at #66, the Saints' Drew Brees at #79, the Rams' Aaron Donald and Brandin Cooks at numbers 81 and 98, respectively.

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Brandin Cooks – $38 million

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver

Aaron Donald – $41.4 million

Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle

Drew Brees – $42.4 million

New Orleans Saints quarterback

DeMarcus Lawrence – $46.9 million

Dallas Cowboys defensive end

Khalil Mack – $55 million

Chicago Bears outside linebacker

Aaron Rogers – $89.3 million

Green Bay Packers quarterback

Russell Wilson – $89.5 million

Seattle Seahawks quarterback

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