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Big Money: Top 10 Richest NFL Contracts For 2014

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Left: Photo by Larry French/Getty Images

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The risk NFL Players take is high, but for the successful players who can stay healthy & deliver for their teams under high pressure the rewards are massive.

Here’s a list of the top 10 richest contracts by average in the NFL for the 2014 season. Are you surprised they are all QBs?

10. Eli Manning: $16,250,000
Base salary: $15,150,000

(credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

(credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

9. Matthew Stafford: $17,666,667
Base salary: $2,000,000

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

8.Tony Romo: $18,000,000
Base salary: $1,000,000

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

7. Jay Cutler: $18,100,000
Base salary: $17,500,000

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

6. Colin Kaepernick: $19,000,000
Base salary: $645,000

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

5. Peyton Manning: $19,200,000
Base salary: $15,000,000

(credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

(credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

4. Drew Brees: $20,000,000
Base salary: $10,750,000

(credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

(credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

3. Joe Flacco: $20,100,000
Base salary: $6,000,000

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

2. Matt Ryan: $20,750,000
Base salary: $9,500,000

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

1. Aaron Rodgers : $22,000,000
Base salary: $900,000

 (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

 

 

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