Football Player Salaries

Football Player Salaries is a fun look at money in football and football player value.

Salaries, statistics and value calculations for the 2013 will updated when the season starts.

Highest Paid Players

Player 2012 Salary
Jay Cutler $17,500,000
Peyton Manning $15,150,000
Mike Wallace $15,000,000
Sam Bradford $14,015,000
Philip Rivers $13,800,000
Chris Long $13,200,000
Greg Hardy $13,116,000
Gerald McCoy $12,732,253

Cheapest Touchdowns

Player Cost Per TD
Brandon Weeden $8,028
Tony Romo $11,764
Aaron Rodgers $13,432
Mike Glennon $14,370
Nick Foles $20,500
Ryan Tannehill $22,800

Most Expensive Touchdowns

Player Cost Per TD
Chris Long $13,200,000
Brian Orakpo $11,455,000
Ed Reed $9,571,428
Santonio Holmes $9,250,000
Brian Urlacher $9,200,000
Johnathan Joseph $7,500,000

Cheapest Rush Yards

Player Cost Per Yard
Alfred Morris $447
Eddie Lacy $474
Zac Stacy $508
Le'Veon Bell $575
Rashad Jennings $718
Lamar Miller $803

Most Expensive Rush Yards

Player Cost Per Yard
Fred Davis $5,446,000
Eric Weddle $1,875,000
Dez Bryant $1,780,000
Sidney Rice $1,366,666
Tarvaris Jackson $1,100,000
Terrance Copper $855,000

Cheapest Receptions

Player Cost Per Reception
Kendall Wright $6,063
Antonio Brown $6,636
Anquan Boldin $6,678
Danny Woodhead $6,880
Keenan Allen $6,971
T.Y. Hilton $7,012

Most Expensive Receptions

Player Cost Per Reception
Alex Smith $7,500,000
Matt Schaub $4,500,000
Brad Meester $3,250,000
Beanie Wells $2,967,500
Joe Staley $2,700,000
Donald Penn $2,200,000

Cheapest Field Goals

Player Cost Per Field Goal
Justin Tucker $9,512
Phil Dawson $15,873
Randy Bullock $16,285
Blair Walsh $19,000
Dan Carpenter $19,841
Greg Zuerlein $20,357

Most Expensive FG's

Player Cost Per Field Goal
Nate Kaeding $285,714
Josh Scobee $129,000
Rob Bironas $126,724
Matt Prater $115,384
Matt Bryant $101,851
John Potter $100,368

2012 NFL Payrolls

Team Payroll
Kansas City Chiefs $117,362,476
Baltimore Ravens $112,847,808
Detroit Lions $111,947,911
Pittsburgh Steelers $111,634,157
San Francisco 49ers $111,402,200
Arizona Cardinals $107,689,992
Miami Dolphins $106,530,990
Tampa Bay Buccaneers $105,266,422
New York Giants $104,599,849
Chicago Bears $103,466,411
St. Louis Rams $103,217,690
Seattle Seahawks $100,904,142
Atlanta Falcons $99,805,592
Minnesota Vikings $98,968,312
Cincinnati Bengals $96,059,012
New York Jets $94,768,904
Denver Broncos $93,593,487
Indianapolis Colts $92,263,166
Philadelphia Eagles $92,245,729
San Diego Chargers $92,089,836
Houston Texans $91,324,034
Cleveland Browns $89,953,961
Carolina Panthers $89,599,949
Tennessee Titans $88,533,783
Oakland Raiders $88,154,669
Buffalo Bills $86,871,572
Jacksonville Jaguars $85,287,806
Washington Redskins $84,839,873
New Orleans Saints $83,111,086
Dallas Cowboys $78,032,405
Green Bay Packers $77,877,682
New England Patriots $76,266,287

2012 Most Efficient Teams

Team Cost Per Win
Houston Texans $7,610,336
New England Patriots $7,626,628
Atlanta Falcons $7,677,353
Green Bay Packers $7,787,768
Denver Broncos $8,508,498
Dallas Cowboys $9,754,050
Indianapolis Colts $10,251,462
Washington Redskins $10,604,984
San Francisco 49ers $11,140,220
Seattle Seahawks $11,211,571
Cincinnati Bengals $12,007,376
Minnesota Vikings $12,371,039
Baltimore Ravens $12,538,645

2014 Least Efficient Teams

Team Cost Per Win
Kansas City Chiefs $58,681,238
Jacksonville Jaguars $42,643,903
Detroit Lions $27,986,977
Philadelphia Eagles $23,061,432
Oakland Raiders $22,038,667
Arizona Cardinals $21,537,998
San Diego Chargers $18,417,967
Cleveland Browns $17,990,792
Carolina Panthers $17,919,989
Miami Dolphins $17,755,165
Tennessee Titans $17,706,756
Tampa Bay Buccaneers $17,544,403
Buffalo Bills $17,374,314