Ranking the NFL’s 5 highest paid players in 2021

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Who are the NFL’s 5 highest paid players in 2021, let’s have a look.

In this article we rank the players according to their average annual salary. As usual the quarter back position dominates the list. Here’s a look at the NFL‘s 5 highest paid players for 2021.

1 Patrick Mahomes (Cheifs)

He has the highest valued contract in the NFL. The deal has been set in stone for 10 years and is worth an astounding $450 million. With an average annual salary of $45 million.

2 Josh Allen (Bills)

Allen has an annual salary of about $43 million. He signed a record breaking deal in August of 2021 with the Bills. The deal guarantees him $150 million

3 Dak Prescott (Cowboys)

Prescott has annual salary of $40 million. He is currently 28 years old and he just managed to play only 5 games in the last season. Prescott ended his season early because of an ankle injury that put him in the sidelines.

4 Deshaun Watson (Texans)

Watson averages a salary of almost $39 million. Being one of the hottest prospect he has put his career into jeopardy because of the civil and criminal cases against him. He will most likely never see the pitch again if found guilty.

5 Russell Wilson (Seahawks)

Russell has an average salary of about $35 million. Seahawks have had the pleasure to have him since 2012 and he has been one of the best performers for the team. He has averaged 3,772 passing yards per season in his nine years in the team.

The list was all full of quarter backs. Each and everyone of the player listed above is a quarter back. No wonder why quarte backs are considered to be the most important players of the team, the backbone for the team if you will.

Who do you think should’ve made the list and also who do you think is over paid from the above list. Let us know in the comments below.

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Ranking the NFL’s 5 highest paid players in 2021

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