1. Matthew Stafford, Lions: $51,000,000
Stafford agreed to a new five-year, $135 million contract this offseason, the biggest contract in NFL history. Stafford’s new mega-deal comes with a $50 million signing bonus and guarantees him $92 million. Over the course of his eight NFL seasons, Stafford has already earned $110.78 million. By the time his current contract expires and he enters free agency in 2023, he will have been paid $262.28 million.