14. Demaryius Thomas, WR, Broncos — $21.2 million
In terms of pure cash earnings in 2016, Demaryius Thomas of the Denver Broncos will earn the highest amount of any wide receiver in the NFL. In the second year of his five-year, $70 million deal, Thomas will earn $20 million from the Broncos, and another $1.2 million through his endorsement deal with Under Armour. Thomas again leads his Broncos in receptions and receiving yards, and is on pace for this fifth straight season with more than 1,000 yards receiving.