The NFL’s Highest Paid Players of 2016

11. Philip Rivers, QB, Chargers — $22.45 million

Philip Rivers salary
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Philip Rivers has played like a top-five quarterback for much of the 2016 season (even if his Chargers haven’t racked up the wins to show for it), and he’s going to be paid like one this year as well. Rivers will earn $22 million in 2016, in the first year of his four-year contract extension that he signed with the Chargers. In addition to that, Rivers earns $500,000 per year thanks to his endorsement of Advocare, a marketing company that sells health and nutritional supplements. Rivers and his wife Tiffany could easily pick up a sponsor for some type of baby product — considering they have 8 kids. No that is not a typo, they have EIGHT children…

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