Special Report

Every Position in Football's Highest Paid Player

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1. Quarterback
> Highest paid quarterback: Matthew Stafford, Los Angeles Rams
> 2022 earnings: $61,500,000
> Avg. quarterback salary: $5,490,981

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2. Running Back
> Highest paid running back: Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys
> 2022 earnings: $12,400,000
> Avg. running back salary: $1,702,393

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3. Fullback
> Highest paid fullback: Patrick Ricard, Baltimore Ravens
> 2022 earnings: $4,500,000
> Avg. fullback salary: $1,736,402

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4. Wide Receiver
> Highest paid wide receiver: D.K. Metcalf, Seattle Seahawks
> 2022 earnings: $31,000,000
> Avg. wide receiver salary: $2,073,071

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5. Tight End
> Highest paid tight end: Mark Andrews, Baltimore Ravens
> 2022 earnings: $19,000,000
> Avg. tight end salary: $1,843,106

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