Special Report

Every Position in Football's Highest Paid Player

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16. Cornerback
> Highest paid cornerback: Jaire Alexander, Green Bay Packers
> 2022 earnings: $31,076,000
> Avg. cornerback salary: $2,063,448

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17. Free Safety
> Highest paid free safety: Minkah Fitzpatrick, Pittsburgh Steelers
> 2022 earnings: $22,124,235
> Avg. free safety salary: $3,446,802

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18. Strong Safety
> Highest paid strong safety: Derwin James, Los Angeles Chargers
> 2022 earnings: $24,584,000
> Avg. strong safety salary: $2,866,594

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19. Kicker
> Highest paid kicker: Chris Boswell, Pittsburgh Steelers
> 2022 earnings: $9,861,180
> Avg. kicker salary: $2,408,342

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20. Punter
> Highest paid punter: Jake Bailey, New England Patriots
> 2022 earnings: $4,500,000
> Avg. punter salary: $1,424,659

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