As of January 2015, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers makes the most money in the NFL each season. According to the NFL, Rodgers' annual yearly average salary is $22 million.Know More
Rodgers signed the contract to make him the highest paid player in NFL history in April 2013. The five-year, $110 million deal sees him contracted to 2018.
There are some other NFL stars who earn in excess of $20 million. Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan earns $20.75 million on average every year. Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco earns $20.1 million per year, while Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints earns an average of $20 million every year, according to the NFL.Learn more about American Football
As of 2014, the Seattle Seahawks top the NFL in merchandise sales, according to figures released by NFL.com. The jersey of Seahawks' quarterback Russell Wilson tops the list for the most individual player jerseys sold.Full Answer >
The NFL first instated a salary cap of $34.6 million for each franchise in 1994. Since then, the NFL's salary cap has increased considerably. The salary cap for the year 2014 was $133 million.Full Answer >
As of 2014, Matthew Stafford is considered the player with the strongest arm in the NFL. However, Dan Marino's all-time leading touchdown passes and yardage records make a statistical case that he had the strongest arm in NFL history.Full Answer >
The NFL and NCAA use different size footballs in order to make the game an appropriate level of difficulty for players. NFL footballs are the largest on the market.Full Answer >