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 2015, the Southeastern Conference has the most players currently in the NFL. The conference is comprised of Alabama, Auburn, Arkansas, LSU, Ole Miss, Mississippi State Texas A&M, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee and Vanderbilt.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 >
According to calculations by the NFL Players Association, the chances that any high school football player makes it to the NFL are about 0.2 percent. This percentage is based on the statistic that only about 215 out of 100,000 high school seniors who play football every year make it to the NFL. Only about 9,000 people of the original 100,000 make it to play at the college level.Full Answer >
As of 2014, there are white running backs in the NFL. They include Rex Burkhead of the Cincinnati Bengals, James Develin of the New England Patriots, Toby Gerhart of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Peyton Hillis of the New York Giants, Collin Mooney of the Tennessee Titans, Chase Reynolds of the St. Louis Rams and Danny Woodhead of the San Diego Chargers.Full Answer >