The Quarterback position is traditionally the highest paid player on the team. After the QB.... DB, Wide Outs, Linemen.
the 2nd most paid player in the nfl is the offensive left takle
Franchise quarterbacks are often the highest-paid player on a team's roster, but since all NFL player contracts are individually negotiated, no one position is always the "highest paid."Actually the left tackle normally gets paid the same amount as a QB if not higher."The left tackle protects the QB's blind side" "Very important."
Jevon Kearse had the highest paid NFL salary in 2004
LaDainian Tomlinson is the highest paid running back in the NFL as of the 2004 season. He is paid $5.5 million, and is expected to be paid $6.5 in 2005.
Here is a list for the top 15 highest paid NFL players for the 2010 season, with Peyton Manning on top. http://www.helium.com/items/1928642-highest-paid-nfl-players-of-2010