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.
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."
Ryan Pontbriand of the Cleveland Browns is currently the highest-paid long snapper in the NFL. He receives a salary of $4,755,000.
As of the 2009 NFL Season, the highest paid player was Eli Manning of the New York Giants.He has a 6 year $97.5 million contract.
For the 2009 season, Kelvin Hayden, Cornerback for the Indianapolis Colts, earned $17,480,000.