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How Joe Flacco's Record Deal Measures Up

Posted Mar 4, 2013

Take a look at some of the other big contracts across the NFL and the pro sports landscape.


Joe Flacco is now the highest-paid player in the NFL.

The reigning Super Bowl MVP will reportedly get $120.6 million over the next six years, with $52 million of that fully guaranteed and a $29 million signing bonus.

It’s the biggest contract in terms of average annual salary in league history, as Flacco will make about $100,000 more per season than Drew Brees, the NFL’s previous highest-paid player.

So how exactly does Flacco’s deal stack up to some of the other big earners around the league? Here’s a look at some of the other big paydays in the NFL:

Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
Five years, $100 million, $60 million guaranteed, $37 million signing bonus

Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos
Five years, $96 million, $58 million guaranteed

Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Seven years, $132 million, $60 million guaranteed

Tom Brady, New England Patriots
Total annual compensation is $18 million after recent extension

Eli Manning, New York Giants
Seven years, $106.9 million, $35 million guaranteed

There will likely be a few names to add to this list next season with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan both due for extensions. They could end up surpassing Flacco’s annual salary.

Flacco doesn’t come close to matching some of the big deals handed out in other sports, however.

Unlike the NFL, Major League Baseball and the NBA have guaranteed contracts, where players get every dime of the contract as soon as they sign on the dotted line.

As a point of comparison, here are some of the biggest deals awarded in other sports.

Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees
10 years, $275 million

Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels
10 years, $240 million

Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds
10 years, $225 million

Prince Fielder, Detroit Tigers
9 years, $214 million

Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
7 years, $136 million

Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
13 years, $124 million

LeBron James, Miami Heat
6 years, $109 million

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