8) Philip Rivers ($15.75 million)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was drafted in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft with the fourth overall pick by the New York Giants, who traded him to the Chargers for their first overall pick, Eli Manning. Rivers will become a free agent next year. He is looking forward to rank higher when he becomes a free agent. He signed a six-year, $91 million contract in 2009.
7) Tony Romo ($17 million)
Tony signed a six-year deal with Dallas Cowboys in 2013. The deal was worth $108 million, and included a $55 million in guaranteed money. He is the highest paid player in the history of the organization.