4) Jay Cutler ($20.5 million)
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was given a lucrative seven-year contract worth $126 million after the 2014 season, out of which $54 million was guaranteed. The deal came just after Cutler put up a 5-6 record in an injury-shortened 2013 campaign.
3) Matt Ryan ($23.5 million)
Matt Ryan signed a five-year $103.75 million extension contract in 2013 off season with Atlanta Falcons. After signing the deal, he became NFL’s second-highest paid player.