It’s a well known fact that athletes are some of the most handsomely paid people in the world, but this is especially true for NFL players. These days, if you are able to become an NFL star, it pretty much guarantees a multi-million dollar contract along with the title. Here are some of the richest football players in the NFL.
Terry Bradshaw – $15 Million
Legendary football player Terry Bradshaw played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and won 4 Super Bowls with them. Bradshaw was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989 after retiring in 1984. He then went on to work as an analyst on CBS. He also tried out acting, appearing on shows like Malcolm in the Middle, Brotherly Love, Everybody Loves Raymond, and Modern Family.
Fran Tarkenton – $60 Million
Fran Tarkenton played in the NFL for 18 seasons, mainly with the Minnesota Vikings. He played for a few seasons for the New York Giants before going back to the Vikings and finally retiring in 1978. He later worked as a commentator on Monday Night Football and was a co-host on That’s Incredible!