Following a new five-year contract extension worth $255 million, Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback Jalen Hurts is now the highest paid NFL player, check out the top-five list of the highest-paid NFL players and their salary in 2023
Aside from being the current highest paid NFL player, Jalen Hurts is also the highest paid player in NFL history.
List of top 5 highest paid NFL players in 2023 and salary of highest paid player
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The #Eagles and Jalen Hurts agreed to terms on a 5-year, $255M contract extension that makes him the highest-paid player in NFL history, sources tell me and @TomPelissero.@AgentNicoleLynn did the deal, which includes $179.304M in guarantees and a no-trade clause. pic.twitter.com/UNzVumGgoA
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 17, 2023
January 8, 2018 Jalen Hurts BENCHED with the whole country watching / transfers and loses job
April 17, 2023 Jalen Hurts
HIGHEST PAID PLAYER IN NFL HISTORY
Keep going …….📈
— Ben Stinar (@BenStinar) April 18, 2023
Jalen Hurts’ new contract with the Eagles is justified following a brilliant season where he showcased his amazing potential on the field.
Jalen Hurts 2022-23 season stats
Despite losing out to the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2023 Super Bowl, Jalen played a major role in leading his side to the finals of the NFL 2022-23 campaign. The 24-year-old registered the following stats throughout the season:
|Passing Yards||3701||10th in the league|
|Passing Touchdown||22||14th in the league|
|Rushing Yards||760||35th in the league|
|Rushing Touchdowns||13||2nd in the league|
Jalen Hurts signs new five-year contract extension with the Eagles
Following the end of a successful season, The Eagles and Hurts agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $255 million. The contract also includes a $180 million guaranteed amount for Jalen throughout his five-year tenure. Aside from that, it also includes a huge $110 million guaranteed signing bonus, and another $126.5 million fully guaranteed in March 2024.
For the Eagles, it also marks their first no-trade clause contract as a franchise. With Hurts set to earn around $51 million per year, the contract is also a record in NFL history. Green Bay Packers Aaron Rodgers comes behind at a close second with an annual salary of $50 million. Check out the full list below.
Top-five list of highest paid NFL Players after Jalen Hurts
Given below is the top-five list of the highest paid NFL players after Jalen Hurts:
|Player Name||Field Position||Team||Annual Salary|
|Aaron Rodgers||Quarterback||Green Bay Packers||$50.272 million|
|Russel Wilson||Quarterback||Denver Broncos||$49 million|
|Kyler Murray||Quarterback||Arizona Cardinals||$46.1 million|
|Deshaun Watson||Quarterback||Cleveland Browns||$46 million|
|Patrick Mahomes||Quarterback||Kansas City Chiefs||$45 million|