Career earnings for every first overall pick since 2000 NFL draft

Beaucoup bucks

Play your way into being the first pick in the NFL draft and you can be set for life. The contracts start big and grow from there. How big? Here’s a look at the career earnings for every top overall pick since 2000.

2000: Courtney Brown, Cleveland Browns

Career earnings: $28,938,000

2001: Michael Vick, Atlanta Falcons

Career earnings: $115,952,908

2002, David Carr, Houston Texans

Career earnings: $40,000,000

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2003: Carson Palmer, Cincinnati Bengals

Career earnings: $174,148,722

2004: Eli Manning, San Diego Chargers to New York Giants

Career earnings: $252,280,004

2005: Alex Smith, San Francisco 49ers

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(Photo by Getty Images)

Career earnings: $189,725,000

2006: Mario Williams, Houston Texans

Career earnings: $39,365,000

2007: JaMarcus Russell, Oakland Raiders

Career earnings: $39,365,000

2008: Jake Long, Miami Dolphins

Career earnings: $71,120,003

2009: Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions

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(Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports)

Career earnings: $300,806,037

2010: Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams

Career earnings: $130,022,863

2011: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

Career earnings: $133,545,071


2012: Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts

Career earnings: $109,107,998

2013: Eric Fisher, Kansas City Chiefs

Career earnings: 82,373,458

2014: Jadeveon Clowney, Houston Texans

Career earnings: $80,552,740

2015: Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Career earnings: $67,980,894

2016: Jared Goff, Los Angeles Rams

Career earnings: $135,041,068

2017: Myles Garrett, Cleveland Browns

Career earnings: $87,274,426

2018: Baker Mayfield, Cleveland Browns

Career earnings: $52,406,674

2019: Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals

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(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Career earnings: $60,246,386

2020: Joe Burrow, Cincinnati Bengals

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(Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports)

Career earnings: $30,627,385

2021: Trevor Lawrence, Jacksonville Jaguars

Career Earnings: $27,111,331

2022: Travon Walker, Jacksonville Jaguars

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(Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Career Earnings: $25,065,088

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