- AffiliationDetroit Lions (NFL)
- Last Year's Rank-
- Total Earnings$33,000,000
You may think, despite having been third in the league for passing yards, that Stafford got paid too much– but his $27.5 million signing bonus last season puts the Lions’ star quarterback on this list for the first time. And while he’s not so visible nationally, endorsers like Pepsi, Nike, Van Heusen, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield use Stafford in campaigns in Detroit.