Well Stafford is now the highest paid NFL player in history. 5 years $135 million $50 million signing bonus $92 million guaranteed works out to about $27 million/year. Not bad for a guy with no playoff wins. Top 5 paid QBs are Stafford, Carr, Luck, Brees and Cousins. They have a combined 10 playoff wins and Brees owns 6 of them. Tom Brady has 25 playoff wins and makes $14 million/year.