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NFL's highest paid cornerbacks: Jalen Ramsey, Marlon Humphrey, Tre'Davious White lead list

Jeremy Cluff
Arizona Republic

17 cornerbacks now make at least $10 million in average annual salary per year, per overthecap.com, a site that tracks NFL player contracts (through Sept. 10, 2021).

The highest paid cornerback in the NFL is now the Los Angeles Rams' Jalen Ramsey, who makes $20 million in average annual salary.

The Baltimore Ravens' Marlon Humphrey is second, at $19.5 million.

The Buffalo Bills' Tre'Davious White is third with an average annual salary of $17.3 million.

The Philadelphia Eagles' Darius Slay is fourth. He makes $16.7 million per season.

Miami Dolphins cornerback Byron Jones is fifth at $16.5 million.

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NFL's highest paid cornerbacks (average salary per year):

  • 1. Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey: $21 million
  • 2. Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey: $19.5 million
  • 3. Bills cornerback Tre'Davious White: $17.3 million
  • 4. Eagles cornerback Darius Slay: $16.7 million
  • 5. Dolphins cornerback Byron Jones: $16.5 million
  • 6. Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard: $15.1 million
  • 7. Giants cornerback James Bradberry: $14.5 million
  • 8. Ravens cornerback Marcus Peters: $14 million
  • 8. Bengals cornerback Trae Waynes: $14 million
  • 10. Washington cornerback William Jackson III: $13.5 million

- Source: overthecap.com

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The Los Angeles Rams' Jalen Ramsey is the highest paid cornerback in the NFL.

To see the 17 NFL cornerbacks who make at least $10 million a year in average salary, ranked from highest average salary to lowest, click here.