NFL's highest paid cornerbacks: Ranking CBs by salary for 2022 NFL season

Jeremy Cluff
Arizona Republic
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22 cornerbacks now make at least $10 million in average annual salary per year, per overthecap.com, a site that tracks NFL player contracts (through July 25, 2022).

The highest paid cornerback in the NFL is now the Green Bay Packers' Jaire Alexander, who makes $21 million in average annual salary.

The Cleveland Browns' Denzel Ward is second, at $20.1 million per season.

The Los Angeles Rams' Jalen Ramsey, who makes $20 million in average annual salary, is third.

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

The New Orleans Saints' Marshon Lattimore is fifth with an average annual salary of $19.4 million.

NFL's highest paid players in 2022:

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

  • 1. Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander: $21 million
  • 2. Browns cornerback Denzel Ward: $20.1 million
  • 3. Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey: $20 million
  • 4. Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey: $19.5 million
  • 5. Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore: $19.4 million
  • 6. Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard: $18 million
  • 7. Bills cornerback Tre'Davious White: $17.3 million
  • 8. Eagles cornerback Darius Slay: $16.7 million
  • 9. Chargers cornerback J.C. Jackson: $16.5 million
  • 9. Dolphins cornerback Byron Jones: $16.5 million

- Source: overthecap.com

What changed?:NFL's highest paid cornerbacks in 2021

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

To see the 22 NFL cornerbacks who make at least $10 million a year in average salary, ranked from highest average salary to lowest, click here.

NFL's highest paid players in 2021

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