10. DREW BREES, NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – $23 MILLION:
We’re getting up to the best of the best now, and there may be no better player to begin the list of top 10 highest-paid players than Brees. The record-setting Saint only appears to be getting better with age, and his 2018 season proved that without a doubt.
He’s loaded on offense with receiver Michael Thomas and running back Alvin Kamara. New Orleans will be considered one of the favorites to make it to the Super bowl out of the NFC. So until he truly slows down, the record-setting Brees will earn every bit of his $23 million after signing a two-year, $50 million contract extension last year.
But somehow, this rookie quarterback will out-earn Brees…