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Colts extend Luck's contract through 2021 with $140M deal
Wednesday March 9th, 2016

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Two of the biggest NFL moves this off-season were the enormous contracts signed by quarterbacks from the 2012 draft class.

Back in March, Brock Osweiler signed a four year deal with the Texans worth up to $72 million. Andrew Luck saw a bigger payday on Wednesday, signing a record-breaking contract extension with the Colts that makes him the highest-paid player in NFL history. 

How do Luck and Osweiler’s salary compare to other quarterbacks in the league? Here’s a look at how the contracts stack up with last season’s opening-day starters.

Andrew Luck - Indianapolis Colts

New contract: six years, $140 million. Total guaranteed: $47 million

Average per-year salary: $23.333 million

Joe Flacco - Baltimore Ravens

Current contract: three years, $66.4 million. Total guaranteed: $44 million

Average per-year salary: $22.1 million

Aaron Rodgers - Green Bay Packers

Current contract: five years, $110 million. Total guaranteed: $54 million

Average per-year salary: $22 million

Russell Wilson - Seattle Seahawks

Current contract: four years, $87.6 million. Total guaranteed: $31.7 million

Average per-year salary: $21.9 million

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Ben Roethlisberger - Pittsburgh Steelers

Current contract: four years, $87.4 million. Total guaranteed: $34.25 million

Average per-year salary: $21.85 million

Eli Manning - New York Giants

Current contract: four years, $84 million. Total guaranteed: $36.5 million

Average per-year salary: $21 million

Philip Rivers - San Diego Chargers

Current contract: four years, $83.25 million. Total guaranteed: $37.5 million

Average per-year salary: $20.812 million

Cam Newton - Carolina Panthers

Current contract: five years, $103.8 million. Total guaranteed: $41 million

Average per-year salary: $20.76 million

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Matt Ryan - Atlanta Falcons

Current contract: five years, $103.75 million. Total guaranteed: $42 million

Average per-year salary: $20.75 million

Drew Brees - New Orleans Saints

Current contract: five years, $100 million. Total guaranteed: $40 million

Average per-year salary: $20 million

Kirk Cousins - Washington Redskins

Current contract: one year, $19.953 million. Total guaranteed: $19.953 million

Average per-year salary: $19.953 million

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Ryan Tannehill - Miami Dolphins

Current contract: four years, $77 million. Total guaranteed: $21.5 million

Average per-year salary: 19.25 million

Colin Kaepernick - San Francisco 49ers

Current contract: six years, $114 million. Total guaranteed: $12.973 million

Average per-year salary: $19 million

Jay Cutler - Chicago Bears

Current contract: seven years, $126.7 million. Total guaranteed: $38 million

Average per-year salary: $18.1 million

Tony Romo - Dallas Cowboys

Current contract: six years, $108 million. Total guaranteed: $40 million

Average per-year salary: $18 million

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Brock Osweiler - Houston Texans

Current contract: four years, $72 million. Total guaranteed: $37 million

Average per-year salary: $18 million

Matt Stafford - Detroit Lions 

Current contract: three years, $53 million. Total guaranteed: $33.5 million

Average per-year salary: $17.66 million

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Sam Bradford - Philadelphia Eagles

Current contract: two years, $35 million. Total guaranteed: $22 million

Average per-year salary: $17.5 million

Alex Smith - Kansas City Chiefs

Current contract: four years, $68 million. Total guaranteed: $19 million

Average per-year salary: $17 million

Carson Palmer - Arizona Cardinals

Current contract: three years, $49.5 million. Total guaranteed: $14.235 million

Average per-year salary: $16.5 million

Andy Dalton - Cincinnati Bengals

Current contract: six years, $96 million. Total guaranteed: $17 million

Average per-year salary: $16 million

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Nick Foles - Los Angeles Rams

Current contract: two years, $24.5 million. Total guaranteed: $12 million

Average per-year salary: $12.25 million

Tom Brady - New England Patriots

Current contract: three years, $27 million. Total guaranteed: $8 million

Average per-year salary: $9 million

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Jameis Winston - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Current contract: four years, $25.35 million. Total guaranteed: $25.351 million

Average per-year salary: $6.337 million

Marcus Mariota - Tennessee Titans

Current contract: four years, $24.213 million. Total guaranteed: $24.213 million

Average per-year salary: $6.053 million

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Blake Bortles - Jacksonville Jaguars

Current contract: four years, $20.654 million. Total guaranteed: $20.654 million

Average per-year salary: $5.163 million

Josh McCown - Cleveland Browns​

Current contract: three years, $14 million. Total guaranteed: $6.25 million

Average per-year salary: $4.66 million

Derek Carr - Oakland Raiders

Current contract: four years, $5.371 million. Total guaranteed: $3.31 million

Average per-year salary: $1.342 million

Tyrod Taylor - Buffalo Bills

Current contract: three years, $3.35 million. Total guaranteed: $1.15 million

Average per-year salary: $1.11 million

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