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According to Forbes‘ list of the highest-paid NFL players for 2021, Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is in the top spot with $87 million in earnings (so far). Tampa Bay‘s Tom Brady, meanwhile, came in second on the list with $72.5 million.  Rounding out the top five:  Patrick Mahomes of the Chiefs ($44.8 million), the Packers Aaron Rodgers ($33.4 million), and, the only one that isn’t a quarterback(!), 49er’s offensive tackle Trent Williams ($33.3 million). Check out the breakdown of on and off (endorsements) field earnings here.

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