His average salary of $33.5 million is once again tops in the sport, and his total salary and bonuses in 2018 are a one-year record of $66.9 million. PROMOTED Aaron Rodgers. Matt Ryan. 2018 Getty Images. Jimmy Garoppolo. 2017 Getty Images. Khalil Mack. 2018 Getty Images. Aaron Donald. Alex Smith. Drew Brees. Tom Brady.