Carson Palmer, Tony Romo, Philip Rivers Now Among Eight Quarterbacks With Higher 2013 Cap Hit Salaries Than Tom Brady


Tom Brady‘s hometown discount will be remembered in New England for years to come. While it’s clear what this restructured extension means for the Patriots, it also means a whole lot more for other quarterbacks in the NFL — namely embarrassment, according to folks in Patriots country.

Just how does Brady stack up with the league’s highest-paid QBs? Check out the list below, from

1. Matthew Stafford, $20,820,000
2. Eli Manning, $20,350,000
3. Peyton Manning, $20,000,000
4. Ben Roethlisberger, $19,595,000
5. Drew Brees, $17,400,000
6. Philip Rivers, $17,110,000
7. Tony Romo, $16,818,835
8. Carson Palmer, $15,335,000
9. Tom Brady, $13,800,000
10. Kevin Kolb, $13,500,000

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