Players who are big in the kitchen and have the ability to clean are expected to be the biggest earners for the NFL, according to a new study from the consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.
The report ranked the top 10 NFL players at $2.5 million per year, according an analysis of salary data.
Among the top players on the list were former Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker, former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb and former Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chris Givens.
The study also ranked the players’ paychecks for their seasons.
Players on the top 5% of the league were paid $2 million per season, while players on top 10% of salaries earned $3.2 million.
The average player earned $1.5.6 million in 2016, according the study.
The NFL has the highest median salary among professional sports leagues.
Among top-earning players in 2016: The New York Giants $1,819,936.
The Seattle Seahawks $1 to $2,979,092.
The Chicago Bears $1 million to $1m, $2 to $3 million and $4 to $6 million.
Among all players, only two players — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith — earned more than $2 billion.
The next highest-paid player in 2016 was the Pittsburgh Steelers’ DeAngelo Williams, at $1 billion.