Colin Kaepernick's is 12th-richest QB deal

June, 5, 2014
Jun 5
With details of the Colin Kaepernick extension with the San Francisco 49ers through 2020 emerging, Kaepernick’s deal is now considered the 12th richest current quarterback contract according to ESPN Stats & Information.

It is using the average value of the first thee years of the deal, which is the preferred measure used among the league to gauge optimum worth of a deal. Below is the list of the top 12 average quarterback contracts. While he is 12th, there is no denying Kaepernick is going to be paid well.

Matt Ryan $22.9M
Aaron Rodgers $22.7M
Joe Flacco $20.7M
Drew Brees $20.3M
Peyton Manning $19.3M
Tony Romo $18.0M
Jay Cutler $18.0M
Matthew Stafford $17.7M
Ben Roethlisberger $17.6M
Eli Manning $17.0M
Philip Rivers $16.8M
Colin Kaepernick $14.7M

Bill Williamson | email

ESPN Oakland Raiders reporter



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