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20. MATT SCHAUB $22.5 million

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The Texans quarterback earned more than $18 million in bonuses on top of his $4.4 million salary when he signed a four-year contract extension last year. With the extension, he can earn up to $62 million (almost $30 million guaranteed). Last season, he started 16 games and finished with a 90.7 passer rating, ninth best in the league.