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9 NFL’s Largest Contracts Signed In Its History

The NFL quarterback market is growing at an incredible speed. The history of the NFL has seen several incredibly big contracts, but you may be surprised to discover that three out of the ten largest contracts with quarterbacks were signed in 2024. Surely, everyone remembers a deal with Patrick Mahomes, whose total value exceeded $450 million in 2020. However, this year can boast several more incredibly high contracts, and here you can discover the top 9 of them.

Why should you know what quarterbacks have contributed to the success of their teams? One of the reasons for that is the success of bettors who wager on American football events. Everyone who joins a GGBet app to bet on the best team or match outcome is more likely to succeed if they see the names of the world’s best quarterbacks on the players’ list. Therefore, let’s discover what names to remember before you try your luck online.

Trevor Lawrence


Trevor Lawrence is a quarterback playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars. In 2021, he signed a five-year deal worth around $275 million with $142 million guaranteed. Having become one of the most famous football players, he was also selected for his first Pro Bowl in 2022.

Joe Burrow

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow received the Heisman Trophy and became a winner of the College Football Playoff National Championship before he was recognized to be first in the 2020 NFL draft. In 2023, he signed a five-year contract extension worth $275 million. This deal made him the highest-paid player at the time, with a $55 million salary. 

Jared Goff

Playing for the Detroit Lions of the NFL at the moment, Jared Goff’s career skyrocketed when he was selected first overall by the Los Angeles Rams in the 2016 NFL draft. In 2023, he helped the Lions to get the first division title in 20 years, and his team reached the 2024 NFC Championship Game. A month ago, he signed a 4-year deal with the Lions, which was estimated at $212 million.

Justin Herbert

Justin Herbert is a Los Angeles Chargers player who received his first important title in college—he was named MVP of the 2020 Rose Bowl. Having become a starting quarterback of the Chargers, he achieved several statistical records, including the highest number of touchdown passes and the most 300-yard games. His annual salary is estimated at $52.5 million, and his 5-year extension contract was worth $265 million in 2023.

Lamar Jackson

Representative of the Baltimore Ravens, Lama Jackson, started his career with the Heisman Trophy back in 2016 and became the youngest NFL quarterback to participate in a playoff game at the age of 21. Lamar has a unique dual-threat style and even set a single-season record in quarterback rushing yards. 2023 was a sign-year year for Jackson, who signed a deal worth $260 million.

Jalen Hurts

Jalen Hurts is a quarterback playing for the Philadelphia Eagles. His success began in college, where he led his team to the Championship, but the most significant year of his career was 2022. Jalen helped the Eagles to reach the top seed of the conference and get Super Bowl LVII. This allowed Jalen to earn Pro Bowl and second-team All-Pro honors. He signed a five-year contract with a total value of $255 and an annual salary of $51 million.

Kyler Murray


Kyler Murray is the Arizona Cardinal quarterback who can also boast the Heisman Trophy earned as a junior. He was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and is the first player to be drafted in the first round of both American Football and baseball sports. He is one of 3 players with 15,000 pass yards. The total value of his 5-year contract reached an overwhelming $230.5 million in 2022.

Deshaun Watson

Deshaun Watson is an NFL player performing for the Cleveland Browns. He was selected by the Houston Texans for the first round in the 2017 NFL draft and guided them to consecutive division titles for two years. In 2022, he was transferred to the Browns and inked a deal worth $230 million.

Patrick Mahomes

Patrick Mahomes is one of the most famous American football players in the game’s history. He played for the Kansas City Chiefs and led them to six consecutive AFC Championship Games and four Super Bowl appearances. In 2010, he signed a 10-year contract extension estimated at $477 million with $26 million more in potential bonuses, the fourth largest known contract in sports history.

There are many well-known players in the history of American football, but not many of them have led their teams to significant winnings. Now you know the names of the leading quarterbacks of American football, and seeing them during the tournaments means that their teams have more chances to become winners and bring cash rewards to bettors to wager on them.

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