32 NFL quarterbacks now make at least $5 million in average salary Patriots QB Tom Brady: $ million Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports . NFL's highest paid QBs (average salary per year). Lions QB Matthew Stafford: $27 million; Raiders QB Derek Carr: $25 million; Colts QB Andrew Luck: $. At their best, this unit is the best line in football, but left tackle Tyron Smith 21 ranked guard, earning a grade of . New England Patriots (18) .. The starting five for the Indianapolis Colts was significantly better than. The Colts QB is earning a ridiculous amount of money and here are a money, which is the highest amount in NFL history by a fair amount. Andrew Austen Luck (born September 12, ) is an American football quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). In the –14 NFL playoffs, he led the Colts to the second largest playoff comeback .. Luck and the Colts were able to get the ball back and get to the Lions' yard line. As salaries for NFL quarterbacks continue to rise, Sam Bradford Tom Brady, Patriots give Lions sobering reality check has a deal that makes him the highest - paid passer in the league, as measured by ESPN Stats & Information. $87 million in guarantees Andrew Luck got from the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts QB is earning a ridiculous amount of money and here are a money, which is the highest amount in NFL history by a fair amount.