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Jill Lieber
September 22, 1986
Who are the highest-paid players at each position in the NFL this season? This chart, which is derived from Players Association information, reflects 1986 figures—base salary, bonuses for reporting and making the roster, as well as signing bonuses, which have been prorated over the length of the contract.
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September 22, 1986

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Who are the highest-paid players at each position in the NFL this season? This chart, which is derived from Players Association information, reflects 1986 figures—base salary, bonuses for reporting and making the roster, as well as signing bonuses, which have been prorated over the length of the contract.

OFFENSE

QB—Jim Kelly, Bills, $1.4 million

RB—Marcus Allen, Raiders, $875,000

WR—Steve Largent, Seahawks, $800,000

TE—Todd Christensen, Raiders, $783,300

G—Dean Steinkuhler, Oilers, $699,250

T—Bill Fralic, Falcons, $508,750

C—Joe Fields, Jets, $460,000

DEFENSE

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