QBs Ryan, Stafford among highest paid athletes in 2018

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and former Bulldog Matthew Stafford are among the top 10 highest paid athletes in 2018, according to Forbes. 


Ryan and Stafford are the only two athletes from the National Football League on the top 10. 

According to Forbes, Ryan is the ninth highest-paid athlete, making $67.3 million in 2018. Stafford is the tenth highest-paid athlete, making $59.5 million. 

Here’s the top 10 highest-paid athletes in 2018:

1. Floyd Mayweather Jr., $285 million 

2. Lionel Messi, $111 million

3. Cristiano Ronaldo, $108 million

4. Conor McGregor, $99 million 

5. Neymar, $90 million

6. LeBron James, $85.5 million

7. Roger Federer, $77.2 million  

8. Stephen Curry, $76. 9 million

9. Matt Ryan, $67.3 million

10. Matthew Stafford, $59.5 million

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