Straight Cash Homie

Updated: January 24, 2014

NORTH CAROLINA-(BASN)-Most football fans will agree that the most important player on any football team is the quarterback. But, in order for him to be successful, he needs to have someone to throw the ball to. As a result, today on, we would like to highlight some of the highest paid wide receivers in the league.

1.The San Francisco 49ers will be paying wide receivers Anquan Boldin ($6,001, 400) and Michael Crabtree ($5,770, 439) a total of $11, 771, 839.

2. The Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald will earn $10,250,000 this season.untitled

3. Newly acquired Denver Broncos Wes Walker will only make $4,155,600 this year.

4. Atlanta Falcons Roddy White will take home $9,605,425 catching passes from QB Matt Ryan this year.

5. The Houston Texans Andre Johnson is the highest paid wide receiver in the league with a$14,859,043 paycheck.

6. The Indianapolis Colts veteran wide receiver will bring home $8,167,191 this season.

imagesCAX06EB97. Tampa Bay Bucs Mike Williams will earn $8,338, 939.

8. Brandon Marshall, of the Chicago Bears will collect $9,300,00 this year.

9. Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson aka MegaThron, will count $8,779,600 at the end of the season.

10. Despite all the protesting and pouting, the Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson finally got his paper, which amounts to $9 million.

 Eric D.Graham, a graduate of Winston-Salem State University, where he received a B.A. in Mass Communication with a concentration in Radio and Television and a minor in History, with an emphasis in African-American Studies,  is currently the Managing Editor  of  Black Athlete Sports Network, where his articles  appear daily along with his controversial  cartoon character Bobbee Bee “The Hater.” Graham can be reached at

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