Cost of quarterbacks

Sixteen of the 20 highest-paid players in the NFL are quarterbacks. Here's a look at how Kirk Cousins' current 2019 salary compares to the top eight:

Russell Wilson, Seattle$35M

Ben Roethlisberger, Pitt.$34M

Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay$33.5M

Jared Goff, L.A. Rams$33.5

Carson Wentz, Philadelphia$32M

Matt Ryan, Atlanta$30M

Kirk Cousins, Vikings$28M

Jimmy Garoppolo, San Fran.$27.5M