Fletcher Cox who is playing for the team of (Philadelphia Eagles) become the member of Forbes richest athlete list. His earnings from the endorsement and annual base salary made him the top paid defensive (NFL) player in year 2017.
Fletcher Cox Net Worth: $55 Million
Annual Salary & Endorsement Earnings : $33.4 million (2017)
Fletcher Cox signed six year new deal with the Philadelphia Eagles which is worth ($107 million). His annual base salary ($33.3 million) while playing for the Eagles. If we talk about the most expensive defensive players in NFL currently he will be on top with such big money contract. Cox played at the position of (defensive tackle).
He won his first (Superbowl XLI) in year 2018, after his team defeated (Patriots) in the final with score of 41 and 33. Cox selected in the (Pro Bowl) all team squad three time in his career. His endorsement earnings are not much as compared to the other field players. He maximum earn ($75k) from the endorsements. But signing the new contract make him the best paid player of NFL in next three years.