The 100 Highest Earning Active NFL Players Of 2023

# 84: Za’Darius Smith $77,967,546

Za'Darius Smith

Za’Darius Smith is a linebacker who has played for several teams throughout his NFL career. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2015 and spent four seasons with the team before signing with the Green Bay Packers in 2019. He played for the Packers for three seasons before being traded to the Cleveland Browns in 2022.

Smith is known for his pass-rushing ability, with 35.5 sacks and 9 forced fumbles in his career. He is also a physical player who is not afraid to make big hits and disrupt opposing offenses. Smith is the type of player that offenses try to avoid and is widely regarded as one of the best linebackers in the league.