Brady, Mankins, KG, Crawford On Forbes 100 Highest Paid Athletes List

June 19, 2012 12:00 AM
Brady, Mankins, KG, Crawford On Forbes 100 Highest Paid Athletes List
" BOSTON (CBS) – Forbes has released its list of The World’s 100 Highest Paid Athletes, with four Boston sports stars on the exclusive list.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and guard Logan Mankins, Boston Celtics center Kevin Garnett, and Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford all made the cut, with three of them topping the $20 million mark.

Brady is listed at 28th, making $23.1 million in salary and another $4 million in endorsements. Forbes breaks it down, saying “In 2012, Brady became just the second quarterback after John Elway to lead his team to five Super Bowls. His quest for a fourth win ended in defeat at the hands of the New York Giants. Brady signed a four-year, $72 million contract extension with the New England Patriots in 2010 that runs through 2014. The seven-time Pro Bowler has endorsement deals with Under Armour and UGGs.”

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Mankins is tied for 51st with former Patriot Richard Seymour, with Mankins making $21.9 million ($21.8 million in salary and $100,000 in endorsements). Most of his annual salary in 2011 was part of the signing bonus he received with his six-year, $51 million contract "

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