Top 25 performance-based pay recipients

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The NFL announced its performance-based pay for the 2015 season Tuesday. More than $121 million was paid out to players using a formula that rewards players in a formula based on playing time to salary. Players who log the most snaps but have lower salary levels compared to their teammates are paid from a fund that started in 2002 and has paid out more than $1 billion since its inception.

The top 25 performance-based pay distributions for 2015 are below…

1. Denver Broncos center Matt Paradis: $391,648

2. Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle T.J. Clemmings: $359,396

3. Cincinnati Bengals center Russell Bodine: $352,271

4. Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Garry Gilliam: $329,384

5. New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler: $319,283

6. Atlanta Falcons safety Ricardo Allen: $317,826

7. Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva: $309,835

8. Philadelphia Eagles guard Matt Tobin: $307,101

9. New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa: $296,712

10. New Orleans Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux: $295,356

11. Carolina Panthers offensive tackle Mike Remmers: $292,514

12. Chicago Bears safety Adrian Amos: $282,159

13. Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Ryan Schraeder: $279,671

14. Dallas Cowboys guard La’el Collins: $277,940

15. San Francisco 49ers cornerback Kenneth Acker: $273,632

16. Denver Broncos linebacker Shaquil Barrett: $269,590

17. Tennessee Titans linebacker Avery Williamson: $268,838

18. Oakland Raiders guard J’Marcus Webb: $266,778

19. Buffalo Bills linebacker Preston Brown: $263,843

20. Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones: $261,458

21. San Diego Chargers offensive tackle Kenny Wiggins: $255,145

22. Carolina Panthers guard Trai Turner: $254,280

23. Kansas City Chiefs guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif: $253,540

24. Oakland Raiders cornerback TJ Carrie: $253,337

25. Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones: $251,737

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