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Forbes.com: World's Highest-Paid Athletes

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# 5 Drew Brees

Total earnings: $51 million
Salary/winnings: $40 million
Endorsements: $11 million

Brees signed a five-year, $100 million contract extension in July 2012 with the New Orleans Saints that included a $37 million signing bonus. Brees was rewarded for six Pro Bowl selections and a Super Bowl title since he joined the Saints in 2006. Brees is one of the NFL’s most successful pitchmen with a dozen endorsement deals, including Nike, Procter & Gamble, Verizon Wireless, PepsiCo and Wrangler. His foundation, Brees Dream Foundation, has contributed $17 million to charitable causes and academic institutions in New Orleans, San Diego and West Lafayette/Purdue communities. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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