Patriots’ Belichick Tops Forbes List Of Top-Paid Coaches

Patriots’ Belichick Tops Forbes List Of Top-Paid Coaches
Sports
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook


New England Patriots’ mastermind Bill Belichick leads an NFL-dominated list of the highest-earning coaches in sports. Belichick, one of eight NFL coaches in the Forbes top 10, earns an estimated $7.5 million annually. The value, length and other terms of his contract have long been kept under wraps by Belichick and the Patriots. 

Saints coach Sean Payton, suspended without pay for the 2012 season, would be one of the five coaches in the $7 million range which includes Pete Carroll (Seahawks), Jeff Fisher (Rams), Doc Rivers (Celtics) and Mike Shanahan (Redskins).

Gregg Popovich, recently named NBA Coach of the Year, and Bears head coach Lovie Smith have estimated annual earnings of $6 million.

Eagles coach Andy Reid is 10th at $5.5 million behind Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and Ken Whisenhunt of the Cardinals ($5.75 million).

The Sports Xchange

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Preston Waters

Preston Waters is a thinker. He's not your traditional philosophical persona, however, as he leaves no topic untouched. Covering all the bases, from business to women, Preston Waters is the ultimate man's man for Gen-Y.

More In Sports

Sports George Z Twill

Baseball Is Back: 7 Things We Learned From The World Series

The 2014 World Series matchup between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals was filled to the brim with excitement. The Giants ended up victorious, by the slightest of margins, when World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner got Royals catcher Salvador Perez to foul out with two outs in the bottom of the ninth. The […]

Sports Adam Pliskin

Michael Jordan Calls Obama A ‘Hack’ And A ‘Sh*tty Golfer’ (Video)

Michael Jordan is a notorious trash talker and consummate competitor. But sometimes, even His Airness can take it too far. Ahmad Rashad recently interviewed MJ and asked him about his dream golf foursome. MJ initially mentioned he’d put President Obama in his grouping, but almost immediately took that back. He said, I’ve never played with Obama […]

Sports Julian Sonny

College Soccer Team Banned Because They’re Sponsored By PornHub

PornHub always seems to be on the cutting edge in terms of connecting with its audience. But, when University of Kent higher-ups saw the Rutherford Raiders (a soccer team comprised of players from multiple universities in England) were sponsored by the popular adult site, they flipped their sh*t and pulled the plug. The biggest problem is […]

Also On Elite

World

Man Who Weighed 800 Pounds Is Now Inspiring People With Workout Videos

Larry Evans isn’t about to let his extra 600 pounds get in the way of his goals. Evans, who once weighed almost 800 pounds, has become a fitness role model on social media after deciding to get in shape. He posts videos of workouts completed at his St. Louis, MO, gym. And if it’s enthusiasm that helps […]

Humor

Why Has Halloween Turned Into A Promiscuous Holiday? (Video)

Halloween is just around the corner and you know what that means: an abundance of promiscuous costumes! At some point over the course of our lives, our generation decided to transition Halloween from a holiday that was all about collecting candy to a holiday that’s all about eye candy; from a holiday about screaming, “boo!” to screaming, “boobs!”; […]

World

Parents Shocked When Son Police Claimed Was Dead Answers The Door

Justin Priest is, surprisingly, alive. The 29-year-old South Anchorage, Alaska resident answered the door on Thursday morning to find his relieved and shocked family sobbing outside. Priest’s parents, Jay and Karen, had been awoken at 3 am by an Alaska State Trooper, who informed them their son had been killed in a Juneau car accident. After […]

Politics

5 Quotes From The World’s Poorest President Show It Pays To Be Humble

José Mujica is the president of Uruguay. Unlike most world leaders, he does not reside in a presidential palace. Instead, he voluntarily chooses to live on a farm located off a dirt road. Additionally, Mujica gives away 90 percent of his salary to charity. This man is 79 years old, has no bank account and […]

Life

33 Differences Between Your Dream 20s And Your Real 20s

Sometimes, when I smoke a little too much, walk down the street without music or take a few extra minutes on the toilet, I start to think about my life. I mean, really think about it. Look at it, ponder it and wonder what would my 16-year-old self think of my 20-something self. How does […]