New Orleans Saints center Brian de la Puente and safety Isa Abdul-Quddus ranked in the top 25 of players who received performance-based pay from the NFL for 2012, it was announced Wednesday at the league meetings in Phoenix.
De la Puente, the Saints' starting center, will get the third-most, $289,875. Abdul-Quddus, a special-teams standout, comes in at 25th on the list with a bonus of $233,063. Cincinnati linebacker Vontaze Burfict will receive the most, $299,465.
The top 25:
1. Vontaze Burfict, Cincinnati, LB, $299,465
2. Dallas Reynolds, Philadelphia, G, $294,844
3. Brian de la Puente, New Orleans, C, $289,875
4. Bobby Massie, Arizona, T, $283,776
5 J'Marcus Webb, Chicago, T, $275,360
6. Sam Acho, Arizona, LB, $273,715
7. Bruce Miller, San Francisco, FB, $273,426
8. Max Starks, Pittsburgh, T, $272,590
9. Robert McClain, Atlanta, CB, $269,505
10. Austin Howard, New York Jets, T, $261,431
Saints players Brian de la Puente, Isa Abdul-Quddus get performance-based pay
New Orleans Times-Picayune | Mar 20