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Forbes: Highest-Paid NFL Players

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Highest-Paid NFL Players

Indianapolis Colts president Bill Polian says the formula for building a winner in the NFL calls for putting premium values on quarterbacks, pass rushers, offensive tackles (the QB’s prime protectors) and cover corners. The others? Important, but much more interchangeable.

Sure enough, a look at the 2011 salaries shows teams pouring money into these spots, particularly quarterback and defensive line.

(Rob Tringali/Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

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