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10. Rob Gronkowski

Position: Tight End, New England Patriots
2011 salary: $450,000
Weekly paycheck: $26,741

Gronkowski is an absolute machine, moving his 6-foot-6, 265-pound body with ridiculous agility. In the last four games, against the Cowboys, Steelers, Giants and Jets, Gronkowski has caught at least seven passes and has averaged 95.5 yards a game. Gronkowski got a $1.76 million signing bonus and a $830,000 playing time bonus but he's still making the $450,000 minimum salary.

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