Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 2/26/13

NEW ORLEANS - NOVEMBER 30: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots warms ups against the New Orleans Saints at Louisana Superdome on November 30, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Tom Brady‘s hometown discount will be remembered in New England for years to come. While it’s clear what this restructured extension means for the Patriots, it also means a whole lot more for other quarterbacks in the NFL — namely embarrassment, according to folks in Patriots country. Just how does Brady stack up with the league’s highest-paid QBs? Check out the list below, from Spotrac.com. 1. Matthew Stafford, $20,820,000 2. Eli Manning, $20,350,000 3. Peyton Manning, $20,000,000 4. Ben Roethlisberger, $19,595,000 5. Drew Brees, $17,400,000 6. Philip Rivers, $17,110,000 7. Tony Romo, $16,818,835 8. Carson Palmer, $15,335,000 9. Tom Brady, $13,800,000 10. Kevin Kolb, $13,500,000

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