Former professional American football player Pat McAfee played punter. From 2009 to 2016, he participated in NFL games for the Indianapolis Colts.
McAfee made a smooth transition into a lucrative media career after leaving football. He is well-known as a sports commentator, radio host, and podcaster for his vivacious and entertaining personality.
Despite McAfee's successful time in WWE, his contract's pay was less than what he made in the NFL.
According to reports, McAfee made more money from 2009 to 2016 working for the NFL than he did from his contract with the WWE.
Pat McAfee and the WWE agreed to a multi-year contract in 2019. The contract's terms and value were not made public, but it was reportedly a multi-million dollar agreement.
Pat also extended his agreement with the WWE in 2022. McAfee also signed a massive $30 million deal with Fanduel in addition to his WWE contract.