Russell Wilson leads NFL in sales, nine of top ten are QBs


Russell Wilson led the NFL is sales for the 2013 season finishing ahead of Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos and Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers.

Considering Wilson had a strong season and the Seahawks won the Super Bowl the news is not all that shocking. In fact sixth on the sales list was Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch. Richard Sherman checked in at 12th. The sales list ran from March 1, 2013 to February 28, 2014:.

For those wondering exactly what is counted on the sales list here goes:

“Jerseys and t-shirts, player murals, figurines, matted and framed photos, bobbleheads, drinkware, jewelry, electronic device accessories, among others.”

NFL Top Sales List for 2013-2014

1. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
2. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos
3. Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers
4. Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins
5. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
6. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
7. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
8. Eli Manning, New York Giants
9. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
10. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
11. J.J. Watt, Houston Texans
12. Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks
13. Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings
14. Clay Matthews, Green Bay Packers
15. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
16. Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers
17. Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steelers
18. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
19. Arian Foster, Houston Texans
20. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
21. Victor Cruz, New York Giants
22. Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys

The highest ranking pass catcher was Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten. At No. 11 J.J. Wyatt was the highest ranked defensive player.