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Brady Atop NFLPA Quarterly Top 50 Player Sales List

By John Burns, Associate Editor
July 28, 2015

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Tom Brady, the quarterback for the New England Patriots, ranked No. 1 for the first time on the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), Washington, D.C., Top 50 Player Sales List for this quarter.

The list is based on total sales of all officially licensed merchandise from March 1 through May 31, 2015.

Quarterbacks have been dominating the sales list this year, with the San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick, the Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson, the Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers and the Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning rounding out the top five.

Additionally, defensive lineman J.J. Watt of the Huston Texans, cornerback Richard Sherman of the Seahawks, and wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. of the New York Giants came in at Nos. 6-8, respectively.

Rookie quarterbacks Marcus Mariota of the Tennessee Titans and Jameis Winston of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers round out the Top 10.

The list, which is released quarterly by NFL Players Inc., the marketing and licensing arm of the NFLPA, is based on sales from retail outlets as reported by more than 80 NFLPA licensees, such as Nike, VF Imagewear, Fanatics, Outerstuff, Fathead, McFarlane Toys, Oyo Sports and more.

The Top 25 players are listed below:

  1. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
  2. Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers
  3. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
  4. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
  5. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos
  6. J.J. Watt, Houston Texans
  7. Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks
  8. Odell Beckham, Jr., New York Giants
  9. Marcus Mariota, Tennessee Titans
  10. Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  11. DeMarco Murray, Philadelphia Eagles
  12. Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks
  13. Joe Haden, Cleveland Browns
  14. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
  15. LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills
  16. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
  17. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
  18. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
  19. Clay Matthews, Green Bay Packers
  20. Navorro Bowman, San Francisco 49ers
  21. Darrelle Revis, New York Jets
  22. Ndamukong Suh, Miami Dolphins
  23. Brandon Marshall, New York Jets
  24. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
  25. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints

For more information and to view the entire Top 50 list, visit nflpa.com. — J.B.

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