Colin Kaepernick Bests Peyton Manning as Top-Selling NFL Jersey

Colin Kaepernick Bests Peyton Manning as Top-Selling NFL Jersey

Once again, quarterbacks dominate the list of best-selling NFL jerseys, occupying eight of the ten spots. Colin Kaepernick tops the list, still riding the wave that he built after nearly bringing the NFL title back to San Francisco at the end of last season. Kaepernick edged out Peyton Manning, who is lighting up the league in the 2013 season and has the Denver Broncos looking like the clear favorite for the Super Bowl.

The top five is rounded out by a pair of Sophomore quarterbacks in Russell Wilson and Robert Griffin III, with Minnesota Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, sandwiched in the middle. Griffin had the top-selling jersey during the previous period and tumbled to fifth based on his injury woes and rough start to the year.

The full list includes the ten top-selling jerseys at the NFL's online store, NFLShop.com, from April 1 to September 30. Two other names stick out on the list. Ryan Tannehill, another 2012 rookie quarterback, checks in at sixth, and is likely buoyed by the early success of the Miami Dolphins. Also, the Dolphins updated their jerseys, which usually results in a boost in sales from the fanbase. Tannehill outsold seasoned stars like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers during the six-month period. J.J. Watt also makes an appearance and is the only defensive player to be found in the top ten. Somewhat surprising, former number one overall pick, Andrew Luck, did not make the top ten.

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The following list details the complete top ten based on sales at NFLShop.com from April 1 to September 30, 2013.

Top-Selling NFL Jerseys

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1. Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers

2. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos

3. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks

4. Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings

5. Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

6. Ryan Tannehill, Miami Dolphins

7. Tom Brady, New England Patriots

8. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

9. J.J. Watt, Houston Texans

10. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints

 

Top eBay Listings

COLIN KAEPERNICK PANINI FLAWLESS AUTOGRAPHED Auto JERSEY # 02 15
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2015 Playbook Football Card #014 Colin Kaepernick Carlos Hyde 49ers 299
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2011 Donruss Elite Rookie NFL Team Logo #32 Colin Kaepernick 545 999 SF 49ers
$11.25

COLIN KAEPERNICK 2011 UPPER DECK LEGENDS ROOKIE RC GEM MINT BGS 9.5
$15.00

2015 Topps Inception Orange Parallel #87 Colin Kaepernick # 50 BX 214F
$5.99

2011 Topps Prime Colin Kaepernick Gold Autograph Rookie 50 BGS 9
$79.95

COLIN KAEPERNICK 2011 AUTO PATCH PLAYBOOK BOOKLET #302 399 WITH MAGNETIC HOLDER!
$59.99

COLIN KAEPERNICK #3 5!!!! 2014 AUTO PATCH PANINI PLAYBOOK BOOKLET!!!!!
$59.99

2011 Timeless Treasures Silver #148 Colin Kaepernick AU 2 25 San Francisco 49ers
$150.00

2015 Panini Playbook #14 Carlos Hyde Colin Kaepernick 299
$6.00

2015 Panini Playbook Platinum #14 Carlos Hyde Colin Kaepernick 99
$8.00

RUSSELL WILSON & COLIN KAEPERNICK 2015 Black Gold Duel Symbols SP 149 Seahawks
$12.99

2014 Hot Rookies Brothers in Arms Green San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick 1 5
$25.00

2014 Totally Certified Colin Kaepernick #'d 18 50 Clear Cloth Prime Blue 49ers
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2015 Topps Supreme Gold #39 Colin Kaepernick 50 - NM-MT
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Colin Kaepernick #5 Sketch Card Limited 14 25 Edward Vela Signed
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