Tom Brady Tops NFL’s Jersey Sales For the Second Year in a Row, Followed By Two Cowboys Rookies
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Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots in action against the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo : Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Tom Brady of the New England Patriots is still the king of NFL jersey sales after topping this year’s list for the second straight year. Brady is followed in the list of by two Dallas Cowboys rookies that took the league by storm last season, Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott.
According to Sports Business Daily, Tom Brady and his No. 12 Patriots jersey is the top-selling jersey for the second year in a row. His jersey is also the top-selling jersey in all 50 states in the country in the month of February based on figures from the online shop by the NFL.
The boost in jersey sales in the last month of the NFL season is probably because the Patriots’ dramatic and historic Super Bowl LI win over the Atlanta Falcons. Tom Brady led the Patriots in an epic comeback from a 28-3 deficit to win his fifth Super Bowl title in overtime.
A pair of Dallas Cowboys rookies almost toppled Tom Brady for the top spot. Ezekiel Elliott came in second while teammate Dak Prescott is at third. The popularity of the Cowboys is still off the charts as two other players made it in the top ten. Dez Bryant and Jason Witten came in at ninth and tenth, respectively.
Tom Brady is not the lone Patriots on the top ten as Rob Gronkowski came in at fifth just behind New York Giants superstar Odell Beckham Jr. Rookie quarterback Carson Wentz of the Philadelphia Eagles and Derek Carr came in next with Antonio Brown at eighth to round out the top ten.
Other players that had high-selling NFL jerseys include Von Miller of the Denver Broncos, Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks, Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers, Khalil Mack of the Oakland Raiders and Tom Brady’s teammate, Julian Edelman.
Finally, in other Tom Brady jersey news, Martin Mauricio Ortega, who stole the G.O.A.T.’s Super Bowl LI jersey, is revealed to be a Dallas Cowboys fan. Sports Illustrated reported that Ortega had a vast collection of jerseys and memorabilia from a lot of NFL legends.
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