Two of the NFL’s most recognizable veteran quarterbacks topped the league’s best-selling jerseys list heading into the 2020 season.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady sits in first place in kickoff week, according to Fanatics, the NFL’s e-commerce partner. Star Cam Newton, who replaced Brady as the New England Patriots starting quarterback this season, ranks right behind him on the jersey sales list.
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As of Thursday afternoon, less than 50 jersey sales separated Brady from Newton. Sales data was tracked from all official platforms, including Fanatics.com and NFLShop.com, Sunday afternoon through Thursday.
San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle ranks third on the jersey sales list. Kittle, 26, signed a $ 75 million contract extension with the reigning NFC champions during the offseason.
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who led the team to Super Bowl victory last February, is fourth. Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson rounds out the top five.
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At 43, Brady remains one of the NFL’s most marketable players. While Mahomes topped Brady in overall apparel and merchandise sales for the 2020 season, the Buccaneers star has been on the bestseller list throughout his long NFL career.
The NFL season kicks off Thursday night with a clash between the Chiefs and the Houston Texans.
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