NFLPA Rising Stars Projects Next Top-Selling Players

Social media, fantasy football and early product demand were among the factors in building the 2020 list of rookies and veterans to watch.

License Global

May 20, 2020

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Twenty rookie and veteran players have been named as NFLPA Rising Stars. The yearly list from the NFLPA, via its marketing and licensing arm, NFL Players Inc., aims to identify players poised to have an impact on consumer sales and eventually rank among the top sellers of officially licensed, player-identified merchandise in the new season. 

The 2020 NFLPA Rising Stars List includes:


  1. Joe Burrow, QB, Cincinnati Bengals

  2. Chase Young, DE, Washington Redskins

  3. Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Miami Dolphins

  4. CeeDee Lamb, WR, Dallas Cowboys

  5. Jerry Jeudy, WR, Denver Broncos

  6. Henry Ruggs III, WR, Las Vegas Raiders

  7. Isaiah Simmons, LB, Arizona Cardinals

  8. Justin Herbert, QB, Los Angeles Chargers

  9. Justin Jefferson, WR, Minnesota Vikings

  10. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB, Kansas City Chiefs


  1. Nick Chubb, RB, Cleveland Browns

  2. Aaron Jones, RB, Green Bay Packers

  3. D.K. Metcalf, WR, Seattle Seahawks

  4. Marquise Brown, WR, Baltimore Ravens

  5. Deebo Samuel, WR, San Francisco 49ers

  6. Jaylon Smith, LB, Dallas Cowboys

  7. Raheem Mostert, RB, San Francisco 49ers

  8. Damien Williams, RB, Kansas City Chiefs

  9. Drew Lock, QB, Denver Broncos

  10. Mecole Hardman, WR, Kansas City Chiefs





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