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NFLPI Unveils Player Sales, Adds Licensees

NFLPI Unveils Player Sales, Adds Licensees
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has reclaimed his crown as the No. 1 top-selling player in the NFL Players Inc. Top 50 Player Sales list.

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has reclaimed his crown as the No. 1 top-selling player in the NFL Players Inc. Top 50 Player Sales list for the third fiscal quarter, from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30.

Additionally, NFLPI has announced seven new licensing agreements for diverse products ranging from custom embroidery to instructional training videos.

The Player Sales list, released quarterly by NFLPI, the marketing and licensing arm of the NFL Players Association, is based on total overall sales of all officially licensed products from online and traditional retail outlets as reported by more than 80 NFLPI licensees including Nike, VF Imagewear, Fanatics, Outerstuff, Fathead, McFarlane Toys, Oyo Sportstoys, Bleacher Creatures, Forever Collectibles and Photo File.

Among the NFLPI retail kings this quarter are some of the best players on both sides of the ball. Manning has seized the No. 1 spot from Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks, who topped the list at the end of the second quarter and has now been bumped down to No. 2. See below for the full list.

In conjunction with the Top 50 rankings, NFLPI has also announced a series of new licensing agreements with:

  • Aminco for lapel pins, key rings, magnets, lanyards, ID tags, earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets, hair accessories, fashion jewelry and more;
  • Glu Mobile for smartphone and tablet mobile games;
  • Lids for custom embroidery of officially licensed NFL player headwear;
  • Mask-a-Rade for facemasks, as well as desktop and life-size standees;
  • My Team Live for custom t-shirts created for fantasy football owners in relation to their rosters;
  • Pro Tips 4U for instructional training videos featuring top players at each position; and
  • Wild Sports for tailgating and outdoor games.

NFLPI Top 50 Player Sales Rankings (Q3): 

  1. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos
  2. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
  3. Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers
  4. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
  5. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
  6. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
  7. J.J. Watt, Houston Texans
  8. Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks
  9. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
  10. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
  11. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
  12. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
  13. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
  14. Johnny Manziel, Cleveland Browns
  15. DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
  16. Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears
  17. Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys
  18. Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles
  19. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
  20. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
  21. Teddy Bridgewater, Minnesota Vikings
  22. Eli Manning, New York Giants
  23. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
  24. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
  25. Clay Matthews, Green Bay Packers
  26. Devon Still, Cincinnati Bengals
  27. Luke Kuechly, Carolina Panthers
  28. Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers
  29. Earl Thomas, Seattle Seahawks
  30. Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens
  31. Kam Chancellor, Seattle Seahawks
  32. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs
  33. Ryan Tannehill, Miami Dolphins
  34. Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steelers
  35. Percy Harvin, New York Jets
  36. Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers
  37. Robert Griffin, Washington Redskins
  38. Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills
  39. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
  40. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
  41. Victor Cruz, New York Giants
  42. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
  43. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
  44. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
  45. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
  46. Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers
  47. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
  48. Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
  49. Darren Sproles, Philadelphia Eagles
  50. Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders
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