Step aside, Peyton: Russell Wilson tops the NFL sales list

Russell Wilson is quite the sellable star.

Robert Deutsch/Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY

Russell Wilson can sure move some product.

The Seahawks’ star quarterback is ranked No. 1 in the Top 50 Player Sales List, based on merchandise sales from March 2013 through February 2014. The NFLPA released the NFL Players Inc. list, which said that licensees generated more than a billion dollars in sales over the past fiscal year.


Peyton Manning, normally a sales giant, was knocked off the top spot and landed at No. 2. Two of Wilson’s teammates also made the list, as Marshawn Lynch cracked the top 10 (the only non-quarterback to do so) and Richard Sherman debuted at No. 12.

Here is the complete Top 50: