Seahawks QB Russell Wilson leads NFL in retail sales

Monday April 28th, 2014

Russell Wilson (Elsa/Getty Images) Russell Wilson has 52 touchdown passes and 19 interceptions in two NFL seasons. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Russell Wilson, who led the Seahawks to a Super Bowl XLVIII victory in February, finished first on the NFL Players Inc.'s list of the top 50 player sales list, which is based on total overall sales from March 1, 2013, until February 28, 2014.

Wilson moved up 18 spots from last year to take the top spot from Peyton Manning, who finished second.

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Nine of the top 10 players are quarterbacks, including six Super Bowl champions, with Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (No. 7) being the only non-QB.

  1. Russell Wilson, QB, Seahawks
  2. Peyton Manning, QB, Broncos
  3. Colin Kaepernick, QB, 49ers
  4. Robert Griffin III, QB, Redskins
  5. Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers
  6. Tom Brady, QB, Patriots
  7. Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seahawks
  8. Eli Manning, QB, Giants
  9. Andrew Luck, QB, Colts
  10. Drew Brees, QB, Saints

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was 12th, while Steelers safety Troy Polamalu (No. 17) was in the top 20 for the third straight year.

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