Patriots’ Tom Brady leads all NFL players in merchandise sales
New England Patriots fans appear to be rallying behind Tom Brady like never before amid the Deflategate scandal.
The NFL Players Association. announcement On Thursday, Brady sold more licensed merchandise than any other NFL player from March 1 to May 31, a period in which the Patriots quarterback was suspended for four games for being “generally aware” of the team was playing with under-inflated balls during the AFC Championship game.
Brady has appealed the suspension and is awaiting the league’s decision.
Incredibly, the four-time Super Bowl champion has never topped the list of retailers. His # 3 ranking from the previous sales quarter was the highest he has ever recorded so far.
According to the Gamers Association, Brady has dominated sales of items such as mini-figures, action figures, fathead minnows and personalized player hats. He was second behind San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick in sales of jerseys and womenswear.
Brady, however, didn’t even rank in the top five for children’s items. Russell Wilson of Seattle is the King of Children.
In overall sales, Kaepernick was second behind Brady, followed by Wilson, Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay, Peyton Manning of Denver, JJ Watt of Houston, Richard Sherman of Seattle, Odell Beckham Jr. of the Giants. of New York, Tennessee rookie Marcus Mariota and Tampa Bay rookie Jameis. Winston.
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