While not an exact science, jersey sales are one of the top indicators regarding the popularity of NFL players. Given that fact, Colin Kaepernick, the 49ers quarterback who has been the subject of significant backlash since seen wearing a Miami Dolphins hat, can breathe a sigh of relief after topping the league.
Despite the negative attention, Kaepernick’s jersey sales soared over the last several months as he surpassed previous leader, Robert Griffin III.
Russell Wilson comes in a surprise second, followed by RG3, Adrian Peterson, Peyton Manning, Ryan Tannehill, Tom Brady, Ray Lewis, Aaron Rodgers, and Brian Urlacher. Joe Flacco, the MVP of the Super Bowl, checks in at #25.