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Volume 24 No. 117
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Lucky No. 7: 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Has Top-Selling NFL Jersey Since April

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick's No. 7 jersey has been "the NFL's best seller over the last three months," according to Darren Rovell of Quarterbacks finished in "four of the top five slots based on sales" from April 1-June 30 on Among "just drafted rookies," Chargers LB Manti Te'o's No. 50 jersey "was the most popular" (, 7/20). In S.F., Ann Killion wrote Kaepernick's jersey reaching No. 1 is "a somewhat predictable result of ... spending his offseason being the most high-profile quarterback in the most high-profile sports league in the world." The "proliferation of No. 7 jerseys is just more evidence of Kaepernick's meteoric rise." However, that has some "worried about a correspondingly swift crash" (S.F. CHRONICLE, 7/21).

1) 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick
2) Seahawks QB Russell Wilson
3) Redskins QB Robert Griffin III
4) Vikings RB Adrian Peterson
5) Broncos QB Peyton Manning
6) Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill
7) Patriots QB Tom Brady
8) Former Ravens LB Ray Lewis
9) Packers QB Aaron Rodgers
10) Former Bears LB Brian Urlacher