Washington DC, New York City have most diverse NFL jersey sales


When fans buy jerseys, you typically tend to assume that it will be fore the home team. With the way people seem to end up all over the country, fans become spread out and that jersey buying trend isn’t always the case.

According to DICK’S Sporting Goods’ Jersey Report, which tracks jersey sales nationwide and online to compile their data, Washington D.C. and New York City have the most diverse jersey sales of any city in the United States. Both cities have sold 33 different players’ jerseys.

In Washington D.C., the three most popular tend to be from local teams. Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco comes in at No. 1 and wide receiver Torrey Smith comes in at No. 2. Just under 40 miles separates Baltimore from Washington D.C. Coming in third place is Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, which is kind of surprising to see him get beat out by two players from another city and possibly a sign of his waning popularity.

In New York City the three top sellers are all New York Giants players, with wide receiver Victor Cruz coming in first, followed by quarterback Eli Manning and defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul in that order. New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith is in fourth place if you were curious.

Here are the Top 10 selling jerseys this season:

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