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Top 25 Player Jerseys, Top 10 Team Merchandise on NFLShop.com (April 1 – Oct. 31, 2014)

Below are the top 25 player jerseys as well as the top 10 teams merchandise on NFLShop.com from April 1 – October 31, 2014.

TOP-SELLING NFL PLAYERS JERSEYS (www.NFLShop.com)

April 1 – October 31, 2014

1 Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos
2 Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
3 Johnny Manziel, Cleveland Browns
4 Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers
5 Tom Brady, New England Patriots
6 Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
7 LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
8 J.J. Watt, Houston Texans
9 Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks
10 Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
11 Devon Still, Cincinnati Bengals
12 Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
13 12th Fan, Seattle Seahawks
14 Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
15 Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
16 Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
17 Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles
18 DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
19 Eli Manning, New York Giants
20 Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
21 Luke Kuechly, Carolina Panthers
22 Kam Chancellor, Seattle Seahawks
23 Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
24 Teddy Bridgewater, Minnesota Vikings
25 Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steelers

 TOP 10 SELLING TEAMS MERCHANDISE (www.NFLShop.com)

April 1 – October 31, 2014

Rank Team
1 Seattle Seahawks
2 Dallas Cowboys
3 San Francisco 49ers
4 Denver Broncos
5 Green Bay Packers
6 Chicago Bears
7 New England Patriots
8 Pittsburgh Steelers
9 Philadelphia Eagles
10 New York Giants

 

 

NFL UPDATE—NOVEMBER 5, 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

11/5/14

This Week’s Headlines:

  • Heads Up Football Ambassador Visits Youth League in Japan
  • Dolphins Team with Rebuilding Together To Salute Military in the Community
  • Chiefs Kick Off American Indian Heritage Month
  • Raiders Say “Boo to the Flu” During Community Event
  • Redskins Bring Joy of Halloween to Hospital Patients

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Week 11 Flex Scheduling: Eagles-Packers Goes to 4:25 PM ET on FOX; Vikings-Bears to 1:00 PM ET on CBS

PATRIOTS-COLTS REMAINS NBC SUNDAY NIGHT GAME

The Week 11 Philadelphia Eagles at Green Bay Packers game on Sunday, November 16 will be played at 4:25 PM ET on FOX and the Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears game at 1:00 PM ET on CBS, the NFL announced today.

The originally scheduled New England Patriots at Indianapolis Colts game remains in place on NBC’s Sunday Night Football.

Following is the final Week 11 NFL schedule:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13 (WEEK 11)

(Byes: Baltimore, Dallas, Jacksonville, N.Y. Jets)

BUFFALO AT MIAMI 8:25 PM (ET) NFLN

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16

ATLANTA AT CAROLINA 1:00 PM (ET) FOX
*MINNESOTA AT CHICAGO 12:00 PM (CT) CBS
HOUSTON AT CLEVELAND 1:00 PM (ET) CBS
SEATTLE AT KANSAS CITY 12:00 PM (CT) FOX
CINCINNATI AT NEW ORLEANS 12:00 PM (CT) CBS
TAMPA BAY AT WASHINGTON 1:00 PM (ET) FOX
DENVER AT ST. LOUIS 12:00 PM (CT) CBS
SAN FRANCISCO AT N.Y. GIANTS 1:00 PM (ET) FOX
OAKLAND AT SAN DIEGO 1:05 PM (PT) CBS
*PHILADELPHIA AT GREEN BAY 3:25 PM (CT) FOX
DETROIT AT ARIZONA 2:25 PM (MT) FOX
NEW ENGLAND AT INDIANAPOLIS 8:30 PM (ET) NBC

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17

PITTSBURGH AT TENNESSEE 7:30 PM (CT) ESPN

The NFL uses “flexible scheduling” to ensure quality matchups in all NFL Sunday time slots and to give teams a chance to play their way onto primetime and into the late-afternoon 4:25 PM ET time slot on CBS or FOX.

For the first time, flexible scheduling may be applied in Weeks 5-10. During that period, flexible scheduling can be used in no more than two weeks by shifting a Sunday afternoon game into primetime and moving the Sunday night game to an afternoon start time.

Also, for the first time, a select number of games are being “cross-flexed,” moving between CBS and FOX to bring potentially under-distributed games to wider audiences.

The NFL will continue to use flexible scheduling on Sundays in Weeks 11-17.  For each flexible scheduling week with the exception of Week 17, the NFL announces the start times of games on Sundays no later than 12 days prior to that weekend.  To ensure a Sunday night game and doubleheader games with playoff implications in Week 17, flexible scheduling decisions for that Sunday can be made on six days notice.

For ticket information, fans may visit www.nfl.com/tickets.

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“TOGETHER WE MAKE FOOTBALL” FEATURES THE STORY OF YOUTH FOOTBALL-PLAYING SISTERS KYLIE AND KADEE ROEBUCK TOMORROW MORNING ON TODAY

NBC Sports Group’s Josh Elliott Reports Live on TODAY

Pittsburgh Steelers Host Baltimore Ravens on Sunday Night Football

STAMFORD, Conn. – October 30, 2014 – Tomorrow’s “Together We Make Football” segment on TODAY, narrated by NBC Sports Group’s Josh Elliott, tells the story of young Pittsburgh Steelers fans Kylie and Kadee Roebuck. Elliott will report the segment live for TODAY between 8 and 9 a.m. ET.

This week’s “Together We Make Football” segment profiles Kylie and Kadee Roebuck, youth football players in their community’s league in Yough, Penn. 11-year-old Kylie plays tackle football on her team’s offensive and defensive line, and Kadee, 7 years old, plays flag football as an offensive guard. The sisters are avid Pittsburgh Steeler fans, and are proving each week they have what it takes to compete in the game.

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NFL GAMES FOUR MOST-WATCHED SHOWS

Games Top Local Ratings in 28 NFL Markets

NFL telecasts ranked as the top four shows in viewership among all television programs last week (Oct. 20-26) with the CBS Sunday national telecast (mostly Colts-Steelers) topping the charts with 20.8 million average viewers. Thursday Night Football’s Chargers-Broncos matchup on CBS and NFL Network was a close second, drawing 20.2 million average viewers, followed by the Packers-Saints game on NBC’s Sunday Night Football, averaging 18.8 million viewers. The FOX Sunday afternoon telecast (mostly Eagles-Cardinals) rounded out the top four with 18.4 million average viewers.

This marks the eighth time in eight weeks that at least two NFL games have topped the weekly viewership charts.

In head-to-head competition, Sunday Night Football topped Game 5 of the MLB World Series, which averaged 12.6 million viewers.

In addition, this week’s Redskins-Cowboys game on ESPN averaged 18.8 million viewers, making it the most-watched Monday Night Football game since 2010 and the fourth most-watched Monday Night Football game on ESPN of all time.

Locally, NFL games topped the ratings in 28 NFL markets.


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NFL UPDATE—OCTOBER 30, 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

10/30/14

This Week’s Headlines:

  • Patriots Visit Women’s Lunch Place Facility
  • Broncos Players visit Boys & Girls Club
  • Redskins host 4th & Life, Flag Football Community Events
  • Dolphins Present Awards to South Florida Nonprofits & Students
  • NFL to be Recognized by Brain Injury Alliance

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NFL UPDATE—OCTOBER 23, 2014

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HEADLINES

Steelers Player Introduces RUSafe App for Domestic Violence Victims

Chiefs Player Joins Fight Against Ebola

Bills Host Annual BILLIEVE Weekend

Buccaneers Host Annual Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge

Patriots Honor Breast Cancer Survivors in Pregame Ceremony

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“TOGETHER WE MAKE FOOTBALL” FEATURES THE STORY OF TEAM LOUISIANA, 2014 Special Olympic Flag Football Champions, TOMORROW MORNING ON TODAY

NBC Sports Group’s Josh Elliott Reports Live on TODAY from New Orleans

New Orleans Saints Host Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football

Tomorrow’s “Together We Make Football” segment on TODAY, narrated by NBC Sports Group’s Josh Elliott, tells the story of Team Louisiana, the 2014 Special Olympic Flag Football Champions. Elliott will report the segment live for TODAY between 8 and 9 a.m. ET from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

This week’s “Together We Make Football” segment profiles the members of Team Louisiana, a gold medal-winning flag football team in the first-ever Unified Flag Football event at The Special Olympics 2014 USA Games in Newark, New Jersey. After receiving their medals, the squad returned to Louisiana where the New Orleans Saints and coach Sean Payton recognized them for their accomplishment in a special visit to the Saints practice facility.

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THIRTEEN NFL GAMES TOP 20 MILLION VIEWERS THIS FALL

NFL Games Two Most-Watched Shows of the Week 

Games Top Local Ratings in 28 NFL Markets

NFL telecasts ranked 1-2 in viewership among all television programs last week with the FOX national telecast (mostly Giants-Cowboys) topping the charts with 27.0 million average viewers. The 49ers –Broncos matchup on NBC’s Sunday Night Football held the second spot for the week, drawing 23.8 million average viewers. This marks the seventh time in seven weeks that two NFL games have topped the weekly viewership charts.

13 NFL games have averaged more than 20 million viewers this season, led by the Week 6 FOX National telecast (mostly Cowboys-Seahawks), which averaged more than 30 million viewers.

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“TOGETHER WE MAKE FOOTBALL” FEATURES THE STORY OF BRONCOS FAN & ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON DR. RON HUGATE TOMORROW MORNING ON TODAY

NBC Sports Group’s Josh Elliott Reports Live on TODAY

Denver Broncos Host San Francisco 49ers on Sunday Night Football

STAMFORD, Conn. – October 16, 2014 – Tomorrow’s “Together We Make Football” segment on TODAY, narrated by NBC Sports Group’s Josh Elliott, tells the story of Denver Broncos fan and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ron Hugate. Elliott will report the segment live for TODAY between 8 and 9 a.m. ET.

This week’s “Together We Make Football” segment profiles Dr. Ron Hugate, a former member of the Army Reserve who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and now works at one of the world’s top bone cancer treatment facilities, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, Colo. Dr. Hugate and his team have a near 90% survival rate for pediatric bone cancer at his facility, and he draws on his time playing 10 years of organized football for the team-mentality in his operating room. In his spare time, the Broncos fan organizes flag football games in his community, and is known by patients for his compassion and dedication.

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