Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys Are No. 1! At Least in Something.

Haven't seen this much. In the stands or in the end zone.

According to a missive I received recently from the NFL’s shopping center, the Cowboys will kill the Redskins on Sunday. In merchandise sales, that is.

From April 1 to Oct. 15 of this year, the Cowboys were – yes, again – the NFL’s best-selling team. The Redskins? Barely cracked the top 10.

As for individual player jerseys, Tony Romo – who carries the burden of being a franchise savior into D.C. – is No. 2 behind only Brett Favre and his spiffy New York Jets’ duds. Cowboys Marion Barber (4th), Jason Witten (8th) and Terrell Owens (10th) show up before the highest Redskin – tight end Chris Cooley at No. 18.

The Cowboys, in fact, have five of the top 20 best-selling jerseys. While you ponder the relevance of popularity toward Sunday's outcome, jump for the full rankings:

Top 10 Best-Selling NFL Teams

1. Dallas Cowboys

2. New York Jets

3. New York Giants

4. Pittsburgh Steelers

5. Chicago Bears

6. New England Patriots

7. Green Bay Packers

8. Philadelphia Eagles

9. Washington Redskins

10. Indianapolis Colts

Top 20 Best-Selling NFL Players

1. Brett Favre, Jets

2. Tony Romo, Cowboys

3. Eli Manning, Giants

4. Marion Barber, Cowboys

5. Tom Brady, Patriots

6. Adrian Peterson, Vikings

7. Peyton Manning, Colts

8. Jason Witten, Cowboys

9. LaDainian Tomlinson, Chargers

10. Terrell Owens, Cowboys

11. Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers

12. Darren McFadden, Raiders

13. Devin Hester, Bears

14. Brian Urlacher, Bears

15. Brian Westbrook, Eagles

16. Jay Cutler, Broncos

17. Troy Polamalu, Steelers

18. Chris Cooley, Redskins

19. DeMarcus Ware, Cowboys

20. Reggie Bush, Saints – Richie Whitt

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Richie Whitt
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