Fanatics apparel announced that the two former MVPs were in a close race for the most jersey sales heading into Week 1 of the 2020 regular season. During kickoff week, Brady lead Newton by less than 50 jerseys.
Brady ended up winning the fight, selling the most jerseys after Week 1. Newton sold the second most.
Fanatics also announced that NFL merch sales increased over 35% for opening weekend against last year’s numbers and set a record for the best start ever to a season.