Found May 29, 2012 on Sports-Glory:
Peyton Manning and Tim Tebow may be No.1 and No. 2 in overall jersey sales from April 1 to May 28, but Robert Griffin III had the top-selling jersey in the month of May, according to the NFL.   Rookie jerseys didnt go on sale until April 26. Andrew Luck was ranked fourth from April 1-May 28 and fourth in the month of May. The Washington Redskins may not know how RG3 will play on the field, but they do know he will be great from a marketing side. Sales to RG3 jersey could be high because fans want to have the first ever NFL, MLB, NBA or NHL jersey to have "RNOB" or "roman numeral on back".  Most likely its because Washington is ready to invest in a very promising young quarterback and forget about the last ones.  The Redskins fans haven't seen a successful franchise quarterback in decades. Washington now hopes their investment in RG3 will pay off on the field.        

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