Saquon Barkley, Alvin Kamara and Case Keenum rank as projected future top-selling performers on the NFLPA Rising Stars list, it was announced today by the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), via its marketing and licensing arm NFL Players Inc. This year’s list sports a new look with three categories of projected top-sellers: Rookies, Veterans and Familiar Faces, New Places. The list aims to identify the next crop of players poised to have an instant impact on consumer sales and ultimately rank among top sellers of all officially licensed player-identified merchandise for all NFLPA sponsors, licensees, retailers and future partners.

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Rising Stars 2018 — Rookies

  1. Saquon Barkley, RB New York Giants
  2. Baker Mayfield, QB Cleveland Browns
  3. Sam Darnold, QB New York Jets
  4. Josh Allen Buffalo Bills
  5. Josh Rosen, QB Arizona Cardinals
  6. Calvin Ridley, WR Atlanta Falcons
  7. D.J. Moore, WR Carolina Panthers
  8. Derrius Guice, RB Washington Redskins
  9. Bradley Chubb, DE Denver Broncos
  10. Shaquem Griffin, LB Seattle Seahawks

Rising Stars 2018 — Veterans

  1. Alvin Kamara, RB New Orleans Saints
  2. Leonard Fournette, RB Jacksonville Jaguars
  3. Patrick Mahomes, QB Kansas City Chiefs
  4. Jalen Ramsey, CB Jacksonville Jaguars
  5. Dalvin Cook, RB Minnesota Vikings
  6. Michael Thomas, WR New Orleans Saints
  7. Alex Collins, RB Baltimore Ravens
  8. Davante Adams, WR Green Bay Packers
  9. Aaron Donald, DT Los Angeles Rams
  10. Derrick Henry, RB Tennessee Titans