Skip to comments.Michael Sam Jersey Sales Surge To No. 2 Out Of NFL Rookies
Posted on 05/12/2014 10:39:59 AM PDT by MadIsh32
In the less than 48 hours since Michael Sam was drafted to the St. Louis Rams Saturday night, sales of his jersey have already soared to No. 2 out of all of the NFL rookies drafted, OutSports reported. This is unprecedented for a Day 3 pick, let alone a seventh round pick, to crack the top five rookies sold following Draft weekend, NFL spokesperson Joanna Hunter told the publication. In other words, the jersey sales are significant because Sams became available 48 hours later than those of the other four players in the top five best-sellers.
As of Monday morning, sales of Sams jersey ranked second behind Johnny Manziel of the Cleveland Browns who was drafted in the first round and ahead of three other players drafted far ahead of him: Jadeveon Clowney of the Houston Texans, Teddy Bridgewater of the Minnesota Vikings, and Blake Bortles of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Just hours after Sams selection, it was reported that the NFL was scrambling to fulfill a ridiculous quantity of request for Sams jersey.
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Thaint Louith Ramth.....
We all cover capitalism....the good and the bad....you have to accept it all unless you want socialism where this would not be allowed.
Who is #1?
Bet it’s a big seller in San Francisco and Fire Island.
All you haters need to watch ESPNs beautiful special interest story about Sam and his boyfriend. They have been trying to have children for more than a year without luck. They are exploring in-vitro options, but have not given up on traditional anal sex means of becoming parents. Lets all hope they find out the mysterious cause of the infertility problem. Sam himself was quoted as saying, “if we keep trying I’m sure a little baby will come out of his bottom.”
Just you wait until this year’s Greenwich Village Holloween parade..
Oh Lord...shutter the thought.
And that is really the big deal here.
The NFL, like the NBA (and the Don Sterling issue) only care about one color, and that is green.
If the NFL is seeing “unprecedented” jersey sales for Michael Sam, what does one expect the league to do going forward?
One thing I am glad about....get done with all this “first this” and “first that”.....soon we will run out of firsts....for some reason a lot of groups like to classify themselves and get their “first” in the limelight. The problem is the idiots don’t realize that they have had hundred of gays in the NFL prior to today but they didn’t have to display their sexuality for all to see. The one difference between the hundreds before Sam is that Sam will make a bundle on this. The book deal alone will be low millions.
I call BS.
how many shirts is this?
how many is just a bravo tv fashion statement for the “bar scene” (ie they type without women)
It makes it easy to spot the “Samites”.
Sam the Ram rams Dan and Stan.
That would be telling.
What’s Obama gonna do with all those jerseys?
Just as I predicted.
“No doubt that Michael Sam jerseys will sell in large numbers, but most will be bought for the purpose of burning them.”
Can you pay for it with three dollar bills?
Are they pink or lavender?
I bet the NFL bought all those jerseys, or some other special interest group.
I doubt they were bought by many fans.
BS. Bulk orders via the Gay Mafia. This entire thing was rigged.
I didn’t see your post. But we think alike. This entire thing is staged. Now they are in damage control after the kiss, knowing they crossed the line of decency and propaganda.
New Uniforms for the Village People . . . .
In other news, sales of all other Rams shirts are down 95%, and many a Holt, Warner and Faulk shirt has been put away for the time being by Rams fans who won’t say why because it would get them banned from Ram chat boards.
That sounds more like it. They had *orders* to place orders ;)
I heard Bob Ley on ESPN yesterday reference the “Big pink gay dollar”... Well. I guess that was accurate.
Well, faggots do have a lot of money.
Wearing a Sam jersey in public will be like sending a message to fellow deviants that “this anus is available.”
You'll know it's me when I Ram.
In the shower, on the bench, a man is what I call my wench.
Oh c'mon. I think the average rank-n-file NFL watcher is tickled pink about Sam's history-making addition to the sports world. Why, I bet fathers all over this country took their sons out for a special shopping day just to snag one of these jerseys. Think of the teachable moments!
I will never accept this. All those in this country who are OK with this can rot in hell.
I’ll go ahead and call BS on this one.
In almost every case, the top draft picks have the most sales, and 4 days are just too early.
and NO true fan would by a jersey of someone picked in the last round. And notice: no NFL confirmation on that story.
All you haters need to watch ESPNs beautiful special interest story about Sam and his boyfriend. They have been trying to have children for more than a year without luck. They are exploring in-vitro options, but have not given up on traditional anal sex means of becoming parents. Lets all hope they find out the mysterious cause of the infertility problem. Sam himself was quoted as saying, if we keep trying Im sure a little baby will come out of his bottom.
LOL! A couple of coprophiliacs do provide some amusement. Good one.
Well... this is New Amerika, where gay is “in.”
Sheesh. How many were bought by people named Sam, or to give as gifts to people named Sam? Purchasers don’t have to be “supporting the cause,” they might just be having a little fun.
Of course, the Left is so humorless that “fun” is an alien term.
Nobody here is accepting it. It is just here.
hundreds? Don’t be ridiculous. Football is a man’s sport.
so left wing women who nobody wants to marry and homosexuals buy shirts.
No straight man will allow his son to wear a rams shirt let alone a homosexual’s shirt. (see plunging retention numbers of the boyscouts)
Won’t need gaydar any more. It will be easy to spot ‘em.
Well it has been around since late 1800’s...if you take 250 years and add it college and national and I am sure you can find 200 out of a billion. But let’s not...lol.
America has become a degenerate cesspool of a country.
That’s what I was thinking - that the NFL is making this up for PR.
thumbs up - line of the day
When a child comes into the ED and there is a suspicion of sexual abuse.They are identified as a SAM.
(Sexual Abuse Molestation)
I guess that will change soon as it will be politically incorrect.
This and the cheers when this pervert was selected are despicable, deplorabe and absolutely disgusting.
Look on the bright side. Where would you rather have homosexuals and Liberals spending their disposable income? On outrageously priced officially licensed NFL jerseys, or on Liberalm Democrat Congressional and Senate candidates?
Every $ spent on a Sam jersey is a dollar they can’t spend on the 2014 midterms. Conservatives should actually be encouraging this spending behavior.