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The Best-Selling NFL Jerseys

It's the end of the NFL regular season, and that means it's time to find out who is among the most popular players this season. In a year where the National Football League was embroiled in its longest labor dispute ever, the popularity of this multibillion-dollar sports juggernaut has still managed to grow.

An important component of football merchandising is jersey sales — which can be seen as a proxy for the most popular players in the sport. It's better than a poll because people have voted with their wallets. Each year, NFLShop.com releases the best-selling jerseys in the NFL and its list is presented here. This following represents jersey sales from April 1 to Dec. 31. The 2011 list published first on CNBC.com.

So, which NFL jerseys are this year’s best sellers? Click ahead to find out!

By Darren Rovell
Posted 4 Jan 2012

Photo: Getty Images || Source: NFLShop.com