David Johnson

Humble Arizona RB on top of list of future merchandise sales

When young people are buying football jerseys, they often pick one with the name of a flamboyant, sometimes brash player.

Usually, though, they look to wear the name of someone who is tearing through the NFL on the field.

And maybe a mix of talent, class and integrity sells because David Johnson tops the National Football Players Association list of "Rising 50" players poised to break out as top sellers of merchandise this coming season.

Johnson's on-field achievements are already impressive as he prepares for his third NFL season. As devastating a receiver as he is a runner, Johnson led the league in yards from scrimmage with 2,118 yards — 1,239 rushing and...