Eagles QB Jalen Hurts topped the NFLPA’s year-end list of the top 50 players in merchandise sales, according to Gabriela Carroll of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. More fans bought Hurts’ merchandise “than that of any other player in the NFL this season,” up from the fifth most in 2022-23. The list includes “more than 85 NFLPA

licensed products.” The NFLPA indicated that Hurts had the “most popular jersey in the NFL” and former NFLer Jason Kelce the “second-most popular — in no small part thanks to the return of the kelly green jerseys.” Hurts also was the second-most popular player for youth apparel. Kelce was the “only offensive lineman to make the top 50,” and

Coming off the back of captaining the 2023 Harold Matthews premiership-winning side, the club could not be more pleased to lock Woods into the Bulldogs’ future plans.

General Manager of Football Phil Gould said, “Mitchell could have chosen any number of sporting codes to pursue a professional career, our game is lucky that Mitchell has chosen rugby league… the Bulldogs are both honoured and excited that Mitchell has chosen our club.”

“He is obviously still young, and has a long way to go, we certainly won’t be rushing him but we won’t be holding him back either. I am extremely excited about his prospects.”

Mid-season there were in Australia that the Bulldogs had told Sutton he could explore opportunities elsewhere to address their salary cap issues and this led to speculation he could make the switch to Super League. This returned at the end of the season as the Bulldogs looked for a way to sign Catalans Dragons star Siua Taukeiaho before he failed his medical.