Troy Polamalu Rookie Cards & Why You Should Collect Them

Troy Polamalu Rookie Cards & Why You Should Collect Them

With the 16th overall pick in the 1st Round of the 2003 NFL Draft, the Pittsburg Steelers selected Troy Polamalu from the University of Southern California. He has 19 official rookie cards along with 30 rookie parallel cards. Let’s take a look!

Steve Hutchinson Rookie Cards: Complete List

Steve Hutchinson Rookie Cards: Complete List

With the 17th overall pick of the 2001 NFL Draft, the Seattle Seahawks selected Steve Hutchinson, University of Michigan. He only has 5 official rookie cards despite the multitude of products offered in 2001 and there is only 1 parallel.

Rookie Cards of Steve Atwater, A “Junk Wax Era” Smiling Assassin- Explained

Rookie Cards of Steve Atwater, A “Junk Wax Era” Smiling Assassin- Explained

With the 20th pick in the 1989 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos selected Safety, Steve Atwater out of the University of Arkansas. At the peak of the “Junk Wax Era,” he has only three official rookie cards with zero parallels.

Terry Bradshaw Rookie Card

Terry Bradshaw Rookie Card

Terry Bradshaw has lived most of his life in the spotlight. First as a quarterback for the Pittsburg Steelers then as a lively television commentator. His claim to fame was leading the Steelers of the 1970s to one of the greatest dynasties winning four Super Bowl Championships.

Deion Sanders Rookie Cards – Both Sports

Deion Sanders Rookie Cards – Both Sports

When speaking of modern-day Hall of Famers I believe the rookie cards of Deion Sanders are some of the most underrated in the hobby. I say that because I believe when we sit down and truly consider what Deion Sanders has accomplished, in both the NFL and the MLB, it’s truly quite phenomenal and highly […]

Barry Sanders Rookie Cards

Barry Sanders Rookie Cards

The football story of Barry Sanders starts in high school. However, the only thing to really tell you about Barry and his high school career is that he was a nobody. An average kid playing high school football is all. He wasn’t labeled a football prodigy or an elite prospect. In fact, he wasn’t even […]

Ty Law Rookie Cards

Ty Law Rookie Cards

In the game of football, the cornerback is a member of the defensive backfield also known as the secondary. Their primary job is to cover receivers and defend against offensive plays by creating turnovers or by deflecting the ball to break up the play. These are the skill sets that Ty Law excelled in.

Rookie Cards of Kevin Mawae

Rookie Cards of Kevin Mawae

Kevin Mawae grew up in a military family and this gave him a firm foundation of discipline and focus. By age 8 he had determined within himself that he wanted to play in the NFL. He thanks Coach Fred Moses, his first football coach as a kid.

Brian Urlacher Rookie Cards

Brian Urlacher Rookie Cards

Brian Urlacher was the type of football player that was expected to get a sack. He was expected to get the interception, the big hit and when it came to crunch time everyone expected him to make it happen. Why did they expect that? Because that’s what he consistently delivered.

Randy Moss Rookie Cards

Randy Moss Rookie Cards

With the 21st Pick of the 1998 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings selected the wide-receiver from Marshall University, Randy Moss. Moreover, what collectors need to know is that he has 40 True Rookie Cards along with 80 different Parallel RCs.

Terrell Owens Rookie Cards

Terrell Owens Rookie Cards

Typically when I write about any player I do not like to focus on the drama that individuals allegedly have had in their lives. If you look at my “About This Blog” statement you will notice that I decided long ago that this website is to educate and inspire collectors to gain a greater respect […]

Ray Lewis Rookie Cards

Ray Lewis Rookie Cards

Ray Lewis, nicknamed “Sugar” played his entire 17 year career with the Baltimore Ravens. Some may say that he didn’t play for the them, instead they’ll claim that he is the Baltimore Ravens. But he’s not just the face of the franchise. Between 1996-2012 he was the Original Raven, the Team Captain, the General, the […]

Brian Dawkins Rookie Cards

Brian Dawkins Rookie Cards

Locker-room talk implicates that the NFL Hall of Fame is biased towards defensive players because their “not game changers.” Brian Dawkins disproves that bias. Not only is he a Hall of Famer but he was a definite game changer too. 

Robert Brazile Rookie Card

Robert Brazile Rookie Card

Robert Brazile nicknamed, “Dr. Doom” played his entire 10 year career (1975-1984) with the Houston Oilers. His craft was the outside linebacker position but obviously he was no ordinary linebacker. Brazile set a new standard for the position and for his entire career he maintained a standard of excellence.

Jerry Kramer Rookie Card

Jerry Kramer Rookie Card

Jerry Kramer (not the guy from the show Seinfeld) nicknamed Zipper, was a 6′ 3″ 245lb Guard that played for the Green Bay Packers between 1958-1968. He was highly thought of by his coach Vince Lombardi who said, “Kramer is the best Guard in the league.” Such high accolades by such a prominent figure like […]

Morten Andersen Rookie Card

Morten Andersen Rookie Card

Morten “The Great Dane” Andersen, also known as “Mr. Automatic,” played in 25 NFL seasons. The first 13 years with the New Orleans Saints and an eight year stint with the Atlanta Falcons made up the majority of those years. He is only the second Kicker enshrined into the NFL Hall of Fame, second only […]

Kurt Warner Rookie Cards

Kurt Warner Rookie Cards

The story of Kurt Eugene Warner is considered one of the greatest stories in NFL history. He is considered by many as the best un-drafted NFL player of all-time. After high school he attended the University of Northern Iowa and earned a degree in communications which serves him well today as a television football analyst.

Brett Favre Rookie Cards

Brett Favre Rookie Cards

With the 33rd overall pick of the 2nd Round in the 1991 NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons selected Brett Favre from Southern Miss University. He has eight official rookie cards and zero parallels.

George Halas Rookie Card

George Halas Rookie Card

George Halas, better known as “Papa Bear” is one of the NFL’s pioneers. He was founder and owner of the Chicago Bears which started in 1920 and played an important part in establishing the Chicago Bears as an NFL team.

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