Russell Wilson rookie cards are now among the hobby’s hot tickets. Priced right last summer, they began to rise once he took control of the starting job and soared as he proved he was much, much better than his draft position.
One Sunday late in the 2012 season, four autographed Wilson rookie cards appeared to have sold for more than $1,000. A 2012 Bowman Sterling Superfractor 1/1 showed a buyer at $2,000. A Topps Platinum Red Refractor #2/5 went for $1,275. A Topps Chrome Gold Refractor redemption card, numbered to 10, sold for $1,225 and a Triple Threads Pigskin auto brought $1,025 and generated 40 bids.
With Griffin’s future uncertain and Luck yet to make a playoff impact, Wilson has a chance to become the most sought after quarterback from the star-studded draft. Here’s a look at the top 10 hottest Russell Wilson rookie cards on eBay right now as collectors decide to watch the bidding unfold.