I made my move after the Packers fell to the Giants, thinking that Rodgers' cards might see a small dip. Granted, I have no point of comparison because I hadn't checked out these three particular rookies prior to the game, but I feel I got a pretty good deal on all three. I'm a huge Rodgers fan, and the Pack were my favorite team growing up, and are now my third favorite team, basically in a tie with the Colts for that number two spot. Rodgers is not the reason they lost, and I fully expect the Packers to be Super Bowl contenders for the next decade plus. Here's a quick look at each rookie pickup.
First up, Rodgers' 2005 Upper Deck Rookie Premier Platinum Parallel RC.
The seller sent a note with the card, apologizing for the delay in getting the card to me. It wasn't anything that I was worried about or had even really noticed, but he also sent along something other than the note. An unnecessary gesture, but entirely appreciated and awesome. A free Aaron Rodgers 2005 UD Rookie Premier RC! Hence why the title of the post says four but I wrote three earlier in said post. Both seem to have a bit of edge/corner damage in the lower left, but it's cool. I didn't buy 'em to flip 'em, I bought them because I'm a huge Rodgers fan and love that I can say I own rookies of one of the greatest QBs playing, and a future Hall of Famer.
Next, we have his 2005 Topps RC. Not terribly well-scanned on my part (a pretty poor job scanning all of them, actually).
And finally, we have a 2005 Score Glossy A-Rod RC. Not sure if this is what being diamond cut is, but it's miscut in some fashion. All-in-all, I'm thrilled to add these four sweet cards to my collection. I'm aiming to grab his Bowman RC eventually, and the above RCs bring me to two-thirds completion on a Rodgers Trifecta. All that's left is the auto, which I won't even attempt to snag for a long time.
Oh, and this post would not and could not be complete without the great commercials.