And when all the stats are added up, Brees, who started his career with the San Diego Chargers, should receive his well-deserved kudos from his accomplishments on the field.
There should also be some hobby love for the quarterback who overcame early, devastating injuries to finish a long successful career.
Here are the top 3 rookie cards we like best with links to bid and buy below.
1. 2001 Playoff Contenders Rookie Autograph Card
A limited card with Brees in a classic quarterback position.
There’s an autograph on it and a well-graded card will set you back thousands for this high-end card.
2. 2001 SP Authentic Future Watch Rookie Card
This is a nice clean-looking card from the popular Future Watch subset within the SP Authentic boxes.
While there’s no autograph on this one, it is serial numbered to just 100.
3. 2001 Topps Chrome Refractor Rookie Card
The Topps Chrome brand remains popular for football card collectors.
And while you can find more affordable rookie cards from the paper Topps set or even from Topps Chrome, the Topps Chrome Refractor is even more limited (numbered to 999) with a brighter shine.
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