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Sam Darnold and his top 3 rookie cards

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Can New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold be the next Jared Goff?

There are lofty expectations for Darnold heading into his second year playing for a big-market team like the Jets.

He certainly has the top prospect pedigree being selected third overall in the 2018 Draft.

While other young quarterbacks like Jared Goff and Baker Mayfield might get more attention, this could be the year that Darnold gets his due.

Here are 3 of his best rookie cards currently available to bid or buy (see links below) on eBay.

1. 2018 Absolute Sam Darnold Autograph Jersey Patch Rookie card #151

For a three relic patch card with an autograph (even if it’s a sticker auto), this Darnold rookie card is currently pretty affordable.

Plus it’s numbered to just 100.

For those looking for more rare parallels, there are quad and five-piece relics also available to collect.



2. 2018 Donruss Optic Rated Rookie Autograph card

The Rated Rookie subset from Donruss Optic is a popular one to collect in the hobby.

The look of the card is sharp and the on-card autograph is nice.

It also comes in various parallels with the lower serial-numbered cards commanding good value.



3. 2018 National Treasures Rookie Patch Autograph card #162

One of the most valuable rookie cards for Darnold out on the market now comes from the 2018 National Treasures set.

It has a big relic patch to go along with a hard-signed autograph.

Plus the more rare parallel versions are currently going for big bucks.


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