Josh Jacobs turned in a pretty decent 2020 season with 12 TDs and another 1,000-yard performance. So if you had some doubts or were worried about a second-year flop, the 2020 performance should go a long way to ease your concerns. But will Jacobs ever break out in the BIG way that’ll send the Josh Jacobs rookie card market through the roof? It’s hard to say
We’ll start with some lower-end investment options first and work our way up to some higher values. Either way, if he continues what he started in week 1, EVERY Josh Jacobs rookie card investor will be happy by the season’s end. Let’s get the ball rollin’!
Unlike Jacobs, here’s a rookie from the 2019 class whose future in the NFL appears to be a bit murky…
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Josh Jacobs Rookie Card Hot List
2019 Leaf Flash (Buy this Josh Jacobs rookie card on eBay)
An incredibly affordable card for all investors. Even the extremely rare versions with a 10 grade can still be picked up for less than $200. So if the Panini Select Cosmic is a little too hard on your wallet, this card from Leaf is a great alternative.
2019 Panini Prizm Neon Green (Find it on eBay!)
There’s a variety of styles that are affordable for the everyday casual collector in this set but we like the Neon Green. If you don’t like the Green you can look for a Pink Prizm around the same price point. Not big on the bling? Grab the base card! You won’t have to break the bank for any of the three.
2019 Panini Contenders Cracked Ice (Find a Bargain on eBay)
Now we’re getting into some cards for the more serious investors. This one is still reasonable but we could see things getting out of hand quickly if Jacobs continues to post 3 TD football games. Think about grabbing one before anymore happen!
2019 Panini Prizm Gold (Buy it on eBay!)
Only 10 of these on earth so it may be a while before you see one come up for sale. A 10 grade will have ZERO problems fetching over $1,000. A big price tag that could lead to BIG profits.
2019 Panini Flawless Rookie Glove (Search on eBay)
Not only is this the most expensive card on the list, but it’s also the most eye-popping. Oh, AND it’s the rarest. A great combination that makes for one valuable card. Only 4 were made so if you see one up for grabs think long and hard about making an offer. It may be the last time it comes around for a while.
2019 Panini Select (Buy on eBay)
Overall the Josh Jacobs rookie cards you’ll see from this set don’t match up to Panini Prizm in terms of value. However, they’re certainly nothing to scoff att. If you’re not quite ready to step into a Prizm, a Panini Select is the way to go.
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Josh Jacobs Rookie Card “Honorable Mentions”
Panini National Treasures RPA 2019 – 20 of these beauties are available if you’re looking for a medium to high-end investment.
Panini Obsidian Rookie Auto 2019 – An awesome-looking card for someone looking to make a medium-sized investment.
Donruss Optic 2019 – Seems like this card should be worth WAY more than they are. A relatively low-end card even for the less common of the bunch.
Looking for some risky plays with upside potential?
Josh Jacobs Rookie Card Investment Strategy
Short (1 year or less)
The market for Josh Jacobs rookie cards seems relatively easy to enter for a guy who eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark each of his first two seasons. He’s the confirmed go-to guy in Las Vegas, and we look for even more success in 2021. If things go the way they should and the Raiders take another step forward, you should have no trouble making some short terms gains. 7.5/10
Medium (1 to 3 years)
The Raiders have their running back in Jacobs and their quarterback in Carr. Two great positions to build a team around. If the Raiders can bolster their defense an 8-8 record may turn into a playoff run in the next couple of years. Something that would be great for your investment. 8/10
Long (3 years plus)
Focus on the next few years rather than the long haul. Be patient and see what Jacobs and the Raiders can put together out in the desert and make hopefully make some nice profits off your investment. However, if Jacobs keeps racking up 1,000-yard seasons we may have the next Curtis Martin on our hands. Something that’ll reflect nicely if you happen to hold onto a Josh Jacobs rookie card over the years. 6/10