For the majority of the 2018 season, NFL fans, analysts, and experts have focused much attention on the rise of Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady and Drew Brees being solidified as first-ballot hall of famers with their career achievements, and the success of the Rams. But, with all of the love being shown in those areas, the success of other teams and players has been overshadowed, mainly the Seattle Seahawks and their star quarterback, Russell Wilson.

Seattle got off to a slow start for the 2018 season after losing their first two games to the Broncos and Bears, respectively. While they did bounce back and win their next two games against the Cowboys and Cardinals, they were never able to stop hovering around the .500 winning percentage line.

However, Week 11 was the beginning of their upswing and the timing could not have been more perfect! The Seahawks defeated the Green Bay Packers in their Week 11 matchup 27-24 and the win started an impressive run that saw Seattle win five of their last six games to improve their overall record to 9-6 and earn a playoff spot. The one loss during that stretch was an overtime loss to the 49ers.

The Seahawks definitely win and lose as a unit, but their top superstar will always be Russell Wilson, as long as he’s a member of the team. Wilson is undoubtedly the face of the franchise and the player to collect. It’s easy to overlook his collectability with the recent success of Patrick Mahomes and other younger stars in an industry that focuses on “the now” and tends to move on once a player loses their rookie status. Don’t make that mistake and forego adding any Russell Wilson rookie cards to your collection before it’s too late.

There doesn’t seem to be a hotter team in the NFL than the Seahawks and they’re heading into the postseason with a full head of steam. Don’t be surprised to see the values for Wilson’s cards rise as they march closer to the Super Bowl.

Here are a few products to consider when pursuing rookie cards of Russell Wilson:

2012 Topps Finest

2012 Panini Absolute

2012 Upper Deck SP Authentic

2012 Topps Chrome

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