Matt Ryan Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Matt Ryan

Date of Birth: 5/17/1985
Rookie Card Year: 2008
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

In recent years, Matt Ryan cards have gained a lot attention. The Falcons have gone through some ups and downs but Ryan's hobby prospects are still fairly strong should Atlanta find their footing once again.

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The third pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, Ryan entered the league with high expectations. He certainly got things off to a bang, connecting for a 62-yeard touchdown on his first-ever pass. He was just the second rookie ever to pass for more than 3,000 yards, joining Peyton Manning. Cam Newton is now part of the club as well. Ryan and fellow 2008 rookie, Joe Flacco, were also the first rookie quarterbacks to start all 16 games and take their teams to the playoffs.

Collectors have 40 different Matt Ryan rookie cards to choose from. They cover a wide range of prices, starting at a couple of dollars and going all the way up to several hundred. Considering his early success and the fact that Atlanta seems poised to make a serious run at the Super Bowl, things look good for Matt Ryan cards. Barring a serious injury or a major drop off in production (which seems unlikely), the only direction his cards are going to go is up.

Although he's one of the NFL's better quarterbacks, Matt Ryan cards are in the second tier. It's going to take a Super Bowl Championship to lift him to a higher spot in the hobby.

Top Matt Ryan Rookie Cards

2008 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Matt Ryan RC #168 Autographed Patch #/99

2008 Upper Deck Exquisite Matt Ryan RC

Serial numbered to just 99 total copies, the horizontal layout of this card provides ample design space to incorporate the beautiful 3-color patch, player photo and on card autograph. This is a solid choice for the cornerstone of a Matt Ryan player collection.

2008 Playoff National Treasures Matt Ryan RC #111 Autographed Patcher #/99

Also numbered to 99, the National Treasures RC uses a vertical layout to configure the same design elements as the Exquisite version; player photo, 3-color patch and on-card signature. Preference comes down to personal taste, but both are equally worthy investments.

2008 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Matt Ryan RC #204 Autographed Jersey #/99

2008 Ultimate Collection Matt Ryan RC

Often much more affordable than the previous mentioned cards, the Ultimate rookie card still provides tremendous content. The card is serial numbered to 99 copies, features an over-sized jersey swatch, albeit single color and an on-card autograph. Parallel versions are available with those featuring multi-color jersey swatches.

Top eBay Listings

2008 DONRUSS GRIDIRON MATT RYAN RC ROOKIE SIGNED AUTO AUTOGRAPH JERSEY 14 100
$59.99

2008 Matt Ryan Bowman Sterling Auto Refractor- BGS 9.5 w 10 Sub
$212.49

Atlanta Falcons LOT Matt Ryan Julio Jones Roddy White ROOKIE Tony Gonzalez
$9.99

2008 Upper Deck Football FULL 325 Card Set shortprinted Rookie Matt Ryan Jackson
$249.00

MATT RYAN 08 BOWMAN CHROME ROOKIE RC REFRACTOR CARD!
$35.00

MATT RYAN 2008 BOWMAN SIGNS OF THE FUTURE RC AUTOGRAPH AUTO 50
$144.40

2008 Topps Chrome Matt Ryan #TC166 PSA 10 Rookie Falcans
$24.95

MATT RYAN 2011 PANINI CROWN ROYALE KINGS OF THE NFL GAME USED JERSEY# 299
$5.95

2008 UD DRAFT EDITION GREEN MATT RYAN RC FALCONS *
$6.00

2008 Matt Ryan Upper Deck Masterpieces Captured On Canvas Jersey Relic Rookie RC
$8.99

MATT RYAN 2010 TOPPS FINEST #75 BLACK REFRACTOR #41 99 (BV=$10) AC4378
$5.99

2008 Upper Deck Draft Edition Matt Ryan
$6.00

MATT RYAN 2008 CONTENDERS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR CONTENDERS #2 66 500
$10.40

2011 PANINI ROOKIES & STARS 6 MATT RYAN PSA 8
$14.99

Matt Ryan 2011 Timeless Treasures Jersey Card 190 BGS 9.5 GEM MINT
$17.00

2010 SWEET SPOT SWATCHES MATT RYAN DUAL PATCH RELIC #SSW58
$10.00
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Rookie Cards

Matt Ryan Rookie Card Checklist

Budget Rookie Cards

Matt Ryan Cards - 2008 Topps RC

Mid-Range Rookie Cards

2008 Upper Deck Matt Ryan RC

Premium Rookie Cards

2008 Playoff National Treasures Matt Ryan RC #/99

Top eBay Listings

2008 DONRUSS GRIDIRON MATT RYAN RC ROOKIE SIGNED AUTO AUTOGRAPH JERSEY 14 100
$59.99

Atlanta Falcons LOT Matt Ryan Julio Jones Roddy White ROOKIE Tony Gonzalez
$9.99

2008 Upper Deck Football FULL 325 Card Set shortprinted Rookie Matt Ryan Jackson
$249.00

MATT RYAN 08 BOWMAN CHROME ROOKIE RC REFRACTOR CARD!
$35.00

MATT RYAN 2008 BOWMAN SIGNS OF THE FUTURE RC AUTOGRAPH AUTO 50
$144.40

2008 Topps Chrome Matt Ryan #TC166 PSA 10 Rookie Falcans
$24.95

2008 UD DRAFT EDITION GREEN MATT RYAN RC FALCONS *
$6.00

2008 Matt Ryan Upper Deck Masterpieces Captured On Canvas Jersey Relic Rookie RC
$8.99

MATT RYAN 2008 CONTENDERS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR CONTENDERS #2 66 500
$10.40

Matt Ryan 2008 Topps Rookie Progression Platinum #172
$15.00

Matt Ryan 2008 SP Rookie Threads Letterman R-Y-A-N Auto x 4 SP Lot
$295.00

2008 Topps Matt Ryan Rookie Graded Gem Mint 10 Falcons!
$9.99

2008 TOPPS FINEST HOBBY FOOTBALL BOX - MATT RYAN JOE FLACCO RC
$89.00

Matt Ryan 2008 Upper Deck UD Rookie Jersey Atlanta Falcons #UDRJ-MR
$25.00

2008 Triple Threads Matt Ryan Rookie Autograph 1 1 White Whale Printing Plate
$279.99

MATT RYAN, JOE FLACCO 2008 UD PREMIER 8 PLAYER ROOKIE AUTOGRAPH SP
$237.50
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Autograph Guide

Matt Ryan Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Matt Ryan's authentic signature looks like. This can be used as a first point of reference for determining the legitimacy of autograph memorabilia, but is not a substitute for having your items authenticated by a well-respected professional autograph authentication company. Some of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Steiner, Tristar and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Matt Ryan Cut Signature Exemplar

Matt Ryan Autograph

Matt Ryan Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Matt Ryan signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Regardless of  the type of item or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:

  1. Signature is usually written on an even horizontal plane with a lean to the right.
  2. The letter "M" is unique in that it consists of an up and down pen stroke and then a deep and wide "u" like motion before beginning another up and down stroke.
  3. The pen lifts and an open looped "a" is visible and then a small upstroke which implies the letters "t-t."
  4. The pen lifts again for the start of the letter "R" with an open back that makes it look more like an un-dotted and exaggerated "?"
  5. A small intersecting scribble on the bottom of the "R" and a dash imply the remaining letters.

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Matt Ryan Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Matt Ryan Signed Photo

Top eBay Listings

PACKERS B.J. Raji signed 8x10 TD vs Matt Ryan photo JSA COA AUTO Autographed bj
$49.95

Matt Ryan Signed Framed 16x20 Photo Display JSA Falcons Matty Ice BC
$89.99

Matt Ryan Signed 16x20 Photo Atlanta Falcons JSA Certified
$101.99

Matt Ryan Signed Index card JSA SGC Vintage College Autograph Falcons QB
$39.00

Framed Matt Ryan Signed 16x20 Photo Atlanta Falcons JSA Certified
$199.98

Signed Matt Ryan Photograph Framed 16x20 JSA Certified
$179.98

Matt Ryan Signed 8x10 Photo Atlanta Falcons Autographed NFL PSA
$89.00

MATT RYAN SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 PHOTO PSA DNA #Y38374 FALCONS
$54.99

MATT RYAN SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 PHOTO PSA DNA #Y38373 FALCONS
$54.99

MATT RYAN SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 PHOTO PSA DNA #Y38372 FALCONS
$54.99

MATT RYAN SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 PHOTO PSA DNA #Y38379 FALCONS
$54.99

MATT RYAN SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 PHOTO PSA DNA #Y38377 FALCONS
$54.99

MATT RYAN SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 PHOTO PSA DNA #Y38376 FALCONS
$54.99

MATT RYAN SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 PHOTO PSA DNA #Y38375 FALCONS
$54.99

Matt Ryan Signed Autograph 8x10 Gai Cert auto COA Atlanta Falcons
$89.99

Matt Ryan Signed Falcons Football 16x20 Photo PSA DNA COA Picture Autograph QB 2
$149.99
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Ryan's collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection. Ryan can be found on Twitter @tradercracks and Google+.

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