Aaron Rodgers Game-Winning Jersey from 2013 On Track to Break Sports Collectibles Record

Published 08/17/2021, 6:14 PM EDT
GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – NOVEMBER 15: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers speaks to the media after beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 at Lambeau Field on November 15, 2020 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)


It’s no secret that Aaron Rodgers was desperately pushing for a move away from the Green Bay Packers in 2021. However, both parties eventually sat down and agreed on a new and restructured deal that keeps Rodgers in Wisconsin for another year. There is still a possibility that the reigning league MVP can depart in 2022, but that’s a story for another day.

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GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – DECEMBER 08: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers reacts after getting the win against the Washington Redskins at Lambeau Field on December 08, 2019, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)

Today, we’ll be talking about Aaron Rodgers and a particular jersey that he wore back in 2013 while facing the Detroit Lions. Glen Christensen, a lifelong Green Bay fan who moved to Dallas recently, is an NFL collectibles enthusiast.

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Ever since the late 1990s. Christensen has put together an incredible collection of memorabilia which is worthy to be kept in a musuem. In fact, former Packers greats Dave Robinson and Donny Anderson.also praised him for his distinguished ‘personal treasure’.

But this particular piece of memorabilia is a jersey worn by A-Rod in the 22-9 win over the Lions 8 years ago. Rodgers finished the game with 274 passing yards and it included an 83-yard touchdown pass to James Jones.

The jersey originally was sold through NFL Auctions and eventually found its way to Christensen.

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Aaron Rodgers sports memorabilia set to rake in a record amount

At the time of writing the jersey worn by Rodgers had crossed the $36,000 milestone. This also includes a 20% buyer’s premium. This particular collector’s item has already set a record for game-used Aaron Rodgers jersey, beating the $34,800 a jersey from 2010 went for earlier in 2021.

Speaking to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Heritage consignment director Chris Nerat was confident that the jersey will attract a fair number of bidders.

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“I’m a little surprised, honestly. But no matter how the offseason went, nobody can take away that he’s still arguably the most skilled quarterback of all time and a first ballot Hall of Famer with a Super Bowl trophy and coming off an MVP season.”

Sep 20, 2020; Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) talks with head coach Matt LaFleur during the third quarter of the game against the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

“I think the collectors bidding on that have put aside what will probably be just a distant memory of what transpired in the offseason. The bidding is showing that,” Nerat added.

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After everything that’s gone down between Rodgers and the Packers this summer, it’s nice to see some positivity return to Wisconsin. No way to go but up for the Packers now!

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Daniel Arambur is an NFL writer and content strategist for EssentiallySports.With more than 1,000 articles, he is one of the senior writers in the NFL cohort at ES. A mass media graduate from the University of Mumbai, Daniel has found the perfect blend of vocation and passion in the sports content niche.

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