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> Sit or sell???

post Sep 3 2008, 03:19 PM
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I picked up these beauties a few years ago and have been sitting on them ever since. The question is, should I hold them longer to see if he pans out, or dump them now before he stinks up the joint???

Personally I like the kid. He had a nice college career, and I think he is a great sleeper.

Both of these cards are VERY mint too!!!

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If you still have them now, you should probably hold on for a few more weeks.

The Bears schedule isnt that bad over the next month (Atl, Min, BYE, Det), so he could put up some good numbers and heat them up a little more.

But then the schedule starts gettting a little tougher and the weather will get a little worse for the passing game in Chicago and his stats should cool off.

I have to say, Im still not sold on him (its not like I am sold on Grossman either.. lol), but he has done better then I expected so far this season. Still think he lacks the arm strength to be a threat in the long passing game, but with teams putting 8 and 9 in the box to try to stop Forte, he doesnt have to go too deep to throw a completion that could go for a lot of yards (like Olsens 52 yarder last week wink.gif )

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rareluck   Sit or sell???   Sep 3 2008, 03:19 PM
Kiansdad   From a Bears fan.. I would say sell them now while...   Sep 3 2008, 03:22 PM
rareluck   Well I guess you should know lol. Thanks for t...   Sep 3 2008, 03:24 PM
19th Century Indiana Jones   From a collector's standpoint, those are beaut...   Sep 3 2008, 03:30 PM
rareluck   Maybe your right, I don't have much in them...   Sep 3 2008, 04:44 PM
colts21   I agree with Indy, those are two amazing cards. ...   Sep 3 2008, 04:48 PM
Dillywill   Sell one keep one! Either way you win!   Sep 3 2008, 04:46 PM
19th Century Indiana Jones   He should keep the larger patch and sell the smal...   Sep 3 2008, 05:14 PM
degibson84   i 2nd this motion   Oct 22 2008, 06:34 PM
ronaldinho0003   I agree with Dillywill...   Sep 3 2008, 04:49 PM
joe31   yea i say sell one, keep one   Sep 3 2008, 05:04 PM
Hallsgator   Depends, have you been following the market on the...   Sep 3 2008, 05:14 PM
marcus42   05 was a great looking set...and the gold versions...   Sep 3 2008, 11:26 PM
10alex10   that #/25 one is sick :) i would definatly say han...   Sep 3 2008, 11:29 PM
mavisbike   I would think sell the /25 One Keep the other one...   Sep 3 2008, 11:56 PM
rareluck   I still have these two cards. Should I sell them n...   Oct 8 2008, 12:26 PM
rareluck   I hear ya. And the other cool thing is that I ...   Oct 8 2008, 02:52 PM
ffman   Those cards are looking pretty nice right now!   Oct 8 2008, 09:42 PM
Iplayfootball_90   I'd keep at least one just because of how clea...   Oct 8 2008, 10:01 PM
Solid133   I'd go with most people and day sell, though I...   Oct 9 2008, 03:46 PM
rareluck   Hey does anybody have a recent Beckett book value ...   Oct 22 2008, 05:27 PM
Kiansdad   Reg- $60 Gold- $300   Oct 22 2008, 06:31 PM
rareluck   Thanks Tim!   Oct 22 2008, 07:50 PM
imacrackr   dump if you need money but with Rex backing him up...   Oct 22 2008, 05:44 PM
rareluck   I hear ya about a soft market. I don't think...   Oct 22 2008, 07:58 PM
imacrackr   i'm buying like crazy at the moment luckily...   Oct 23 2008, 12:42 AM
osufan2383   sell as soon as possible   Oct 22 2008, 07:18 PM
rareluck   I still have these, Would you consider selling the...   Oct 12 2009, 08:47 PM
Hallsgator   Will you make a profit? Do you think there is stil...   Oct 12 2009, 09:43 PM
edgerrin32   right now they are hott, i would hold them for a l...   Oct 12 2009, 09:57 PM
obe459   Hold on to the Gold version because they(Broncos) ...   Oct 12 2009, 11:07 PM
19th Century Indiana Jones   Personally, I would keep them. If the Broncos mak...   Oct 13 2009, 06:57 AM
Gadsden86   if you need the money sell if you dont keep them.   Oct 13 2009, 08:34 AM
aceecards   he maybe at peak value now.. if broncos go on losi...   Oct 13 2009, 08:36 AM
19th Century Indiana Jones   What do you mean "if"???? Everything in...   Oct 13 2009, 08:41 AM
cardcrazed   I'd say hold on to them because he is in a muc...   Oct 13 2009, 09:05 AM
Pejarox7620   Wow surprised you held on to these until this day ...   Oct 13 2009, 06:27 PM
über   Sell one (I'd say regular version). They have...   Oct 13 2009, 07:15 PM
hodee5   Sprint to your computer and sell them both...........   Oct 14 2009, 01:00 AM
tyrodsports   I say sell them.....tooooooo me. Orton is awesome...   Oct 16 2009, 07:54 AM
NYStateOfMind1976   Sell the Regular now keep the Gold.. Sick cards.. ...   Oct 16 2009, 08:06 AM
19th Century Indiana Jones   Look, if you can't make up your mind, then jus...   Oct 16 2009, 10:00 PM
jaderock   Sell both before the old Orton creeps back in...   Oct 17 2009, 05:15 PM
rareluck   I am bumping this to the top because I still have ...   Oct 8 2010, 06:38 PM
coltsfan23   If you're interested in selling the gold, I...   Oct 8 2010, 06:46 PM

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