Ultimate John Elway Product Guide: Jerseys, Gear, Memorabilia & More

John Elway

Introduction

There is no bigger Denver Broncos legend than John Elway. He played his entire 16 year NFL career in Denver and won two Super Bowls. He went on to become the GM and President of the Broncos and won a third Super Bowl in 2016 with Peyton Manning leading the offence.

John Elway is considered one of the best quarterbacks of all time and there are tons of jerseys, shirts, memorabilia, and autographed products available for purchase. We reviewed every single Elway product in the market and have recommended the best of the best below.

JERSEYS

There’s a very good selection of official John Elway jerseys available for sale in different styles and colors. We’ve picked out the best ones below. If you want to jump straight to the full inventory at the NFL Shop click here.

Men's Denver Broncos John Elway NFL Pro Line Navy Replica Retired Player Jersey

If you’re looking for a classic John Elway jersey at a good price this is a perfect pick. The tailoring is exactly like a game-day jersey. It’s an officially licensed NFL product and the coloring and stitching is high quality. This is the top selling Elway jersey at the NFL Shop and it’s easy to see why.

Men's Denver Broncos John Elway Mitchell & Ness Orange Legacy Replica Jersey

If your budget allows for a premium jersey you’ll want to consider going with Mitchell & Ness.
They are the top jersey manufacturer for professional sports legends. This beautiful jersey is top quality and is also available in navy and white.

Men's Denver Broncos John Elway Mitchell & Ness Platinum NFL 100 Retired Player Legacy Jersey

This is a limited edition Mitchell & Ness jersey that celebrates Elway’s amazing career. It’s platinum in color and includes the NFL Top 100 player patch. During the 2019 seasons the NFL named the top 100 players of all-time and Elway easily made the list. This jersey is a great option if you’re looking for a more unique look than the standard navy, white, and orange Broncos uniforms.

Men's Denver Broncos John Elway Mitchell & Ness White Retired Player Legacy Replica Jersey

If you want a Mitchell & Ness John Elway jersey at a less expensive price point, this replica jersey was made for you. Replica jerseys are made with slightly different material but you get the same high quality look and feel.

Women's Denver Broncos John Elway Nike Orange Game Retired Player Jersey

There’s a jersey made specifically for John Elway’s female fans that has a custom fit. It’s not as loose as a regular jersey and is fitted across the chest, shoulders and arms. It’s an officially licensed NFL jersey made by Nike so it’s high quality.

Youth Denver Broncos John Elway Mitchell & Ness Orange 1990 Legacy Retired Player Jersey

If you’re looking for a Youth sized Elway jersey you can’t go wrong with this Mitchell & Ness product. It’s made in Broncos orange and has a full inventory of sizes. Great option as a gift for any young Denver fans you’re shopping for. 

If you want to see more classic NFL jerseys check out our guide to the best NFL quarterback throwback jerseys

SHIRTS AND FAN GEAR

John Elway Denver Broncos Mitchell & Ness 1994 Retired Player Name & Number T-Shirt - Orange

This is the classic name and number shirt and one of the top selling Elway items at the NFL Shop. It comes in Broncos orange and you can wear it with almost anything. You get the look of a jersey at a significant discount in price. 

John Elway Denver Broncos NFL Pro Line Retired Player Illustration Name & Number T-Shirt - Orange

This shirt is different than the regular name and number jersey shirts and shows Elway about to throw a pass. It also includes his autograph and the Denver Broncos logo. A good option if you’re looking for something unique to show off your John Elway appreciation.

John Elway Denver Broncos Mitchell & Ness Retired Player Name & Number Mesh Crew Neck Top - Orange

This name and number shirt is made of mesh so it has a different feel than the other shirts we’ve recommended. It’s made by Mitchell & Ness so you’re getting premium fit and quality. It’s only made in limited quantities so grab one before they’re gone.

John Elway Denver Broncos Mitchell & Ness Retired Player Name & Number Long Sleeve Top - Orange

This long sleeve item is currently the top selling John Elway shirt at the NFL Shop. We love the design and throwback feel. It’s an officially licensed NFL product and will turn heads  next time you’re cheering on the Broncos.

John Elway Denver Broncos Mitchell & Ness Youth Retired Retro Player Name & Number T-Shirt - Orange

For younger fans this affordable name and number jersey shirt is perfect. It’s available in Broncos orange with lots of sizes left. It’s hard to find shirts and fan gear in youth sizes for NFL legends so don’t wait.

Men's Denver Broncos John Elway Hall of Fame Player Crew Socks

For a more subtle option of showing off your love of the Broncos consider these hall of fame socks. They include Elway’s name and number on the back. You can wear these with shorts or hide them under a pair of jeans or dress pants. A fun way to enhance your fan gear wardrobe.

SPORTS CARDS

There’s a strong market right now for John Elway rookie cards and a good selection available of graded cards on SportsMemorbilia.com. We’ve picked two of the best ones below but you can also jump to the full section of John Elway’s rookie cards by clicking here.

There’s also an assortment of graded and verified signed cards from other notable years during Elway’s career.

1984 Topps #63 John Elway Broncos RC ROOKIE MINT PSA 9 (PD) Graded Football Card

This is a high quality John Elway rookie card that’s graded a 9. It’s one of the most highly sought cards for Elway collectors. Like all SportsMemorbilia.com  products it’s authenticated with a life-time guarantee. Graded rookie cards don’t last long so have a look right away if you're interested.

1984 Topps #63 John Elway RC ROOKIE PSA 7 NM Graded Football Card

This is the same Topps Elway 1984 rookie card but it has a lower grading. The good news about a lower grading is that price is significantly less expensive. And keep in mind that the grading skill is very strict so you’re still getting a very good card.

1999 Playoff Momentum Gridiron #gf8 John Elway Hof Pop 1 Psa 10 F2516340-935

This 1999 Elway card is graded a perfect 10. This is a rare card to find and is available at a discount right now. A great option for collectors looking to fill gaps in their collection and own a pristine card.

John Elway 2018 Donruss Football 48 Card Lot Denver Broncos #300

 

Sports cards for retired legends can be expensive so we included an Elway card that’s priced on the lower end. It has not been professionally graded but the quality looks good in the photo.  This retailer has a lifetime authenticity guarantee so you shop with confidence. If you’re a more casual collector this is an awesome find.

1988 Fleer Team Action #69 John Elway Afc Championship Pop 4 Psa 10 F2615111-410

This 1988 AFC Championship game card shows John Elway in action. It’s graded a 10 so you’re getting a card in perfect condition. A great way to celebrate the 1988 season.

John Elway Psa Graded 10 Gem Mint 1986 Topps Football Card #112 Broncos Flawless

This flawless card from 1986 is a high quality collector’s item. It’s quality and rarity mean it’s priced at the higher range. If you’re serious about Elway cards we recommend checking it out. Available with a best-price guarantee.

1998 pinnacle inside behind the numbers test issue #3 JOHN ELWAY broncos BGS 8

Our final card is the most expensive and rare. It’s from a limited series in 1998 from Pinnacle. It’s one of the most premium Elway cards available in the collector’s market.

COLLECTIBLES

Legends Never Die "John Elway Framed Photo Collage, 11 x 14-Inch

This framed photo collage provides a nice mix of photos and biography content. Will look great on your home or office wall. The perfect tribute to Elway’s career.

Legends Never Die John Elway Away Framed Photo Collage, 11x14-Inch

This collage is from the same manufacturer but has a different set of Elway photos. Both are priced at the low end so you’re getting excellent value for your money.

John Elway Poster - American Football Poster for Bedroom - Pop Art Geometric Portrait - Birthday Gift for Dad (11x14)

This stylish art rendering of John Elway would look good on any wall. It offers something different than the usual game action photos. It’s painted in “pop art” style with characteristic colours and geometry.

Elway: A Relentless Life Hardcover – Illustrated, September 15, 2020

This book provides a detailed look at Elway’s life and football career. It’s considered the best and most comprehensive biography available. It covers the ups and downs of his life and is highly rated by his fans. If you want to relive his career and learn more about Elway this is the perfect book. Also a great gift for any Elway fan.

FanPlastic John Elway 7 Denver N F L Jersey Themed Wall Clock - National Football League Legends Edition

Our final Elway collectible is a wall clock. We added this one for fun and something different. It displays Elway throwing a football and is another great gift for a Denver Broncos fan.

SIGNED AND AUTOGRAPHED ITEMS

If you’re looking for an autographed John Elway football, helmet, photo, or sports card you’re in luck – there’s currently a strong selection of inventory. We’ve picked our favorites below but also provided a link to the full list so you can browse all of John Elway signed items together. These products are available in limited quantities so act fast. We only link to authorized sellers that provide a Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee.

Footballs

One of the best collector’s items for NFL players is an autographed football. It can be put on display anywhere in your home or office. We’ve picked our two favorite John Elway signed footballs but we highly recommend checking out the full list.

John Elway Denver Broncos Autographed Wilson NFL Football

This is a classic NFL game ball that’s been autographed by John Elway. It’s officially licensed by the NFL. It includes a large John Elway signature and the number 7.

John Elway Denver Broncos Autographed Logo Football

This signed football has a custom look with white panels and a large Denver Broncos logo. Rather than looking like a game ball this one is designed to highlight Elway’s signature and number. It also includes a Super Bowl logo and Broncos team stats printed on the ball. This item was made to be displayed and would look great in a glass case.

Helmets

Another very popular memorabilia item for NFL players is a signed helmet. They are larger than a football and will take up more space, but they look incredible when displayed. We listed some of the best ones below but we encourage you to review the complete list of John Elway signed helmets.

John Elway Denver Broncos Autographed Riddell Black Matte Alternate Speed Authentic Helmet

Autographed helmets come in a range of styles. This one is an authentic on-field helmet in the classic Denver Broncos colors. Elways’s signature is near the top of the helmet and easily viewable. This is an official NFL product and like all of the autographed products we recommend comes with a certificate of guarantee.

John Elway Denver Broncos Autographed Riddell Pro-Line Authentic Throwback Helmet

This helmet has an awesome design and includes the throwback Denver Broncos team logo. It was hand signed by Elway and it’s an officially licensed NFL product. The overall look and design of this helmet is our favorite.

John Elway Denver Broncos Autographed Riddell Mini Helmet

Our final signed John Elway helmet is smaller in size and is considered a mini helmet. The advantage of a mini helmet is that it takes up less space and the price is significantly less expensive. This is a great option if you’re looking for autographed Elway products.

Jerseys

Another popular category of signed NFL player memorabilia is jerseys. They tend to be extra large in size so that they can be displayed in a frame and hung. You can see the full selection of John Elway signed jerseys here. Read on for our top picks:

John Elway Denver Broncos Autographed Mitchell & Ness White Replica Jersey with "HOF 04" Inscription

This signed white Broncos jersey is our top pick. The white looks pristine and it has a special signature celebrating Elway’s induction into the NFL Hall of Fame in 2004. These jerseys are rarely available and we highly recommend having a look.

John Elway Denver Broncos Autographed Mitchell & Ness Navy Replica Jersey

If you prefer the classic navy colored Denver Broncos jersey you’re in luck. This Elway signed item is an officially licensed NFL product and comes with a lifetime guarantee. This is one of the most popular Elway products in the collectibles market.

John Elway Autographed Jersey - Deluxe Custom Blue

This signed John Elway jersey comes with a special frame. The deluxe frame includes photos of Elway and several Broncos logos. If you want a signed jersey that’s instantly ready to be placed on your wall this is the way to go. One of the photos shows Elway right after a Super Bowl win.

Photos and Posters

Signed photos and posters are the best place to start if you’re a John Elway fan. The prices are very reasonable and much less expensive than the other items we’ve reviewed. If you want to jump to the full list of John Elway photos click here. To see our favorite picks see the list below.

John Elway Denver Broncos Autographed 16" x 20" Vertical in Pocket Photograph

Out of all of the signed John Elway photos we reviewed this one is the highest selling. It shows Elway getting ready to throw a pass in his orange Broncos uniform. It comes with a certificate of guarantee and individually numbered hologram. It’s not cheap but it’s an awesome item for Elway fans.

John Elway Denver Broncos Autographed 16" x 20" Horizontal Mile High Salute Photograph

This photo brings back the glory years of the Denver Broncos. It shows Elway giving the “Mile High Salute” that was popularized by Terrell Davis. You can see Davis in the left side of the photo.

John Elway Autographed Denver Broncos Goal Line Art Card Blue JSA 26047

This signed item is unique and shows an artist’s rendering of Elway getting ready to throw a pass. We love the design of this card and how it offers something different than the usual game photos. It has a large John Elway signature and number 7. Comes with an authenticity guarantee and is sold by JSA.

John Elway Hand Signed Autographed Sports Illustrated Magazine Stanford Cardinal - November 8th, 1982

This one is for anyone that lived through the pre-Internet glory years of Sports Illustrated. It shows Elway during his college years at Stanford. It’s dated from November 1982 from a game against Washington. The “Bombs Away” headline is very fitting!

Sports Cards

The final category of our autographed John Elway product list is Sports Cards. Our top picks are below but you can check the current inventory of graded Elway cards here.

Broncos John Elway "HOF 04" Signed 1984 Topps RC#63 Auto Grade 10! Card BAS Slab

You can’t beat a signed, mind condition, John Elway rookie card. This one won’t last long so if you’re interested go check it out now. To top if off it’s rated a 10. This card has a best-price guarantee and is pretty much guaranteed to increase in value. The Elway signature includes “HOF 04”.

JOHN ELWAY (Broncos) Signed 1988 TOPPS Card #23 Beckett Authenticated

This 1998 John Elway card is another keeper. It’s from early in his career and has an authenticated signature on the front. This is a hard card to find there are not many available for sale.

JOHN ELWAY Autographed Broncos Donruss Elite 01 Card FANATICS LE 5/100

A limited edition John Elway card produced by Fanatics. There were only 100 of these cards produced and this is card #5. It’s a high quality card and a great collectible.

We hope you enjoyed our reviews of the best John Elway products. If you have any recommendations or comments get in touch with us at [email protected].

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The Buy Side Sports Team