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(09-14-2012 10:08 AM)sconnienation3 Wrote: I picked up a box yesterday and while less #d cards is definitely a downer, the cards themselves look really sharp. The base R&S design this year seems much cleaner than in years past, and the foil of the Longevity really adds to it. That being said, I wasn't expecting much as far as the hits--did get an auto #/99 and a patch #/49, so I think that's a win. And for the price? Not bad.
(09-14-2012 11:26 AM)ZSDOne Wrote: Definitely a win for you there especially if they are good players.
Last year I got one box which had the 1/1 Ryan Williams, a /50 jumbo patch of someone (Greg Little maybe) and a Denarius Moore autograph to 175. So like any product there are going to be great boxes.
Its just such a bummer that they have such a good looking product where you are likely only getting unnumbered rookie premiere material items.
I also have to wonder if the concerns over fake "game used" memorabilia are why were are seeing fewer "game used" cards of veterans in a product like this.
I'm definitely going to get more boxes of it because the cards look awesome, but it seems a good example of how card companies are delivering less value.
(09-14-2012 11:32 AM)sconnienation3 Wrote: Yeah, that's definitely a trend industry-wide, I think.
Good players? Zach Brown auto and Jarius Wright patch. Meh.
(09-14-2012 01:22 PM)arod1973 Wrote: Im actually a way bigger fan of R&S this year than the last few years...
I was finally glad to see them ditch the Signed Cloth RC patch and go with the Jersey Auto..
Only complaint I have this year is that it seems to be way more Rookies and less Stars than in years past..