Tag Archives: New England Patriots

Super Bowl LI Spotlight: LeGarrette Blount

The running back carousel throughout Tom Brady’s career has been mind-boggling. It’s also a testament to his greatness, hardly ever having consistence at running back. Corey Dillon was probably Brady’s best backfield weapon. Now he has LaGarrette Blount, who’s contributed since the 2013 season. In 2016, he totaled more than 1,100 rushing yards and scored […]

Super Bowl LI Spotlight: Tom Brady

Tom Brady will play in his seventh Super Bowl Sunday, and is aiming for his record fifth title. He faces an underrated Atlanta defense that had the NFL’s top pass rusher this season in defensive end Vic Beasley (15.5 sacks). He will also have to keep up with the game’s top-scoring offense. Not an easy […]

Tom Brady Gets Emotional About Panini Kid Reporter Question

Yesterday was the first official Super Bowl “Opening Night” in Houston, Texas. Originally known as Media Day, the event makes coaches and players accessible to the media for interviews and mini-press conferences. You may have caught what is shaping up to the story of Super Bowl LI Opening Night. An unlikely reporter asked Tom Brady […]

Super Bowl LI Spotlight: Chris Hogan

The 51st Super Bowl is a little more than a week away. Although the Patriots are familiar participants, they do have some unfamiliar faces. They continue to set records with players unwanted by other teams. One of those is receiver Chris Hogan, who entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent.

Pro Set put Draft Day what-ifs on cardboard

A simple four-card set from Pro Set made for the 1990 NFL Draft, then a Sunday event, is one that I’ve always found oddly interesting — and just this week I finally added this simple release to my collection all these years later.

Malcolm Butler signs auto deal with Fanatics

The Super Bowl hero’s football cards are coming soon — and so are his autographs.

Malcolm Butler’s First RC in 2014 National Treasures

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor Patriots rookie defensive back Malcolm Butler will get his first Rookie Card in 2014 National Treasures. The unlikely hero of Super Bowl XLIX made the game-saving interception at his own goal line with seconds remaining to give the Patriots its fourth Super Bowl title. The play will certainly […]

Panini Details 2014 Select FB Award Winners

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor Panini America has accounted details of its 2014 Select Football Award Selections sets. Just before Super Bowl XLIX, winners for NFL MVP (Aaron Rodgers), Offensive Rookie of the Year (Odell Beckham, Jr.) and Defensive Rookie of the Year (Aaron Donald) were announced. The announcements instantly made winners of interactive […]

Malcolm Butler gets first football card in Topps’ Super Bowl commemorative set

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor An undrafted rookie out of a small school made perhaps the biggest play of the biggest game of the season on Sunday. And now he’ll have his first football card. Patriots safety Malcolm Butler is one of two bonus cards — the other being Super Bowl […]

BGS Diary Predictor (Feb.): What will he submit?

We recently introduced the BGS Diary and it seems like a few of you liked hearing about what — and why — Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds submitted what he did for grading.

Super Bowl XLIX Hot Hobby Reactions

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor Wow, what a game! Patriots fans are equally relieved and euphoric. Seahawks fans are sick. Russell Wilson and Seattle came just a few feet away from beating two of the most iconic quarterbacks in the history of the game in back-to-back Super Bowls. Instead, Tom Brady becomes just […]

Vince Wilfork: Big, big man … big collector, too

Vince Wilfork might be the biggest collector of the bunch after his comments to Panini Kid Reporter Dylan Cooperider on Super Bowl Media Day.

Collecting the best retired Patriots

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor With Super Bowl XLIX just days away, the best team of the 2000s meets last season’s best team. Today and tomorrow we will look at some of the most collectable retired Patriots and Seahawks. Neither team is exactly overflowing with historic players. The Pro Football Hall of Fame is […]

Topps creates three Super Bowl card sets

The Super Bowl is a big game — and Topps’ Super Bowl presence reflects that with some big cardboard.

Panini readies three Super Bowl card sets

Panini America is enhancing the NFL Experience and the Super Bowl the best way it knows how.

Collecting Patriots Coach Bill Belichick

  Continue to check Beckett.com daily leading up to and after Super Bowl XLVIV for continued coverage and hobby reactions for key members of the Patriots and Seahawks. Be sure to follow Beckett Media on Twitter during the Super Bowl: @BeckettMedia — By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor Starting your NFL head coaching career […]

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NFL Playoff Hobby Impact: AFC Teams

  By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor Every year the NFL playoffs provide a big boost in the hobby for the postseason’s top performers. With every game on a national stage, collectors pay attention to teams and players they may have overlooked. We will look at all 12 playoff teams and see which players […]

Sunday Conversation: Panini’s Jason Howarth

Jason Howarth is the Vice President of Marketing for Panini America. We caught up with him for a brief Q&A about the industry its challenges, his New England Patriots and plenty more.

How do you know it’s game-used? The Smell Test

How do you know a Miami Dolphins game-used jersey is real when it’s shipped to Panini America to make its way into football cards?

Panini prepares Tim Tebow’s first Patriots card

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Football Editor Tim Tebow signed with a new team just a couple of days ago. That gave Panini America enough time to ready his first card as a member of the New England Patriots. Tebow’s first New England card will appear in 2013 Panini Rookie & Stars, which is scheduled […]

Free Price Wednesday: Shane Vereen Rookie Cards

Vereen’s game was the epitome of breakout performance.

Exclusive: A brother’s blessing — Junior Seau’s brother discusses ongoing art tribute

In an exclusive interview with Beckett Media Contributing Editor Susan Lulgjuraj, Savai’i Seau discussed The Junior Seau Print Collection, his brother’s wishes for his work and more.

Prolific Patriots: Team Legends on Cardboard

  By Andrew Tolentino | Football Editor Calm down, chowda heads. We wouldn’t dare just run a franchise retrospective on the Giants  without paying homage to Pats of the past. That would be wicked dumb. Below is a cardboard tribute to the most beloved names in New England’s pro football history.

Interest in Tim Tebow cards continues to rise

Tim Tebow is seemingly sitting on top of the NFL and cardboard world heading into Sunday’s game against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.

One for the Flutie SuperCollectors out there …

Her name is Alexa Flutie — and you just might recognize her name if you’re a football fan.