Tag Archives: nfl

Deshaun Watson Talkin’ Cards at NFLPA Rookie Premiere

by David Lee, Beckett Football Editor The 2017 NFLPA Rookie Premiere Presented by Panini is well underway, and Friday brought seemingly countless card signings, photos and appearances from the best of the best in this new NFL rookie class. Cards for Prestige Draft Day, Origins, National Treasures Collegiate, Immaculate Collegiate and, yes, Flawless Collegiate were […]

NFLPA Rookie Premiere Ushers in New Rookie Class

The 2017 NFLPA Rookie Premiere kicks off this week, capped by a full-day photo shoot this Saturday at the Los Angeles Colosseum. Beckett Football editor David Lee will be on hand taking you behind the scenes with player interviews, sneak peeks at autographs signings, and what’s in store for Panini in 2017. Check back here […]

4 Key NFL Draft Hobby Implications

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor The first three rounds of the NFL Draft are in the books. There certainly have been moves that collectors should be paying attention to. Here are hour key headlines from round one. Myles Garrett goes No. 1… but where are his cards? As expected, Texas A&M defensive end […]

2017 Prestige Football to Feature NFL Draft Info

David Lee | Beckett Football Editor Panini’s Prestige brand has established itself as one of the most anticipated post-draft products every year. The Rookie Cards are the first to feature NFL Daft information, such as NFL team and draft position. It’s scheduled to drop in early June. The 2017 Prestige Football product will be no […]

National Treasures Football Most Valuable RCs

In the May issue of Beckett Football (on sale now), we take a look at the incredible history and impact the National Treasures Football brand has had on the hobby. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, we examine the key cards from each year since the product debuted in 2006. What we didn’t have room for was […]

Card Prices Rising During NFL Playoffs

By David Lee | Editor, Beckett Football The NFL postseason always brings lots of hobby reactions from collectors looking to buy up key cards of the hottest performers. After all, legends are forged in the postseason. It’s no surprise that the four remaining teams all have elite-level quarterbacks. Three of them—Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and […]

On the Field at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere

By David Lee Editor, Beckett Football This year’s NFLPA Rookie Premiere Presented by Panini is in the books, but it was a rousing success by several accounts. More than 40 rookies attended this year’s event in Los Angeles. Yesterday, the group took over the L.A. Coliseum where the L.A. Rams will call home until they […]

Secrets Revealed at NFLPA Rookie Premiere

By David Lee Editor, Beckett Football The NFLPA and Panini operate the event with impressive fluidity, ushering around the players from station to station and organizing seemingly countless autographed assets that will be used throughout 2016 products. The event is enormous for acquiring the assets that will be used of the rookies throughout the year. […]

NFL, Panini Formally Announce Exclusive Deal

Panini America and the NFL have formally announced their exclusive deal for trading cards and stickers. Get details plus comments from Panini’s VP of sales and product development, DJ Kazmierczak.

NFL Mid-Season Awards: MVP, ROY, POY

We are already through Week 8 of the NFL season, and already we have seen some incredible performances, breakout players and huge disappointments.  We present our picks for mid-season MVP, Players of the (Mid) Year and Rookies of the (Mid) Year. Comment below with your choices. By David Lee Editor, Beckett Football NFL MVP Tom […]

Breaking: Panini to have full NFL football card exclusive starting in 2016

The NFL has finally gone exclusive when it come to football cards. Panini has landed the exclusive license starting in the spring of 2016.

2015 Panini Immaculate Collection Football Cards

2015 Panini Immaculate Collection Football details, hobby box info, release date & more. The high-end release has 5 autographs or memorabilia cards per box.

NFL Week 1 rookies who deserve your attention

By David Lee Editor | Beckett Football With NFL Week 1 in the books, we look at how the heralded 2015 rookie class faired in its first official pro action. The spotlight was on the Heisman quarterback matchup of Marcus Mariota (October Beckett Football cover boy) and James Winston. The top two picks in the […]

Box Busters: 2015 Donruss football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2015 Donruss in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Your Turn: Has NFL’s concussion problem influenced your collecting habits?

Have stories of past players suffering from CTE — and there have been many in recent years — affected your collecting habits?

Auction Diary: Wahoo McDaniel’s Rookie Card & Joe Willie Namath come my way

I know nice cards when I see them. I know nice cards when I want them. I know that, most of the time, I can’t afford them.

Who benefits most from three key NFL injuries?

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor Just when you thought your fantasy football team might make it through the NFL preseason unscathed, you are reminded that many ligaments, joints and, apparently, jaws just don’t make it past the August practice rounds. There certainly have been some significant injuries so far this preseason. We look […]

Box Busters: 2015 Certified football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2015 Certified in this episode of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Panini Prestige football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Dan Hitt as they rip into a box of 2015 Panini Prestige in this latest episode of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Panini Clear Vision football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Panini Clear Vision in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Panini NFL Sticker Collection

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Panini NFL Sticker Collection in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Who’s your top NFL rookie this year? Tell us & win

Tell us who will be the NFL’s top rookie this season and we’ll award two of you a box and album of the new Panini stickers.

Oakland Raiders great Ken Stabler dies at 69

Ken Stabler, who led the Oakland Raiders to their first Super Bowl championship in 1977, has died. He was 69.

Box Busters: 2015 Bowman football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2015 Bowman in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Score football cards

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Score football cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Panini America continues to challenge status quo with Father’s Day memorabilia cards

If you’re a collector who has participated in some of Panini America’s promotional pack programs in the last few years, you know how the company has implemented the unusual into them.

Box Busters: 2015 Panini Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Panini Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Ricky Williams talks cardboard & football

Former Texas Longhorns star and NFL veteran Ricky Williams sat down with Panini America’s Tracy Hackler to talk football and examine some cards. Check it out …

Ripping Retail Retro: 1989 Score football cards

Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds joins Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange to open packs of 1989 Score football cards in this Ripping Retail Retro video.

First Look: 2015 Prestige football cards

Round 1 of the NFL Draft is complete and Panini America already has another football brand ready to roll.

Box Busters Retro: 2007 Topps Triple Threads

Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds joins Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange to open a box of 2007 Topps Triple Threads football cards in this latest Retro video.

Wrestling loses a legend: Verne Gagne dies at 89

Verne Gagne dedicated his life to the world of professional wrestling — a career that spanned four decades in the ring and even more time beyond as a promoter and owner of the American Wrestling Association. He died Monday at age 89.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Five Star football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2014 Topps Five Star in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Draft picks sets helped shape hobby we know today

Back in 1991, this first card from Classic Four Sport was a talking point for an emerging niche of sports card collecting — draft picks sets. Back then, we often had to wait a year — or at least later in the year — to see our newest teams’ newest stars on cards, so a card like this was something dramatically different.

Tim Tebow set to make NFL return

Fan favorite and college football legend Tim Tebow is returning to the NFL.