Tag Archives: nfl

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.

First Look: 2015 Topps Triple Threads football cards

One of Topps’ most-popular high-end brands is back for one last run with an NFLPA license.

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.

First Look: 2015 Topps High Tek football cards

The NFL is going High Tek.

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.

First Look: 2015 Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks

By Denis Dougherty | Beckett Football Editor Excited about the NFL Draft? This year’s Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks football card set will be released in late-May. According to Panini America, it will feature autographs of the top NFL draft picks in the All-Americans, Draft Picks and Team Trademarks (all featuring limited parallel versions). The Alumnus Autographs insert features current NFL stars in […]

First Look: 2015 Score football cards

  By David Lee | Beckett Media The first NFL-licensed Panini America product of 2015 will be Score arriving on June 17. The key to the set will be like years past, including a lower price point with a ton of base cards. Each box will have 24 packs at 12 cards per pack. Boxes will […]

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Black Gold football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini Black Gold in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Supreme football cards

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

Sunday Conversation: Philadelphia Eagles Guard Evan Mathis

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host The Philadelphia Eagles have been in the news recently for all of their Free Agent signings, but I was able to catch up with Offensive Guard and two time Pro Bowl-er Evan Mathis. Evan is an avid collector of all sports, vintage and modern, and we sat down […]

Top 5: Brock Lesnar trading cards to chase

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Matt Bible. And, I’m the one … bringing some news on the one … in 21-1. WWE champion Brock Lesnar is not going anywhere. Tuesday night, Lesnar told ESPN that he has signed a contract extension with the […]

Panini signs Dez Bryant to exclusive deal

One of the Dallas Cowboys’ biggest stars is staying in Texas no matter what — as an exclusive player with Panini America.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Museum Collection

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps Museum Collection in this latest edition of Box Busters.

The hobby impact of NFL trades, free agency

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor This off-season has seen tons of movement among NFL veterans, with star players being traded or sent off to explore the free agent waters. And there is more to come. Even while you read this there is probably another trade going down. We’ll try to make sense of […]

Topps gives 30 top NFL rookies jumbo treatment

Topps revealed the 2014 Topps Top Rookies — an oversized Topps.com exclusive set that highlights the top newcomers of the past year.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Spectra football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini Spectra in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2015 Leaf Metal Draft Footballl

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor One of the early 2015 draft picks products, Leaf Metal Draft returns with the top prospects in next month’s draft. Each hobby box includes four autographed cards. The product focuses heavily on the draft’s top quarterbacks, running backs and receivers. Inserts feature several parallel levels numbered to as […]

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Mini Chrome football

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Dan Hitt as they rip into boxes of 2014 Topps Mini Chrome in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2015 Upper Deck Inscriptions Football

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor The first football card product of the year from Upper Deck will be Upper Deck Inscriptions. As the name suggests, there are plenty of autographs and, well, inscriptions. Lots of them.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Fire football cards

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

Beckett Auctions “All Star” Auction Ends Sunday

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Media Beckett Auctions current auction is in its last few days before it closes for good on one-of-a-kind items like a complete BGS 9.5 set of 1986-87 Fleer Basketball, a Rawlings/Adirondack bat featuring 41 HOF signatures including Willie Mays, Ted Williams, Don Drysdale, and many more! The auction ends Sunday, […]

First Look: 2014 National Treasures Football

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor One of the most anticipated football card products every year is ready for its ninth release. Since 2006, National Treasures has built an incredibly strong brand. In fact, in the February issue of Beckett Football, we ranked the 10 current strongest brands in the hobby, considering things such […]

Win this Odell Beckham Jr. auto in the April BSCM

If you’re plugged in online, then you might have heard about Odell Beckham Jr.’s recent #SignMyTweet session.

Win Topps football cards with #BeckettBigGame during Super Bowl XLIX … and right now, too

Beginning at 5 p.m. Central on the @BeckettMedia Twitter account during Super Bowl Sunday, we’ll be asking questions and seeking out your #BeckettBigGame submissions.

Box Busters: 2014 Bowman Chrome football

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Bowman Chrome in this latest edition of Box Busters.

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 […]

The Deflategate Football Card of the Day™ is …

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Tampa Bay’s Mike Evans talks cards, signs for Panini

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor Panini America and several elite 2014 NFL rookies are in attendance at the 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl this weekend in Carson, Calif. Panini is capitalizing on the event to gather autographs for cards in some of the final football products of the year, including Immaculate Collection, Spectra and […]

NFL Playoff Hobby Impact: Colts, Pats, Hawks, Pack

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor Seattle Becomes First Defending Champs to Win a Playoff Game Since 2005 It’s crazy to think that no defending Super Bowl champion since the 2005 Patriots have won a playoff game, until the Seahawks did it Saturday with a convincing 31-17 win over Carolina. Of course, the Panthers […]

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Contenders football

Join Beckett Football’s Chris Olds and Dan Hitt as they rip into a box of 2014 Panini Contenders in this latest edition of Box Busters.