2018 Panini Instant Draft Night Football Gives Picks First Cards with New Teams


Technology is changing a lot of things in the world. Over the past couple of years, sports cards can be created and sold within minutes. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the first NFL cards of the 2018 draft picks with their new teams are already here.

2018 Panini Instant Draft Night cards capture the top picks and put them with their new teams. For the players who at the draft in Dallas, it also means images from the podium, holding up their jerseys.

It started in the first round where all 32 players got cards. Select players were added over the weekend in the ensuing rounds.

2018 Panini Instant Draft Night cards are available in a couple of forms through the card maker’s website. Singles are $9.99 each with discounts for orders of five, ten and 25 copies of the same card. The cost per card for a 25-card lot is $99.99, which brings it down to $4 each.

Print runs for the base cards will be determined after the sales window closes in late May. What’s ordered is what’s printed.

2018 Panini Instant Draft Night Football also has a couple levels of parallels. Green versions are numbered to 10 and cost $29.99 each. Black cards are one-of-ones and come with a $149.99 price tag.

Panini is also offering a set of 50 cards for $249.99. Among these are three that are only available with the set and not sold individually.

As far as what lies ahead for the incoming rookies, there are lots of traditional products slated for card shops and retailers announced already with more on the way in the months ahead. Rookies are in 2018 Score Football, the first NFL set of the year. However, due to its early release, they’re mentioned only by their school names.

Here’s a checklist and gallery of all the 2018 Panini Instant Draft Night Football set. It’ll expand as the draft continues.

2018 Panini Instant Draft Night Football Checklist

Baker Mayfield, Cleveland Browns – No. 1 Overall Pick
Saquon Barkley, New York Giants – No. 2 Overall Pick
Sam Darnold, New York Jets – No. 3 Overall Pick
Denzel Ward, Cleveland Browns – No. 4 Overall Pick
Bradley Chubb, Denver Broncos – No. 5 Overall Pick
Quenton Nelson, Indianapolis Colts – No. 6 Overall Pick
Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills – No. 7 Overall Pick
Roquan Smith, Chicago Bears – No. 8 Overall Pick
Mike McGlinchey, San Francisco 49ers – No. 9 Overall Pick
Josh Rosen, Arizona Cardinals – No. 10 Overall Pick
Minkah Fitzpatrick, Miami Dolphins – No. 11 Overall Pick
Vita Vea, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – No. 12 Overall Pick
Da’Ron Payne, Washington Redskins – No. 13 Overall Pick
Marcus Davenport, New Orleans Saints – No. 14 Overall Pick
Kolton Miller, Oakland Raiders – No. 15 Overall Pick
Tremaine Edmunds, Buffalo Bills – No. 16 Overall Pick
Derwin James, Los Angeles Chargers – No. 17 Overall Pick
Jaire Alexander, Green Bay Packers – No. 18 Overall Pick
Leighton Vander Esch, Dallas Cowboys – No. 19 Overall Pick
Frank Ragnow, Detroit Lions – No. 20 Overall Pick
Billy Price, Cincinnati Bengals – No. 21 Overall Pick
Rashaan Evans, Tennessee Titans – No. 22 Overall Pick
Isaiah Wynn, New England Patriots – No. 23 Overall Pick
D.J. Moore, Carolina Panthers – No. 24 Overall Pick
Hayden Hurst, Baltimore Ravens – No. 25 Overall Pick
Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons – No. 26 Overall Pick
Rashaad Penny, Seattle Seahawks – No. 27 Overall Pick
Terell Edmunds, Pittsburgh Steelers – No. 28 Overall Pick
Taven Bryan, Jacksonville Jaguars – No. 29 Overall Pick
Mike Hughes, Minnesota Vikings – No. 30 Overall Pick
Sony Michel, New England Patriots – No. 31 Overall Pick
Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens – No. 32 Overall Pick
Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns – No. 35 Overall Pick
Ronald Jones, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – No. 38 Overall Pick
Courtland Sutton, Denver Broncos – No. 40 Overall Pick
Kerryon Johnson, Detroit Lions – No. 43 Overall Pick
Dante Pettis, San Francisco 49ers – No. 44 Overall Pick
Christian Kirk, Arizona Cardinals – No. 47 Overall Pick
Anthony Miller, Chicago Bears – No. 51 Overall Pick
Derrius Guice, Washington Redskins – No. 59 Overall Pick
James Washington, Pittsburgh Steelers – No. 60 Overall Pick
D.J. Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars – No. 61 Overall Pick
Mason Rudolph, Pittsburgh Steelers – No. 76 Overall Pick
Royce Freeman, Denver Broncos – No. 71 Overall Pick
Michael Gallup, Dallas Cowboys – No. 81 Overall Pick
Nyheim Hines, Indianapolis Colts – No. 104 Overall Pick
Shaquem Griffin, Seattle Seahawks – No. 141 Overall Pick

Comments? Questions? Contact Ryan Cracknell on Twitter @tradercracks or by email.


Ryan Cracknell

A collector for much of his life, Ryan focuses primarily on building sets, Montreal Expos and interesting cards. He's also got one of the most comprehensive collections of John Jaha cards in existence (not that there are a lot of them). Got a question, story idea or want to get in touch? You can reach him by email and through Twitter @tradercracks.

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