You learn a lot about each rookie at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere presented by Panini America. You see the young rookies interact not only as athletes, but also as competitors, professionals and friends. Beckett Football chatted with most of the rookies throughout the event about the transition from college to the NFL, their expectations for the season, and seeing their first licensed trading cards. BF: Did you realize making football cards was such a big business and the Rookie Premiere was such a big organized event? Sanders: Yeah it’s a big deal but I didn’t know too much about it….

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