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 for updates this Friday and Saturday, May 19-20. Also follow our social media channels on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. A majority of assets, including photos, autographs and memorabilia, that will be used throughout the year are gathered at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere.

Below is the official invite list, courtesy of Panini. Two players that are noted to still be in flux for attending are Christian McCaffrey and Curtis Samuel. Scroll down to see some scenes from last year’s Rookie Premiere.

Mitchell Trubisky QB Chicago Bears
Leonard Fournette RB Jacksonville Jaguars
Corey Davis WR Tennessee Titans
Mike Williams WR Los Angeles Chargers
Christian McCaffrey RB Carolina Panthers
John Ross WR Cincinnati Bengals
Pat Mahomes QB Kansas City Chiefs
DeShaun Watson QB Houston Texans
O.J. Howard TE Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Evan Engram TE New York Giants
Zay Jones WR Buffalo Bills
Curtis Samuel WR Carolina Panthers
Dalvin Cook RB Minnesota Vikings
Joe Mixon RB Cincinnati Bengals
DeShone Kizer QB Cleveland Browns
JuJu Smith-Schuster WR Pittsburgh Steelers
Alvin Kamara RB New Orleans Saints
Cooper Kupp WR Los Angeles Rams
Taywan Taylor WR Tennessee Titans
ArDarius Stewart WR New York Jets
Carlos Henderson WR Denver Broncos
Chris Godwin WR Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Kareem Hunt RB Kansas City Chiefs
Davis Webb QB New York Giants
D’Onta Foreman RB Houston Texans
C.J. Beathard QB San Francisco 49ers
James Conner RB Pittsburgh Steelers
Amara Darboh WR Seattle Seahawks
Kenny Golladay WR Detroit Lions
Dede Westbrook WR Jacksonville Jaguars
Samaje Perine RB Washington Redskins
Josh Reynolds WR Los Angeles Rams
Mack Hollins WR Philadelphia Eagles
Joe Williams RB San Francisco 49ers
Jamaal Williams RB Green Bay Packers
R. Joshua Dobbs QB Pittsburgh Steelers
Wayne Gallman RB New York Giants
Marlon Mack RB Indianapolis Colts
Jeremy McNichols RB Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Nathan Peterman QB Buffalo Bills



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  1. IAmNotARobot 18 May, 2017 at 10:13

    Defense gets no love at the Rookie Premiere; apparently only offenses are important.

  2. Mark 18 May, 2017 at 10:24

    Why on God’s green earth is Joe Mixon on the invite list? Is the industry that tone deaf that he is going to be a featured rookie in every set this year?

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