2012 Topps Football Variations Short Prints Guide

2012 Topps Football Variations Short Prints Guide

Love them or pretend like they don't exist, variations are here to stay. And judging by the number of 2012 Topps Football variations short prints, they're getting bigger. The set has 29 veteran variations and 26 rookies including two separate Andrew Luck cards.

Shop for 2012 Topps Football variations on eBay.

This year's crop includes both rookie and veteran players. And falling less than one per case, individual cards are going to be tough to come by once 2012 Topps Football starts to dry up. Players include most of the hobby's biggest stars heading into the season.

On the rookie side, Andrew Luck has two variations. The first has a rabbits foot and a horseshoe replacing the "U" in his last name. The other pictures the first overall pick with two hands on the football. Other first-year standouts with variations include Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson and Justin Blackmon.

Veterans on the 2012 Topps Football variation short prints checklist include quarterbacks Drew Brees, Matthew Stafford, Tom Brady and Cam Newton. The final Topps checklist sorts them into three groups: Breakout Performance, Ultimate Achievement and Postseason Heroics.

2012 Topps Football short print variations are usually pretty easy to spot. Most have a very different action shot or jersey. Many of the rookies can be discerned by distinct portrait poses. These cards can be found in both hobby and retail packs.

Below is the complete list of 2012 Topps Football variation short prints. We've included images and brief descriptions of what to look for. We'll continue to update as images become available.

2012 Topps Football Variations

Cards pictured are the variations short prints. Click on card names to shop for specific singles on eBay.

1 Aaron Rodgers - no All-Pro foil, versus Bears

2012 Topps Football 1 Aaron Rodgers Variation 214x300 Image

3 Brandon Weeden - turned to side

2012 Topps Football 3 Brandon Weeden Variation 214x300 Image

18 Alshon Jeffery - holding football

2012 Topps Football 18 Alshon Jeffery Variation 211x300 Image

50 Tim Tebow - Broncos uniform

2012 Topps Football 50 Tim Tebow Variation 214x300 Image

58 Dwayne Allen - no helmet

2012 Topps Football 58 Dwayne Allen 216x300 Image

70 Rob Gronkowski - dark jersey, no All-Pro foil

2012 Topps Football 70 Rob Gronkowski Variation 213x300 Image

77 Ryan Broyles - leaning forward

2012 Topps Football 77 Ryan Broyles Variation 212x300 Image

82 DeMarco Murray - versus Rams

2012 Topps Football 82 DeMarco Murray Variation 215x300 Image

91 Michael Floyd - turned to side, glove blocking corner of 5 on jersey

2012 Topps Football 91 Michael Floyd Variation 212x300 Image

100 Drew Brees - black jersey

2012 Topps Football 100 Drew Brees Variation 212x300 Image

112 A.J. Jenkins- no helmet

2012 Topps Football 112 AJ Jenkins Variation 213x300 Image

115 Stephen Hill - facing forward

2012 Topps Football Stephen Hill Variation 215x300 Image

120 Maurice Jones-Drew - blue jersey, vertical

2012 Topps Football 120 Maurice Jones Drew Variation 215x300 Image

130 Hakeem Nicks - catching ball, versus Packers

2012 Topps Football 130 Hakeem Nicks Variation 216x300 Image

132 Coby Fleener - crouched, looking forward

2012 Topps Football 132 Coby Fleener Variation 216x300 Image

134 Ryan Tannehill - facing forward

2012 Topps Football 134 Ryan Tannehill Variation 212x300 Image

140 Andrew Luck - ball held close

2012 Topps Football Andrew Luck Variation 213x300 Image

140 Andrew Luck - rabbit's foot, facing forward

2012 Topps Football Andrew Luck 2 211x300 Image

150 Larry Fitzgerald - leaning over to catch ball

2012 Topps Football 150 Larry Fitzgerald Variation 211x300 Image

151 Mohamed Sanu - no helmet

2012 Topps Football 151 Mohamed Sanu Variation 213x300 Image

164 Vernon Davis - holding ball, versus Saints

2012 Topps Football 164 Vernon Davis Variation 212x300 Image

165 Russell Wilson - field in background, "waiter hand"

2012 Topps Football 165 Russell Wilson Variation 214x300 Image

180 Ray Rice -white jersey, running

2012 Topps Football 180 Ray Rice 215x300 Image

185 LaMichael James - head down, leaning to side

2012 Topps Football 185 LaMichael James Variation 213x300 Image

186 Nick Foles - two hands on ball

2012 Topps Football 186 Nick Foles Variation 215x300 Image

204 Doug Martin - running

2012 Topps Football 204 Doug Martin Variation 213x300 Image

210 LeSean McCoy - catching ball, standing up

2012 Topps Football 210 LeSean McCoy Variation 207x300 Image

214 Bernard Pierce - crouching

2012 Topps Football Bernard Pierce 216x300 Image

220 Wes Welker - facing forward, no All-Pro foil

2012 Topps Football 220 Wes Welker Variation 214x300 Image

223 Antonio Brown - vertical, black helmet

2012 Topps Football Antonio Brown 213x300 Image

225 Matthew Stafford - hand on ball

2012 Topps Football 225 Matthew Stafford Variation 213x300 Image

237 Demaryius Thomas - tighter shot, getting grabbed

2012 Topps Football 237 Demaryius Thomas Variation 215x300 Image

240 Justin Blackmon - close-up

2012 Topps Football 240 Justin Blackmon Variation 211x300 Image

250 Cam Newton -vertical, no ball

2012 Topps Football 250 Cam Newton Variation 213x300 Image

265 Reggie Bush - leaping, facing forward

2012 Topps Football 265 Reggie Bush Variation 217x300 Image

279 Brian Quick -crouched, feet on ground

2012 Topps Football 279 Brian Quick Variation 213x300 Image

280 Jimmy Graham - dunking ball at posts

2012 Topps Football Jimmy Graham Variation 213x300 Image

289 David Wilson - two hands on ball

2012 Topps Football 289 David Wilson Variation 214x300 Image

300 Eli Manning - white jersey

2012 Topps Football 300 Eli Manning Variation 211x300 Image

314 Rueben Randle - posing, arms up

2012 Topps Football 314 Rueben Randle Variation 215x300 Image

320 A.J. Green - orange jersey, catching ball in end zone

2012 Topps Football 320 AJ Green Variation 213x300 Image

340 Robert Griffin III -white jersey

2012 Topps Football 340 Robert Griffin III Variation 212x300 Image

360 Arian Foster - dark jersey

2012 Topps Football 360 Arian Foster Variation 211x300 Image

365 Brock Osweiler - throwing arm up, jersey number in full view

2012 Topps Football 365 Brock Osweiler Variation 214x300 Image

372 Marshawn Lynch - dark jersey, vertical card

2012 Topps Football 372 Marshawn Lynch Variation 213x300 Image

374 Steve Smith - dark jersey, catching ball

2012 Topps Football 374 Steve Smith Variation 214x300 Image

376 Darren Sproles - catching ball, versus 49ers

2012 Topps Football 376 Darren Sproles Variation 205x300 Image

378 Kendall Wright - no ball

2012 Topps Football 378 Kendall Wright 209x300 Image

380 Trent Richardson - facing forward

2012 Topps Football 380 Trent Richardson 214x300 Image

399 Isiah Pead - leaping

2012 Topps Football 399 Isaiah Pead Variation 213x300 Image

400 Calvin Johnson -white jersey, catching ball

2012 Topps Football 400 Calvin Johnson Variation 214x300 Image

420 Jared Allen - reaching for tackle

2012 Topps Football 420 Jared Allen Variation 211x300 Image

430 Victor Cruz - white jersey, reaching for ball

2012 Topps Football 430 Victor Cruz Variation 211x300 Image

440 Tom Brady - dark jersey

2012 Topps Football 440 Tom Brady Variation 214x300 Image

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2012 TOPPS FOOTBALL DWAYNE ALLEN ROOKIE SHORT PRINT VARIATION SP #58
$6.50
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2012 Topps Variation SP - Nick Foles - Rookie - Eagles - SSP rare #186
$22.99
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2012 Topps Variation SP - Nick Foles - Rookie - Eagles - #186 Gold 1860 2012
$7.99
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2012 Topps #140 SP ANDREW LUCK VARIATION RC Rookie GRADED GEM MINT 10 VERY RARE!
$23.48
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2012 Topps #340 SP ROBERT GRIFFIN III VARIATION RC ROOKIE NFL GRADED GEM MINT 10
$23.48
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2012 Topps Chrome Rookie VARIATION - A.J. JENKINS #156 - 49ers RC Chiefs
$6.29
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2012 Ryan Tannehill Topps Rare Rookie Card Variation Bright Colors.
$15.95
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PSA 9 *MINT* ROBERT GRIFFIN RG3 2012 TOPPS RED JERSEY VARIATION ROOKIE REDSKINS
$9.99
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2012 Topps #250 SP Cam Newton variant + base version
$5.00
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2012 Topps ANDREW LUCK Rabbits Foot VARIATION Rc SSP $200 + Non Auto
$82.99
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ROBERT GRIFFIN III RG3 ROOKIE VARIATION 2012 Topps #340 Washington Redskins
$74.99
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2012 Justin Blackmon Topps Chrome RC Refractor Auto Rookie Short Print Variation
$9.00
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User Comments

  1. MISSING 1!..,NO ALEX SMITH ON THIS LIST!!

  2. &I JUST PULLED 1 OF HIM A FEW DAYS AGO!!,WOW,(HES STILL NOT ADDED TO LIST!),THATS MY 5TH THAT IM AWARE OF BUT HOPE TO COME ACROSS SOME MORE IN MY TONS OF 2012 TOPPS I’VE ACQUIRED,+IM SURE I PULLED SOME FROM 2011 BUT HAVENT CHECKED FOR EM..,MY ’12 SP PULLS: LUCK RABBIT’S FOOT,A.RODGERS,MEGATRON,B.WEEDEN &ALEX S.,PRETTY NICE,MOVED 3 OF EM ON EBAY SO FAR

  3. Anyone have a Tebow 2012 SP or 2013 SSP with Brady. Looking to buy.

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