Sorting Out the 2013 Topps Football Retail Exclusives

Sorting Out the 2013 Topps Football Retail Exclusives

Ribbon Patch Cards

Retail exclusives are nothing new to sports cards. In fact, it's common in all sorts of areas. From clothes to toys to food, certain stores get exclusive access to certain items. In the case of 2013 Topps Football, there are several retail-only offerings. If you're planning to sample them all, be prepared to hop around to different stores and buy several types of packs and boxes.

None of these exclusives are likely to be big-time hits. Rather, they simply add another layer to collect. Team and player collectors will likely be among the biggest chasers when it comes to these retail cards. For those looking for the bigger hits, hobby and jumbo boxes are definitely the way to go.

This guide has details on all the 2013 Topps Football retail exclusives including where to find them. We've also added detailed checklists. You can easily navigate between sets by using the tabs above.

2013 Topps Football Commemorative Ribbon Patch Cards

Manufactured patch cards have been a go-to exclusive for Topps blaster boxes for several years now. The Commemorative Ribbon Patch cards carry on the tradition with a big checklist that's made even bigger thanks to variations.

The cards have a ribbon patch on one side with a team logo in the middle. The basic checklist has 63 cards. Packaged one per blaster box, that's a big set in its own right. However, each card has both a BCA Pink ribbon and a Military Camo ribbon. On top of that, there are Pink and Camo parallels that have an NFL Shield instead of the team logo. These are numbered to 99 copies each. For player collectors, that's four versions of each card.

2013 Topps Football Ribbon Patch Andrew Luck Camo

Every ten-pack blaster box comes with one Commemorative Ribbon Patch. These are packaged on their own, kind of like an eleventh pack.

2013 Topps Football Commemorative Ribbon Patch Card Checklist

Each card has four versions:

  • Camo Ribbon
  • Pink Ribbon
  • Camo Ribbon NFL Shield #/99
  • Pink Ribbon NFL Shield #/99

PR-AF Arian Foster, Houston Texans
PR-AG Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
PR-AJ Andre Johnson, Houston Texans
PR-AJG A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
PR-AL Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
PR-AM Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins
PR-AP Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings
PR-AR Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
PR-BM Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears
PR-BO Brian Orakpo, Washington Redskins
PR-BR Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
PR-CJ Calvin Johnson Jr, Detroit Lions
PR-CJO Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans
PR-CJS C.J. Spiller, Buffalo Bills
PR-CK Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers
PR-CM Clay Matthews, Green Bay Packers
PR-CN Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
PR-CP Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals
PR-DB Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
PR-DJ DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles
PR-DM Darren McFadden, Oakland Raiders
PR-DMA Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
PR-DW DeMarcus Ware, Dallas Cowboys
PR-EM Eli Manning, New York Giants
PR-ER Ed Reed, Houston Texans
PR-FG Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers
PR-FJ Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills
PR-JA Jared Allen, Minnesota Vikings
PR-JC Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs
PR-JF Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens
PR-JG Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
PR-JJ Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
PR-JJW J.J. Watt, Houston Texans
PR-JL James Laurinaitis, St. Louis Rams
PR-JPP Jason Pierre-Paul, New York Giants
PR-LF Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
PR-LM LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
PR-MF Matt Forté, Chicago Bears
PR-MJD Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville Jaguars
PR-ML Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
PR-MR Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
PR-MS Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
PR-NM Nick Mangold, New York Jets
PR-PM Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos
PR-PR Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers
PR-PW Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers
PR-RG Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
PR-RG3 Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins
PR-RT Ryan Tannehill, Miami Dolphins
PR-RW Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons
PR-RWA Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis Colts
PR-RWI Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
PR-SB Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams
PR-TB Tom Brady, New England Patriots
PR-TP Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steelers
PR-TR Trent Richardson, Cleveland Browns
PR-TRO Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys
PR-TS Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens
PR-VC Victor Cruz, New York Giants
PR-VD Vernon Davis, San Francisco 49ers
PR-VJ Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
PR-VM Von Miller, Denver Broncos
PR-WW Wes Welker, Denver Broncos

Top eBay Listings

2013 Topps NFL Military Ribbon Patch VON MILLER Broncos
$6.99

2013 Topps NFL Pink Patch Ribbon AARON ROGERS Packers
$14.99

2013 Topps NFL Ribbon Patch ADRIAN PETERSON
$9.99

2013 Topps NFL Ribbon Patch ANDRE JOHNSON Texans
$6.99

2013 Topps NFL Ribbon Patch CARSON PALMER
$6.99

2013 Topps NFL Ribbon Patch LeSEAN McCOY Bills Eagles
$6.99

2013 Topps NFL Ribbon Patch MATTHEW STAFFORD
$9.99

2013 Topps NFL Ribbon Patch RODDY WHITE Falcons
$6.99

2013 Topps NFL Ribbon Patch TRENT RICHARDSON Cowboys Browns
$6.99

2013 Topps NFL Ribbon Patch VICTOR CRUZ
$6.99

2013 Topps NFL Ribbon Patch DOUG MARTIN Bucs
$6.99

2013 Topps NFL Ribbon Patch LARRY FITZGERALD Cardinals
$6.99

2013 Topps NFL Ribbon Patch SAM BRADFORD Eagles Rams
$9.99

2013 Topps NFL Ribbon Patch VINCENT JACKSON Bucs
$6.99

2013-TOPPS*FACTORY SEALED FOOTBALL BLASTER*LACY-TAVON AUSTIN*RIBBON PATCH CARD*
$6.50

2013 Philip Rivers NFL Patch Ribbon from Topps
$5.99
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1969 Rookies

2013 Topps Football 1969 Rookies

Like last year, there are exclusive rookie inserts available at both Target and WalMart. While they look slightly different, numerically they combine to form one larger set. Inspired by the 1969 Topps Football design, 15 rookies have two cards each in the master set. Odd numbers are blue-bordered cards found at WalMart while even-numbered cards have red borders and are found at Target. Put them all together and you have a 30-card set.

But that's not all. The entire 30-card set also has a green-bordered version. These are found only in specially marked 72-card retail hanger boxes. A headline across the top of the box notes the possibility of green-bordered cards. It appears as though they are one per box.

2013 Topps Football Blue-Border 1969 Rookies Checklist

1 Matt Barkley, Philadelphia Eagles
3 Geno Smith, New York Jets
5 Mike Glennon, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
7 Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers
9 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
11 DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
13 Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
15 Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals
17 Montee Ball, Denver Broncos
19 Robert Woods, Buffalo Bills
21 Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals
23 Manti Te'o, San Diego Chargers
25 Tavon Austin, St. Louis Rams
27 E.J. Manuel, Buffalo Bills
29 Justin Hunter, Tennessee Titans

2013 Topps Football Red-Border 1969 Rookies Checklist

2 Matt Barkley, Philadelphia Eagles
4 Geno Smith, New York Jets
6 Mike Glennon, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
8 Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers
10 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
12 DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
14 Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
16 Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals
18 Montee Ball, Denver Broncos
20 Robert Woods, Buffalo Bills
22 Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals
24 Manti Te'o, San Diego Chargers
26 Tavon Austin, St. Louis Rams
28 E.J. Manuel, Buffalo Bills
30 Justin Hunter, Tennessee Titans

2013 Topps Football Green-Border 1969 Rookies Checklist

1 Matt Barkley, Philadelphia Eagles
2 Matt Barkley, Philadelphia Eagles
3 Geno Smith, New York Jets
4 Geno Smith, New York Jets
5 Mike Glennon, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
6 Mike Glennon, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
7 Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers
8 Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers
9 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
10 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
11 DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
12 DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
13 Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
14 Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
15 Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals
16 Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals
17 Montee Ball, Denver Broncos
18 Montee Ball, Denver Broncos
19 Robert Woods, Buffalo Bills
20 Robert Woods, Buffalo Bills
21 Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals
22 Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals
23 Manti Te'o, San Diego Chargers
24 Manti Te'o, San Diego Chargers
25 Tavon Austin, St. Louis Rams
26 Tavon Austin, St. Louis Rams
27 E.J. Manuel, Buffalo Bills
28 E.J. Manuel, Buffalo Bills
29 Justin Hunter, Tennessee Titans
30 Justin Hunter, Tennessee Titans

Top eBay Listings

2013 TOPPS MAGIC SAINTS KENNY STILLS RED MINI PARALLEL RC #75 (#33 50)
$4.99

2013 Topps Prime Retail Blue #138 Terrance Williams RC
$1.00

2013 Topps Prime Retail Blue #119 Andre Ellington RC
$1.00

BENJARVIS GREEN-ELLIS 2013 TOPPS PLATINUM CAMO DIE-CUT REFRACTOR RC GRADED 10
$35.20

TAVARRES KING 2013 TOPPS MAGIC #133 MINI RED ROOKIE RC #29 50 AC6993
$3.99

JOHN JENKINS 2013 TOPPS MAGIC GREEN MINI ROOKIE CARD PARALLEL #62
$1.00

AARON MELLETTE 2013 TOPPS MAGIC GREEN MINI ROOKIE CARD PARALLEL #12
$1.00

KENJON BARNER 2013 TOPPS MAGIC GREEN MINI ROOKIE CARD PARALLEL #171
$1.00

Zac Stacy 2013 Topps Magic RC Mini Blue Border Card #234 (Sku #5768)
$0.99

JAMIES COLLINS LOT 2013 TOPPS REFRACTOR & BLUE REFRACTOR ROOKIE RC CARD #'D!
$25.00

Peyton Manning rookie card RC 1998 draft 09 50 2013 Topps Magic Mini Red Border
$65.00

2013 Topps Prime Retail Rookie Blue #115 Bengals Giovani Bernard
$3.00

2013 TOPPS SUPREME BLUE ROOKIE CARD #38 KEENAN ALLEN #'D 011 112
$5.79

2013 Topps Strata Blue #54 Eric Reid RC 46 50 49ers B77855
$9.97

(20) CHASE THOMAS 2013 Topps Magic Mini Green ROOKIE LOT SAINTS
$11.99

(20) BLIDI WREH-WILSON 2013 Topps Magic Mini Green ROOKIE LOT TITANS
$11.99
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Rookie Jumbo Relics

Besides the blue-bordered exclusives, Wal-Mart also has a set of Rookie Jumbo Relics that aren't available anywhere else. The cards are inserted in specially marked hanger boxes that cost $14.99. The cards have the same basic design as other Rookie Relics found in the set, only with a larger piece of memorabilia. The swatches are also basic jersey pieces while the smaller hobby versions have patches.

2013 Topps Football Rookie Jumbo Relic Checklist

RJR-AD Aaron Dobson, New England Patriots
RJR-AE Andre Ellington, Arizona Cardinals
RJR-CM Christine Michael, Seattle Seahawks
RJR-CP Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
RJR-DH DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
RJR-DRO Denard Robinson, Jacksonville Jaguars
RJR-EJM E.J. Manuel, Buffalo Bills
RJR-EL Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
RJR-GB Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals
RJR-GE Gavin Escobar, Dallas Cowboys
RJR-GS Geno Smith, New York Jets
RJR-JH Justin Hunter, Tennessee Titans
RJR-JR Joseph Randle, Dallas Cowboys
RJR-JRE Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins
RJR-KA Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers
RJR-KD Knile Davis, Kansas City Chiefs
RJR-KS Kenny Stills, New Orleans Saints
RJR-LB Le'Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
RJR-LJ Landry Jones, Pittsburgh Steelers
RJR-MB Matt Barkley, Philadelphia Eagles
RJR-MBA Montee Ball, Denver Broncos
RJR-MG Mike Glennon, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
RJR-MGO Marquise Goodwin, Buffalo Bills
RJR-ML Marcus Lattimore, San Francisco 49ers
RJR-MT Manti Te'o, San Diego Chargers
RJR-MW Markus Wheaton, Pittsburgh Steelers
RJR-QP Quinton Patton, San Francisco 49ers
RJR-RW Robert Woods, Buffalo Bills
RJR-SB Stedman Bailey, St. Louis Rams
RJR-TA Tavon Austin, St. Louis Rams
RJR-TE Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals
RJR-TW Tyler Wilson, Oakland Raiders
RJR-TWI Terrance Williams, Dallas Cowboys
RJR-VM Vance McDonald, San Francisco 49ers
RJR-ZE Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles

Top eBay Listings

LeVeon Bell 2013 Topps Triple Threads Jumbo Relic Jersey RC 75
$17.99

2013 Topps Five Star Stepfan Taylor RC Jumbo Jersey Relic #14 87
$19.99

2013 Topps Le'Veon Bell RC Player-Worn Jumbo Relic Jersey #RJR-LB Steelers
$7.99

*GENO SMITH* 2013 Topps Magic Jumbo Jersey Relic RC *#32 99* NEW YORK JETS
$7.95

2013 Topps Triple Threads Rookie Jumbo Relic Gold #ZE Zach Ertz RC - Eagles 25
$12.50

2013 TOPPS MUSEUM COLLECTION DION JORDAN ROOKIE JUMBO RELIC JERSEY 09 75 PSA 9
$9.99

2013 Topps Triple Threads Rookie Jumbo Relic- Markus Wheaton 43 75
$10.00

2013 Topps Triple Threads Rookie Jumbo Relic- Zach Ertz 4 75
$5.00

2013 Topps Triple Threads Rookie Jumbo Relic- Zach Ertz 6 99
$5.00

2013 Topps Triple Threads Rookie Jumbo Relic- Tyler Eifert 72 99
$5.00

2013 Topps Triple Threads Rookie Jumbo Relic- Matt Barkley 60 75
$8.00

2013 Topps Museum Collection Jumbo Relic Eddie Lacy RC 21 75!
$19.99

2013 TOPPS MUSEUM COLLECTION MANTI TEO ROOKIE RC JUMBO RELIC COPPER 16 50 PSA 10
$12.99

2013 TOPPS MUSEUM COLLECTION DENARD ROBINSON ROOKIE RC JUMBO RELIC 27 50 PSA 10
$13.99

2013 TOPPS MUSEUM COLLECTION LE'VEON BELL ROOKIE RC JUMBO RELIC 32 50 PSA 10
$25.99

2013 TOPPS MUSEUM COLLECTION NICK FOLES ROOKIE RC JUMBO RELIC 36 50 PSA 10
$15.99
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Ryan Cracknell

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Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff. His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection and can be found onGoogle+.

User Comments

  1. These type of cards are very exciting to collect. Having acces to retail exclusive items are a fantastic way to capture a new market for the young collector and or for a novice collector like myself. One of my most memorable retail exclusive cards came in the form of 2012 Topps Chrome blaster boxes with an added relic card. I have even purchased a 2012 Topps to see what the captains patch looked like. I also recall the “Mega Holiday Special” that was either a Andrew Luck or a RGIII. I must admit, my all time favorite set that was only available at Target was the 2012 Panini (Pepsi Max) Contenders blaster box. These blaster boxes had a “Rookie of the Week” card portraying 17 players each week. I finally completed my set. From a nostalgic point of view, this set was very special to me as it was my very first complete set. I have yet to find the last 5 key cards (These were Prizm Red Die-Cuts numbered to #/35) that portrays players in the “Rookie of the Year”. I will definitely look into acquiring one of the pink ribbon 2013 Topps patch cards.

  2. To Ryan,

    I went to Walmart today. They finally had the 2013 Topps “Blaster Box” in stock. After my purchase, Mrs. Toshi and I eagerly opened our ten packs. There was an additional pack taped to the outer box in clear plastic wrap. This made the total packs come to eleven. We finally opened the patch card packet, we received a Vincent Jackson Military Camo patch card! Thank you for the valuable information, it’s always an essential collecting guide for us prior to our purchases of retail and or hobby products!

  3. How to find all 2013 NFL hobby box products produced that would include a Tom Brady autographed card?

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