Football Card Sets
Browse our database of football card sets which features set checklists, product highlights, reviews and football card price comparisons.
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- 2011 Football Cards
2012 Upper Deck Football focuses largely on rookie players. First-year players outnumber veterans and legends 4:1 in the base set. Rookies are also a major part of the autograph checklist. Three autographs come in every box.
Honoring the legendary coach, 2012 Leaf Vince Lombardi Legacy boxes include two inscribed autographs and a Lombardi-worn jacket card. The 40-card base set chronicles the career of the man many consider to be the greatest coach of all-time.
2011 Panini Playbook Football makes book cards the norm, promising one fold-out autographed premium memorabilia rookie per box. The high-end, all-hits release also features book cards that have up to eight autographs or memorabilia swatches.
One of the priciest sets of the year, 2011 National Treasure Football delivers three autographs and three memorabilia cards in every box. Highlights include unique autographed patch cards, rookie signatures and a redemption for a three-foot card with 36 signatures and jumbo jersey pieces.
Picking up where Low Series left off, 2012 SAGE Hit High Series Football adds another 75-card base set of more top 2012 NFL prospects. Hobby boxes burst with six autographs. Trent Richardson and Justin Blackmon are among the key players.
2012 Upper Deck USA Football takes pigskin prospecting to a new level. The box set honors the national squad that competes in the IFAF. Every set comes with an autograph and two game-used memorabilia cards.
2011 Panini Prime Signatures Football is all about the autograph. Promising one autograph per four-card box, the set is straightforward but challenging in its construction. All rookie cards are autographed with many key rookies featuring on-card signatures.
Shiny foil, rookies galore, bountiful autographs and massive memorabilia card checklists collide in 2011 Panini Totally Certified Football. Collectors can expect a hit in every pack with one autographed Freshman Fabric autographed rookie card in every box.
2012 Press Pass Rookie Football promises the first autograph cards of the game’s top prospects, including Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Trent Richardson. Besides six autographs per hobby box, collectors can also chase a 50-card base set and several levels of parallels.
Prospects and autographs are the focus of 2012 SAGE Hit Low Series Football. Hobby boxes include six signatures from such players as Robert Griffin III, Michael Floyd and LaMichael James. Collectors can also look for imaginative Artistry inserts.
2012 Leaf Metal Draft Football promises three autographs in every single-pack box. Focusing on the best players in the 2012 NFL Draft, collectors can find signatures from Robert Griffin III, Justin Blackmon and Trent Richardson. Also included are US Army All-American autographs from the game’s best high school players.
2011 Topps Precision Football is another high-end product promising one autograph or autographed relic card per pack. While there’s a big focus on rookies, there’s also a good number of veteran and retired legends on the autograph list.
2011 Playoff Contenders Football sees the return of Rookie Ticket Autographs rookie cards. Every box includes four autographs, including two on-card rookie signatures.
The first-ever set of football cards, 1894 Mayo Cut Plug features 35 college players from Harvard, Yale and Princeton. Get the scoop on the set that’s gone on to inspire multiple modern tributes.
One of the luxury cars of the football card season, 2011 Topps Five Star Football is driven by four autographs and a variety of memorabilia combination in every pack. Base cards are printed on thick 154-point stock.
2011 Topps Supreme Football returns, boasting one autograph and either a relic or autographed relic in every pack. The set offers plenty of patch and multi-player signature pairings.
2012 Press Pass FanFare Football is an all-autograph release featuring signatures from the top names in the 2012 NFL Draft, including Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III.
2011 SP Authentic Football sees several returns. Half of the base set uses the 1998 SP Future Watch design, while the SPx brand is back in the form of randomly inserted bonus packs. Each box promises three hits including a Rookie Auto Patch card and a USA Football Autograph or Future Swatch memorabilia card.
Each pack of 2011 Panini Plates & Patches Football includes a numbered on-card autographed patch rookie card. The set lives up to its name with plenty of prime memorabilia and press plate combinations.
2011 Topps Magic Rookies sees the return of the brand as an online exclusive. Mini boxes promise ten rookie cards as well as one rookie autograph. A total of 68 different players have autographs in the set.