Football Card Sets
Browse our database of football card sets which features set checklists, product highlights, reviews and football card price comparisons.
- 1950-1959 Football Cards
- 1960-1969 Football Cards
- 1970-1979 Football Cards
- 1980-1989 Football Cards
- 1990-1999 Football Cards
- 2000-2007 Football Cards
- 2008 Football Cards
- 2009 Football Cards
- 2010 Football Cards
- 2011 Football Cards
- 2012 Football Cards
- 2013 Football Cards
Led by the Peyton Manning rookie card, 1998 SP Authentic Football is one of the most popular sets of the late-90s. Other rookies include Randy Moss and Ahman Green. Autographs fall one per hobby box.
2012 Press Pass Sports Town Football is an all-autograph release. Every single-pack box comes with four numbered autographs. Signers include Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson.
For its sophomore effort, 1994 SP Football continued to push the super premium limits of the day. Highlights include the Marshall Faulk rookie card and All-Pro Holoview inserts.
2012 Topps Prime Football focuses on rookie hits. Every box comes with four hits: an autographed relic, autograph and two relic cards. Large checklists and several relic combinations help ensure individual hits are printed in low quantities.
1993 SP Football saw Upper Deck once again push the limits of a premium set. Rookies include Jerome Bettis, Drew Bledsoe, Mark Brunell and Willie Roaf.
2012 Topps Finest Football has a definite first-year focus with lots of different rookie Refractors and autographs. Every box comes with a Rookie Autograph Patch, a Jumbo Autographed Relic, a handful of inserts and a bunch of Refractors.
Combining one of the modern hobby’s longest running brands and the loaded rookie class, 2012 Certified Football looks to both its history and the future. Autographs, memorabilia, multiple levels of parallels and a challenging set structure give 2012 Certified Football broad collector appeal. Hobby boxes include a total of four hits.
Catering to a wide mix of collectors, 2012 Topps Platinum Football really pushes the rookie content with two on-card autographs and one autographed patch card per hobby box.
2012 Panini Prominence boasts five different and distinct autographed rookie cards for all 35 players who participated in the 2012 Rookie Premiere. Single-pack boxes come with three hits, including at least two autographs.
2012 Extreme Sports 100th Grey Cup Historical Football commemorates the history of the CFL’s top prize. The 200-card box set also comes with a commemorative coin.
2012 Topps Football declares itself as the year of the quarterback. Headlined by the Quarterback Immortals program, highlights include metal-infused cards, relics and lots of autographs. Rookies like Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III figure prominently into autograph and relic sets.
2012 Panini Momentum Football is another resurrected brand from the Texas-based card maker. Every pack comes with either an autograph or memorabilia card with a lot of focus aimed at the deep 2012 rookie crop.
Entering its 15th season, 2012 Panini Rookies & Stars Football hobby boxes come with four total autographs and memorabilia cards, 24 rookie cards and a ton of inserts and parallels.
1935 National Chicle Football was the first nationally available set with only football players. The 36-card set includes rookies of Dutch Clark, Ken Strong and Cliff Battles.
2011 Upper Deck Exquisite Football sees the return of the super premium brand. Seven-card boxes boast five autographs, including many key names from the 2011 NFL rookie class.
2012 Topps Inception Football sees the return of the dark and distinct design along with tons of rookie signatures. Single-pack boxes promise two autographs or autographed relics and one relic card. Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck and Trent Richardson are among the autograph highlights.
2012 SAGE Next Rookies Football is an all-autograph release. Featuring autographs from such 2012 rookies as Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson and Justin Blackmon, every card is numbered to 50 or less.
For less than a dollar a pack, 2012 Score Football comes with plenty of rookies, inserts and parallels. Aimed at set collectors, the base set has 400 cards, including 100 rookie cards. Every hobby box has 24 rookies, and at least 60 inserts and parallels.
Freshened up with an updated look, 2012 Elite Football promises two autographs, two memorabilia cards and four numbered rookie cards in every box. Highlights include dual-signed Passing the Torch autographs and Rookie Inscriptions autographs.
One of the hobby’s most rooted traditions, the 2012 Topps Baseball Complete Set Hobby Edition comes with all 440 base cards plus a pack of five numbered Orange parallels.