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

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3 Brandon Weeden - turned to side

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18 Alshon Jeffery - holding football

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50 Tim Tebow - Broncos uniform

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58 Dwayne Allen - no helmet

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

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77 Ryan Broyles - leaning forward

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82 DeMarco Murray - versus Rams

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

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100 Drew Brees - black jersey

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112 A.J. Jenkins- no helmet

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115 Stephen Hill - facing forward

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120 Maurice Jones-Drew - blue jersey, vertical

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130 Hakeem Nicks - catching ball, versus Packers

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132 Coby Fleener - crouched, looking forward

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134 Ryan Tannehill - facing forward

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140 Andrew Luck - ball held close

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140 Andrew Luck - rabbit's foot, facing forward

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150 Larry Fitzgerald - leaning over to catch ball

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151 Mohamed Sanu - no helmet

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164 Vernon Davis - holding ball, versus Saints

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

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180 Ray Rice -white jersey, running

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185 LaMichael James - head down, leaning to side

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186 Nick Foles - two hands on ball

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204 Doug Martin - running

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210 LeSean McCoy - catching ball, standing up

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214 Bernard Pierce - crouching

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

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223 Antonio Brown - vertical, black helmet

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225 Matthew Stafford - hand on ball

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237 Demaryius Thomas - tighter shot, getting grabbed

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240 Justin Blackmon - close-up

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250 Cam Newton -vertical, no ball

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265 Reggie Bush - leaping, facing forward

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279 Brian Quick -crouched, feet on ground

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280 Jimmy Graham - dunking ball at posts

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289 David Wilson - two hands on ball

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300 Eli Manning - white jersey

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314 Rueben Randle - posing, arms up

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

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340 Robert Griffin III -white jersey

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360 Arian Foster - dark jersey

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

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372 Marshawn Lynch - dark jersey, vertical card

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374 Steve Smith - dark jersey, catching ball

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376 Darren Sproles - catching ball, versus 49ers

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378 Kendall Wright - no ball

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380 Trent Richardson - facing forward

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399 Isiah Pead - leaping

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400 Calvin Johnson -white jersey, catching ball

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420 Jared Allen - reaching for tackle

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430 Victor Cruz - white jersey, reaching for ball

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440 Tom Brady - dark jersey

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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.

User Comments

  1. Author

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

  2. Author

    &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

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

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