2015 Panini Prizm Football Variations Guide

2015 Panini Prizm Football Variations Guide

Seemingly a bit easier to distinguish compared to last year, the 2015 Panini Prizm Football Variations opt for casual posed photos that stand out versus the more-standard "action" shots found on the base rookie cards. Ten key names from the 2015 rookie class are included, with Amari Cooper, Todd Gurley, Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston being the top options.

Panini's take on chromium, 2015 Panini Prizm Football has carved out a spot with collectors and will likely be even bigger in 2016 as the only Chrome-like option when Topps is removed from the NFL card equation. This is not the first Prizm Football product of the year as 2015 Collegiate Draft Picks came out early this season. While the two Prizm sets feature many of the same players, the difference is clear because the Draft Picks product only includes college images.

Unlike some of the other variations in the hobby, the only difference in Prizm is the image on the cards. However, one noticeable thing is that while the base cards are treated to 14 parallels, variations are covered in a more limited fashion, with just four parallels - Prizm, Gold Prizm (#/10), Gold Vinyl Prizm (#/5), and Black Pulsar (1/1). Collectors may also spot that the backgrounds are completely blank in the variation cards.

While most of the variations stick with the action base and posed variation, Phillip Dorset is the one exception as his variation and base card only feature a subtle difference in body position. Both cards also include the background image.

The full list of Prizm Football Variations can be seen below with side-by-side comparisons to their base rookie card versions. There is also no word on the individual rarity of the variations.

2015 Panini Prizm Football Variations Visual Guide

Click on the images or listings to shop for cards on eBay. Prizm parallels are shown for some of the variation cards, but the image is the same. 

201 Amari Cooper - Oakland Raiders

Base

2015 Panini Prizm Football Base RC Amari Cooper

Variation 

2015 Prizm Football Rookie Variations Amari Cooper Refractor

202 Ameer Abdullah - Detroit Lions

Base

2015 Prizm Football Rookie Variations Base RC Ameer Abdullah

Variation 

2015 Prizm Football Rookie Variations Ameer Abdullah

228 DeVante Parker - Miami Dolphins

Base

2015 Prizm Football Rookie Base Devante Parker

Variation 

2015 Panini Prizm Football Variation Devante Parker

244 Jameis Winston - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Base

2015 Panini Prizm Football Base RC Jameis Winston

Variation 

2015 Prizm Football Rookie Variations Jameis Winston

258 Kevin White - Chicago Bears

Base

2015 Panini Prizm Football Base RC Kevin White

Variation 

2015 Prizm Football Rookie Variations Kevin White

264 Marcus Mariota - Tennessee Titans

Base

2015 Panini Prizm Football Base Marcus Mariota RC

Variation 

2015 Panini Prizm Football Variation Marcus Mariota

270 Melvin Gordon - San Diego Chargers

Base

2015 Prizm Football Rookie Base Melvin Gordon

Variation 

2015 Prizm Football Rookie Variations Melvin Gordon

272 Nelson Agholor - Philadelphia Eagles

Base

2015 Prizm Football Rookie Variations Base RC Nelson Agholor

Variation 

2015 Prizm Football Rookie Variations Nelson Agholor

276 Phillip Dorsett - Indianapolis Colts

Base - With Football 

2015 Prizm Football Rookie Variations Base RC Phillip Dorsett

Variation - No Football 

2015 Prizm Football Rookie Variations Phillip Dorsett

291 Todd Gurley - St. Louis Rams

Base

2015 Panini Prizm Football Base Todd Gurley RC

Variation 

2015 Panini Prizm Football Variation Todd Gurley

Top eBay Listings

Amari Cooper 2015 Prizm #201 (running variation) rookie PSA 9 MINT
$11.00

2015 Panini Prizm Melvin Gordon Rookie Variation SP RC
$3.00

2015 Panini Prizm Jameis Winston 2 Card Rookie Lot!! Variation SP!! Buccaneers
$0.99

2015 Silver Prizm Rookie SP Variation Refractor NELSON AGHOLOR RC! Phi Eagles!
$1.99

Marcus Mariota 2015 Panini Prizm Rookie Photo Variation Refractor Titans RC
$7.00

2015 Panini Prizm 244 Jameis Winston Ball in Air RC rookie variation PSA 10
$34.99

2015 PANINI PRIZM AMEER ABDULLAH VARIATION RC #202 LIONS
$0.99

AMEER ABDULLAH 2015 Prizm RC PHOTO VARIATION #202 Lions
$2.99

AMARI COOPER 2015 PANINI PRIZM GOLD REFRACTOR ROOKIE 10 10 RAIDERS RC VARIATION
$174.99

MELVIN GORDON $30+ MINT CHARGERS ROOKIE VARIATION RC RARE SP 2015 PANINI PRIZM
$2.49

Todd Gurley 2015 Panini Prizm SP Photo Variation Rookie RC #291 LA Rams Georgia
$4.00

LOT (7) TODD GURLEY 2015 PANINI PRIZM #291 RAMS ROOKIE w SP VARIATION J4624
$9.99

Amari Cooper Variation SP RC 2015 Panini Prizm #201 Oakland Raiders
$5.00

Todd Gurley 2015 Prizm #291 Rookie (running variation) PSA 9 MINT!!!!!
$12.00

KEVIN WHITE - 2015 Lot 2pc - Prizm Green Cracked Ice 75 & Variation Prizm Bears
$5.39

2015 Topps & Prizm Marcus Mariota RC 6 Card Lot Variation Retro Rookie Titans
$14.99
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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. In more recent years, he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute or Google+.


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