2020 Panini Illusions Football Cards

2020 Panini Illusions Football Cards



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2020 Panini Illusions Football looks to the new NFL season while still honoring the past.

Every Hobby box features one encased autograph along with two additional autographs and two relics.

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2020 Panini Illusions Football Base / Inserts

Starting things off, the dual-image base set offers 100 cards and multiple Trophy Collection editions. The parallel lineup is revamped compared to 2019.

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2020 Panini Illusions Football Base Trophy Collection Parallels Breakdown

Base Trophy Collection

  • Bronze - #/499
  • Pink - #/399
  • Light Blue - #/199
  • Red - #/99
  • Blue - #/75
  • Black - #/50
  • Gold - #/25
  • Green - #/10
  • Purple - 1/1
Retail Exclusives

  • Emerald - Blaster
  • Orange - Mega Box
  • Sapphire - Fat Pack
  • Starlight - All Retail

2020 Panini Illusions Football also adds Hobby-exclusive Trophy Collection Wild Card cards that pair past and present players. These are noted as super short prints (SSP).

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Done in acetate, the inserts (and insert parallels) combine to average one per pack, including Astounding, Clear Shots, Living Legends, Mystique and Shining Stars.

2020 Panini Illusions Football Clear Shots Parallels Breakdown

  • Pink - #/399
  • Light Blue - #/299
  • Red - #/149
  • Black - #/50
  • Gold - #/25
  • Green - #/10
  • Purple - 1/1

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2020 Panini Illusions Football Autographs

With three autographs arriving in each box, 2020 Panini Illusions Football has several signed options. A key set for rookie collectors is First Impressions. Low-numbered parallels showcase premium swatches.

Also for the first-year players, Rookie Reflections goes with two autographs and two relics.

2020 Panini Illusions Football Rookie Auto Relic Parallels Breakdown

First Impressions

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  • Red - #/99 or less
  • Black - #/50 or less
  • Gold - #/25 or less
  • Green - #/10 or less
  • Purple - 1/1
Rookie Reflections

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  • Red - #/35 or less
  • Black - #/25 or less
  • Gold - #/15 or less
  • Green - #/10 or less
  • Purple - 1/1

Fans can hunt down Hobby-only ink colors in Rookie Endorsements.

According to Panini, collectors can "find autographed jersey from some of the greatest players in NFL history with Immortalized Jersey Autographs." In addition, the Immortalized line has multiple parallels.

All-time greats fill out Pioneer Penmanship, as well.

2020 Panini Illusions Football Auto Relic Parallels Breakdown

Immortalized

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  • Red - #/50 or less
  • Black - #/35 or less
  • Gold - #/25 or less
  • Green - #/10 or less
  • Purple - 1/1
Pioneer Penmanship

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  • Red - #/75 or less
  • Black - #/50 or less
  • Gold - #/25 or less
  • Green - #/10 or less
  • Purple - 1/1

Other signed sets include Hobby-only Clear Shots Signatures, which is numbed to 25 copies or less. Rookie Signs is only in the Mega Box Retail format.

2020 Panini Illusions Football Memorabilia

The 2020 Panini Illusions Football checklist switches gears with memorabilia cards that fall two per Hobby boxes.

For the multi-subject collectors, Rookie Idols Dual combines a rookie and seasoned star or former player from the same franchise. Lineage takes that a step further with three stars from one team, going from past, to present, to future.

2020 Panini Illusions Football Relic Parallels Breakdown

Rookie Idols Dual

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  • Black - #/50 or less
  • Gold - #/25 or less
  • Green - #/10 or less
  • Purple - 1/1
Lineage

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  • Black - #/50 or less
  • Gold - #/25 or less
  • Green - #/10 or less
  • Purple - 1/1

For Retail fans, Blaster boxes feature exclusive Great Expectations relics.

Estimated Release Date: October 23, 2020
Hobby Configuration
: 5 cards per pack, 10 packs per box, 16 boxes per case

2020 Panini Illusions Football Hobby Box Break Average

  • 1 Encased Autograph and 2 Additional Autographs
  • 2 Memorabilia Cards
  • 5 Parallels
  • 10 Acetate Insert / Parallels

2020 Panini Illusions Football Retail Boxes

Mega Box Break Average

  • 1 Rookie Signs Orange and 1 Memorabilia
  • 3 Trophy Collection Sapphire Parallels
  • 2 Inserts/Parallels

Blaster Box Break Average

  • 1 Autograph or Relic
  • 3 Trophy Collection Emerald Parallels
  • 2 Inserts/Parallels

Fat Pack Box Break Average

  • 2 Trophy Collection Orange Parallels
  • 12 Inserts/Parallels

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These are mock-up images and not final cards. Designs and contents are subject to change. 

 

Set Checklist

2020 Panini Illusions Football Checklist

This is a preliminary checklist and subject to change. The full checklist will be added as soon as it is available.

 

Autographs Set Checklist

Henry Ruggs III
Jerry Jeudy
Joe Burrow
Jordan Love
Justin Herbert
Tua Tagovailoa
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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.

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