10 Best Peyton Manning Rookie Cards of All-Time
With more than 40 to choose from, we count down the ten best Peyton Manning rookie cards. Includes images, card analysis, a handy buying guide and more for the all-time great quarterback.
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With more than 40 to choose from, we count down the ten best Peyton Manning rookie cards. Includes images, card analysis, a handy buying guide and more for the all-time great quarterback.
While injuries robbed him of reaching even greater heights, Troy Polamalu was a game changer on defense for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Check out ten of the top Troy Polamalu cards to collect.
With players like Ray Lewis, Darrelle Revis, Patrick Willis, and Jared Allen, it’s high time the NFL’s elite defenders got a little football card coverage. We look at 10 high quality rookie cards from some from the games greats and future greats.
2011 Topps Prime Football has one of the deepest rookie autograph checklists of the year. Here’s a list of the top selling Rookie Autograph Variations based on early sales.
Want to know the most valuable cards from 2011 Topps Five Star Football? Here are the top-selling cards on eBay. To the surprise of nobody, the list is dominated by rookie quarterback, Cam Newton.
With a Super Bowl victory to his credit, Joe Flacco is finally getting some respect in the hobby. Here are 10 of the quarterback’s best rookie cards, including lists for affordable options and high-end highlights.
Multi-signature cards aimed at team collectors and rookie patch autograph book cards lead the first week of sales for 2011 Panini Playbook Football. We countdown the top 15 single-card eBay sales.
From 1997 SP Authentic to 2010 SP Authentic, we look at 14 years of football card design from Upper Deck’s trademark franchise.
Four of the Best Sets to put together from the 2009 Football Card Season!
The latest rendition of Bowman Sterling takes a few steps backward in card design from 2009, but as a whole Sterling is an intriguing product due to it’s brilliant base set composition and 19-hits per box. Bowman Sterling is the one Topps football product I always feel is a few adjustments away from football card immortality, unfortunately that dream will have to wait until 2011.
The “rotating board strategy” takes a little time to set up, but for those willing to invest the time, you will walk into your Fantasy Football Draft as the most prepared team in the league. Like the NFL, championships are won at the draft, so it’s ultra important that you invest time in your draft board then stick to it come draft time.
The 2010 Donruss Rated Rookie Box Set is essentially a blaster box on steroids. The 100 card box set delivers plenty of big name rookies like Bradford, Tebow and Bryant in addition to a refreshing amount of lesser known rookies. Each $20 box set delivers a 100-card Rated Rookie set and 1 autographed Rated Rookie.
Tim Tebow tops NFLShop.com’s latest list of Top 25 selling NFL Jerseys. If Tebow can retain his front-runner status for the remainder of the season, he will be the first rookie to do so since the NFL started keeping jersey sales data.
2010 Certified Football is a solid football card offering that delivers 4-hits and doesn’t overload collectors with a stack of meaningless base cards. Certified won’t “wow” you, but at the same time it won’t leave you with a terrible case of buyer’s remorse.
Threads is a slightly above average football card offering that lacks variety. That’s not to say it doesn’t have it’s moments, the base card photography is arguably the best Panini’s ever printed on cardboard.
The yearly gridiron right of passage known as “Contenders” returns for another season of high-quality rookie autographs! 2010 Playoff Contenders promises plenty of short print chasing, set building madness come early January. Each 24-pack hobby box delivers 4-5 autographs and a short stack of parallels and inserts.
Sharp set design, short print madness, variations and the all-new 1/1 Golden Ticket collide to make the latest incarnation of Contenders the first must break product of the 2010 football card season. If you have any interest in football cards whatsoever, this product won’t disappoint.
Panini announces the print run of Tim Tebow’s Rookie Ticket and Rookie Ink inscription variations from 2010 Playoff Contenders Football.
Rolando McClain, Tim Tebow among the confirmed Prestige Short Prints & Varitaion Short Prints.
Rookies & Stars is an excellent rookie geared football card offering that carries a reasonable box price of around $80. The manufactured logo rookie patch auto’s are sharper than ever and the product as a whole is an improved version of 2009 Rookies & Stars.
With 2010 SP Authentic Football, it’s becoming clear that Upper Deck is successfully sailing through uncharted sports card waters. SP Authentic is as close to an authentic college football experience as the card world has ever seen.
Rookie card checklist for every member of the 2010 Green Bay Packers Roster. From Aaron Rodgers to Greg Jennings to James Starks to B.J. Raji to Clay Matthews to Charles Woodson, this is a team set on steroids!
2010 Topps Chrome is an above average football card offering that feels one hit shy of being an excellent product. That said, this season’s Topps Chrome is an upgrade over last season’s in nearly every possible way. I would recommend this product to set builders, but not collectors who are all about the hits.
Finest Football is among the finest products of the early 2010 football card season. The hits are high quality, the refractors plentiful, and the 60-card box total strikes a perfect balance between too many and too few cards.
From the Gridiron Giveaway code cards to the front numbered Rookie Premiere Auto’s, 2010 Topps Football is an improvement upon last seasons in nearly every possible way.
Recently released RPA Gallery and a rundown of currently known info on the 2010 Topps Football case hits.
Jahvid Best, Sam Bradford, LeGarrette Blount, Colt McCoy, Mike Williams, Tim Tebow, Ryan Mathews highlight the final 2010 Topps Gridiron Rookie of the Week checklist. With the 2010 NFL regular season over, we recap all 17-cards from the promotional hobby shop redemption set.
2010 Topps Magic is one of the year’s best and most refreshing products. If you’ve grown tired of opening products with 2-4 hits and a stack of meaningless base cards, I highly suggest you give Magic a try, it does an excellent job of making every card both meaningful and collectible.
2010 Topps Prime is step in a fresh, new direction for Topps. With a few tweaks, Prime could evolve into the perfect compliment to Topps’ chrome based products. Each hobby box delivers 10-packs and 4-hits for less than $100.
2010 Topps Supreme Football features a solid checklist, intriguing card design and the potential for high quality hits, but falls short when it comes to delivery – each $80-$90 box delivers a total of four cards, of which only one is a hit. I would recommend seeking singles over buying a box, but if you have an itch to rip, you could do far worse than Topps Supreme.
If we were talking about a product that carried a box price of around $180, this would be an excellent product. Seeing as how the actual box price is between $275-$325, Tribute simply doesn’t deliver enough bang for your buck for a high-end product.
2010 Topps Unrivaled is “unrivaled” when it comes to worst football card products of 2010. The sets numbering and decent relic selection isn’t enough to overcome the poor quality of the product as a whole. This is without a doubt the worst Topps product in some time.
2010 Triple Threads Football is a really, really good product that falls a few shortcomings shy of being great. Per usual, the card themes are excellent and the is checklist extremely intriguing. If you’ve enjoyed Triple Threads Football in year’s past, there’s no reason you shouldn’t enjoy the 2010 version. To those who have never bought a box before, I would say that collectors of past legends and current stars would enjoy the product far more than 2010 rookie class collectors
Simply put, this might be the best pre-draft, unlicensed football card offering I’ve ever opened. From thick chrome stock to crisp on-card autographs, 2011 Leaf Metal Draft is a game changing product that offers collectors the feel of a mid-season football card offering in April.
See the entire 2011 National Treasures Football Rookie Signature Material set in one place with our handy image gallery and shopping guide. Each rookie card in the 36-card set comes with a jumbo patch and on-card autograph.
You may have heard about the Rookie Ticket variations in 2011 Playoff Contenders Football. We’ve compiled a complete list including visuals, what to look for and print run information for all 36 cards.
Trying to figure out if you’ve got a short print autograph from 2011 Playoff Contenders Football? We got a full list of Rookie Ticket, Rookie Ticket Variations and Rookie Ink autographs, complete with print runs.
Panini has announced the official list of short printed rookie cards in 2011 Prestige Football. 203. Adrian Clayborn 204. Ahmad Black 213. Bruce Carter 224. Curtis Brown 239. Edmond Gates 255. Tyron Smith 265. Mark Ingram 267. Mik McNeill 269. Mike Fairley 281. Ricky Stanzi Although no official print run or insertion rates for the […]
Lost in the mix of book cards, rookie patch autographs and other big time hits hides a small checklist of cards featuring the 2011 NFL rookie class. A finite amount of cards featuring Cam Newton, Blaine Gabbert and A.J. Green and other potential 2011 rookie stars are part of Exquisite’s latest collection.
Details on the many rookie card variations inserted in 2011 Score Football.
Want to know if that 2011 SP Authentic Football autograph you pulled is tough to find? Check out our detailed short print list.
Check out some of the autographed patch card highlights from 2011 Topps Supreme Football. The autographs are paired with dual, triple, quad and jumbo patch swatches.
Just like its diamond counterpart did a couple months ago, 2011 Topps Triple Threads Football offers many memorable book card combinations. Check out some of the highlights in our card gallery.
2011 Upper Deck Football marks the beginning of a new era in pre-draft football card offerings. It also marks the first base Upper Deck Football product since the 2009. The product’s rookie autographs also have a chance at doing something once thought impossible for a pre-draft product – retain value.
Check out all of the 2012 Bowman Football Chrome Refractor Rookie Autographs with our complete gallery and guide. Get all the details on the set, include images of every card in the set, player checklist and team info.
2012 Bowman Football has an added challenge for set builders and players collectors. Fifty rookies have short print variations. Get a full checklist as well as variant descriptions and images.
The 2012 Contenders Andrew Luck Championship Ticket has sold on eBay. Bidding was fierce for the 1/1, with the price passing $7,500 within the first 24 hours. It closed at $42,300.
Get an in-depth look at the 2012 Fleer Retro Football Precious Metal Gems. Includes checklist, set info, real-time hot list, buying guide and more.
The 2012 NFL Experience begins January 27 in Indianapolis. Among the highlights are free autograph sessions with more than 50 superstars.
Check out the entire 2012 Panini Black Football Rookie Signature Materials Prime set with our handy visual guide. It includes pictures and details for the entire set.
Here’s all you need to know about the 2012 Panini Contenders Football Rookie Ticket RPS Autographs. We’ve got a full checklist, images, team info, buying guide, redemption details and notes on whether the signature is on-card or on a sticker.
Find out who the 2012 Panini Contenders Football short prints are. Includes short prints for the rarest cards.
Panini’s virtual Pepsi Max Rookie of the Week cards have become a reality in 2012 Contenders Football. Get full details on the inserts and where to find them.
Get complete info on the 2012 Panini Contenders Football Rookie Ticket Autograph Variations with this handy guide. Get variation details for more than 100 cards and image comparisons for all Rookie Tickey RPS Autographs.
Here’s all you need to know about the 2012 Panini Crown Royale Football Rookie Silhouette cards. We’ve got full details, a visual checklist and much more.
The 2012 Panini Father’s Day promo set has the first cards of Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III in their NFL uniforms. Get full details and images of the limited edition cards.
2012 Panini National Treasures Rookie Signature Materials are among the top rookie cards of the year. Take a comprehensive look at the set including checklist, images, redemption info, hot list, buying guide and much more.
The 2012 Panini Prizm Football Pylon auctions have begun. Get details on the one-of-one parallels available only through special auctions. Find out how you can get in on the action. Also includes price tracker for closed auctions.
Get the full scoop on the 2012 Panini Prizm Football Rookie Variations. Find out exactly what you should be looking for as you open packs and boxes.
Here’s all the info you need on the 2012 Panini Rookies & Stars Football Rookie Materials Signatures cards. These rookie cards are numbered to 499 and have both an autograph and a player-worn jersey swatch. We’ve got a detailed visual checklist and more.
Get the full scoop on the 2012 Prestige Football rookie variations. We have details and images for all 18 cards in the set, which includes Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III.
Want to know how rare the autograph is you pulled from 2012 SP Authentic Football? This short print guide has full details, including groupings and individual card rates.
Looking to build the 2012 SPx Football set? You’ll need to track down these 35 autographed jersey cards. Get a complete visual checklist of all 35 cards in the 2012 SPx Football Rookie Auto Jersey set with this handy guide.
Get complete details on the 2012 Topps Chrome Football Blue Wave Refractors. Includes a full checklist with team info, set details, shopping guide, hot list and much more.
Find out what to look for when hunting for 2012 Topps Chrome Football variation short prints. Includes a complete checklist, info and images.
The 2012 Topps Finest Andrew Luck Autographed Jumbo Patch Superfractor has been pulled and put up for sale. Get full details on the card and the auction.
The 2012 Topps Finest Robert Griffin III Superfractor Autograph has been pulled and put up for sale. Get details on the card and the eBay listing.
Get an in-depth look at all of the 2012 Topps Five Star Football rookie cards including a full image gallery, print run info, detailed checklist, buying guide and more.
Having trouble finishing your 2012 Topps Football 1957 Rookies Green set? We look at the reasons why this set is so tricky as well as provide a gallery of all 30 cards.
The 2012 Topps Football 1965 Tallboy Autographs are some of the hottest cards in hobby. Mixing on-card autographs, a classic design and hot rookies, even the commons are commanding strong prices. Get a full checklist, an image gallery and more.
2012 Topps Football Game Time Giveaway is the company’s latest virtual redemption program. It boasts exclusive cards, prizes and a new game component. Get details here.
One lucky collector will get their own card in 2013 Topps Football. The Golden Draft Ticket program launches in 2012 Topps Football with randomly inserted box toppers in hobby and retail boxes.
A bonus in every retail blaster box, 2012 Topps Football NFL Captain Patch Relic Cards are the latest exclusive manufactured patch cards. Get a full visual checklist and buying guide for the entire set.
2012 Topps Football arrives with lots of short prints and variations for collectors to chase. We’ve got full details, a complete checklist and images for both the rookie and veteran photo variations.
It’s the Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III show in the race for the most valuable card in 2012 Topps Inception Football. Who has come out on top so far?
Get complete details on the 2012 Topps NFL Kickoff promotion. We’ve got a complete checklist for both the base set and autographs as well as info on the redemption program that runs September 5 to 11.
Want to know how to tell 2012 Topps Prime Football retail rookie card variations from hobby rookies? Our visual guide makes it easy. See all 50 of the retail versions and know what you’re looking for.
Here is all you need to know about the 2012 Topps Strata Football Clear Cut Autograph Relics. Get a complete visual checklist, short print info and more.
Use our handy guide to tell 2012 Topps Strata Football hobby rookie cards from their retail counterparts. Includes full details and images.
Find out which players have rookie card variations in 2012 Topps Triple Threads Football. We’ve also compiled a list of suspected short prints. Includes comprehensive details, images, buying guide and more.
Get complete details on all of the 2012 Topps Turkey Red Football variations including a full visual gallery, checklist, set info and more.
See the entire set of 2012 Topps Valor Football Valor Autographs, which has more than 40 on-card rookie signatures. Includes comprehensive set info, shopping guide and more.
Let this guide show you all of the 2012 Upper Deck Exquisite Football Rookie Autograph Patch cards. Includes detailed set info, a full checklist, images, buying guide and more.
Find out which autographs are the toughest to find with our 2012 Upper Deck Football Autograph Short Prints guide. Includes complete lists as well as insertion rates and groupings.
The 2012 Upper Deck Football College Mascots Patch Cards are some of the quirkiest inserts of the year. That isn’t stopping collectors from chasing them, either to build a set or because of their school pride. Check out our massive gallery and get full details on short prints.
One of many inserts in 2012 Upper Deck Football that focuses on the year’s NFL rookie crop, Ultimate Collection Rookies fall two per box and are numbered to 450. Check out our gallery of all 60 cards. We’ve also included a complete checklist including players’ schools.
See all of the 2013 Bowman Football Rookie Chrome Refractor Autographs in one handy place. This comprehensive guide includes full set details, checklist, images of every card, team info, convenient shopping guide and more.
2013 McFarlane NFL 32 Sports Picks includes eight main figures and several variants. Players include Peyton Manning, Robert Griffin III and Andy Dalton.
2013 McFarlane NFL 33 Sports Picks is dominated by debut figures, including Colin Kaepernick, A.J. Green and Russell Wilson. Get full details on the release as well as variant info.
2013 McFarlane NFL PlayMakers Series 4 features nine figures making their debut in the line. Designed to be played with, each one stands four inches and has more than 20 points of articulation.
2013 McFarlane NFL Small Pros Series 1 is the first line of blind-packaged football mini figures from the company. Besides 8 main figures, there is one chase piece and 4 variants.
2013 McFarlane NFL Small Pros Series 2 is another line of blind packaged mini figures. The stylized toys stand about 2.5″ tall. Players include Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick.
Featuring some of the better early rookie autographs, get a comprehensive look at the 2013 Panini Certified Football Freshman Fabric Signatures. Includes a full checklist, print runs, image gallery and more.
Wondering if the Rookie Ticket Autograph you pulled from 2013 Panini Contenders Football is a short print? Find out with this detailed checklist that includes both regular cards and variations.
Get all you need to know about the 2013 Panini Contenders Rookie Ticket Autographs Variations. Includes variation details, side-by-side comparisons, checklist, team info, shopping guide and much more.
Here’s all you need to know about the 2013 Panini Elite Football Rookie Inscriptions autographs. Get full short print details, images of the entire set, a full checklist and more.
2013 Panini Playbook Football is all about the booklets. We take a look at some of the best options and also provide a real-time listing of the most watched cards on eBay.
Get an in-depth look at one of the most distinct inserts of the year, 2013 Panini Rookies and Stars Crusade. See a full gallery of the set, a detailed checklist and more.
Check out all of the 2013 Prestige Football variations with this handy guide. Includes side-by-side comparisons and know exactly what to look for as your busting packs.
They may not be the biggest names in football, but the 2013 Topps Archives Football Fan Favorites Autographs checklist is filled with many popular names from the game’s recent past. Get full details on the set including images and a detailed checklist.
Get full details on the 2013 Topps Archives Football short prints with this handy guide. Includes a checklist, team info, images, shopping guide and more.
Here’s what you should be looking for when you’re busting 2013 Topps Archives Football packs. Get full variation info, image comparisons, a checklist and more.
Busting any 2013 Topps Chrome Football? Be sure to double-check for variations. There are lots of them. This simple guide shows you exactly what to look for.
Check out all of the 2013 Topps Five Star Football Rookie Autographed Patch cards, the rarest rookie cards of the year, in one handy spot. Get full set details, a complete checklist, team info and more.
Before you go marking off that 2013 Topps Football set as complete, do you have the five retail factory set rookie variations? Find out all about them here.
Get a comprehensive look at the 2013 Topps Football variation short prints and know exactly what to look for. Includes checklist, images, side-by-side comparisons and more.
Get a detailed look at all of the 2013 Topps Inception Rookie Autographs with with comprehensive guide. Includes full checklist, gallery and buying guide for the entire set.
Complete details on the 2013 Topps NFL Kickoff promotion. Get a complete checklist as well as info on how to get exclusive cards from participating hobby shops between September 5 and 10.
Get a comprehensive look at the 2013 Topps Platinum Football Rookie Autographs. Includes a full checklist, short print info, image gallery and more.
If you’re a player or team collector, be on the watch for two different versions of all the rookie cards in 2013 Topps Prime Football. Know what to look for and see the different rookie variations available in hobby and retail packs.
Did you know 2013 Topps Strata Football has different photos for hobby and retail rookie cards? See side-by-side comparisons of all 50 cards and know exactly what version of the card you’re looking to buy.
Want to know if you have a 2013 Topps Turkey Red Football variation? Check out the gallery for side-by-side comparisons of base cards and the rare short prints.
Continuing the popular set from last year, 2013 Upper Deck Football College Mascots Patch Cards offer a unique look at some of the most beloved characters in sports. Get a detailed checklist, comprehensive image gallery, buying guide and more.
Spotting the 2014 Bowman Chrome Football variation short prints isn’t easy. Find out what to look for so you know if you have one.
Pop! goes the NFL. Get complete details on the debut line of 2014 Funko Pop NFL vinyl figures. Nearly 30 top players and rookies are included in the first Pop! football set.
2014 McFarlane NFL 34 Sports Picks mixes popular veterans with a couple of players making their McFarlane debuts. Players include Peyton Manning, Aaron Rogers, Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles and Jimmy Graham.
2013 McFarlane NFL Small Pros Series 3 is a line of collectible mini figures. The lineup of stylized pieces includes Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger and Nick Foles.
In honor of Peyton Manning breaking Brett Favre’s career record for passing touchdowns, OYO has produced a limited edition minifigure of the Broncos quarterback.
2014 Panini Contenders Football has a lot of Rookie Ticket Autograph Variations. Find out about them all, how to spot them, side-by-side comparisons and more.
The 2014 Panini National Treasures Football Rookie RPS Century Materials Signatures are bound to be some of the top rookie cards of the year. Get full info, a detailed gallery and more.
Key rookies in 2014 Panini Prestige Football can be found with two different photos. Get full variation details, images, side-by-side comparisons and more.
Spotting the 2014 Panini Rookie & Stars Football Variations can be tough, especially since they weren’t announced ahead of time. We make things easy with this guide that includes a checklist and side-by-side visual comparisons.
2014 Score Football has a handful of variation short prints to be on the lookout for. See the confirmed cards along with side-by-side comparisons and more.
The 2014 Topps Chrome Football Rookie Autographs list has all of the year’s top first-year players. Get a detailed look at the entire set including an image gallery, short print details and more.
Get everything you need to know about the 2014 Topps Chrome Football variations and know what you should be looking for. Includes images, variation details, hints on how to find them and more.
Arguably the top card in 2014 Topps Chrome Football has been pulled. The Odell Beckham Jr. Superfractor Autograph has found its way onto eBay and sold for a big amount.
2014 Topps Football Power Players is an interactive online program designed to award prizes for unlocking players using card codes found in 2014 Topps Football. Our comprehensive guide includes a complete checklist and info on how collectors can win a variety of prizes.
The 2014 Topps Football Retail Factory set includes five exclusive rookie variations. See them here and know what to look for.
Get a complete look at the 2014 Topps Football variations with this easy-to-use guide. Includes checklists, galleries, side-by-side comparisons and more.
2014 Topps Inception Football Rookie Autographs bring the on-card ink of 40 first-year players. See the entire set, get details on possible short prints and more with this detailed guide.
2014 Topps Prime Football has a lot of variations. Use this guide to help you figure out if you have the regular card or a variation short print. Includes images, side-by-side comparisons and more.
Take a close look at your 2014 Topps Strata Football rookies. Several of them have variations short prints. Find out who as well as what you should be looking for.
Save those retail wrappers! Full details on the 2015 Donruss Football wrapper redemption program centered around Wal-Mart packs.
2014 McFarlane NFL 35 spotlights the past, present and future of the NFL. Highlights include the first Nick Foles figures, Joe Namath and Russell Wilson. Marshawn Lynch and Josh Gordon are available as exclusives.
The 2015 McFarlane NFL 36 Sports Picks lineup has several returning players as well as the debuts of Richard Sherman and Giovani Bernard. Fresh off a new contract, DeMarco Murray is featured as a member of the Eagles.
The 2015 McFarlane NFL 37 lineup has several high-profile debut figures including Odell Beckham Jr, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. View a full guide and gallery for the base and variant figures.
View a detailed guide to the 2015 Panini Clear Vision Football Variations. Includes a side-by-side comparison for each player’s base and variation card.
Get a detailed guide to the 2015 Panini Contenders Football Rookie Ticket Autograph Variations. Includes info on the cards, how to spot them, comparisons and more.
Complete look at the 2015 Panini Gridiron Kings Variation. Includes a side-by-side comparison for all ten NFL subjects.
Take a detailed look at the 2015 Panini Prestige Football Variations. Includes a side-by-side comparison for all 40 cards.
Returning with ten new options, 2015 Panini Prizm Football Variations offer short prints with different images for key rookie names. View complete details on the limited cards.
2015 Score Football gives several big-name players the variation treatment. Get a detailed look at them, including side-by-side comparisons so you know exactly what to look for.
Get a detailed breakdown for the 2015 Topps Chrome Football Variations with our comprehensive guide. Includes full gallery, side-by-side comparisons with the base cards and much more
Five exclusive rookie variation cards are found in the 2015 Topps Football Retail Factory set. View a full side-by-side comparison for each in our detailed guide.
Featuring a large assortment of base pattern designs, 2015 Topps High Tek Football is filled with cards to chase. View full details on the base patterns and retro uniform variations in our comprehensive guide.
Get complete details on the 2015 Topps Take it to the House Football promotion, including a full checklist for the base set and autograph parallels. The promotion runs August 26 to September 8 at participating hobby shops.
2016 McFarlane Madden NFL 17 Ultimate Team Figures act as a tangible collectible for the massive video game franchise. The MUT series includes Odell Beckham and Cam Newton as well as variant figures for Tom Brady and Todd Gurley.
“Matty Ice” has a chance to cement his legacy with the Atlanta Falcons. Check out some of the best Matt Ryan rookies to collect.
2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football Variations offer an extra autograph option for some of the top 2016 NFL Draft prospects. Know what to look for in spotting the many short prints versus their base counterparts.
Keep track of the College Ticket variation autographs in 2017 Panini Contenders Draft Picks with our detailed checklist and gallery.
The NFL season is down to the final two teams and the collecting implications can be huge for the winning team. We take a look at the best rookie card options for the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles.
Collectors have quite a few Aaron Rodgers rookie cards to pick between. We offer a detailed look at the best of the best for the Packers quarterback.
Browse a real-time list of the 50 hottest 2012 Panini Certified Football card singles.
Panini and Topps are the latest companies to distance themselves from Aaron Hernandez. Both are taking steps to remove the former New England Patriots tight end from their products after he was charged with first degree murder.
Alfred Morris was one of the NFL’s biggest surprises in 2012. Get complete details on all of the running back’s rookie cards, including a checklist, images, buying guide and more.
Want to know who the 2014 Topps Finest Football Mystery Redemption is? Topps has announced it’s Allen Hurns of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
After many ups and several downs to start his career with the Oakland Raiders, Amari Cooper is off to a great start with the Dallas Cowboys. Check out his full rookie card guide.
Find out about all five 2012 Panini Prominence Football rookie variations. See firsthand what each version looks like. Also includes a checklist of all 35 players who have five different rookie cards.
The first pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Andrew Luck rookie cards have seen many highs and lows over his NFL career with the Colts. Check out his full RC lineup in our detailed guide.
If you’re looking to track down any new Andrew Luck cards and autographs before the draft, Press Pass is the place to go. The card maker has signed a deal that gives them a non-NFL exclusive on cards and autographs of the highly touted quarterback.
Upper Deck has signed Andrew Luck to a trading card and autograph deal. The company also revealed the quarterback as the “Trade Upper Deck” mystery redemption.
Andew Luck is the first football player to join the Panini Authentic stable. Get full details on the deal that gives Panini exclusive rights to Andrew Luck autographed memorabilia.
As the 2012 NFL Draft approaches, we compare the hobby prospects of Andrew Luck and Robret Griffin III and look to see if there’s an early favorite among football card collectors.
It was only a few years ago that the Arena Football League was one of the hottest properties in sports. With its games televised on NBC and ESPN and celebrities like John Elway and Jon Bon Jovi as owners, some media outlets earlier in the decade speculated openly about whether the AFL, and not the […]
More than three decades after it was stolen, Art Donovan finally has his 1958 NFL Championship ring back.
In the latest athlete filing a trademark application, Ndamukong Suh is looking to gain control of the phrase “House of Spears.” Paul Lesko has all the details and the specifics of the application.
The first Upper Deck Jack Hoffman autograph card has sold on eBay for more than $6,000. Get details on the special card.
We interview Topps Brand Manager Kevin Eger about 2012 Topps Strata Football. He discusses what collectors can expect as well as how the new brand came together.
Barry Sanders, Sam Bradford, Brett Favre, Joe Montana, one-of-ones, book cards, octographs, laundry tag relics, printing plate patch autos, NFL shield relics and 102 of the craziest 2010 football cards to find their way onto eBay over the last month!
One-of-Ones, hearty patches, dual autos, book cards, rookies, legends, superstars and a random collection of crazy 2010 football card pictures from eBay.
Massive card gallery featuring some of the biggest hits to hit eBay from 2010 Playoff National Treasures Football. Octographs, laundry tags, NFL shield and equipment logo patches, Hall of Fame autographs, Reebok logo autographs and other big time hits from Panini’s premier pigskin product.
Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Trent Richardson all got into the holiday spirit for some cards found in the 2012 Panini Black Friday set. The memorabilia cards showcase Santa hats worn by the players during a photo shoot.
Topps has announced a make-good for those who pull autograph redemption cards out of 2012 Topps Chrome Football. They’ve created an exclusive set of Blue Wave Refractors. Get full details on the set and learn how they’ll be distributed.
With 18 parallels for every base card, the 2014 Panini Prizm Football rainbow can be difficult to navigate. Check out this gallery to see all the Prizm types and find out what packs you need to get to find them.
Topps is giving collectors incentive to chase the 2013 Topps Football Rookie Legacy parallel set. Those who do receive a set of 40 autographs and are entered to win a trip to the 2014 NFLPA Rookie Premiere. Get full details on the program and how to enter.
Rookie superstar Cam Newton is slated to get his first McFarlane figure in NFL Sportspicks 28. Check out the figure and see who else makes the cut.
LaDainian Tomlinson was the best running back of the 2000s and joins the legends in the Hall of Fame. This list collects the top football card appearances from his rookie year with the San Diego Chargers.
It’s going to take a little time to get used to seeing Brett Favre in purple. Though he made his first appearance in a Minnesota Vikings uniform on August 21, football card collectors will have a longer wait to see him that way on cardboard – but not too much longer. Topps, Upper Deck and […]
Broadway Joe made his mark on and off the football field and the Hall of Fame quarterback for the New York Jets remains a huge figure in the game. Check out the top Joe Namath cards of all-time in our detailed guide.
1997 Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson has finally agreed to sign autographs for Panini cards, the first of which will come in 2011 National Treasures Football.
Curious about which NFL jersey is the most popular? Wonder no more, as we detail the top-selling NFL jerseys. The full list includes the top ten jerseys, images, analysis and more.
Headlined by Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown and Junior Seau, the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class presents collectors with a good mix of rookie card options. View a detailed collecting guide for all the 2015 inductees, including a full rookie card checklist.
We look at the rookie cards and other collectibles for all six of the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees. Includes complete rookie card checklists for each inductee, including Curtis Martin, Cortez Kennedy and Jack Butler.
2016 Panini Classics Football mixes old-school and new with a retro design and multiple short print image variations. Spot the 2016 Panini Classics Variations with our detailed gallery and checklist.
After struggling for years, Blake Bortles and the Jacksonville Jaguars are trending up! View a complete guide to his rookie cards, notable pre-rookie cards, college cards and much more.
The Teddy Bridgewater era has started in Minnesota and the hobby has been waiting for this to happen. Check out a complete look at his available rookie cards, notable pre-rookie cards, college cards and much more.
Immerse yourself in the history of Topps Football card designs with our visual guide. Includes card images from every flagship Topps Football set from 1951 to 2011.
Here is everything you need to know about the 2012 Elite Football Rookie Inscriptions autographs. Get a full checklist for the acetate set including color variation numbers, images, team info and a buying guide to shop for individual cards.
In the market for a new football jersey? This detailed guide highlights the differences between NFL jersey styles, what to watch for to avoid fakes and a handy shopping guide arranged by team.
Trace the evolution of Contenders Football Rookie Ticket Autographs with this visual guide. See every NFL design and the top options from each year of the set.
Dan Marino was one of the top quarterbacks of the 1980’s and 1990’s and continues to be a hobby favorite. We take a look at ten of the best Dan Marino options available to card collectors.
Get a detailed look at all DeAndre Hopkins rookie cards with this simple guide. Includes card info, images and more.
The Denver Broncos and Panini America have signed a multi-year memorabilia deal. Under the agreement, Panini becomes the exclusive source for game-used Broncos memorabilia.
Already a star in the league, Derek Carr has put the Oakland Raiders into contention. Similarly, his 2014 rookie cards are on the upswing, and we take a look at all of them.
Drama continues to surround Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys. Collectors’ Showcase of America is accusing the receiver of not showing up for an autograph appearance last month in New Jersey.
Get complete details on all of Doug Martin’s rookies cards. Includes detailed card info, buying guide, images and more.
After an impressive rookie season, Eddie Lacy cards are on the move and collectors are again taking notice of the former Alabama running back. Check out our complete rookie card guide, including full checklist, images, buying guide and more.
As a surprise first round pick by the Buffalo Bills, EJ Manuel has emerged as an appealing option for collectors. Check out his full rookie card checklist, including images and buying guide.
The roster of Panini-exclusive athletes is growing. The company has signed rookie quarterback EJ Manuel to a deal that covers autographed memorabilia.
LaDainian Tomlinson is the reason I got back into collecting sports cards and memorabilia after a lengthy absence. To prove that’s no hyperbole, allow me to back up a step and explain. I grew up in the 1980s collecting cards from all four of the major sports, with the biggest chunk of my collection devoted […]
National media caught off-guard by extremely well done fictional versions of Nike’s 2012 Pro Combat NFL Uniforms. Recently, the NFL announced that Reebok would be replaced by Nike as official uniform of the NFL.
Find the perfect gift for the football collector on your list with our hobby box gift guide. We’ve highlighted some of the most popular recent releases and make recommendations at all price points.
Who’s card is it? 10 question quiz that tests how well you know the career stats of NFL players using the backs of 2010 Topps Football cards!
For a limited time, the Pro Football Hall of Fame isn’t only offering free cards to collectors, but they’re donating 20% of online sales to breast cancer awareness.
Are you ready for some football? Get a head start on the 2015 NFL rookie class with our detailed autograph guide for the top incoming players, including all the first round selections.
As one of the top quarterbacks selected in the 2013 NFL Draft, Geno Smith is expected to lead the New York Jets back to relevance. Our complete rookie card guide includes info and images for all of Smith’s first-year cards.
Panini has confirmed they’ve signed Geno Smith, regarded as one of the top quarterbacks in the 2013 NFL Draft, to an autograph and football card deal.
Get a detailed look at all the 2013 Topps Chrome Football Rookie Autographs. Includes checklist, full gallery, team info, redemption details, buying guide and more.
As the new starting running back in Cincinnati, collectors are hoping for a breakout season from Giovani Bernard. Check out our complete rookie card guide, including full checklist, images, buying guide and more.
The verdict is in and 2012 Panini Prizm Football Gold Prizms are hot. Find out what some are selling for already and what you might expect in the future.
All it took was a sturdy frame, the speed of an avalanche, and a “driving passion” to make the National Football League from 1993-2000!
Looking to complete your collection of 2013 McFarlane NFL Sports Picks figures or add a couple of new pieces to the shelf? Find out about all the exclusives and where to find them.
It’s been eight years since new Troy Polamalu autograph cards have been produced. Panini has announced they’ve come to terms with the recognizable star to have his signature in several 2011 products.
A game-changing receiver who was plagued by controversy throughout his career, Randy Moss is still one of the greats. Check out some of his best football cards in our comprehensive guide.
Love him or hate him, Brett Favre was an NFL giant for years and the gunslinging QB remains a popular player in his retirement. View ten of the top Brett Favre cards available in our comprehensive guide.
Case breaker brentandbecca made his football card debut in 2013 Topps Football. Help him raise funds for the American Red Cross by bidding on a specially signed copy of the rare card.
Johnny Unitas was the face of the Baltimore Colts for many years and the Hall of Fame quarterback is one of the most beloved NFL players of all-time. Check out ten of the top Johnny Unitas cards in our detailed guide.
Top rookies in 2014 Panini Prizm Football are featured on some tricky variations. Find out what to look for and how many variations each player has.
Find out how to easily spot the 2015 Panini Contenders Draft Football variations without having to pour over images and look for slight changes in body position.
With the NBA lockout dragging on, a good-natured exchange on Twitter led to Panini making football cards mock-ups of LeBron James as an NFL star.
Guide to collecting Joe Montana’s football cards. Includes a rookie card checklist, card gallery, and more.
Joe Namath returned to Broadway on Tuesday, appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman. Namath was lively in the interview that, in part, promoted the Topps Super Bowl Legends promotion.
Guide to collecting John Elway’s football cards. Includes a rookie card checklist, card gallery, and more.
As we speculated, Johnny Manziel has been confirmed as the mystery redemption in 2013 Leaf Metal Draft Football and 2013 Leaf Valiant Football. Get details on the cards, sample images and more.
Johnny Manziel autographs are, not surprisingly, pacing early 2014 football products. Check out some of the top early sales from 2014 Leaf Metal Draft and 2014 Press Pass.
The Panini Authentic stable of autograph exclusives is growing once again, this time with the addition of 2012 Heisman winner Johnny Manziel. Get details on the deal that covers signed memorabilia.
Justin Blackmon isn’t making a great first impression with collectors. Scheduled to appear at the TriStar show in Houston over the weekend, he was a last-second cancellation for both Saturday and Sunday. Early Sunday morning he was charged with aggravated DUI in Oklahoma.
In this parody, Paul Lesko pokes fun at the Manti Te’O girlfriend hoax, pondering the creation of a Lennay Kekua rookie card.
Now a member of the New York Jets, Tim Tebow has abandoned a trademark application for GB2, which stands for “God Bless, Go Broncos.” Paul Lesko has the info and legal analysis.
Funny things can be found anywhere, even in court documents. Paul Lesko looks at one from the Andrew Luck v. Leaf Trading Cards lawsuit.
After a round in court, individuals may want to be careful where and when they Tebow. Tim Tebow is spending the off-season attempting to secure several trademarks related to his name and is famous pose.
Topps has successfully squashed a USA Football trademark for Huddle, clearing the way for the card maker to use the trademark for their fantasy football app. Paul Lesko has the legal details.
Less than a week before being drafted into the NFL, Andrew Luck is facing a lawsuit from Leaf Trading Cards. Paul Lesko has the details.
Leaf has halted the sale of some of the first licensed Andrew Luck cards after a pair of spelling errors were discovered. We’ve got the details as well as Leaf’s plans for corrected versions.
Leon Sandcastle is getting not one, but two football cards from Panini. Get full details on the cards and where you can find them.
A 2012 Topps Football Andrew Luck short print variation should surprise no veteran collector. However, a closer look at the card may lead to some juvenile chuckles.
EA Sports has announced a Madden NFL 12 Hall of Fame edition that should have special appeal to football card collectors. This limited version of the game showcases current Hall of Fame inductee Marshall Faulk on the cover. Each of the 125,000 copies will contain one of four autographed Panini cards from Faulk. Gamers will […]
Take a walk through gaming history with our gallery of Madden NFL covers. We go all the way back to the game’s debut in 1988 through to Madden NFL 23.
Detailed look at the autographed memorabilia and football cards available for Super Bowl XLIX standout Malcolm Butler.
Who has the hottest jersey in football? We look at the ten top-selling jerseys in the NFL, which includes a pair of rookies, lots of quarterbacks and a couple of surprises.
McFarlane NFL Legends Sports Picks have several collectible and valuable variants. Know exactly what to look for with this extensive guide that covers Series 1 through 32.
McFarlane NFL Sports Picks have a ton of collectible and valuable variants. Know exactly what to look for with this extensive guide that covers Series 1 through 32.
McFarlane Toys has announced the lineup for their College Football Series 4 figures, which is headlined by Cam Newton and Peyton Manning. The company has also released images and Collector Level print runs for NFL 28.
Fox broadcasting partners Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long get a special two-pack from McFarlane next month. The company is also releasing a Green Bay Packers three-pack with Aaron Rodgers, Greg Jennings and Clay Matthews.
One of the top players in the 2014 rookie class, Mike Evans looks every bit as good as advertised. View all his rookie cards as well as notable pre-rookie and college cards in our comprehensive guide.
For two days only, collectors using the code ‘SHIPCARD11’ at the Professional Football Hall of Fame online store will receive a free set of Panini football cards. This annual release commemorates the players to be enshrined at the Professional Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, Saturday August 6th. Designed and produced in partnership with […]
To those who think NFL Head Coaches are among the coolest people walking the face of the earth, 1991 and 1992 Pro Line offer some of the greatest Head Coach autographed football cards ever printed.
Upper Deck is facing yet another lawsuit. This time the NFLPA is seeking nearly $1.5 million for breach of contract. Paul Lesko has the details and the full court documents from the March 16 filing.
Collecting Notre Dame’s best football players is easy. Our handy guide breaks down the school’s top players, offering key cards, products and an easy-to-use buying guide.
A breakout star from the 2014 NFL rookie class, Odell Beckham Jr. has quickly established himself as one of the most dynamic wide receivers in the NFL. View all the rookie card options for the exciting wide receiver.
Odell Beckham Jr’s one-handed touchdown catch versus the Dallas Cowboys is now available as a signed photo from Steiner Sports.
Super Bowl rings are not just for players. Although the expensive symbols of NFL success are not readily available, replica rings offer collectors a chance to obtain a cheaper version. View a complete guide that includes images of every Super Bowl ring.
Shortly after hitting the podium at the 2012 NFL Draft, both Topps and Panini revealed the first NFL rookie cards of Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III. See them here.
Panini has reached new long-term deals with the NFL and NFL PLAYERS INC. Get the details, including how many sets Panini can produce each year.
With Black Friday on the way, Panini has unveiled the first details on a promotion that will reward collectors with free cards and autographs from all four major sports.
Panini has launched a new Black Box promotion in conjunction with Super Bowl XLVII that promises lots of autographs from past Super Bowl greats and 2012 rookies.
It didn’t take long for Panini to reveal their first rookie cards of the top 2014 NFL Draft Picks. Find out who’s headed to 2014 Score Football and take a look at their upcoming cards.
Panini wasted no time in showcasing the first NFL rookie cards of players taken in the first round of the 2013 draft. The company was quick to release card images of the majority of the top picks slated for 2013 Score Football.
Panini has finally revealed the world’s largest trading card. Included in 2011 National Treasures Football, the book card comes with 36 inscribed rookie autographs on jumbo jersey swatches.
A tribute to the memory of the former Arizona Cardinals Safety who believed in things larger than fame & money. Rarely are real American heroes captured on Cardboard.
With Peyton Manning committed to the Denver Broncos, we look at the hobby implications for the future Hall of Famer, his new teammates, Tim Tebow and more.
2013 Topps Museum Collection Football Canvas Collection inserts bring an element of art that isn’t on a lot of cards. Get a full look at the set including an image gallery, checklist and more.
Largely overlooked, the 2011 Topps Football Breast Cancer Awareness set has one of the most elusive Cam Newton cards to date. We’ve got details and a gallery of highlights from the set.
2013 OYO NFL Minifigures shrink down the league’s top stars into small toys. Don’t call them LEGO, each OYO minifigure comes decked out in a team uniform and comes with accessories.
Panini and Topps have been busy gathering autographs and memorabilia at the 2012 NFLPA Rookie Premiere. Get a full list of participants and catch a glimpse of what to look for in upcoming 2012 football card products.
One of the “rookies” creating a lot of buzz in 2013 isn’t even a real player. Get a full rundown on all Leon Sandcastle cards and shop for the cards you want with this handy guide.
Even in today’s market, a single set of football cards that costs $5,000 is something most collectors wouldn’t even consider buying. But what if that set contained autographs from over 100 of the best football players of all time? That’s exactly what the Pro Football Hall of Fame has put together with its set of […]
The brand new batch of Hall of Famers inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this past weekend includes several gentlemen with impressive credentials. The NFL’s all-time sack leader (Bruce Smith), it’s single-game sack king (Derrick Thomas), a former world’s fastest man (Bob Hayes), and arguably the greatest cornerback ever to roam the gridiron […]
There is no shortage of Santa Claus trading cards out there. However, none are as iconic in the hobby as the ones made by Pro Set. Look back on the classic inserts and see them all.
From Peyton Manning to Playoff Contenders, this quiz does a Cover 2 on quarterback cardboard.
Panini has announced plans for a special Super Bowl XLVII promo card set available exclusively in New Orleans. The 26-card checklist focuses on the Ravens, 49ers and hometown Saints.
A first-ballot Hall of Famer, Ray Lewis was nearly unstoppable during his prime years in the NFL. We look back at some of the key cards for the former Baltimore Ravens linebacker.
One collector will receive three inscribed Robert Griffin III autographs in a new chase-based contest in 2012 Panini Prominence Football. Get full details and find out how you can get in on the action.
Even though we’re several months away from his first official NFL cards, Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III cards are soaring. We look at the prices these cards are bringing in as well as look at what’s legit and what’s not.
Through the first week of 2012 Bowman Football sales, Robert Griffin III has a clear edge over Andrew Luck. Get a full top 10 list and breakdown. Not surprisingly, both rookie quarterbacks dominate.
One of the most exciting football prospects in years, Robert Griffin III is lighting a fire in the hobby. Get an in-depth look at all of his rookie cards with this comprehensive guide.
From a mid-round pick to Rookie of the Year, Dak Prescott had a tremendous 2016 season with the Dallas Cowboys! Check out the best Dak Prescott rookie cards available in our detailed guide.
Russell Wilson is the most popular player in the NFL, at least according to merchandise and collectibles sales. The Seahawks quarterback tops the list of the top 50 players for the second fiscal quarter of 2014.
Russell Wilson rookie cards are very popular with NFL collectors. Review the full selection for the Seahawks’ superstar QB.
Arguably the best overall talent from the 2014 NFL Draft, Sammy Watkins had a strong rookie year and the hobby has taken notice. Check out a complete look at his available rookie cards, including notable pre-rookie and college cards, and much more.
Ho, ho, ho! Santa Claus has come to 2013 Topps Strata Football with a shadow box-style autographed relic.
Since 1989, Score Football cards have delivered some of the most comprehensive and reasonably priced sets in the hobby. See every Score Football base card design from 1989 to 2013.
Get the complete details on the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl XLVIII rings. Includes images, a detailed breakdown of the design, gem count and more.
As you are undoubtedly aware, the NFL lockout stands ready to ruin not only our fall television watching but football card collecting too. Nevertheless, I believe I have developed a solution that the NFL, NFL Players Association and Topps should consider – 2011 Bowman Lockout. Although I’m intending this as a parody to smile at […]
With the ongoing chaos and rumors of NCAA realignment comes the parody card set 2011 Upper Deck Conference Panic!
Seeded in 2011 Upper Deck Football are 15 stripe, 25 stripe and 100 stripe redemptions. The amount of number of the stripe is the amount of cards of that player you are entitled to. 1991 Wild Card featured the one of the most famous cards of this kind of all-time – the Brett Favre 1000 stripe.
All fantasy football players are familiar with the concept of a sleeper: the guy who can be drafted late and still be a valuable contributor under the right circumstances. Finding one or two can make the difference between a decent team and a championship squad. There are sleepers in the world of football cards too, […]
There’s so much more Peyton Manning to 1998 Playoff Contenders than just his classic Rookie Ticket Autograph. Find out about all of his cards in the set and which ones might be considered good deals.
2013 Topps Football has lots of different retail exclusives. This detailed guide breaks them all down. Includes set info, images, checklists and more.
2013 Panini Prizm Football has a lot of colorful parallels. Keeping track of them can be tricky. Here’s a detailed visual guide as well as where you can find the various exclusives.
Upper Deck is producing a limited number of Jack Hoffman football cards. Hoffman is the inspirational 7-year-old who ran for a touchdown during the University of Nebraska’s Spring Game.
The St. Louis Rams and Topps have teamed up to create a football card with fur from Rams mascot, Rampage. Get details on the card as well as a set of team-issued cards.
Guide to collecting Steve Young’s football cards. Includes a rookie card checklist, card gallery, and more.
The Super Bowl is the biggest stage and the players that come up big in these games tend to receive a considerable hobby boost. We take a look at the best collecting options from each of the remaining teams.
Matthew Stafford helped guide the Rams to a Super Bowl win. Check out some of the best Matthew Stafford rookie cards available.
Considered by many to be the greatest running back in NFL history, Walter Payton has long been a collecting favorite. Take a look at some of the best cards for “Sweetness” in our comprehensive guide.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame has opened an exhibit showcasing several documents from the NFL’s earliest days.
Controversial quarterback Terrelle Pryor is the newest member of the Oakland Raiders. Now that he’s in the NFL, what does the future hold for Pryor’s cards?
Just a few days into his NFL career and Terrelle Pryor has already come to terms with Topps on a deal that will see the controversial quarterback’s signature appear in upcoming Topps football products.
With every dramatic win, Tebowmania grows some more. So do the strange eBay offerings. We’ve put together a list of the 10 stangest Tim Tebow shirts available.
1960 was a great year for football cards as it ushered in a decade where collectors could buy two different football card sets. Two football leagues were now vying for fans across America as the fledging American Football League brought their wide open play to the Gridiron that fall. And two different card manufactures, Topps […]
Quarterback Immortals is the theme that runs throughout 2012 Topps Football. Quarterbacks have also accounted for all of the set’s biggest eBay sales thus far. Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III autographs have been particularly popular.
Busy busting 2011 Topps Chrome Football and wondering what you’ve pulled? Let Cam Newton and friends take you through this visual guide.
Fantasy Football Contenders is 1/2 Fantasy Football Preview Magazine, 1/2 Draft Edition, 100% Football Card. FF Contenders if the first product in our weekly “Dream Product” series in which we invent fictional previews for products we wish existed.
The story of Brett Favre’s 321 consecutive game streak told through nearly 20 years of football cards. We focus on cards made between 1992 and 2010 in this retrospective look back at the Silver Fox’s epic journey.
The NFL had never seen a pass rusher like Reggie White and he rewrote the record book when it came to sacking quarterbacks. It’s easy to see why his football cards are some of the most valuable for defensive players and this top list brings together his best trading card appearances.
Everyone’s already got Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III on their hobby radar. Who else should collectors watch in the 2012 NFL Draft? We look at five players who could make a big hobby splash in the months and years ahead.
For all the quirks and surprises emerging from 2012 Upper Deck Football, perhaps none are bigger than the Quarterback Trade Card. We look at the speculation over who it’s for and look at the historical significance behind it.
Ken Stabler was the Oakland Raiders’ original elite quarterback and led the team to their first Super Bowl title. His selection to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016 cements his legacy and this top list brings together the best Ken Stabler card appearances for collectors to pursue.
These 41 players are going to help shape most 2015 football card products. Find out who’s going to be at the 2015 NFLPA Rookie Premiere.
Few will deny Joe Namath’s place as an icon both on and off the field. The 1970 Mego Joe Namath doll shows why. Find out about this classic vintage figure and its many wild outfits.
Antonio Gates ability to the stretch the field and dominate the red zone forever changed the NFL. In the world of football cards, the Tight End has yet to see a major stretch in terms of card value.
Topps is the latest company to get Tim Tebow fever, adding Tim Tebow Precision Comeback Autographs to the 2011 Topps Precision Football lineup. Each of the cards, which spotlight his late-game victories, is limited to 9 copies or less.
With yet another dramatic victory, Tim Tebow cards are starting to take off once again. We look at some of his key rookie cards, analyzing current pricing trends.
Tebowing is all the craze. But multiple trademark applications for the iconic sideline prayer might mean legal battles for Broncos quarterback, Tim Tebow.
A trademark has been filed for Tim Tebow’s name. Get the complete details in Law of Cards with Paul Lesko.
The pants allegedly worn by Tim Tebow in his first NFL game have been listed onn eBay. The item may be called into question as someone connected to the authenticator, JO Sports Co, was among several sports memorabilia dealers charged with fraud.
With his professional star on the rise once again, Tim Tebow has renewed his exclusive memorabilia deal with Palm Beach Autographs.
That didn’t take long. Topps and Panini have both teased their first football cards of Tim Tebow in a New York Jets uniform, both of which are scheduled to arrive in May.
A dynamic running back, Todd Gurley has helped the Rams become Super Bowl contenders. This has increased interest in Todd Gurley rookie cards, which are all covered in our detailed guide.
Despite moving into second place on the NFL’s career receptions list, Tony Gonzalez remains one of the hobby’s most undervalued stars.
With so many Adrian Peterson rookie cards to choose from, which ones are the best? We count down the running back’s 10 best rookies, providing analysis, images, a shopping guide and much more.
As his NFL career comes to a close, at least for now, look back at the top Andrew Luck rookie cards to collect.
Bart Starr endeared himself to fans of the Green Bay Packers thanks to his two Super Bowl wins and an impressive NFL career. View the top cards for the Hall of Fame quarterback in our detailed guide.
The first overall draft pick of the Carolina Panthers in 2011, Cam Newton has proven to be one of the most exciting QBs in the league. Already popular, his play really took off in 2015, making Cam Newton rookie cards a hot commodity. With plenty of choices to pick from, the top list breaks down the key rookie cards for this great quarterback.
We count down the 10 best Colin Kaepernick rookie cards to watch and collect.
For many, Dick Butkus represented the ideal defensive player and his statistics with the Chicago Bears more than back that up. View the top Dick Butkus cards of all-time, including some of the most valuable cards ever for a defensive player.
Earl Campbell’s powerful running style re-wrote the NFL record book for rookies and restored hope for Houston Oilers fans as he made the team a playoff contender during his Hall of Fame career. While cards from his playing days are limited, this list brings together some of the best cardboard appearances for Earl Campbell.
Top 10 highest recorded Aaron Rodgers single card sales since the Green Bay Packers won the Super Bowl XLV. The list is topped by a one-of-one 2005 SP Authentic NFL Shield Logo Autograph which sold for $8,600!
As one of the greatest running backs in NFL history, Emmitt Smith spent many productive seasons with the Dallas Cowboys and was integral in their Super Bowl success. View a list of the top ten Emmitt Smith cards.
Eric Dickerson is one of the greatest running backs in NFL history, especially based on his years with the Los Angeles Rams. Check out our detailed guide to some of his key football cards.
We count down baseball’s 10 best rookie cards from the 1960s. Includes analysis, images and links to purchase. Players include Joe Namath, Mike Ditka and Dick Butkus.
We count down football’s 10 best rookie cards from the 1970s. Includes analysis, images and links to purchase.
We count down football’s 10 best rookie cards from the 1980s. Includes analysis, images and links to purchase.
Fran Tarkenton helped the Minnesota Vikings make three Super Bowl appearances in the 1970s while setting a new standard for quarterbacks. This list features some of the QB’s best football cards during his playing career and beyond.
Although Gale Sayers only played four injury-free seasons for the Chicago Bears, he made such an impact in the NFL that he still earned a place in the Hall of Fame. Check out some of his best cardboard appearances.
A Buffalo Bills legend, Jim Kelly was also one of the most best quarterbacks of his era. We look at the key card options for Kelly including USFL rookie cards and NFL autographs.
Kurt Warner’s road to the NFL was almost as exciting as his Hall of Fame career. See some of the best cards from the popular quarterback, with a focus on his earliest football releases.
An all-time NFL legend, Lawrence Taylor brought two Super Bowl titles to the New York Giants. This list collects Taylor’s best football cards including his iconic 1982 Topps rookie.
With his precision passing and Super Bowl success, Len Dawson became a legendary quarterback with the Kansas City Chiefs. View some the best cards from his Hall of Fame career.
Marcus Allen is the only player to have a Heisman Trophy, NFL MVP, and both a Super Bowl and NCAA championship during his time in football. This top list highlights the best cards from his legendary career spent with the Los Angeles Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs.
Mike Ditka was a Chicago Bears legend and the NFL’s first Hall of Fame tight end. We have gone through his various cards to identify some great choices to target for your collection.
Paul Hornung was a scoring dynamo and helped the Green Bay Packers become a legendary franchise as they won five championships during his time with the team. View ten of the best Paul Hornung football cards from his playing days and beyond.
Steve Largent set a new standard for offensive production by a receiver and became the first hero of the Seattle Seahawks franchise. View info and images for some of his best cards with our detailed guide.
Only given a few healthy years, Terrell Davis is still arguably the best running back in Denver Broncos history. The Hall of Fame RB has plenty of great football cards and we review some of his earliest options.
A fan favorite for the Pittsburgh Steelers throughout his Hall of Fame career, Terry Bradshaw’s legacy remains strong even after his retirement. View the quarterback’s best cards from his days on the gridiron and beyond.
Every year, Topps Chrome Football Rookie Autographs are some of the hobby’s most popular cards. Count down the 10 best released between 2006 and 2013.
Y.A. Tittle brought a new kind of passing game to the NFL and became a fan favorite of the San Francisco 49ers and New York Giants. Looking to his top options, this guide features some of the most valuable Bowman football cards ever made.
Playoff Contenders is a yearly right of passage for Football Collectors world wide. Contenders has a unique history and mythology all it’s own. From legends like Manning and Brady to urban legend short prints like Kenny Irons and Aaron Kelly, Contenders has captured the imagination of set builders since 1998. Below we rank the Top […]
The 1990s were a transformative period for football collectors, but the many rookie cards still offer some of the top overall options. Join us as we look at the 15 most valuable football rookie cards from the decade.
While Hall of Fame rookie cards can get really expensive, they are not all like that. We highlight 20 budget HOF football rookie cards from the 1970s.
Not all Hall of Fame rookie cards cost a fortune. We look at the top 20 budget HOF football rookie cards from the 1980s.
The 2000s helped supply the NFL with many of the top stars currently in the league. Check out the top ten football rookie cards from 2000 to 2009 in our detailed guide.
Check out the top NFL rookies to collect for 2020 along with a real-time hot list featuring the most-watched 2020 football rookie cards.
Curious about the top NFL rookies for 2021? This guide highlights key rookie card names and a real-time auction hot list, including Trevor Lawrence and Mac Jones.
Featuring top rookie names and a real-time auction hot list, check out some of the hottest 2022 NFL rookie cards.
Count down the top rookie cards football had to offer in the 1950s. Names include Bart Starr, Jim Brown, Johnny Unitas and more.
Troy Polamalu, Drew Brees, Tim Tebow, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Michael Vick, Aaron Rodgers, Peyton Hillis, Dallas Cowboys among the top 25 best selling jerseys from the 2010 NFL Season. Complete 25 list with bonus pictures!
A fixture of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ backfield for many years, there is one final stop for “The Bus” at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Check out the top five cards for Jerome Bettis in our detailed guide.
Sam Bradford Auto tops the list of first days eBay sales of Elite.
Last week 2009 Playoff Contenders Football surprised many of us with an earlier then expected release. Below is a list of the Top 50 recorded eBay sales for 2009 Playoff Contenders Singles as of Tuesday: Mark Sanchez RPS Rookie Ticket $299.95 Tom Brandstater Rookie Ticket $293.88 (Could this be the Kenny Irons of 2009?) Percy […]
A rare talent even among professional athletes, few can match Barry Sanders on the field or in the hobby. Check out 15 of his top cards in our detailed guide.
While his initial card selection is not as deep as some of the other first-year NFL QBs, the Brock Purdy rookie cards are seeing considerable interest in the hobby.
One of the best receivers of the modern game, Calvin Johnson also remains popular in the NFL card hobby. As he enters the Hall of Fame, view the best Calvin Johnson rookie cards for collectors to pursue.
Fresh off the podium, the top 2013 NFL draft picks have plenty of football cards to collect already. Get top-card highlights of all the first round picks and shop for their cards now. You can also shop for all second round picks.
Putting wide receivers back on the hobby map, Cooper Kupp rookies are very popular thanks to his historic season. Check out some of the best base cards and autographs from his first NFL season.
A preferred option for fans and collectors, the Dallas Cowboys are one of the most popular teams in the wide world of spots. Join us as we count down the top modern and vintage rookie cards for the Cowboys.
Deshaun Watson continues to make big plays for the Houston Texans. Check out some of his key rookie cards from 2017.
As one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history, Drew Brees and his rookie cards make a collecting favorite. Check out some of the best rookie choices for the New Orleans Saints’ franchise QB.
The Dallas Cowboys appear to have a superstar running back on their hands with Ezekiel Elliott. Review his key rookie cards in a detailed checklist and gallery.
Few teams command the collecting respect given to the Green Bay Packers. We count down the top modern and vintage Packers rookie cards of all-time.
A dominant force on defense for many years, J.J. Watt has seen his stock rise with collectors. Check out the list of the top J.J. Watt rookie cards in our detailed guide.
Get a rundown of some of the best Jalen Hurts rookie cards available, including notable base rookies, autographs and inserts.
Affectionally referred to as the GOAT, Jerry Rice is indeed the greatest of all-time when it comes to wide receivers in the NFL. We take a look at some of the best cards available for the former great.
The top player in NFL history for many fans and experts, Jim Brown made his mark with the Cleveland Browns and left the sport while still in his prime. Check out some of the best Jim Brown cards to collect in our detailed guide.
Featuring key base cards, inserts and autographs, take a look at some of the very best Joe Burrow rookie cards to collect in our detailed guide.
Joe Montana has a reputation for staying cool under pressure and that carries over to his hobby appeal. View the top Joe Montana cards available for collectors, including his rookie card and autographs.
With his clutch play and continued association with the NFL, John Elway is one of the most popular NFL quarterbacks. Take a look best cards for the former Denver Broncos great.
Josh Allen has led the Buffalo Bills back into contention and his notable rookie cards are seeing a lot of attention in the hobby.
From a college quarterback taken as a late-round draft selection to Super Bowl MVP, Julian Edelman took a unique path to football glory. Review his full rookie card lineup that includes key autographs for the Patriots star wide receiver.
Justin Herbert rookie cards are very hot with NFL collectors. Check out some of his notable base cards, inserts and autographs.
Mac Jones has emerged as the top rookie in the 2021 class and his NFL rookie cards are taking off.
One of the top collecting options of the modern era, the New England Patriots also boast a strong vintage selection. View a detailed look at both eras of rookie card collecting for the Patriots in our comprehensive guide.
The ride was bumpy but Nick Foles is a Super Bowl MVP and his rookie cards for the Philadelphia Eagles are seeing renewed interest! Check out some of the very best choices in our detailed guide.
Already one of the best QBs in the league, the Patrick Mahomes rookie cards are picking up steam. Check out the best Patrick Mahomes rookie cards and autographs.
With tons of Peyton Manning autographed cards available, we take a look at some of the best signed options for collectors, including the Peyton Manning rookie autographs.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have featured an impressive assortment of elite players and enjoy one of the biggest and most passionate fan bases in the NFL. Take a look at the top vintage and modern Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cards of all-time.
Gronk is a touchdown machine and he is regarded as one of the very best tight ends in NFL history. Check out some of the key Rob Gronkowski rookie cards to collect.
A popular choice for both vintage and modern collectors, Roger Staubach has a loyal following in the hobby based on his Hall of Fame career with the Dallas Cowboys. Check out some of his top football card options in our detailed guide.
With so many Russell Wilson rookie cards and inserts to choose from, we count down some of the very best.
As one of the top franchises in NFL history, the San Francisco 49ers present collectors a wide mix of top options. Join us as we count down the best modern and vintage San Francisco 49ers rookie cards of all-time.
As one of the best teams of the last few years, collecting interest is building across the board for the Seattle Seahawks. We take at look at the team’s top rookie cards of all-time in our detailed guide.
Steve Young was one of the top quarterbacks of the 1990s and remains a popular collecting option. Look at key options across all budgets for the Hall of Fame QB from the San Francisco 49ers.
A lock for the Hall of Fame, Tom Brady continues to perform at a high level. With so many great Tom Brady rookie cards available, we highlight some of the best.
The face of the Dallas Cowboys in the 1990s and one of the most successful quarterbacks of his era, Troy Aikman is a collecting favorite. Check out ten of his top cards across all budgets.
Topps and the NFLPA confirmed a new agreement that will see the card maker continue to make football cards. Announced via press release, collectors can expect new football card lines and types of products.
Following several delays, Topps has finally launched their Super Bowl Legends website. Collectors can now redeem codes found on cards in 2011 Topps Football for exclusive die-cut cards and digital items.
Topps isn’t happy that some dealers are selling 2012 Topps Football Kickoff promo cards. The cards are intended as a free giveaway that doesn’t start until next week. Find out the actions Topps took and read the letter they sent to dealers.
Terrell Suggs is the latest athlete to try to cash in on a catchphrase. Paul Lesko has details on Suggs filing several trademark applications for the use of ‘Ball So Hard University.’
See all of the 2013 Panini National Treasures Football Rookie Patch Autograph. Numbered to 99, these are among the most valuable rookie cards of the year.
2014 Upper Deck Football College Tribute Patch Cards recreate some of the biggest traditions, trophies, stadiums and statues in college football. See the complete set and more with this handy guide.
The Holy Grail of 2011 football cards has surfaced. The Cam Newton 2011 Topps Chrome Autographed Superfractor has been listed on eBay with a massive price tag.
Immortalized in the Hall of Fame, take a full look at the top Brett Favre cards from early in his career. This includes all his rookie cards and the other initial releases of note from his time with the Falcons and Packers.
In the market for a gift for a Dallas Cowboys supporter? Check out our gift guide for Cowboys super fans and collectors.
Are you in need of a gift for a fan or collector of the Denver Broncos? Check our helpful buying guide for suggestions to make your shopping experience much more convenient.
Need a gift for a cheesehead? View our list of gift suggestions geared toward fans and collectors of the Green Bay Packers.
New England has been one of the best NFL teams since the turn of the millennium and their fans can be found all over. Find out about some of the best presents for fans and collectors of the Patriots with our detailed gift shopping guide.
Shopping for a fan or collector of the New York Giants? Our gift guide centered around the Giants is available to make your shopping much easier.
Need a present for a member of Steeler Nation? Use our helpful guide to pick out the best gift for a fan or collector of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The defending Super Bowl champs are a popular holiday and birthday gift option. View our guide to help you shop for a fan or collector of the Seattle Seahawks.
The Super Bowl is the biggest annual sporting event in the world and the programs from the game have become a popular option for collectors. View a full gallery of each release from Super Bowl 1 to 57.
Since the first game in 1967, Super Bowl tickets have become one of the most highly sought-after collectibles in the hobby. Our guide includes ticket images from Super Bowl 1 to Super Bowl 57 in 2023.
There are many different Tom Brady rookie cards to collect. See them all with the detailed rookie card guide for TB12.
After being questioned by collectors, Panini has acknowledged patch errors in 2014 Flawless Football. Get details on which cards are impacted and what Panini’s doing about it.
Although Topps was a big player in the vintage football market, several other brands are popular. This guide covers all non-Topps vintage football wrappers, including Philadelphia, Fleer, Leaf, Bowman and Sport Kings.
Follow the early days of Topps football with our wrapper history and comprehensive visual guide. Includes a wrapper sample for every year from 1955 to 1980.
Guide to collecting Walter Payton’s football cards. Includes a rookie card checklist, card gallery, and more.
Cam Newton dominated the first week of 2011 National Treasures Football sales. His cards accounted for 8 of the 10 highest sales. Overall, seven 2011 National Treasures Football cards sold for $2000 or more on eBay during the set’s first week of release.
Andrew Luck has emerged as the hottest player in football entering the 2012 season. The rookie quarterback dominates the list of top 2012 Topps Finest eBay sales, significantly outpacing fellow rookie, Robert Griffin III.
With Ferris Bueller, the Soup Nazi and musical dogs threatening to take some of the spotlight from the big game, we look at some of the 2012 Super Bowl commercials with trading card connections.
With few cards to choose from, Richard Sherman autograph cards are fetching prices normally reserved for top rookies and quarterbacks, not cornerbacks.
Topps is leaving it up to collectors to pick the face of 2013 Topps Chrome Football. Find out how the competition works and where you can go to vote.
Did you know that Russell Wilson is a two-sport star? After being drafted by the Colorado Rockies, he was included on a handful of baseball cards. We’ve got full details and a checklist.