First Buzz: 2016 Donruss Optic football cards


What: 2016 Donruss Optic football cards
Arrives: Dec. 14
Box basics: One autograph card per 20-pack box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Panini’s Donruss football gets Optichromed with a hobby box that’s set to deliver a rookie in every pack along with plenty of inserts and parallels.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.


The Basics: There will be four base Holo parallels, two rookie Holos, two Rated Rookie Holos, one Gridiron Kings insert, one Legends of the Fall insert, one The Rookies insert and one prototype card. … The parallel rainbow will include Holo, Aqua (/299), Orange (/199), Blue (/149), Red (/99), Carolina Blue (/50), Black (/25), Gold (/10), Green (/5) and Gold Vinyl 1/1. … Rated Rookie autos will have on-card autos while the rookie patch autos will be stickers. There also will be rookie triple autos Legends autos and Fans of the Game autos. … One insert here will be X-Factor diecuts. The boxes carry a suggested retail price of $80.

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One thought on “First Buzz: 2016 Donruss Optic football cards

  1. The_Reverend October 11, 2016 / 10:55 am

    I think this will,be the best of the Panini products overall until maybe Contenders. Priced where everyone can access. Glad the creators am is are on-card.


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