What: 2016 Panini Flawless football cards
Arrives: April 5
Box basics: Two gemstone, six autographs and two memorabilia cards per box (two boxes per case)
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What’s buzz-worthy: Flawless is back with nothing but on-card autographs but some new cut autos, new memorabilia cards, new oldschool signers and new approaches with its gem cards that include multiple pieces.
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The Basics: The Flawless Cuts autos will include legendary names such as Jim Thorpe, Vince Lombardi, Knute Rockne, Derrick Thomas, Johnny Unitas, Bobby Layne and Walter Payton to name a few. Also in the auto lineup are Flawless Finishes and Memorable Marks — sets that will include clutch plays and memorable players. Among them will be Franco Harris John Elway, Ben Roethlisberger, Dick Butkus, Bo Jackson and Warren Sapp to name a few. … The rookies are also heavily found here with Rookie Patch Autographs with patch cards, Rookie Inscriptions and Shield Signatures that should include the newcomers along with past stars. … Also inked will be Great Patches Duals and Benchmarks. Some of the new signers this year include Jim Brown, Aaron Rodgers, Randy Moss, Calvin Johnson, Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Jack Lambert and Jimmy Johnson. … The new gems will be Team Gems that use a number of stones to accent team logos and also an NFL Shield. These will be 1/1 creations. … Inserts will have a number of parallels — Silver, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald and Platinum. … The boxes carry a suggested retail price of $1,250.
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