Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 7.
The box: 2016 Panini Prizm NFL (blaster)
The cost: $15 (click here for hobby)
What’s inside this one? Keep reading …
Packs per box: 6
Cards per pack: 4
Cards in this box: 24
Base set completion: 16 of 200 (8 percent)
Notables on base cards – Le’Veon Bell, Aaron Rodgers, Mark Ingram, Todd Gurley, Larry Fitzgerald, Adrian Peterson, Dan Marino, J.J. Watt
Inserts/short-prints: 7 (all in gallery below with some base )
Prizm Rookies (3) – Carson Wentz, Kevin Dodd, Daniel Lasco
Prizm Flash parallels (3) – Vernon Hargreaves III, Jordy Nelson, Jay Cutler
Shining Stars (1) – Derek Carr
Premier Jerseys (1) – Hunter Henry
What’s Buzz-worthy: As noted in a past break here, Panini America’s Prizm is only available as a jumbo box in the hobby, but it has a couple of options at retail and one of them is the blaster box with a guaranteed auto or jersey inside. … This one included some star power on all fronts (base, inserts, hits). The rookies are only found with a parallel finish so that puts a little bit of a dent in the fun (you don’t get as many), but a box like this is fun if you get a few of those notables. It’s even better if you can find it in a discount bin like this one ($15 instead of $20). Prizm is a brand that can be quite flashy, so, if it’s your kind of cardboard, a hobby box might be worth a look.
Product Grade: A
Box Grade: A-
Fun Grade: A-
What’s next? Be back in an hour …
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