Buzz Break: 2017 Panini Prizm football cards (blaster box)

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The box: 2017 Panini Prizm football cards (blaster box)
Where to buy: (for all formats)

Packs per box: 6
Cards per pack: 4
Cards in this box: 24
Base set completion: 
16 of 200 (8 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Derek Carr, Russell Wilson, Julio Jones, Andrew Luck, Blake Bortles, Tyrod Taylor, Kirk Cousins, Davante Adams, Carson Palmer

Insert/short-print cards: 7 (all in gallery below with some base)
Prizm Rookies (3) – Aaron Jones, Dalvin Cook, Malik McDowell
Disco parallels (3) – Jamaal Williams, Doug Baldwin, Jeremy Hill
Illumination (1) – Tom Brady

Autographs/Memorabilia: 1
Premier Jerseys (1) 
– Mitchell Trubisky

What’s Buzz-worthy: Panini America’s Prizm NFL brand is a consistent one and this box mirrors last year’s in many of its inclusions and exactly in its volumes. (We even pulled Tom Brady in the same insert set as a blaster last year.) Thankfully, we’ve trumped last year’s quarterback jersey card of Kevin Hogan with a Mitchell Trubisky. This year’s Prizm is hot — you can find a number of breaks in the NFL forum — and this newest wave of retail boxes just hitting now is one where you can dig in on this popularity and, with some luck, do pretty well. The blasters are the only place to find the memorabilia cards, too. Meanwhile, the stock this year seems very sturdy and clean — reminds me of Select’s stock a few years ago. This box was stacked with QBs and WRs even among the cards not shown, so odds are that you’ll find players of some value or popularity here. It’s worth a rip.

Product Grade: A
Box Grade:
Fun Grade: A-

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