Buzz Break: 2017 Donruss football cards (Mega Box)

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The box: 2017 Donruss football cards (Mega Box)
Where to buy: (for hobby)

Packs per box: 10 (three hobby, seven retail)
Cards per pack: 10 per hobby, eight per retail
Cards in this box: 86
Base set completion: 
55 of 300 (18 percent)
Duplicates: 2

Notables on base cards – Larry Fitzgerald, Calvin Johnson, Todd Gurley, Antonio Brown, Dez Bryant, Joe Theismann, Eli Manning, Paul Hornung, Matt Ryan, Phil Simms

Insert/short-print cards: 29 (all inserts in gallery below)
Rookie Cards (SP) (6) – 
Dawuane Smoot, Aaron Jones, Kevin King, Jamal Adams, Budda Baker, Haason Reddick
Rated Rookies (SP) (7) – John Ross, Jeremy McNichols, Mack Hollins, Wayne Gallman, Noah Brown, Malachi Dupre, David Njoku
Bronze Press Proof (3) – James Harrison, Steve Smith Sr., Joe Mixon
All-Time Gridiron Kings Studio Series (1) – 
Terry Bradshaw (/100)
All-Time Gridiron Kings (1) – 
John Riggins
Rookie Gridiron Kings (1) – 
Mitchell Trubisky
Production Line (3) – Andrew Luck, T.Y. Hilton, Vic Beasley Jr.
Team Heroes (1) – 
Marvin Harrison
Top Targets (1) – Golden Tate III
Legends of the Fall (1) – 
Hines Ward
Dominator (2) – 
Carson Wentz, Julio Jones
The Elite Series (1) – 
Dak Prescott
The Legends Series (1) – John Riggins

Autographs/Memorabilia: None

What’s Buzz-worthy: This is one of my go-to brands on a slow day — both for breaks when there’s not a lot of news here today and in the card aisle. Check out the gallery and then other breaks of these boxes right here to learn more about what’s possibly found in these boxes.

Product Grade: B
Box Grade:
 C+ (an average box)
Fun Grade: A

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