Buzz Break: 2015 Topps Chrome football cards (Relic blaster box)

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The box: 2015 Topps Chrome NFL (Relic blaster box)
Where to buy: (for hobby)

Packs per box: 8 (seven standard, one Relic)
Cards per pack: 4
Cards in this box: 29
Base set completion: 
18 of 200 (9 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards: Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees, Tony Romo, Teddy Bridgewater, Jason Witten, Philip Rivers, Colin Kaepernick, Jimmy Graham

Rookie Cards (7) – Brett Hundley, Leonard Williams, Josh Harper, Tyler Lockett, Duke Johsnon, Matt Jones, Jalen Collins

Insert cards: 10 (all in gallery below with some base)

Refractors (2) – Kevin Johnson, Levi Norwood
Green Refractors (1) – Jameis Winston
X-fractors (3) – Jameis Winston, Shaq Thompson, Dres Anderson
Blue Refractors (1) – Senquez Golson
Blue Wave Refractors (1) – Bobby Wagner
1981 Topps Insert (1) – Tom Brady
1989 Topps Insert (1) – Nelson Agholor

Autographs/Memorabilia: 1
Rookie Relic (1) – Devin Funchess

What’s Buzz-worthy: The final standard release of Topps Chrome football is one that, at retail, can guarantee a hit in some versions of blaster boxes, a pretty good volume of parallels and a few inserts that focus on what was the 6oth anniversary for Topps and the NFL. This particular box was a winner — and would have been a huge box if ripped upon arrival. (This one? It survived to be found in a bargain bin at a chain store.) The Blue Wave Refractor is a one-in-24-pack find, while the Blue Refractors are one in every 95. The rest are finds that are the norm — but the names are solid with a pair of Jameis Winston parallel RCs and a Tom Brady appearance among other lesser highlights.

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

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