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: 
57 of 300 (19 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Johnny Unitas, Cam Newton, Marcus Mariota, Franco Harris, David Johnson, Ezekiel Elliott, Eddie George, Todd Gurley, Peyton Manning, Derek Carr, Randy Moss, Matthew Stafford

Insert/short-print cards: 29 (all inserts in gallery below)
Rookie Cards (SP) (6) – 
Budda Baker, Elijah McGuire, Adoree’ Jackson, Raekwon McMillan, Takkarist McKinley, Haason Reddick
Rated Rookies (SP) (7) – Mack Hollins, Noah Brown, Malachi Dupre, David Njoku, Chad Hansen, Curtis Samuel, Taywan Taylor
Bronze Press Proof (3) – Eddie Lacy, Whitney Mercilus, Stacy Coley
Silver diecut Press Proofs (1) – 
Danny Woodhead (/75)
All-Time Gridiron Kings (2) – 
John Elway, Tony Dorsett
Gridiron Kings (1) – 
Aaron Rodgers
Up Tempo (1) – T.Y. Hilton
Salute to Service (1) – 
Richie Incognito
1981 Tribute (2) – Von Miller, Matthew Stafford
The Elite Series (3) – Philip Rivers, D’Onta Freeman, Ben Roethlisberger
The Rookies (2) – Deshaun Watson, Patrick Mahomes II

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:
Fun Grade: A

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