Buzz Break: 2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks football (blaster box)

2016pncontendersdraftFBblasterFrom time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks football
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

Packs per box:
 7
Cards per pack: 6
Cards in this box: 42
Base set completion: 
8 of 100 (8 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Base cards: Tony Romo, Darren Sproles, Calvin Johnson, Doug Martin, Frank Gore, Allen Robinson, Luke Kuechly, Kirk Cousins

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Could Jaydon Mickens’ big game — and a Jaguars playoff run — spark demand for his few cards?

The Jacksonville Jaguars clinched their first playoff berth in a decade on Sunday with a 45-7 spanking of the Houston Texans and there was a pair of wide receivers helping lead the way.

While we know this team is one where a bruising defense is perhaps making the biggest waves on the field in “Sacksonville,” but there is a collecting key on these two rookie WRs.

One, Keelan Cole, doesn’t even have cardboard — so there should be interest when he does (Panini Instant?) — and the other, Jaydon Mickens, has very little that’s been largely overlooked meaning there could be some serious movement going forward if Sunday’s game is a potential indicator of more to come.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Dec. 30)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big pulls, big Allen & Ginter controversy and discovering vintage.

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First Buzz: 2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks basketball cards

2016-panini-Contenders-draft-picks-basketball-2What: 2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks basketball cards
Arrives: Oct. 5
Box basics: Five autographs per 24-pack box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The stars of the college game get their first runs on cardboard here with a mix of the top names for the upcoming season as well as looks back at NBA stars in their school colors.

Keep reading for more info and a full gallery of images released so far.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (April 14)

Seager Auto RCThe Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big pulls dominate this all-breaks edition of Board Buzz with Topps Heritage, Museum Collection, Panini Contenders Draft and more found inside.

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Panini reveals 2016 Contenders Draft Picks autograph short-prints

cardale-jones-school-colors-copyThe new crop of NFL hopefuls are here and Panini America‘s first college release with all of those future stars in their school colors can be found in 2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks.

And just like last year’s rookie season for this brand — and the past NFL Contenders releases — there are plenty of short-prints, which Panini has detailed.

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Need a 2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks football checklist? Get it here

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You can get it here.

What else is there on The Buzz for this brand?

>> Check out a blaster box break here

>> Check out an autograph gallery here

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Buzz Break: 2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks football (blaster box)

2016pncontendersdraftFBblasterFrom time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

2016-panini-contenders-draft-mariotaThe box: 2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks football cards (blaster box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box:
 7
Cards per pack: 6
Cards in this box: 42
Base set completion: 
8 of 100 (8 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Base cards: Travis Benjamin, Amari Cooper, Cam Newton, DeAndre Hopkins, Drew Brees, Larry Fitzgerald, Kam Chancellor, Marcus Mariota (small box so all cards are listed)

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Gallery: 2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks autographs

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When Panini America‘s newest football card year kicks off with 2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks next week, collectors will find five autographs per hobby box and plenty of talent primed for the NFL Draft all in their familiar school colors.

That means plenty of talents from the reigning national champion Alabama Crimson Tide, the top stars from The Ohio State University Buckeyes and plenty of other guys who we’ll see donning NFL caps and holding jerseys alongside Roger Goodell soon.

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Panini America signs Paxton Lynch & reveals 2016 Score football design

panini-america-2016-score-football-paxton-lynch-blog1Panini America announced on Friday that it has signed former Memphis Tigers quarterback Paxton Lynch to an autograph and card deal in advance of the NFL Draft while also unveiling a design for the 2016 Score release.

He’ll appear on product packaging for Panini’s NFL and collegiate releases as well.

“Paxton is one of the most exciting players in this year’s draft and, as a result, his presence in our complete roster of 2016 physical and digital NFL/NFLPA trading card products is critical,” said Mark Warsop, Panini America CEO, in a prepared release. “We’re excited to be working with him – not just during his rookie season but for many years to come.”

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