Buzz Break: 2016 Panini Prestige football cards (hanger box)

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The box: 2016 Panini Prestige NFL cards (hanger box)
Where to buy: (for hobby)

Packs per box:
Cards per pack: 60
Base set completion: 
45 of 200 (23 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards: Odell Beckham Jr., Von Miller, J.J. Watt, Rob Gronkowski, Julio Jones, A.J. Green, Ben Roethlisberger, Richard Sherman, Drew Brees

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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2016 Panini Prestige football blaster box (Hour 9)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 9.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2016 Panini Prestige football cards (blaster)
The cost:
$14.99 (get hobby here)

What’s inside this box? Keep reading …

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Panini details short-printed Draft Day Signatures in 2016 Prestige


They’re all rare — but some are much rarer than others.

Panini America revealed the production volume on the Draft Day Signatures inserts in packs of 2016 Prestige football cards on Wednesday.

Here’s a rundown …

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Gallery: 2016 Panini Prestige football cards

This year’s edition of Panini Prestige arrived with a new look and a new format — and a crop of dramatically short-printed Rookie Cards still to be revealed — but there’s no doubt that one thing is the same.

The action and intensity of football.

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Panini begins reveal of short-printed Rookie Cards in 2016 Prestige

2016-prestige-football-sp-blogThere are short-printed Rookie Cards in 2016 Panini Prestige football packs, which begin arriving today in hobby shops and Panini America is planning a slow reveal of who’s rarer than the rest of the guys.

The company announced the first two SPs Wednesday and they are Oakland Raiders pick Connor Cook and Dallas Cowboys pick Jaylon Smith.

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First Buzz: 2016 Panini Prestige football cards

 2016 Panini Prestige football cards
Arrives: June 8
Box basics: Four autographs per four-pack box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Prestige arrives packing 40 cards and an autograph per pack with NFL rookies in action photography and their new pro teams listed.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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