Buzz Break: 2017 Panini Crown Royale NFL (retail premium box)

From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and break down 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

The box: 2017 Panini Crown Royale football cards (retail premium box)
Where to buy:

Packs per box: 4
Cards per pack: 5
Cards per box: 20
Base set completion: 16 of 100 (16 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Base cards – Von Miller, Dez Bryant, Jordan Matthews, Todd Gurley, Andy Dalton, Jordan Howard, Kyle Rudolph, Allen Robinson, Sammy Watkins, James White, Jason Witten, Amari Cooper

Rookie cards (4) – Jamal Adams, Christian McCaffrey, Taco Charlton, O.J. Howard

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Buzz Break: 2017 Donruss football cards (jersey hanger box)

From 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

The box: 2017 Donruss NFL cards (jersey hanger box)
Where to buy: (for hobby)

Packs per box: 1
Cards per pack: 50
Base set completion: 
30 of 300 (10 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Andrew Luck, Odell Beckham Jr., Adrian Peterson, James White, Bruce Smith, James Harrison, Trevor Siemian, Jameis Winston

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Bo Derek & Joe Namath in an NBA box? Yep, thanks to Panini Rewards …

A funny thing happened recently when I ripped into a box of 2016-17 Panini Studio basketball cards.

I pulled cards of Joe Namath and Bo Derek.

No, really. My Derek was an autograph and my Namath was a patch card from a Los Angeles Rams jersey — cards that I’d always eyed here and there but didn’t expect to be able to land from a box of NBA cards.

How’d it happen? I pulled them via Panini Rewards points.

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Fanatics Authentic offers up some sports autographs that rock

Fanatics Authentic has a few unique autographs available now that come with no strings attached.

Nevermind, that won’t work … there are actually six.

A series of autographed guitars — items that are officially licensed musical instruments on their own — have been enhanced with autographs that offer a colorful higher-end option for a sports fan who’s big on music, too.

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Patriots’ first Super Bowl LI champs cards come via Panini Instant

patriots-super-bowl-li-team-setThe champs are here — and “here” is Panini Instant.

The New England Patriots‘ stunning come-from-behind overtime victory in Super Bowl LI on Sunday is now documented via a new commemorative football card set from Panini America revealed on Wednesday.

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Need a James White rookie auto? Get out your Panini Rewards points …


Tom Brady may be the greatest in the history of the game but James White may have been the greatest in the game on Sunday night.

The New England Patriots RB scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime to cap a game here he caught 14 passes for 110 yards and a touchdown and rushed six times for 29 yards and two touchdowns.

That’s not bad, so naturally where can you find an autograph for third-year pro out of Wisconsin?

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