Buzz Break: 2016 Donruss football Mega Box

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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 BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2016 Donruss football Mega Box
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

Packs per box: 9 (seven 2016 Donruss, two 2015 Gridiron Kings)
Cards per pack: 8
Cards in this box: 72
Donruss Base set completion: 
42 of 300 (14 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Vince Wilfork, Richard Sherman, Fred Taylor, A.J. Green, Dez Bryant, Larry Fitzgerald, Julio Jones, Todd Gurley, Jim Kelly, Derek Carr, Alex Smith, Ron Jaworski, Terrell Suggs, Jason Witten

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Buzz Break: 2016 Donruss Optic football cards (Mega Box) + win one with our Cowboys yards contest

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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 BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

s-l1600The box: 2016 Donruss Optic football cards (Mega Box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

Packs per box: 10
Cards per pack: 4
Cards in this box: 40
Base set completion: 24 of 200 (12 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards: Cam Newton, Odell Beckham Jr., Rob Gronkowski, Derek Carr

Rookie Cards (10) – T.J. Green, Austin Johnson, Vonn Bell, Yannick Ngakoue, Shilique Calhoun, C.J. Prosise, Tajae Sharpe, Rashard Higgins, Myles Jack, Wendell Smallwood

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Topps readies Super Bowl 50 commemorative football cards

Screen Shot 2016-01-25 at 11.38.50 AMSuper Bowl 50 is less than two weeks away, but the commemorative cardboard is already here.

Topps revealed on Monday a pair of Super Bowl 50 team sets — 5-by-7 jumbo cards for each team that will be limited to just 50 serial-numbered copies per set.

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Buzz List: Five NFL players to watch in Week 14

JohnnyManzielBuzz-worthy or bust-worthy — those might be the labels thrown around this week depending on what Cleveland’s Johnny Bench Football does as starter for the Browns.

Johnny Manziel has probably been a disappointment to many considering where his cardboard ranked among his rookie peers last year but this week’s game could end up being a coming out party showing or one where the moralists and scouts say “I told you so” before they bail on his cardboard.

Love ’em or hate ’em, Manziel is one to watch against the San Francisco 49ers. Keep reading for four more …

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