Buzz Break: 2017 Playoff football cards (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 BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2017 Playoff NFL cards (retail premium box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

Packs per box: 10
Cards per pack: 8
Cards per box: 80
Base set completion: 48 of 200 (21 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards: Julio Jones, Ezekiel Elliott, Jared Goff, David Johnson, Matthew Stafford, Jameis Winston, Randall Cunningham, Jim Kelly, Dan Fouts, Terry Bradshaw, Dan Marino, Bo Jackson, Calvin Johnson, Gale Sayers, Len Dawson, Eddie George, Peyton Manning, Jim Brown, Ray Lewis

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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2016 Donruss Optic football blaster box (Hour 5)

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 all day long … this is Hour 5.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2016 Donruss Optic football cards
The cost: Click here

What’s inside this one? Keep reading …

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Buzz Break: 2017 Donruss Certified Cuts football cards (hobby 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 BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2017 Donruss Certified Cuts football cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 12
Cards per pack: 4
Cards in this box: 48
Base set completion: 
36 of 100 (36 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Jason Witten, Julius Peppers, Carson Wentz, Von Miller, Antonio Brown, Andrew Luck, Marshawn Lynch, David Johnson, A.J. Green, Jameis Winston, Todd Gurley, J.J. Watt

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Buzz Break: 2016 Panini Playoff football cards (blaster 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 BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2016 Panini Playoff football cards (blaster box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

Packs per box: 7
Cards per pack: 8
Cards in this box: 56
Base set completion: 39 of 200 (20 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards: Peyton Manning Andrew Luck, Richard Sherman, Dez Bryant, Phil Simms, Odell Beckham Jr., Tony Romo, Steve Young, Khalil Mack, Matt Ryan, Adrian Peterson

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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2016 Donruss Optic NFL blaster box (Hour 4)

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 4.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2016 Donruss Optic NFL (blaster)
The cost: Click here

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Panini Instant NFL All-Rookie Team sets include bonus autographs

The NFL’s top rookies — and their autographs — are available now via Panini Instant. 

Panini America has a 24-card All-Rookie Team set showcasing top rookies from this past season and each set will include a bonus autograph card from one of a few notable names.

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Gallery: Panini grabs NFL rookies’ graphs at Collegiate Bowl event

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The NFL’s rookie class of 2016 is mostly in the offseason now but that doesn’t mean their action when it comes to cardboard is over.

In fact, 13 top guys have been busy signing for Panini America the last two days during the “NFLPA Rookie Closeout” as part of the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl‘s festivities. The rookies on hand for the event are catching up on signing for upcoming brands such as 2016 National Treasures, Flawless, Encased and Plates & Patches as well as recently released brands like Donruss Optic.

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Gallery: 2016 Panini Limited football memorabilia cards + more (updated)

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The NFL’s regular season may be over, but the next card set comes on Friday — and we have a new look at what’s to come.

It’s 2016 Panini Limited and it’s packed with memorabilia cards featuring some of the biggest young stars in the game as well as others.

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This Jordan Howard variation autograph from 2016 Panini Contenders is a bit unusual

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Chicago Bears RB Jordan Howard had one of the more-impressive seasons for a rookie this year and he’s got at least one “variation” in 2016 Panini Contenders that’s even more interesting than his showing on the field.

At least one collector has found one of these cards — and it’s unknown whether others even exist — but this on-card auto above appears to have been by someone else.

Who?

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Buzz Poll: Assess the 2016 NFL season with our latest questions

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The regular season is now over in the NFL and that means one thing — we now have final stats.

Ok, ok … it also means the playoffs.

But for many rookies and players who are important in the hobby and may not be playing this weekend, those final stats are one way to assess whether we should continue to sink our dollars into their cards. Two rookies of note in 2016, Dallas’ Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott, will still be playing and they lead off our first of 13 Buzz Poll questions all about the NFL this year.

Keep reading to answer the rest of our questions …

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Buzz Break: 2016 SAGE HIT High Series football cards (blaster 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.

s-l500The box: 2016 SAGE HIT High Series football (blaster box)
Where to buy:
 BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

Packs per box:
 15 (14 standard plus one auto/premium pack)
Cards per pack: 4
Cards in this box: 65
Base set completion: 
45 of 75 (60 percent)
Duplicates: 12
Triplicates: 1

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SAGE Autographed will pack at least 25 autographs per hobby box

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The headline says it all for 2016 SAGE Autographed football cards.

SAGE revealed on Tuesday that it is “adding broader content” while noting that all of the base cards are now printed on premium stock and that there will be 24 standard autographed cards and at least one dual autographed card in every box of this hobby-only brand set to arrive on May 25.

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