Adrian Clayborn’s six-sack game could spark interest in past cards — and his lone (sort of) Falcons auto

Want to collect someone who’s very affordable and relatively solid on the field?

Atlanta Falcons defensive lineman Adrian Clayborn made a case for himself on Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys when he did something that’s only been equaled or topped by three other players since 1982 when the sack became an official NFL stat. He had six sacks of Dak Prescott — just one short of the NFL record — and he wasn’t boisterous about the big game afterward.

“I only have one move and it worked,” Clayborn told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “I play the same way every game and it lucked out for me today.”

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When can group breaks get really good? When high-end dips in price …

The days of “something for nothing” are as gone as 45-cent wax packs in today’s card world, but group breaks via outlets such as BlowoutTV can offer up some surprises.

Particularly when high-end products go lower-end in price — or at least as low as they can go — and that’s where group breaks help out a lot.

One such example? The 2016 Panini National Treasures release, which is selling at less than half of its original price — but with plenty of the big cards still in there as they were when it was packed out last year.

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First Buzz: 2017 Panini National Treasures NASCAR cards

What: 2017 Panini National Treasures NASCAR cards
Arrives: Nov. 15
Box basics:  Two autographed memorabilia cards, three memorabilia cards, two standard autos and one booklet card per box (four boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Panini America’s second lap around the NT track includes nothing but the hits as base cards will all include race-used memorabilia for this sophomore release.

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 (Aug. 30)

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

What’s Buzzing Today: Big pulls, 2018 Topps Heritage chatter, redemption maildays, powerful blasters & more.

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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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First Buzz: 2017 Panini National Treasures Collegiate football cards

What: 2017 Panini National Treasures Collegiate football cards
Arrives: Sept. 13
Box basics: Six autographs or memorabilia cards per seven-card box (four boxes per case)
Checklist: Click here to view

What’s buzz-worthy: National Treasures returns to the college gridiron for a third year with notable college stars from the past showcased with plenty of ink and memorabilia.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 22)

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

What’s Buzzing Today: Big pulls, collecting entire print runs, the NSCC, Houdini’s Superfractors & more.

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First Buzz: 2017 Leaf Best of Basketball Unopened Edition


What:
 2017 Leaf Best of Basketball Unopened Edition
Arrives: Aug. 25
Box basics: One unopened NBA wax box plus one new Leaf card per box (six boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The elite basketball brands from the past will be found here via unopened buyback wax boxes accented along with some new creations featuring notable players in the history of the game as the cherry on top.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (May 25)

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

What’s Buzzing Today: Big pulls from new boxes, vintage classics, The National & more.

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Panini acknowledges error on three National Treasures patch cards

Three legendary cards in 2016 Panini National Treasures have a mistake — and Panini America will fix them for a collector who finds one.

One is a NFL Gear Quads Laundry Tag of four legendary quarterbacks — Peyton Manning, Dan Marino, Tom Brady and John Elway. The mistake occurred during production as the card’s labeling should indicate that some of the players’ tags are from player-used and not game-worn jerseys.

“We are disappointed the error occurred, but it was truly an honest mistake with no intention of trying to mislead our customers,” reads a statement from the company. “All other parallel levels of these cards do contain game-worn material, and this mistake occurred because the laundry tag reservations from the player-worn jerseys were missed when routing the cards for approval. Obviously, this is something that we will be more diligent about in the future.”

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (April 1)

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

What’s Buzzing Today: Nothing but breaks today as it’s a busy weekend already.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (March 20)

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: Nothing but impressive breaks to start a new week.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (March 9)

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: Panini Encased, 2017 Donruss, big NBA set completions, big pulls and plenty more — even a Wolverine show-off thread.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (March 6)

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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: Massive NFL pulls, plenty of 2017 Topps Heritage & more

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First Buzz: 2016 Panini National Treasures football cards

What: 2016 Panini National Treasures football cards
Arrives: March 15
Box basics: Three autos and three memorabilia cards per eight-card box (four boxes per case)
Final checklist: Click here to view

What’s buzz-worthy: Panini America’s highly collected high-end brand returns with an array of options for its 10th anniversary that includes booklets, on-card rookie patch autos and even a nod waaaaayyy back to 2011. (And all the way back to 2006, too.)

Keep reading for more info as well as a gallery of early images.

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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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Buzz Poll: What do you collect when it comes to cardboard these days?

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A new year is almost here and Buzz has a few questions for you about your collecting habits.

Simply put, we want to know more about what you collect and here are 10 questions we hope you’ll take a few minutes to answer.

See the rest of the questions after the jump.

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How about this legendary pull from a box of 2015 National Treasures?

 

There are big pulls and then there are big pulls. 

We all know what kind of crazy potential can be found inside boxes of cards these days as the high-end possibilities seemingly keep getting higher and higher with every new product.

But one recent big pull was soooo big that Panini America opted to create a video for it being presented to the collector who discovered it via a redemption in a box of 2015 National Treasures football cards. Check it out …

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First Buzz: 2016 Panini National Treasures Collegiate football cards

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What: 2016 Panini National Treasures Collegiate football cards
Arrives: Nov. 30
Box basics: Six autographs or memorabilia cards per eight-card box (four boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: “The ultra high-end National Treasures Collegiate football returns in 2016 featuring short-printed, serial-numbered cards of rookies, superstars and legends from their college days with a vast array of premium memorabilia,” according to Panini. Overall, it doesn’t look like the formula has changed much though there are some new features.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (July 9)

scan0039_zps36ccrfunThe 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 breaks, Tom Brady Rookie Cards, Panini Rewards, The NSCC & more.

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Buzz-worthy Bargain Break: Making a case for five discounted boxes

2013-14-panini-crusadeIf you hadn’t noticed, there are a number of boxes with discounted prices this weekend and for the next week or so over on the mothership and they were dramatic enough that Buzz had to sit down and ponder the possibilities in many of them.

So much so here are five boxes that caught this collector’s eye.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (May 20)

BCW Thickness Scale_zpsuujzo29wThe 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: A supply savior, big maildays, Bowman Lucky & analyzing pitchers.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (May 19)

Shane-FalcoThe 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: Movie QB debate, Panini Origins teaser, National Treasures, Topps Finest and one big blaster box.

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Gallery: 2015-16 Panini National Treasures basketball (updated)

2015-16-Panini-National-Treasures-NBA-autograph-memorabilia-54One of Panini America’s most highly collected high-end brands arrived in hobby shops today with what looks like more color, more prime material and more potential than in the past.

Every box of 2015-16 Panini National Treasures includes at least 10 cards and at least eight of those are autographs or memorabilia cards.

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Gallery: 2015 Panini National Treasures football cards pulled live on BlowoutTV

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This year’s edition of National Treasures football cards arrived on Friday and Buzz took an hour to watch a small sliver of the breaks seen over on BlowoutTV toward the end of a long day of breaking.

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Get the 2015 Panini National Treasures football checklist here

panini-america-2015-national-treasures-football-late-arrivals5This year’s National Treasures football card set arrives on Friday packing some serious high-end heat.

Part of the mystery of what’s inside disappeared as Panini America has finally released the checklist.

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

cat543003The 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: Basketball & 2016 Topps Heritage breaks, The Mariota-Winston Debate, suspensions and lost maildays … big lost maildays.

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Panini to include Treasure Chest cards in 2015 National Treasures football release arriving March 23

2015-Panini-NT-treasure-chestThis one is kind of a big deal.

Panini America teased a big inclusion in the upcoming 2015 Panini National Treasures football card set on Tuesday and it’s the National Treasures Treasure Chest card.

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It’s about time for a Peyton Manning & Papa John autographed card

PapaJohnsMaybe it’s just the National Pizza Day buzz at work here — or maybe some of those Papa John’s commercials during NFL games — but Buzz has to wonder what kind of demand there might be for a Peyton Manning & John Schnatter dual autograph card.

PocketChangeMaybe it’s just a cheesy idea, but Buzz knows it wouldn’t sell for pocket change if we found Manning and the world’s most-famous pizza-selling football fan on a National Treasures card from Panini America. Buzz has imagined it above. Heck, maybe he’d be game for some kind of Ball State (where he went to school) or a Louisville college card, too? (The Cardinals play at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.)

It would be a fun, memorable and valuable football card if it became a reality — one that might dwarf any other Manning autograph out there, too, simply because it’s something unique. Maybe J.J. Watt, Joe Montana and other NFL players who have had pizza ties could get in on the action, too?

Are you hungry for a card like this? Tell us here or on Twitter.

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Buzz Poll: How would you grade this autographed Brett Favre card?

BrettFavre“The Gunslinger” Brett Favre was among the players named to this year’s Hall of Fame class on Saturday night, meaning he’ll be forever enshrined in Canton later this year.

One card pulled in recent days by a collector is this 2015 Panini National Treasures College Notable Nicknames card — one of only a few cards showing him at Southern Mississippi that’s signed and one of even fewer that’s signed and inscribed. (And it’s pricey.)

Buzz thinks this is close to a perfect piece of cardboard and wonders what you think … grade this card.

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So, that’s a nice Steph Curry National Treasures card … but $149,999 nice?

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We should all know by now how good Stephen Curry is by his play on the basketball court.

But maybe we should look at his basketball cards, too.

The reigning league MVP and leader of the defending NBA champs has been hot on cardboard for a while now. How hot? Well, you might call it new-car hot as his high-end rare cards are often priced in small-new-car territory.

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Need a 2015 Panini National Treasures baseball card checklist? Get it right here …

15-national-treasures-baseball-babe-ruthPanini America‘s high-end standard arrives for the third time in baseball this week and the mystery of what’s in 2015 Panini National Treasures has been solved.

What’s in it this year? Get the checklist right here.

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Antonio Brown, Kellen Moore & Ryan Tannehill among NFL’s most Buzz-worthy players in Week 17

 

Moore-KellenThe Dallas Cowboys’ QB put up impressive numbers in a game that was never even close — but they still count.

Kellen Moore threw for 435 yards and three touchdowns (also throwing two picks and losing a fumble) in a 34-23 loss to Washington on Sunday, marking the end of a dismal season for the Cowboys and his last chance to make an impression on collectors before Tony Romo returns from injury next season. He ends the year with just four TDs and six picks since he only played in two other games this season — all losses.

Will a game like this breath some long-term life into his 2012 Rookie Cards? Probably not, but it’s a reminder that a good game can bring the spotlight to anyone in any week in the NFL — so he gets the nod here.

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Keep reading for four more guys who generated some buzz on the field this week. (Note: selections made before late games were completed on Sunday … and watch for our yearly version of this list later this week.)

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Board Buzz: Five must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Dec. 18)

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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: Star Wars, Star Wars, Star Wars. Oh and National Treasures, Tim Duncan and … Panini Eminence football cards?

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First Buzz: 2015 Panini National Treasures football cards

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What: 2015 Panini National Treasures football cards
Arrives: March 2, 2016
Box basics: Eight cards — three autographs, three memorabilia, two base/parallels — per box. (Four boxes per case.)

What’s buzz-worthy: Panini America improves upon the impressiveness of Treasure Chest cards seen in its past NT hockey release with 24-piece memorabilia and 12-autograph booklet cards in this year’s edition. These also will have patch and 1/1 NFL Shield versions. Also in this one will be autograph and memorabilia sets for America’s Team, the Dallas Cowboys, and The Steel Curtain Pittsburgh Steelers.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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