Football’s “Home of the Autographed Rookie Card” turns 21 this year, and Panini America has found more than a few new ways to celebrate with 2013 Contenders Football. A new edition of one of the most popular and successful releases in sports-card history is set to arrive in stores in late December, boasting five autographs and 14 inserts in every 24-pack hobby box.
The 40 first-year stars who attended the 2013 NFLPA Rookie Premiere will be featured with on-card autographs in Contenders’ landmark Rookie Ticket RC subset. There are also a healthy variety of collectible parallel versions, including Playoff Tickets (numbered to 99), Cracked Ice Tickets (numbered to 21), and Championship and Printing Plate Tickets numbered to only one.
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