As we count down the final fascinating hours of a fantastic 2013, we can think of precious few things we’d rather be doing right about now than previewing the first Panini America product to release in 2014. And this much is an undeniable fact: When 2013 Contenders Football releases on Friday, it will absolutely be the best football product of the year. (Of course, at that time, it will also be the only football product of the year.)
But semantics aside, 2013 Contenders Football is primed to pack a wallop beginning January 3 with its trademark autographed Rookie Tickets and a wealthy share of scarce parallel versions, a bevy of new-look designs and a penchant for over-delivering. The two boxes we busted this morning to produce the following Teaser Gallery promised five autographs per box. Both delivered six.
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