For the first time in a long time, I took a trip to the Panini America acquisitions facility this morning to check out what new hard-signed autographs had arrived in recent days. (Full disclosure: I also went over to film the early stages of production for our upcoming memorabilia cards devoted to The Famous Chicken for 2016 Donruss Baseball, but that’s a story for another time.) Today, with the NFL playoffs hurtling toward the divisional round, we’re going to focus on some of the early arrivals for near-future releases such as 2015 Black Gold Football and 2015 Luxe Football.
As you’ll see in the revealing gallery that follows, both of those highly anticipated products are coming together quite nicely thanks to the handsome handiwork of playoff participants (such as Greg Olsen, Ben Roethlisberger and Clay Matthews), hot rookies (such as Amari Cooper, Devin Funchess and Marcus Mariota) and all-time greats (such as Brett Favre, Bo Jackson, Fred Taylor and more).
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