Panini America On Location at the 2017 NFL Draft: The NFLPA Rookie Debut (Gallery)
April 27, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — With the next chapter of their football careers about to begin, a new crop of NFL rookies began 2017 NFL Draft Week festivities with Panini America on Tuesday as part of the annual NFLPA Rookie Debut.

Nearly 20 players, including projected first-round picks Patrick Mahomes and Mike Williams (along with four of Williams’ National Championship-winning Clemson teammates), spent the afternoon signing autographs and posing for photos slated to be featured in upcoming Panini America releases. There was also plenty of time for fun as the gridiron standouts marveled at seeing themselves on cardboard for the first time while busting packs of the newest Panini America products (including the new 2017 Score Football) with some of the biggest names in group breaking.

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