Ever since he was selected as the 2016 Panini NFL Player of the Day Grand Prize winner in April, 11-year-old collector Tommy Dickerson and his parents — Darren and Janelle — started planning the special day with Seattle Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright. The Tacoma, Wash., native made his guest list, figured out what items he wanted to have Wright sign and even sharpened his basketball and Madden NFL skills in preparation for challenging the NFL All-Pro.
When all the dust had settled and Dickerson’s chance to spend the day with an NFL player was just 24 hours away, Dickerson turned to his dad as they watched a ballgame together and predicted “tomorrow is going to be one of the greatest days of my life.” Dickerson was right.
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