Short Report: Panini America Examines the SPs in 2018 Elite Draft Picks Football
April 06, 2018

Panini America officially kicked off the 2018 football collecting season earlier today with the release of 2018 Elite Draft Picks Football Football, a potential-packed powerhouse featuring the first licensed trading cards and autograph cards of the top players entering the 2018 NFL Draft later this month. But early rippers of the product have no doubt already noticed something else the product features: Draft Picks Variations of several key players, including Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson, Calvin Ridley and more.

But here are a few things that may not be well known about those SPs at this point: There are 10 players who appear on a base Draft Picks card and a Draft Picks Variation card. And every one of those 20 cards is a Short Print. Overall, the SPs fall roughly 15 times in every 16-box hobby case. We’ve provided the complete SP checklist (and gallery) below.

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