The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2018 Contenders Football (100+ Images)
January 03, 2019

No matter the year, Release Day for any Contenders Football product is more than just the arrival of a new release. It’s more like a national collecting holiday — which makes next Friday cause for celebration. That’s when 2018 Contenders Football arrives in hobby shops across North America with a stacked edition honoring this season’s hottest rookies with this season’s hottest Rookie Cards (the landmark Rookie Ticket Autographs); of course, as is always the case, Contenders Football also will celebrate the NFL’s biggest current stars and all-time greats.

On average, each hobby box of 2018 Contenders Football (six cards per pack, 18 packs per box, 12 boxes per case) will deliver five autographs (including at least one on-card), 18 inserts and one parallel. The iconic and autographed Rookie Tickets will once again be paralleled by the likes of Playoff Tickets (numbered to 99 or less), Championship Tickets (numbered to 49 or less), Cracked Ice Tickets (numbered to 24) and Super Bowl Ticket 1/1s.

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