Product Rewind: 2013 Panini Contenders Football Cards – The doom and gloom predicated by naysayers of the lackluster 2013 NFL Draft Class has proven to be somewhat unfounded. While it is true that the class didn’t produce any high profile quarterbacks, it did produce some other quality, skill position players.
Patient collectors have been able to capitalize on 2013’s ill perceived draft class to cash in on numerous players starting to reach their prime. As a result, there is renewed interest and demand for 2013 NFL football products. This is especially true for 2013 Panini Contenders Football Cards and the brand’s patented and always popular Rookie Ticket Autographs.
With the current retail selling price of hobby boxes ranging from $55-75 through numerous online retailers, NOW is the time for collectors, dealers and group breakers to take a second look at 2013 Panini Contenders Football Cards.
Key players that have emerged from the 2013 NFL Draft class, with autographed rookie cards in the set, include: (click on the links to see their NFL player profile)
- Tyler Eifert, TE – Cincinnati Bengals
- Eddie Lacy, RB – Green Bay Packers
- DeAndre Hopkins, WR – Houston Texans
- Manti Te’o, LB – San Diego Chargers
- Giovani Bernard, RB – Cincinnati Bengals
- Zach Ertz, TE – Philadelphia Eagles
- Justin Hunter, WR – Tennessee Titans
- Le’Veon Bell, RB – Pittsburgh Steelers
View secondary market sales for the above players here.
There are still several other players from the 2013 NFL Draft Class that may still prove to be sleepers including Matt Barkley.
Product Rewind: 2013 Panini Contenders Football Cards – Product Highlights
- ON-CARD Autographed Rookie Tickets – Featuring (40) 2013 RPS Rookies
- Playoff Tickets #’d to 99
- Cracked Ice Tickets – #’d to 21
- Championship Tickets & Printing Plates #’d 1/1
- ON-CARD Rookie Ink Autographs – From all (40) of the 2013 RPS Rookies
- Gold Ticket Autographs of Pro Football Hall of Famers, Current Players and 2013 Rookies
Product Rewind: 2013 Panini Contenders Football Cards – Box Break
Every Box of 2013 Panini Contenders Football Cards delivers:
- (5) Autograph Cards (at least 2 ON-CARD)
- (2) Rookie of the Year Contenders
- (2) Draft Class
- (2) Round Numbers
- (1) MVP Contenders
- (1) Legendary Contenders
- (2) Touchdown Tandems
- (2) Additional Inserts/Parallels
2013 Panini Contenders Football Cards – Product Details
Configuration: 24 Packs Per Box, 5 Cards Per Pack
Legendary Contenders – Some of the NFL’s All-Time Greats including; John Elway, Jerry Rice, Joe Namath and MORE.
Rookie Of The Year Contenders – Top-Performing Rookies, #’d to 49 or Less
Rookie Ticket – ON-CARD Autographed Rookie Tickets from the 2013 RPS Rookies (40); including ON-CARD Autographs of Playoff Tickets #’d to 99, Cracked Ice Tickets #’d to 21, Championship Tickets & Printing Plates #’d 1/1
Rookie Ink – ON-CARD Autographs from all of the 2013 RPS Rookies (40)
Rookie of the Year Contenders – Featuring (20) of the Top 2013 Rookies with the opportunity to make a run at Rookie of the Year; #’d to 25
Round Numbers – Featuring two rookies/two autographs of rookies drafted in the same round; #’d to 25 or less
MVP Contenders – (10) players expected to contend for NFL MVP Honors in 2013; autographs #’d to 25 or less
NFL Ink – (20) NFL Stars; signed, sealed and delivered, #’d to 25 or less