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Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2018 Prizm Football (Preview Gallery)

August 27, 2018

Panini America 2018 Prizm Football Josh Allen Disco

If you believe in that whole “seven-year itch” theory as it relates to relationships, well, we have good news: The supposed urge to bail out after that many years together shows absolutely no signs of holding true when it comes to Panini America’s vaunted Prizm Football franchise. Indeed, as the product prepares to launch its seventh annual edition in late October, collectors seem just as in love with the product now as they were during that historic first release of 2012.

Of course, a lot has changed in the six years since. The Optichrome technology looks better than ever. So many more parallels have been added to the rainbow chase. Creative inserts have been designed specifically to take advantage of the Prizm finish. So as Panini America Product Development officials prepare 2018 Prizm Football for release, you can bet they’re equipping it with enough new tweaks to keep the relationship with collectors exciting.   

On average, each hobby box of 2018 Prizm Football (12 cards per pack, 12 packs per box, 12 boxes per case) will deliver three autographs, nine numbered Prizms, 24 Rookie Cards, four inserts and one base or rookie Prizm parallel. The hobby-exclusive Rookie Patch Autographs chase returns this year and features Purple Power (numbered to 50 or less), Gold (numbered to 10) and Black Finite 1/1 Prizm parallels. On average, Rookie Patch Autographs fall once per case.

Additional highlights of 2018 Prizm Football include . . .

  • Find an appealing array of new inserts including Trifecta, 2018 HOF Tribute, Grit and Apex to join established chases such as Rookie Introductions, Instant Impact, Hype and Illumination.
  • A 300-card base set (including 100 rookies) with loads of parallels featuring Hyper (#’d /275), Orange (#’d /249), Light Blue (#’d /199), Red Wave (#’d /149), Blue Scope (#’d /99), Green Crystals (#’d /75), Purple Power (#’d /49), Camo (#’d /25), Gold (#’d /10), Gold Vinyl (#’d /5) and Black Finite (#d 1/1).
  • Die-cut parallels are back for both base and Rookie Cards, with hobby-exclusive Light Blue and Orange parallels.
  • The popular Stained Glass insert returns with its colorful design and a star-studded checklist; look for rare Gold Mojo (numbered to 10) and Black Finite 1/1 parallels.
  • All parallels feature Gold Mojo (numbered to 10) and Black Finite 1/1 parallels.
  • A deep Rookie Autograph checklist that features Red Wave (numbered to 199 or less), Blue Scope (numbered to 99 or less), Green Crystals (numbered to 75 or less), Purple Power (numbered to 49 or less), Camo (numbered to 25 or less), Gold (numbered to 10 or less), Gold Vinyl (numbered to five or less) and Black Finite 1/1 parallels.

We’ll have additional information on 2018 Prizm Football as the release date approaches. But for now, enjoy this extended sneak peek:

All information is accurate at the time of posting – content is subject to change and approval. Card images are solely for the purpose of design display. Actual images used on cards to be determined.

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