First-Class Showing from the 2023 NFL Rookie Class

The 2023 rookie class made quite the first impression on the NFL. Many players made it clear that not only had they arrived on the professional level but that they had come to dominate. Game-changers and record-breakers arrived from everywhere, whether from the top of the draft board or as undrafted free agents. Some started for their teams out of…

Panini Serves Up a Certified Football Feast

  Halloween is firmly in the rearview mirror, which brings us to everyone’s favorite November holiday. No, not National Pickle Day or National Tongue Twister Day. We, of course, are talking about none other than the holiday dedicated to delicious food and watching football. Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and in the lead-up to Turkey Day, Panini is excited to serve…

The Panini Digital Weekly Update: Contests are Back, App-Exclusive Variations and More

Congratulations! We’ve made it through the long football-less winter (well, really, summer, but you get what the point) and, as the stadium lights heat up and the fresh lines get painted on the field, we are excited to bring back contests in the Panini America NFL Blitz Digital Trading Card App. Just like last year, we have a wide variety…

Episode No. 10 of “Going Direct: The Panini Podcast” is Live

In episode No. 10 of “Going Direct: The Panini Podcast,” hosts Tracy Hackler and Scott Prusha celebrate the milestone by unwrapping 2021 Certified Football amid much tomfoolery. Also in this episode . . . A must-see interview with Panini America Football Brand Manager Tim Yoder.A look back at the time Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes II headlined Panini’s NFL…

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2021 Certified Football

A popular early-season collecting staple arrives in hobby shops across North America tomorrow with the release of Panini America's 2021 Certified Football, a captivating, colorful product steeped in the rich traditions of Freshman Fabric RPAs and Mirror parallels and a proud insert lineage. On average, each hobby box of 2021 Certified Football (five cards per pack, 10 packs per box,…

Panini America Delivers a Detailed First Look at 2021 Certified Football

Panini America officials recently sent out preliminary Product Information Solicitations for several exciting new products coming soon to a hobby shop or online retailer near you. Today, we’re sharing that same information with you here on The Knight’s Lance, this time featuring the certifiable collectibility of Certified Football. In the extensive product preview that follows, we’ll showcase a bevy of preliminary images from…

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2020-21 Certified Basketball (50+ Images)

The scorching-hot 2020-21 NBA collecting season continues in earnest tomorrow when Panini America's 2020-21 Certified Basketball arrives in hobby shops across North America intent on fanning the flames. The product packed out last week and the images below that we gathered from that process foretell of another Certified stunner. On average, each hobby box of 2020-21 Certified Basketball (five cards…

Panini America Provides a Detailed First Look at the Upcoming 2020-21 Certified Basketball

Panini America officials recently sent out preliminary Product Information Solicitations for several exciting new products coming soon to a hobby shop or online retailer near you. Today, we’re sharing that same information with you here on The Knight’s Lance, this time featuring the early season staple that is Certified Basketball. In the product preview that follows, we’ll showcase a must-see bevy of preliminary…

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2020 Certified Football (100+ Sweet Pics)

Panini America's vaunted Certified Football franchise is just about ready for its 2020 closeup -- and that's a good thing. As you're about to see in the revealing Quality Control Gallery that follows, 2020 Certified Football is a certified stunner. The product arrives in hobby shops across North America on Friday delivering, on average, one Freshman Fabric Signatures, one additional…

Panini America Delivers a Detailed First Look at the Upcoming 2020 Certified Football

Panini America officials recently sent out preliminary Product Information Solicitations for several exciting new products coming soon to a hobby shop or online retailer near you. Today, we’re sharing that same information with you here on The Knight’s Lance, this time featuring Certified Football. In the extensive product preview that follows, we’ll showcase a must-see bevy of preliminary images from 2020 Certified Football as…