Panini America Delivers a Detailed First Look at the Upcoming 2019 Contenders Optic Football

January 13, 2020

Panini America officials recently sent out preliminary Product Information Solicitations for several exciting new products coming soon enough to a hobby shop or online retailer near you and, over the course of the next few days, we’re sharing that same information with you here on The Knight’s Lance, this time featuring 2019 Contenders Optic Football.

In the extensive product preview that follows, we’ll showcase a must-see bevy of preliminary images as well as the product’s PIS documents for both hobby and 1st Off The Line versions. Enjoy the sneak peek and stay tuned for additional details.

Release Date: March 4, 2020
Product Configuration: Six cards per box, 20 boxes per case.
BOX BREAK: Two autographs (including at least one on-card) one parallel numbered to 199 or less, one insert and two base cards per hobby box, on average.

  • A treasure for Contenders loyalists and football collectors alike, 2019 Contenders Optic Football delivers the same feel Contenders collectors know and love printed on stunning Optichrome technology. 
  • Go back in time with Contenders Tribute Autographs featuring on-card Tribute sets from 1999, 2002, 2007 and many more. Featuring such players as Calvin Johnson, Julius Peppers, Shaun Alexander, Jason Witten and more. 
  • Loaded with inserts, Contenders Optic brings a new look to classic favorites such as MVP Contenders, All-Time Contenders and Winning Tickets that feature past Super Bowl MVPs.
  • Be on the hunt for super-rare Supernova Die-Cuts featuring the biggest names in football such as Patrick Mahomes II, Aaron Rodgers, Christian McCaffrey, Saquon Barkley and more.

Enjoy the preview gallery that follows and stay tuned for additional information.

The PIS document for 2019 Contenders Optic Football Hobby is available here.

The PIS document for 2019 Contenders Optic Football FOTL is available here.

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.