Panini America Provides a Detailed First Look at 2019 Contenders Football (Preview Gallery)

October 24, 2019

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, continuing with 2019 Contenders Football, one of the most popular brands in sports collecting history.

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

Release Date: January 3, 2020
Product Configuration: Six cards per pack, 18 packs per box, 12 boxes per case.
BREAK: Five autographs, one parallel and 18 inserts per hobby box, on average.

  • The iconic Rookie Ticket chase is back again and features all of the top rookies from the 2019 NFL Draft. These landmark RCs feature the popular Rookie Ticket Stub (numbered to 99 or less), Rookie Playoff Ticket (numbered to 99 or less), Rookie Championship Ticket (numbered to 49 or less), Rookie Cracked Ice Ticket (numbered to 23), Rookie Clear Ticket (numbered to 10) and Super Bowl Ticket 1/1 parallels.
  • Rookie Ticket Variations features unique design elements and different photography than what’s used on standard Rookie Tickets.
  • New to 2019 Contenders Football are the throwback 1998 Rookie Ticket (numbered to 20 or less) and the 1999 Rookie Ticket (numbered to 20 or less) sets.
  • Hobby Exclusive: Golden and Silver Tickets of the NFL’s stars and top rookies.
  • The insert roster features, among others, Rookie of the Year Contenders, MVP Contenders, Legendary Contenders, Winning Ticket and Round Numbers.
  • Enjoy the preview gallery that follows and stay tuned for additional information.

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

The PIS document for 2019 Contenders Football NPP Retail is available here.

The PIS document for 2019 Contenders Football PP Retail 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.