Panini Peek: 2013 Elite Football

March 17, 2013

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Panini America’s memorable 2012 NFL collecting season will finish with a furious bang in the next few weeks with the releases of 2012 Totally Certified Football (out Friday) followed closely by the landmark launches of 2012 Playbook Football and 2012 National Treasures Football. All the while, Panini America is setting the stage for a blockbuster 2013, too.

We’ve previewed 2013 Score Football. We’ve previewed 2013 Prestige Football. Today, we pull the curtain back on the third product of the 2013 season: 2013 Elite Football. The venerable collecting favorite will offer an updated look in 2013 that includes the return of several brand staples (such as Passing the Torch Autographs and Rookie Inscriptions) and a few new twists (such as the First & Goal insert that brings the company’s revolution memorabilia card concept to the gridiron and the new laser-cut Panini Portraits).

Each box of 2013 Elite Football (five cards per pack, 20 packs per box) will deliver four autograph or memorabilia cards (with at least two autographs guaranteed), three Rookie Cards, one Turn of the Century insert, one Passing the Torch Silver, one Zoning Commission Silver, one Primary Colors Silver, one Rookie Hard Hats and three additional inserts.

2013 Elite Football also will deliver several on-card autographs from the 2013 NFLPA Rookie Premiere and the puzzle-piece-inspired Prime Numbers insert that includes a prime memorabilia card on the left side and an autograph on the right side of every two-card player tribute.

We’ll have tons more of 2013 Elite Football to preview in the coming weeks right here on The Knight’s Lance. But for now, enjoy this special Sunday sneak peek . . .