Short Report: Panini America Starts Sharing SPs, SSPs in 2017 Contenders Football

January 05, 2018

2017 Contenders Football 1st SP List

Panini America’s ballyhooed 2017 Contenders Football arrived in hobby shops one week ago today to a ready-and-waiting collector base that has spent the last week in a wrapper-ripping, Rookie Ticket-revealing frenzy. That’s certain to continue in the weeks ahead as the many Contenders completists work on building their sets, with one eye always on the set’s various variations and short prints.

Today, we’re going to devote some attention to clarifying or demystifying some of the set’s SP and SSP mysteries. The initial list below details some of the SPs and SSPs featured in 2017 Contenders Football’s Rookie TicketsRookie Ticket Variations (horizontal) and Veteran Tickets. For 2017 Contenders Football, an SP indicates cards with a print run of 250 or less; an SSP indicates cards with a print run of 100 or less. Enjoy the initial list and stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance for continued coverage.

SSP (100 or less)
Rookie Ticket Variation #251 T.J. Watt
Rookie Ticket Variation #290 Chad Williams
Rookie Ticket Variation #343 Patrick Mahomes II
Veteran Ticket Autograph #387 Marcus Mariota
Veteran Ticket Autograph #389 Carson Wentz
All “1st Off The Line” Rookie Ticket Autographs

SP (250 or less)
Rookie Ticket #127 Tarik Cohen
Rookie Ticket #132 Jonathan Allen
Rookie Ticket #173 Shaquill Griffin
Rookie Ticket #197 DeAngelo Yancey
Rookie Ticket #279 Derek Rivers
Rookie Ticket #315 Samaje Perine
Rookie Ticket #333 Zay Jones
Rookie Ticket Variation #259 Adoree’ Jackson
Rookie Ticket Variation #342 Deshaun Watson
Rookie Ticket Variation #353 Alvin Kamara
Rookie Ticket Variation #364 Evan Engram
Rookie Ticket Variation #365 Mike Williams
Veteran Ticket Autograph #382 Adam Vinatieri
Veteran Ticket Autograph #388 Doug Baldwin
Veteran Ticket Autograph #397 Dan Bailey