Short Report: Panini America Starts Sharing SPs, SSPs in 2018 Contenders Football

February 08, 2019

2018 Contenders Football SP 1

Panini America’s ballyhooed 2018 Contenders Football arrived in hobby shops across North America roughly one month ago to a ready-and-waiting collector base that has spent the 30 days or so 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 2018 Contenders Football’s Rookie TicketsRookie Ticket Variations (horizontal) and Veteran Tickets. For 2018 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)
# Player Cardset Qty
104 Bradley Chubb Rookie Ticket 50
119 Christian Kirk Rookie Ticket 50
108 Hayden Hurst Rookie Ticket Variation 25
116 Mike Gesicki Rookie Ticket Variation 50
136 J’Mon Moore Rookie Ticket Variation 100
258 Harold Landry Rookie Ticket Variation 50
294 Gus Edwards Rookie Ticket Variation 100
101-140 All Rookie Ticket Red Zone
SP (250 or Less)
# Player Cardset Qty
103 Sam Darnold Rookie Ticket 225
126 Michael Gallup Rookie Ticket 250
106 Josh Rosen Rookie Ticket Variation 200
124 Royce Freeman Rookie Ticket Variation 250
134 Kalen Ballage Rookie Ticket Variation 150
156 Terrell Edmunds Rookie Ticket 250
194 Gus Edwards Rookie Ticket 169
249 Daron Payne Rookie Ticket Variation 200
275 Chris Herndon IV Rookie Ticket Variation 200
291 Braxton Berrios Rookie Ticket Variation 150
304 Rasheem Green Rookie Ticket Variation 250