And the Nominees Are . . . Voting Begins for the 2011 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year

Want to know who gets more excited than Panini America and NFL collectors about NFL Rookie performances each week during the season? Pepsi with its NFL Rookie of the Week initiative. And for the last 17 weeks, Panini America and Pepsi have worked together to promote Pepsi Rookie of the Week voting and Panini America NFL Rookie trading cards. The payoff for collectors and NFL fans everywhere has been…

Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton Voted Week 9 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week

Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Quarterback Andy Dalton of the Cincinnati Bengals is the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for games played on November 6-7, the NFL announced today. Dalton threw for 217 yards and three touchdowns in the Bengals’ 24-17 win over the Tennessee Titans. Dalton was selected from among five finalists through fan votes on NFL.com.  The other finalists were running…

Promising Rookies Get Updated Treatment in 2011 Absolute Memorabilia Football

In the grand scheme of things, an NFL off-season devoid of minicamps and OTAs isn't really that big of a deal. But for football card collectors targeting players other than the 36 stars who attended May's 2011 NFL PLAYERS Rookie Premiere, the absence of those prime preseason photo opportunities translated into a higher-than-usual number of early season Rookie Cards incorporating…

Panini America Partners with Pepsi for 2011 NFL Rookie of the Week Promotion

Want to know who gets more excited than Panini America and NFL collectors about NFL Rookie performances each week during the season?  Pepsi with its NFL Rookie of the Week initiative. So it comes as no surprise after months of behind-the-scenes work that Panini America and Pepsi would come together to help promote Pepsi Rookie of the Week voting and Panini America NFL…