15-Year-Old California Collector Nate Ware Enjoys a Dream Day with the San Francisco 49ers

One pack of Panini America NFL trading cards resulted in 15-year-old card collector Nate Ware of Danville, Calif., spending June 28 as an honorary San Francisco 49er as the national sweepstakes winner in the Panini NFL Player of the Day hobby shop promotion. Ware, a student at San Ramon Valley High School, was among more than 150,000 NFL card collectors…

15-Year-Old California Collector to Hang with 49ers RB Matt Breida as 2019 NFL POD Winner

Nate Ware of Danville, Calif., is like thousands of other young sports card collectors across America. He saves up his allowance to make regular visits to his favorite hobby shop with the hope of finding his favorite players or a rare collectible inside a Panini America pack. But, unlike most other collectors, Nate’s card collecting hobby opened the door for…

Jarryd Hayne ‘No Autograph’ RC Fueling Big Buzz in New 2015 Contenders Football

Australian rugby superstar Jarryd Hayne created an international furor during the 2015 season by making a highly publicized transition to the NFL as a member of the San Francisco 49ers. His beastly exploits early in training camp were must-see material on NFL highlight reels and riveted a nation full of fans in the land down under. Ultimately, he played in eight…

San Francisco 49ers LB Chris Borland Earns Week 11 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week Nod

Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Linebacker Chris Borland of the San Francisco 49ers is the Week 11 2014 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week, the NFL announced today. Borland recorded 12 tackles, two interceptions and three passes defensed in the 49ers’ 16-10 win over the New York Giants. Borland was selected from among five finalists through fan votes on NFL.com. The other Week 11…

San Francisco 49ers LB Chris Borland Earns Week 10 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week Nod

Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Linebacker Chris Borland of the San Francisco 49ers is the Week 10 2014 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week, the NFL announced today. Borland recorded 11 tackles and recovered a fumble in OT that led to the game-winning field goal in the 49ers’ 27-24 victory over the New Orleans Saints. Borland was selected from among five finalists through fan…

A Tip of the Kap: Panini America Catches Up with Colin Kaepernick for Key Signing

Late last week, while he was leading the San Francisco 49ers through the final stages of training camp in preparation for next Sunday's 2014 NFL season-opener against the Dallas Cowboys, superstar quarterback Colin Kaepernick made the most of rare downtime by signing some of his Panini America trading cards. In the process, he unwittingly made many collectors' days. On the to-do…

Panini America, 2012 Prizm Football Tackle Super Bowl XLVII Media Day (Video)

NEW ORLEANS -- Yesterday, inside a star-studded Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Panini America's Tracy Hackler tackled the end-zone-to-end-zone madness that was Gatorade Super Bowl XLVII Media Day with two very special guests: Knight's Lance junior reporter Billy Mertes and one box of 2012 Prizm Football. Mertes, the 12-year-old seventh-grader from Faribault, Minn., won a contest on The Knight's Lance to become Panini America's official…

The Drool Gallery: Panini America Previews Special Super Bowl XLVII Promo Set

Super Bowl XLVII will present a sibling rivalry of epic proportions when Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers battle John Harbaugh's Baltimore Ravens for the right to achieve NFL immortality in New Orleans. In a game that promises to be rife with juicy story lines (hey, aren't they all?), there's one in particular that will pack special appeal for Panini America collectors:…

#PaniniWildCard Promotion Turns Creative During NFL Divisional Playoffs (Gallery)

The Twitter-obliterating sensation that is #PaniniWildCard began two weeks ago during the NFL's wildcard playoff weekend -- and through two solid days generated true hobby hysteria earmarked by unmatched engagement from the best collectors on the planet, smiles aplenty and more than 30 free boxes of Panini America NFL trading cards as prizes to lucky winners. But during last weekend's…

Your Chance to Win a Panini America Black Box 1/1: Find the Colin Kaepernick Card

On two separate occasions this week, The Knight's Lance brought you coverage of the absolute feeding frenzy surrounding the best Panini America cards of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Today, we're delivering an opportunity for one lucky collector to get in on the craze. Below, we've provided links to the two stories mentioned above. In both of those stories there…
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