Purple Ravens Majesty: Game-Worn Playoff Jerseys Arrive at Panini America (Gallery)

The Baltimore Ravens' exhilarating march to Super Bowl XLVII began in earnest three weeks ago with a playoff-opening 24-9 home victory over Panini Authentic exclusive Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts. In that game, played January 6, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco passed for 282 yards and two touchdowns while Torrey Smith contributed 31 yards on two catches. On Wednesday, the same…

A Panini America World Premiere Preview: 2012 Prizm Football Finite Black 1/1s

You can call this "Black Sunday." Today is the day. After weeks of captivating glimpses at the many splendid parallels within Panini America's upcoming 2012 Prizm Football, we're finally pulling the curtain back on the rarest Prizm cards in existence: The illustrious Finite Black Prizm 1/1s. It's the one chase set collectors have been clamoring for since they first laid…

Future Frenzy: Recent On-Card Arrivals Sure to Highlight Panini America NFL Releases

While the football collecting world was helping themselves to a potpourri of huge hits from the just-released 2011 Certified Football for most of this week, the barrage of incoming and on-card autographs for future NFL releases such as 2011 Gold Standard, 2011 Plates & Patches and 2011 Limited continued at a steady clip. In the last few days alone (not counting Thanksgiving, of course),…

Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith Voted Week 11 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week

Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Wide receiver Torrey Smith of the Baltimore Ravens is the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for games played on November 17-21, the NFL announced today. Smith caught six passes for 165 yards and one touchdown in the Ravens’ 31-24 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. He was also named AFC Offensive Player of the Week…

Oakland Raiders Guard Stefen Wisniewski Voted Week 3 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week

Voters on NFL.com have made their choice.  Offensive guard Stefen Wisniewski of the Oakland Raiders is the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for games played September 25-26, the NFL announced today. Wisniewski helped the Oakland offensive line clear the way for 234 yards on the ground while allowing only one sack to a potent pass rush in the Raiders’ 34-24 win over the New…