Voting Begins for Week 11 Pepsi NEXT NFL Rookie of the Week (Virtual Card Gallery)

November 19, 2013

2013 Pepsi NEXT NFL Rookie of the Week 11 Nom 2

Want to know who gets just as excited as Panini America and NFL collectors about NFL Rookie performances each week during the season? Pepsi NEXT with its NFL Rookie of the Week initiative. So it comes as no surprise that once again this season — for the third straight year — Panini America and Pepsi would join forces to help promote Pepsi NEXT Rookie of the Week voting and Panini America NFL Rookie trading cards.

The payoff for collectors and NFL fans everywhere will be some sweet virtual cards that will be highlighted on the NFL Facebook page each week in a special Pepsi NEXT Rookie of the Week gallery, as well as across social media platforms and Each week during the 2013 NFL season, Panini America will feature the five Pepsi NEXT Rookie of the Week Nominees in a different Panini America football card design. (Stay tuned to The Knights Lance, the Panini America Facebook page and the Panini America Twitter account to find out about new Panini America designs and what weeks they will be incorporated into the Pepsi Rookie of the Week promotion.

Now for the fun stuff!

Vote for the NFL Pepsi NEXT Rookie of the Week each week during the 2013 NFL regular season. Then share the virtual card image of the Pepsi NEXT Rookie of the Week Nominee you voted for on Twitter. Be sure to mention @PaniniAmerica to be eligible to win prizes throughout the season.

We’ll have more details as the season progresses. But for now, here are your Week 11 nominees for Pepsi NEXT Rookie of the Week:

  • Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball rushed for 25 yards and two touchdowns in the Broncos’ 27-17 victory against the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Chicago Bears defensive end David Bass tallied four tackles and returned an interception for a touchdown in the Bears’ 23-20 win over the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon passed for 231 yards and two touchdowns in the Buccaneers’ 41-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel completed 20 passes for 245 yards and two touchdowns in the Bills’ 37-14 victory over the New York Jets.
  • Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin passed for 197 yards and three touchdowns in his first-career start during the Raiders’ 28-23 win against the Houston Texans.