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Contest Update: 2009 Card Investment NFL Season Preview by Tracy Hackler
February 11, 2010, 1:32 pm
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You may recall that in September on (and on The Beckett Blog and in Beckett Football), we solicited submissions for a special 2009 NFL Season Preview card-investment contest. Essentially, we asked Beckett visitors how they would invest an imaginary $1,000 in at least five football cards for the 2009 season.

We selected 10 lucky respondents at random and announced that the one whose collection appreciates the most in value from the start of the season to the end of the Super Bowl would be crowned the winner and would receive a pigskin potpourri prize pack that includes an array of 2009 football products.

Well, the contest is almost over. In fact, after we incorporate one more pricing cycle to capture any post-Super Bowl value fluctuations, we will list the final results in their entirety, including all 10 collectors’ complete card choices and monthly value changes.

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Is This The Greatest Football Insert Ever? by Tracy Hackler


Some hardcore product purists are deriding it as an affront to the very hobby it’s meant to help rejuvenate. Others are calling it a welcomed addition to even the most exciting pack of football cards.

Either way, the 15-card Topps Cheerleaders insert (seeded one in nine hobby packs of 2009 Topps and one in eight packs of the just-released 2009 Topps Chrome) is an utterly compelling conversation piece.

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