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Allen & Ginter Super Bowl Champions cards return to eTopps by Susan Lulgjuraj

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor

With the NFL getting closer and closer to its Super Bowl champions, Topps has released a new set of Allen & Ginter Super Bowl Champions on its ETopps.com website.

The first three cards in the 15-card set were released on Monday with Howie Long, Jerome Bettis and Vince Lombardi.

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2010 Donruss Rated Rookies: All the NFL rookies you want in one box by Susan Lulgjuraj

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor

You have seen all the rookies this football season.

Some of them have lived up the hype. Others you would like to forget about. Then, there were rookies who just did their job and stayed out of them media spotlight.

No matter who that rookie was, there is a good chance you’ll find him in 2010 Donruss Football Rated Rookie Boxed Set.

You don’t have to comb through veterans in this set. This self-contained collection includes 100 Rated Rookies and one autograph for $19.99.

These cards should be out next week and it’s a cheap way to get your favorite NFL rookies.

There is an extensive photo gallery after the jump. Panini loves showing off its football.

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First look: Key rookies from 2009 Playoff Prestige football by Chris Olds

Here are a few of the rookies collectors will be chasing in 2009 Playoff Prestige football when it arrives in May. Check ’em out …

Chris Olds has collected sports cards and memorabilia since 1987. Before coming to Beckett Media, he wrote about the hobby for the Orlando Sentinel on his blog, SportsStuff, and for the San Antonio Express-News and The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News. Do you have a comment, question or idea? Send e-mail to him at colds@beckett.com.



Topps announces Mayo football short-print list by Chris Olds
February 19, 2009, 2:44 pm
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Topps released the short-print lists for its recently released 2008 Topps Mayo Football set on Thursday.

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First look: 2009 Bowman Draft Picks Football by Chris Olds
February 18, 2009, 3:44 pm
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Topps released preview images and product information for its 2009 Bowman Draft Picks football set on Wednesday.

The product is set to arrive in early May with one autographed rookie card and one Autographed Rookie Patch card per hobby Box. Standard packs will include 10 cards and carry a suggested retail price of $3 per pack. (There will be 24 packs per box and 12 boxes per case.)

Jumbo boxes will include three autographed cards per 12-pack box. The suggested retail price is $10 per pack. (Jumbos will include 32 cards per pack and cases are eight boxes.)

Chris Olds has collected sports cards and memorabilia since 1987. Before coming to Beckett Media, he wrote about the hobby for the Orlando Sentinel on his blog, SportsStuff, and for the San Antonio Express-News and The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News. Do you have a comment, question or idea? Send e-mail to him at colds@beckett.com.



Topps announces Stadium Club Super Teams prizes by Chris Olds
February 4, 2009, 4:06 pm
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Directly from Topps …

The following prizes will be handed out to collectors holding 2008 Stadium Club Football Super Team Inserts (sequentially #’d to 50) of four winning teams: Pittsburgh Steelers, Arizona Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens.

The teams and prizes are as follows:

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