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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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Gridiron Greats auction ends Tuesday by Chris Olds

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An auction benefiting the Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund ends Tuesday, evening but there’s still time to examine some interesting football memorabilia that includes hand-drawn plays from Vince Lombardi and a smattering of autographed items for football, soccer and hockey.

The Lombardi page, above, was donated by Vince Lombardi Jr. and is at $2,500 with one bid. There’s no question that something like this is much rarer than a pricey Lombardi autograph — and probably more interesting too.

Gridiron Greats is a non-profit corporation established to provide financial assistance and social services to retired NFL players who are in dire need due to inadequate disability, pensions or other circumstances.

Among the other auction items are …

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