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Upper Deck Lands CFL Trading Card Deal

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Upper Deck, the Canadian Football League and its players association have agreed on a multi-year trading card deal and it won’t be long until the first set hits store shelves.

1990′s Football Card Brands Include Some One-Hit Wonders

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It was raining football cards in the early 1990s. Rich Klein remembers some of the brands that flooded the market–and then floated away.

2014 Bowman Football Preview

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2014 Bowman Football will be out in June promising four on card autographs and a veteran relic in each box.

World Football League Cards a Labor of Love

WFL Cards

Four collectors and historians have just released the second of three planned series of WFL football cards.

Review: Threads Not Stringing Together Sales

2013 Triple Threads Football Box

Topps Triple Threads football 2013 edition is out and Rich Klein says his local shop is reporting slow sales. He has our box break/review.

2013 Topps Strata Football Review/Box Break

Justin Hunter auto 2013 Strata

2013 Topps Strata Football offers the chance to dip your toe in a product that offers three hits at a relatively modest price.

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1974 Topps Football Cello

Topps 1974 football cards

It was a troubled time for the country but football cards were always there for us. A 1974 Topps cello pack is cracked open in the latest installment of Vintage Pack Break of the Week.

Hottest Calvin Johnson Football Cards on eBay

2007 Topps auto Calvin Johnson

A performance for the ages has put a renewed focus on Megatron. Here’s a real time list of the current hottest Calvin Johnson football cards.

Contenders Football Boxes to Include 5 Autos

Eddie Lacey Panini Contenders Confidential

If you like autographs in your hobby boxes, 2013 Panini Contenders might be worth a look when it arrives later this year.

2013 Topps Platinum Football Box Break

Topps Platinum football box 2013

Rich Klein is still busy ripping open new product. Today, it’s 2013 Topps Platinum football, which promises three autographs per box.

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1983 Topps Cello Football

Cello pack 1983 Topps football

Got a hankerin’ for a pack rip? We’ve got you covered with a 1983 Topps Football cello break.

Topps Brings Museum Collection Brand to Football

Topps Museum 2013 Joe Montana framed auto

After success with its Museum baseball product, Topps plans a football version that will hit just after the season, featuring on card autographs in every box.

Market for Super Bowl Tickets & Stubs Shows No Sign of Slowing

Ticket stub Super Bowl III

From the half empty LA Coliseum to the $2 million commercial, the big game has come a long way and that goes for the hobby of collecting Super Bowl tickets. We’ve got a quick glance at what you can expect to pay for some of the biggies.

Panini Prizm 2012 Includes Rookie Photo Variations

Panini Prizm 2012 Andrew Luck variations

Panini’s upcoming Prizm Football product will offer 100 rookie cards but 25 will have short-printed photo variations exclusive to hobby boxes.

SA-GE Signs Manti Te’o to Trading Card Deal

SA-GE Manti Te'o card

We don’t know what his recent situation may do–if anything–to his draft position but we do know Mantei Te’o football cards will be in stores soon.

New Website Focuses on Iconic Vintage Football Cards

1957 Topps Bart Starr

Some of the game’s all-time greats and their rookie cards are at the heart of a new website. Vintage Graded Football cards offers price info and more.

1953 Bowman Football Remains a High Grade Challenge

1953 Bowman football wrapper

If you like your cards minty, be prepared to shell out a mint for 1953 Bowman football, perhaps one of the most underrated vintage sets in any sport.

2012 Panini Prizm Football Preview

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It’s still over three months away, but Panini confirms it will develop 2012 Panini Prizm football just after the arrival of the basketball card version, utilizing photos from this year’s games and ditching those all-too-familiar patch cards.

Panini Limited Will Offer Game Worn Proof on Material Phenoms Cards

Roddy White Game Day Materials

Panini says its Limited football product will offer printed proof–at least on one element– that material swatches were part of jerseys worn in recent games.

2012 Topps Prime Football Review

Topps Prime Football 2012

2012 Topps Prime Football offers 60 cards for around $80 per box. Here’s what Rich Klein pulled from one of them.