Over 100 footballs will be used in the Super Bowl game on February 5, and to protect against possible counterfeiting every one of them will be “tagged” with a specially-prepared synthetic DNA ink that leaves an invisible-to-the-naked-eye security mark.
Panini sponsors the card show and autograph session at the NFL Experience and they’re ready to hand out some newly minted football cards to those who attend.
Game used jerseys, the Baltimore Colts original charter, Super Bowl footballs and more are part of the upcoming Super Bowl 46 auction. We’ve got the when, where and what else.
A collection of game-used and game-worn NFL items, many from the Green Bay Packers of the 1980s and 90s, will be up for bid starting this weekend.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame shows off a helmet from one of the modern greats of the game.
The uniform worn by Drew Brees when he broke Dan Marino’s single-season passing yardage record goes on display in Canton. Watch them unpack the box.
Prices have gone up for Tim Tebow autographs but his partner in the venture can barely keep up with the orders.
Former Upper Deck exec Martin Welling has joined Panini, charged in part with making sure new products make their release date.
Scoff if you must at the volatility of the new card market, but clearly there’s a bull market on Aaron Rodgers rookie cards that shows no sign of slowing down.
Rich Klein remembers the meteoric rise and disappearance of Pro Set trading cards.
Bubba Smith was ready to sell, but the auction of some of his memorabilia comes just three months after his sudden death.
Wanna buy the Baltimore Colts’ original NFL charter? Topps adds more diamonds to the Diamond Giveaway and a ’50s kid’s card collection.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame will be home to a collection of early NFL documents and memorabilia from the family of Dutch Sternaman.
This edition of the Editor’s Blog has a big sale to report, a report on fake unopened packs, a look at a cool old box and more.
Panini has released a special 64-card set of football cards carrying the Gridiron Gear design, but with a breast cancer awareness twist.
The NFL’s cancer awareness campaign is back, bringing some unique game-used memorabilia to market.
A burglar swipes expensive cards, Panini brings back a popular promotion and spurned as a youngster, Tom Brady finally gets his autograph.
Replay Photos’ deals with pro and college leagues have put thousands of the best sports photos you’ll find anywhere at your fingertips. They’re also getting in to the business of taking pictures of you at the game–whether you know it or not.
Panini’s 2011 Threads football product is back with Autographed Rookie Class Nameplates and Pro Gridiron Kings insert cards.