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Enigma
10-20-2011, 06:29 PM
First and foremost, I'd like to thank our sponsors at Topps for providing us with this box.

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10 packs per box
6 cards per pack
Current Retail Price (online): $89.99 - $104.99

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
- 4 Numbered Autograph/Relic Hits In Every 10-Count Hobby Box! 1 Autograph Relic Card, 1 Autograph Rookie Card, 2 Relic Cards
- NEW! Rookie Autograph JUMBO Relic Cards
- NEW! Rookie Autograph Variation Cards
- NEW! Rookie JUMBO Relic Cards
- NEW! HOBBY EXCLUSIVE Rookie On-Card Red Zone Autographs
- HOBBY EXCLUSIVE Numbered Rookie Variation Base Cards
- HOBBY EXCLUSIVE Numbered Base Card Parallels


PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

AUTOGRAPH ROOKIE CARDS - 1 PER BOX!
Rookies - 50 promising 2011 Rookies on base card variations along with their signatures on numbered cards
- Prime - 1 of 1 HOBBY ONLY
- Gold - Numbered to 25
- NEW! Silver - Numbered to 50.


AUTOGRAPH RELIC CARDS - 1 PER BOX!
Prime I Rookie QB's - 7 top Rookie Quarterbacks each in BOOK CARDS featuring 5 uniform/equipment pieces: Wristband/Football/Patch/Home Jersey/Away Jersey and numbered 10.
Prime I Rookies - 29 different BOOK CARDS showcasing a 2011 NFL Rookie with 6 relic pieces: Glove/Wristband/Football/Patch/Home Jersey/Away Jersey and numbered to 10.
Prime II Rookies - The same 29 Rookies this time with 5 personal pieces: Glove/Wristband/Football/Home Jersey/Away Jersey and numbered to 15 in BOOK CARDS.
Prime III Rookies - 29 Rookies with an amalgam of 4 pieces on cards numbered to 25.
New! Prime IV Rookies - 36 Rookies numbered to 15 each appear with a JUMBO multi-color patch relic swatch
New! Prime V Rookies - 36 Rookies again - this time with 3 JUMBO relics in stunning ONE-OF-ONE BOOK CARDS: Football/Glove/Patch
Prime VI - 36 Rookies and 14 star Veterans depicted on cards with 4 mementos: Home Jersey, Away Jersey, Home Jersey, Away Jersey and numbered.

NEW! Available in Hobby Exclusive Prime and Gold Parallels numbered ONE-OF-ONE and 25 respectively RELIC CARDS - 2 PER BOX!


RELIC CARDS - 2 PER BOX!
Prime Rookie JUMBO Relics - 36 outstanding rookies with a JUMBO relic piece and numbered.
NEW! Available in HOBBY EXCLUSIVE Pigskins ONE-OF-ONE version

Prime Veteran Relics - 20 NFL gridiron stars highlighted on numbered cards with a relic

Combo Relic Cards - 3 levels (Quad, Triple and Dual) of popular Combo relic cards with 2, 3, or 4 rookies, veterans and rookies/veteran players showcasing 2, 3, or 4 relic pieces on each numbered card.

NEW THIS YEAR! - Each level is distinguished with a unique design.
All Prime Rookie, Veteran, and Combo Relic cards are paralleled:
- PRIME: All patch parallels. ONE-OF-ONE! HOBBY ONLY!
- SILVER: Numbered to 25
- NEW! GOLD: Numbered to 50


INSERT CARDS - 1 PER PACK!
The relic card subjects paralleled in a popular insert card format sans relics! Prime Rookies, Prime Veterans, Combo Cards
All Prime Rookie, Veteran, and Combo Insert cards are paralleled:
- PRIME: ONE-OF-ONE! HOBBY ONLY!
- SILVER: Numbered to 25 NEW!
- GOLD: Numbered to 50


RED ZONE ROOKIES ON-CARD AUTOGRAPHS
36 top Rookies from the 2011 NFL Draft pen their monikers directly to each of these cards.


BASE CARDS - 1 ROOKIE CARD PER PACK!

Veterans - 100 exceptional NFL stars.
PRIME: ONE-OF-ONE! HOBBY ONLY! NEW! POWDER BLUE: Numbered to 75 HOBBY ONLY! NEW! AQUA: Numbered to 199. HOBBY ONLY!

Rookie Base Variations - 50 notable NFL Rookies appear on Hobby Exclusive numbered base cards. Inserted 1 per pack. HOBBY ONLY!
Hobby Only Rookie Base Variation parallels:
- PRIME: ONE-OF-ONE!
- SILVER RAINBOW: Numbered to 25
- NEW! GREEN: Numbered to 99
- NEW! PURPLE: Numbered to 399
- RED: Numbered to 499
- BLUE: Numbered to 599
- GOLD: Numbered to 699

WHAT WE PULLED

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Base - 29/100 (29%)
Rookies /930 (3/50) - Titus Young, Stevan Ridley, Daniel Thomas
Green (7)

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Rookies Gold /699 (3) - Cam Newton, Rahim Moore, Ryan Williams
Rookies Blue /599 (1) - Prince Amukumara
Rookies Red /499 (1) - Austin Pettis
Rookies Purple /399 (1) - DeMarco Murray
Rookies Green /99 (1) - Mark Ingram

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Prime Rookies (4)
Prime Veterans (2)
Dual Combo (2)
Triple Combo (1)
Quad Combo (1)

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Jeremy Kerley Autograph /450

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Shane Vereen/Stevan Ridley Dual Jersey /398

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Shane Vereen Quad Jersey/Autograph /515

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Ryan Mallett/Shane Vereen/Stevan Ridley Triple Jersey /50

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FINAL RATINGS

Base - 4/5
Design - 4.5/5
Fun - 4/5
Value - 4/5
Rebuy - 3/5

Total - 19.5/25 (78%)

Pros:
Rookie Heavy (Guaranteed 1 per pack)
Simple box, not the huge square monstrosity of last year

Cons:
Same player on three hits, never a good sign of collation
Non-numbered veteran parallel
A little on the costly side versus return of investment

Once again, I'd like to thank our wonderful sponsors at Topps for giving us the opportunity to open and review this release. For more information on all their products, visit them today at www.topps.com.

11chaos
10-20-2011, 07:06 PM
A Patriot fan would have loved to have gotten that box but not too many others. Jeremy Kerley isn't a bad pull either, he caught a TD from Mark Sanchez during the game against the Patriots.

hanstess
10-20-2011, 07:10 PM
That was actually a pretty good box overall.