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A 2011 Panini Prestige Football Exclusive: NFL Draft Real-Time Rookie Card Reveal

April 28, 2011

Thirty-two different times tonight during the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft, league commissioner Roger Goodell will call out a name and make a dream come true for one of the most talented young football players on the planet.

On May 18, Panini America will fulfill some dreams of its own by releasing the first officially licensed NFL Rookie Cards for 100 of tomorrow’s top stars inside its 2011 Prestige Football trading card set.

Tonight, in unprecedented, world-premiere fashion, Panini America will unveil images of the first official NFL Rookie Cards of the first-round selections in real time, as they’re drafted. Check back after every pick tonight for your exclusive first look.

23 Comments leave one →
  1. Derrick permalink
    April 28, 2011 8:54 pm

    I think Im stocking on Blaine Gabbert this year.

  2. Ryan permalink
    April 28, 2011 9:06 pm

    How you feeling about that Von Miller pick? I think he was a great choice.

  3. April 28, 2011 10:07 pm

    Why are some of them being skipped? Do they not get rookie cards?

  4. Joe Jet permalink
    April 28, 2011 10:45 pm

    So….no….Muhammad Wilkerson NY Jets RC!?!?
    Bummed….no Muhammad Wilkerson cards at all!!!

  5. CardSpin permalink
    April 28, 2011 10:52 pm

    Panini has to be hating the way the first round went. None of the top position players went to “hobby-friendly” markets which is going to translate to less demand for their rookie-heavy products (which is basically all Panini makes). The teams with huge hobby followings went with linemen and CBs for the most part.

    Going to be a rough year for FB products…

  6. April 28, 2011 10:59 pm

    This is awesome, love the real time draft set, very cool.

  7. Michael Moore permalink
    April 28, 2011 11:12 pm

    I’m hoping we’ll get the variants too — would love to see Von Miller holding up the Broncos jersey! The Tebow variant was my favorite card from all of last season.

  8. Jay Lawhon permalink
    April 29, 2011 12:00 am

    being an aggie fan im very proud of von miller, going to collect him like crazy

  9. John Kenney permalink
    April 29, 2011 5:16 am

    just try to run on the Lions now :)

    Ponder went in the first round ??? hmmmm ….. makes me wonder how “thin” this years draft class is ….. thought he’d be a third rounder :(

    Hope you’re having a great time in New York Tracy :)

  10. Saints Fan in AL permalink
    April 29, 2011 9:15 am

    Great idea on the cards, but the design makes some of the players look like they have breasts.

    • Joe permalink
      April 29, 2011 11:58 am

      LOL!! Now that is funny! I will not be able to look at these cards with out thinking that now.

  11. April 29, 2011 10:55 am

    no logos on the helmets?
    thats cause another company has a deal with CLC or something right.
    i look forward to seeing my old high school bud jordan todman go tonight!

  12. April 29, 2011 10:56 am

    How you like Von Miller Tracy, I was sad at first but I like this pick, I think him and DJ and do pretty well together. I am excited for today too. 3 picks today

  13. Chad permalink
    April 29, 2011 1:50 pm

    I hope this isn’t the Final design.

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