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Voting Begins for 2012 Week 13 Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week (Gallery)

December 4, 2012

Luck Week 13 Nominee

Want to know who gets just as excited as Panini America and NFL collectors about NFL Rookie performances each week during the season? Pepsi Max with its NFL Rookie of the Week initiative. So it comes as no surprise that once again this season — for the second straight year — Panini America and Pepsi would join forces to help promote Pepsi Max Rookie of the Week voting and Panini America NFL Rookie trading cards.

The payoff for collectors and NFL fans everywhere will be some sweet virtual cards that will be highlighted on the NFL Facebook page each week in a special Pepsi Rookie of the Week gallery, across social media platforms and NFL.com. Each week during the 2012 NFL season, Panini America will feature the five Pepsi Max Rookie of the Week Nominees in a different Panini America football card design. (Stay tuned to The Knights Lance, the Panini America Facebook page and the Panini America Twitter account to find out about new Panini America designs and what weeks they will be incorporated into the Pepsi Rookie of the Week promotion.

Now for the fun stuff!

Vote for the NFL Pepsi Max Rookie of the Week each week during the NFL regular season. Then share the image of the Pepsi Rookie of the Week Nominee you voted for on your Facebook page, on the Panini America Facebook page and on Twitter. Be sure to use the #PepsiROW hashtag and mention @PaniniAmerica to be eligible to win prizes throughout the season.

We’ll have more details as the season progresses. But for now, here are your Pepsi Max Rookie of the Week Week 13 Nominees:

  • Philadelphia Eagles RB Bryce Brown gained 169 yards on 24 carries and scored two touchdowns in the Eagles’ 38-33 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon caught six passes for 116 yards and one touchdown as the Browns beat the Oakland Raiders, 20-17.
  • Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III completed 13-of-21 passes for 163 yards and a touchdown, and added another 73 yards rushing, to lead the Redskins to a 17-16 win over the New York Giants.
  • Indianapolis Colts QB and Panini Authentic-exclusive Andrew Luck completed 24-of-54 passes for 391 yards and four touchdowns in the Colts’ 35-33 victory over the Detroit Lions.
  • Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson completed 23-of-37 passes for 293 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 71 yards in the Seahawks’ 23-17 overtime victory against the Chicago Bears.
8 Comments leave one →
  1. Simeon permalink
    December 4, 2012 10:07 am

    Wow. Are there any plans to make a football edition of Prizm? Especially since the basketball version is getting such high remarks?

  2. Sport Card Collectors permalink
    December 4, 2012 10:14 am

    Goin with Luck. Game winning drive for his team and a 12 pt comeback in the 4th. I can’t tell if this team is for real or not..but just gotta go with a winner. Though any of these guys can win.

  3. December 4, 2012 10:19 am

    Bryce Brown-a bright spot in this otherwise wretched Eagles season!

  4. Nicholas Volinchak permalink
    December 4, 2012 4:30 pm

    Josh Gordon all the way. Leading rookies in receiving yards and is #3 in yards per catch behind Vincent Jackson and Cecil Shorts. Show someone other than RG III and Andrew Luck love. They have done a lot, but this week either Gordon or Brown need to shine. Also, can’t wait for those Josh Gordon rookie autos coming out soon in 2012 Absolute! Looks to be the best release this year!

  5. Brian G permalink
    December 4, 2012 5:35 pm

    Hey Tracy –

    Are there plans to include Jerrell Freeman (Colts LB) in any upcoming releases? He is 7th in the NFL in tackles for the year. I know he came from the CFL so would he qualify as a rookie? Thanks.

    • December 5, 2012 7:01 am

      Talked to Aik Tongtharadol, our NFL Brand Manager. Jerrell actually was drafted in 2008, so he would not be a rookie. But he may just find his way into a Panini America trading card set in the future. Stay tuned . . .

  6. December 5, 2012 1:22 pm

    I love Luck, but I gotta give it to Wilson, because he did it against the Bears, and on the road

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