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Old 06-02-2012, 05:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 3 boxes of 2006 Playoff NT...how did I do?

So I was so pissed off after my crappy 2011 Panini NT box, I decided that if I bought any more, it would be the older Playoff years. When these went up on sale (2 are from BO, the last 2 they had) I decided to toss caution to the wind and see what I could get. Since I am a HOFer junkie (see my 240+ Goal Line Arts and my team HOF helmets in my bucket) I figured I had a decent chance to be happy with these, despite the rookie class being by and large nothing to write home about. To the breaks:

We'll start off with the base cards...very nice. 2 HOFers, one old school:







Next we have jersey/patch, where I really think I hit it out of the park on these 3 boxes. All are HOFers. First, the Canton Classics, including a couple of prines, a Largent jersey number patch and a Joiner 3 color:









Then we have the NFC/NFL cards, one of Rice and one old school:





I also got one quad, a nice one with 3 Rams HOFers:



And...finally...one of the sweetest jumbo Marino patches you will ever see:



Now onto the autos...first we have an "eh" silver:



Then we have a rookie auto, but it is Delanie Walker, which I guess isn't terrible:



Then I got 2 RPAs (or what were RPAs in 2006)...both look seweet, but the players unfortunately leave something to be desired:





Then we had a DeAngelo Williams historical cut (he's a rookie, how that's historical is, well, not clear):



Finally we get to the HOFers, and I got 5, 3 of which are really sweet, and 2 of which (Krause, Kelly) are multi-color prime:











All in all, I didn't do too badly I don't think. I didn't get the "ba-ZING" card necessarily, though the Marino, Kelly, and LT are pretty nice ones, and I think the cards are by and large good ones. I give it a B, but since most cards are HOFers, I am happy, even if they aren't the bigger named guys.

I probably won't sell or trade immediately, I will revamp my bucket and go from there, but some of these eventually will be available, I just don't know which ones yet. Thanks for looking.
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Old 06-02-2012, 06:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Pretty nice boxes. Definitely a lot of nice HOFers and you should do VERY well with that Marino.

When they do become available, I would be interested in the Krause! Make sure to hit me up. Would be a nice upgrade for my PC.
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Those boxes actually sucked after that Marino patch and the LT auto pretty sh!tty to be honest with you not a single muscle card in that entire case
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I didn't see any other cards besides that Marino lol!

Nice hits!
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Lmk if you decide to trade the deangelo. Thx
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Old 06-02-2012, 09:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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When the heck was Jerry Rice wearing pants with holes in the mesh???
Thanks for posting. Love seeing the older product breaks!
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Thanks for sharing. That Marino is awesome
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I like that break myself!
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Those boxes actually sucked after that Marino patch and the LT auto pretty sh!tty to be honest with you not a single muscle card in that entire case
You're just jelly because he has a full head of hair

Nice break, OP! Love the HOF stuff. I'd be happy with all those boxes.
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If you are willing to move both Steve Largents, Jerry Rice and Willis McGahee, please let me know.
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Old 06-03-2012, 01:56 PM   #11 (permalink)
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nice hits, I notice one issue with the Rice card though, and its not the first time I have noticed it (on different cards), it says 2 patches are from a jersey and the middle patch is supposed to be from his pants. Right? Just my personal experience but I have never seen a pair of NFL pants that were made with that same mesh type material that some of the jerseys are made from. I could be wrong as I havent seen every pair of pants up close, but would you wear a pair of pants filled with holes like that in front of 50K people?
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