Panini is pulling out all the stops for the 20th anniversary of the Absolute brand. 2014 Panini Absolute Football features a wide array of memorabilia cards that come with different kinds of relics in many sizes and combinations. Collectors can expect to find five hits per box with two being autograph cards.
2014 Absolute Football is loaded with plenty of rookie memorabilia cards. There are six different kinds of Rookie Jersey cards, including Quads (#’d to 249), Jersey Ball (#’d to 149), Jersey Ball Glove (#’d to 99), Jersey Ball Glove Shoe (#’d to 20), Jumbo Patch (#’d to 15) and NFL Shield (#’d 1/1). Quads and the multi-relic Jersey Ball cards also have autographed version numbered to 99 or less.
Tools of the Trade Complete Rookie come with six uniform pieces per card and are numbered to 249 or less. Parallels include Spectrum Gold (#’d to 99 or less), Anniversary (#’d to 20 or less), Prime (#’d to 15 or less), Prime Spectrum Holo Gold (#’d 1/1). Anniversary parallels take from the 1995 Absolute design.
Panini Absolute also has multi-player memorabilia cards with Tools of the Trade 8 Player Anniversary. These cards have swatches from an octet of players and come in similar quantities and parallels as Tools of the Trade Complete Rookie.
Leather and Lace cards contain a piece of an NFL football and a piece of lace from the ball. Cards are numbered to 99 plus have 20th Anniversary (#’d to 20) and Prime (#’d to 5) parallels. The familiar Hogg Heaven insert cards return with one regular or parallel card per box.
- Freeman, Bridgewater, Watkins, and Carr Rookies!
- 3 Memorabilia and 2 Autographs cards per box
- 6-player and 8-player swatch cards