2015 Topps Inception Football preview

UPDATE (July 27): Topps has announced 2015 Inception will have all live autographs with no redemptions.


2015 Topps Inception Football is slated to be one of the first high-end releases of the football season this August. It focuses on the 2015 rookie class with on-card autographs from draft prospects entering their first season. Boxes will contain two auto or auto relics and a jumbo jersey or patch relic card.

Note: Images are from pre-production. Final product will include images with rookie players wearing NFL unifroms.


The base set is short but sweet with 100 veteran NFL players, but each has seven levels of parallels to chase. Green parallel cards will land one per pack. Numbered parallels include: Purple, Magenta (#’d to 99), Red (#’d to 75), Orange (#’d to 50), Blue (#’d to 25) and Diamond (#’d 1/1). Look for one-of-one framed Printing Plates.


Autograph cards are plentiful and include on-card signatures obtained at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere. Base autographs include six levels of numbered parallels that are identical in quantity to the base set (except for Green).


Inception Silver Signings contain an autograph with silver ink on a black background and are numbered to 50. Gold Signings parallel with autos signed with gold ink are numbered to 50. Gold Signings with a player nickname are limited to just ten. Look for one-of-one gold ink autographs parallels with a special inscription and QB Playbook parallel that feature a hand-drawn play on the card.

Multi-autograph cards come with either four (#’d to 25) or six (#’d to 10) different player signatures. Six Rookie Autograph cards are in the form of a booklet. Both have one-of-one parallels.

QB Inception Autographs come with the signatures of all the quarterbacks that attend the NFLPA Rookie Premiere and are numbered to 20. There are three levels of rare numbered to parallels.


Inception Autographed Jumbo Patch relics feature sticker autos and a jumbo-sized patch piece. Jumbo Patch cards have seven levels of numbered parallels: Green, Purple (#’d to 75), Magenta (#’d to 50), Red (#’d to 25), Orange (#’d to 10), Blue (#’d 1/1 and Diamond (#’d 1/1). Orange parallel come with a piece of glove, Blue parallels contain a Nike Swoosh logo and Diamond has a team logo patch.


2015 Topps Inception has some rare auto relic book cards that come with on-card signatures. Patch Book Cards include a jumbo patch piece with a signature and are numbered to five. Laundry Tag book cards are numbered to five as well. Jersey Letter book cards and NFL Shield logo booklets are one-of-ones.

There are also patch and jumbo relic cards that are unsigned. All are numbered and include several levels of parallels. Look for one-of-one numbered parallel that feature team logo or Nike Swoosh patches.

2015 Topps Inception Football Hobby Box

2015 Topps Inception Football Hobby Box

Product Features
  • 2 autos & 1 jumbo jersey or patch relic per box
  • Base Rookie Autos are Signed Directly on-card

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