Tuesday, June 12th, 2007
Donruss Playoff recently announced the two grand prize winners of the the 2006 Leaf Rookies and Stars “Kickoff Classic” Promotion. The Target exclusive promotion sends the two winners to the opening day game of their choice.
The promotion featured a 10-card set that was inserted in Target blaster boxes with the “Kickoff Classic” logo. The players in the set included Brett Favre, Peyton Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, Tom Brady, Eli Manning, Shaun Alexander, LaDainian Tomlinson, Cadillac Williams and Ronnie Brown.
The two winners were Richard Wood of Conroe, Texas and Wanda June of Springfield Missouri.
[tags]Donruss Playoff, Rookie and Stars, Promotion[/tags]
Tags:Donruss-Playoff, Football, Promotion, Rookie-and-Stars
Monday, May 21st, 2007
The annual event where the top rookies from the NFL draft participate in photo shoots and sign autographs for trading card companies Donruss Playoff, Topps and Upper Deck took place over the weekend in Los Angeles.
This is the 12th year that the top rookies are brought together for autographs, photos, a Madden Tournament, hobby shop appearance and more.
The 35 rookies and alternates that where scheduled to attend were:
- Gaines Adams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- John Beck, Miami Dolphins
- Lorenzo Booker, Miami Dolphins
- Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City Chiefs
- Michael Bush, Oakland Raiders
- Craig Davis, SanDiego Chargers
- Trent Edwards, Buffalo Bills
- Yamon Figurs, Baltimore Ravens
- Ted Ginn Jr., Miami Dolphins
- Anthony Gonzalez, Indianapolis Colts
- Chris Henry, Tennessee Titans
- Johnnie Lee Higgins, Oakland Raiders
- Jason Hill, San Francisco 49ers
- Tony Hunt, Philadephia Eagles
- Kenny Irons, Cinncinnati Bengals
- Brandon Jackson, Green Bay Packers
- Dwayne Jarrett, Carolina Panthers
- Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
- Kevin Kolb, Philadelphia Eagles
- LaRon Landry, Washington Redskins
- Brian Leonard, St. Louis Rams
- Marshawn Lynch, Buffalo Bills
- Robert Meachem, New Orleans Saints
- Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings
- Antonio Pittman, New Orleans Saints
- Brady Quinn, Cleveland Browns
- Sidney Rice, Minnesota Vikings
- JaMarcus Russell, Oakland Raiders
- Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns
- Steve Smith, New York Giants
- Troy Smith, Baltimore Ravens
- Drew Stanton, Detroit Lions
- Paul Williams, Tennessee Titans
- Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers
- Garrett Wolfe, Chicago Bears
According to Beckett, Craig Davis and LaRon Landry were no-shows at the event.
Upper Deck will be releasing a 30 card set later in the year that will feature the players from this event.
[tags]Upper Deck, Topps, Donruss Playoff, Rookie Premiere[/tags]
Tags:Donruss-Playoff, Football, Rookie-Premiere, Topps, Upper-Deck