Wednesday, January 27, 2021

CARDBOARD REVIEW:2020 Panini XR Football

XR has been a few year running product that I have liked. It's not one of my top favorites produced by Panini but it's one I don't mind seeing yearly.

And for the third year in a row I was able to rip open a box.

How did this box break go? Only one way to see, keep on reading.

Every box of 2020 Panini XR football comes with 2 packs of 7 cards. So you get 14 cards per box. Three of those cards are hits so you are left with 11 cards of inserts, base and parallels. Boxes are running close to $300.


The base design is very similar to years past.
There are 200 cards in the base set made up of veterans and of course


The base set is split 50/50 between the two with 100 rookies and 100 veterans.


You can find the following parallels in XR, Red /249, Blue /199, Orange /99, White /75, Teal /49, Purple /25, Gold /10, Green /5, Black 1/1, and Printing Plates 1/1.

White /75

Orange /249

Blue /199. Really solid find!


Overall there are 4 insert lines to find. I only found one in my box break which I would guess on average that's what you would find as well.

Inserts have the following parallels, Red #/149, Blue #/99, Orange #/49, White #/25, Gold #/10, Green #/5, Black 1/1, Printing Plates 1/1.

Xtreme Rookie red parallel /149 of  Ke'Shawn Vaughn

Rookie XL Threads of Patch gold /10

XR Rookie auto of Dalton Keene

Triple Swatch Autograph of Antonio Gibson who had a solid season but a lame auto. These are the end part of the base set and can come with some pretty sweet memorabilia parallels such as Glove 1/1, Hat Seam 1/1, Jacket 1/1, Laundry Tag 1/1, Laundry Tag NFL Shield 1/1, Laundry Tag NFLPA 1/1, Laundry Tag Nike Swoosh 1/1, NFL Shield FB 1/1, Football 1/1, Shoe 1/1, Sock 1/1, Team Logo 1/1.


Price point is a little crazy but there are some really nice hits to be found in here. I may look up for fun to see what the memorabilia parallels look like. I bet they are pretty stunning.

Design ⭐⭐ 1/2
Inserts ⭐⭐
Parallels ⭐⭐
Hits ⭐⭐ 1/2
Value  ⭐⭐
Fun Value ⭐⭐⭐⭐


  1. That's awfully pricey, and there's lots of empty space on the card fronts. Thanks for showing off the cards!

  2. Man, for ~$21 a card, I would be ridiculously disappointed with this box. I know it's not about making $, but looking on eBay, you'd be lucky if you pulled 20% of the box value.

  3. Nice Devin! Just bought a JK Dobbins autographed Jersey from XR.

  4. I'm starting to wonder if some of these kids even know how to spell their names, hence the initials. In the old days when someone who couldn't read or write had to sign something, they'd sign an X, and from what I've seen, I wouldn't be surprised if we started seeing that come back around.