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2001 Fleer Hot Prospects Football

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Fleer Hot Prospects Football Rushes Full Speed for the End-Zone

MT. LAUREL, N.J. - JULY 30, 2001 -- NFL Hot Prospects wants to change your mind of what a football card set should be like. Only the top 100 NFL superstars have made the cut to be placed in the premiere release of Hot Prospects. Each Hot Prospect card is a masterpiece of workmanship and design, and from the first look you'll think that football cards never looked so good.

         If you're a fan of rookie cards, then you will absolutely go bonkers over 2001 NFL Hot Prospects from Fleer that features the most unique rookie card system to ever exist in the trading card industry. There are 35 of the top picks in Hot Prospects and each of these rookie cards is virtually a masterpiece. All 35 top picks have special memorabilia rookie cards that that feature a piece of NFL jersey that are sure to be extremely hot. Plus 21 of the top picks are featured on special Draft Day Post Mark cards that are actually have real stamps and a dated post mark from New York City-the sight of the 2001 NFL Draft. These same 21 players have also signed a limited number of their Post Mark cards to make these rookies even more collectible-if that is even possible. Plus each rookie is sequentially numbered so you know exactly how many of these cards are out there.

        If you are looking for more than just rookies or a finely crafted base set, then take a look at these insert programs that should garner a ton of attention. The first insert set is called Honor Guard and features 49 top players from the past and present that should be honored by their incredible play on the gridiron. This insert will be a serious challenge to any true collector out there.

Pigskin Prospects features 15 top NFL Draft picks on a cool football shaped die-cut design. Also keep on the lookout for 6 special Pigskin Prospects that actually contain pieces of game-used college football jerseys. But college jersey cards are not the only memorabilia programs in NFL Hot Prospects. Touchdown Fever features real pieces from an actual game-use goal post cover, which is a definite first in the trading card industry. Lastly there is a 49-card game-used jersey program called Scoring Kings. Each subject in Scoring Kings is a true NFL end zone warrior that has scored his share of incredible touchdowns.

2001 NFL Hot Prospects offers collectors a wide variety of special programs that is sure to push it over the top with collectors. If you only buy one football set this year, NFL Hot Prospects should be at the top of your list. The set releases on August 22 with an SRP of $9.99 (5-card pack). The complete set includes:

2001 Fleer Hot Prospects Football
Regular Set
100 Basic Cards

Inserts
49 Honor Guard (1:5) -- Features the top players from the past and present that should be honored by their incredible play on the gridiron

15 Pigskin Prospects (1:15) - Special football die-cut insert showcasing the top picks from the 2001 NFL Draft.

Game-Used Inserts
Touchdown Fever  - Cards featuring pieces of a goal post cover - includes Edgerrin James, Randy Moss and more.

Scoring Kings  - Jersey cards featuring some of the best in the NFL - includes Daunte Culpepper, Donovan McNabb, Emmitt Smith, Kurt Warner, Brian Griese and Jerry Rice.

Pigskin Prospects  - Cards featuring game-used college jerseys - inlcudes Drew Brees, Chris Weinke and more.

Overall odds for game-used and autographed cards are 1:3!

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