2022 Panini Origins Football Preview

One of the most colorful football releases of the year is just around the corner. 2022 Origins Football will hit store shelves in November and feature the new rookie class headlined by Kenny Pickett and Malik Willis.

Each hobby box will feature one pack with seven cards. A hobby case comes with 16 boxes.

A box break should include:

1 Jumbo Rookie Jersey Autograph
1 Other Autograph
1 Memorabilia
2 Base/Rookies/Rookie Variations
2 Base Parallels

The images below are mockups provided by Panini with members of last year’s rookie class shown.

Autographs and Auto Relics

The Rookie Jumbo Patch Autographs feature an oversized jersey autograph of top 2022 rookies. All parallels are numbered to 99 or less.

Paralells include:

Red max #’d /99
Orange max #’d /75
Blue max #’d /49
Turquoise max #’d /25
Gold max #’d /10
Green max #’d /5
Black Nike Swoosh #’d 1/1

Passing Stars Signatures, Rushing Stars Signatures and Receiving Stars Signatures feature top rookies at those positions.

Parallels will include:

Passing/Rushing/Receiving Stars max #’d /25
Passing/Rushing/Receiving Stars #’d 1/1

Rookies Signatures are sticker autographs of some of the brightest young stars in the NFL. Parallels are max #’d /99 with Black #’d 1/1 chases.

On-Card Rookie Autographs bear the signatures of top rookies from the 2022 draft class.

There are many colored parallels to chase including:

Red max #’d /99
Blue max #’d /49
Turquoise max #’d /25
Gold max #’d /10
Green max #’d /5
Black #’d 1/1

Dual Rookie Autographs and Triple Rookie Autographs are new to Origins and feature on-card autographs from 2022 draftees.

Both the Dual Rookie Autographs and Triple Rookie Autographs are max #’d /10 with Black #d 1/1 chases.

Rookie Booklet Patch Autographs feature a left side on-card autograph of a 2022 rookie. The right side of the book will house a jumbo prime memorabilia swatch of the player featuring either a patch, glove piece, NFL Shield or Nike Tag

The base version is max #’d /49 with parallels that will include:

Gold max #’d /25
Gloves max #’d /2
NFL Shield Black #’d 1/1
Nike Tag Black #’d 1/1

The final autograph set in 2022 Origins is Proving Ground Signatures. It’s the only veteran laden autograph set in the product and features the most battle-tested NFL stars.

Base Set 

The base set features a smaller 100-card checklist. Collectors looking to put together the parallel rainbow will have plenty of colors to collect, including:

Red #’d /299
Orange #’d/199
Blue #’d/99
Silver #’d/75
Turquoise #’d/50
Gold #’d/25
Green #’d/10
Black #’d 1/1
Printing Plate Cyan #’d 1/1
Printing Plate Magenta #’d 1/1
Printing Plate Yellow #’d 1/1
Printing Plate Black #’d 1/1

Another new addition to 2022 Origins are two case hits: Blank Slate and Pedigree.

The release date for 2022 Panini Origins is November 2.

About Brendan Cross

Brendan Cross is a freelance journalist with a degree from San Jose State. A lifelong sports fanatic, his love of cards really blossomed in 2012 with the first release of Panini Prizm. He’s been hooked ever since, and he loves writing about it.

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