My best Gems of the Game pack.

I acquired this 40-card value pack of 2013 Panini Absolute Football from this Gems of the Game box.

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Base Cards

  • 4 - Matt Ryan

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Ryan's 651 throws during the 2013 season is the most he's ever attempted in a season.

  • 5 - Julio Jones

  • 6 - Steven Jackson

  • 7 - Tony Gonzalez

  • 10 - Jacoby Jones

  • 16 - Steve Smith

  • 17 - Jonathan Stewart

  • 20 - Matt Forte

  • 21 - Andy Dalton

  • 22 - A.J. Green

  • 23 - BenJarvus Green-Ellis

  • 31 - Peyton Manning

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In his second season (2013) with the Denver Broncos, Manning earned a stunning passer rating of 115.1, which is his second best of all-time behind his 2004 record of 121.1 with the Indianapolis Colts.

  • 33 - Demaryius Thomas

  • 35 - Calvin Johnson

  • 36 - Reggie Bush

  • 37 - Aaron Rodgers

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Rodgers 2013 season was cut short after he fractured his left clavicle during week 9.

  • 46 - Blaine Gabbert

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Gabbert went from being the starting quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars, to the backup quarterback for San Francisco 49ers.

  • 47 - Justin Blackmon

  • 48 - Maurice Jones-Drew

  • 49 - Alex Smith

  • 52 - Ryan Tannehill

  • 58 - Tom Brady

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Brady ended the 2013 season with a passer rating of 87.3. The last time his passer rating dipped into the 80s after playing a full season was in 2006.

  • 59 - Danny Amendola

  • 62 - Marques Colston

  • 63 - Mark Ingram

  • 64 - Eli Manning

  • 65 - Hakeem Nicks

  • 68 - Santonio Holmes

  • 73 - Michael Vick

  • 74 - Jeremy Maclin

  • 76 - Ben Roethlisberger

  • 77 - Antonio Brown

  • 78 - Troy Polamalu

  • 79 - Philip Rivers

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Rivers is the Tony Romo of the west.

  • 80 - Antonio Gates

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Gates scored only 4 touchdowns during the 2013 season, his lowest ever since his rookie 2003 year.

  • 88 - Marshawn Lynch

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Lynch activated "Beast Mode" to become the Super Bowl XLVIII champion.

  • 90 - Chris Givens

  • 93 - Vincent Jackson

  • 94 - Doug Martin

  • 100 - Alfred Morris


Insert Cards

  • Rookie Roundup 14 - Quinton Patton [RC]

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Patton hasn't had much luck in his NFL career. He suffered a foot fracture that sidelined him after the fourth game of his rookie 2013 season.

He was injured again in 2016 when he was finally given a chance to be a starter. Finally, he was traded to the New York Jets in 2017, and released that year with an injury settlement.

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