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NFL Card Sharps

November 2, 2008 8:30 PM

Blink can hear it now: “I’ll trade you three Rich Eisens for a Tony Romo.”


Announcers from NFL Network will be pictured on Donruss trading cards that will be handed out for free at the NFL’s Thanksgiving Day games in Dallas and Philadelphia. The NFL Network faces—Eisen and former NFL players Deion Sanders, Warren Sapp, Rod Woodson, Terrell Davis and Marshall Faulk, plus coach Steve Mariucci—will join Cowboys and Eagle players in the packs. The cards are a promotion for both the network (its schedule is on the back) and the Salvation Army, which is kicking off its Red Kettle fundraiser at the games. The card company expects to hand out more than 120,000 packs of cards at the games.

—Jon Lafayette


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