BELLEVUE, Wash. – Less than two weeks after leading the Seattle Seahawks to their first Super Bowl championship in franchise history, Russell Wilson on Thursday afternoon got back to performing the signature moves that have captivated football collectors for the last two years. This time, however, he didn’t hold a football in his capable right hand. Instead, he clutched a series of Staedtler pens that left indelible marks on every last one of his Panini America autograph cards.
Indeed, over the course of a monumental four-hour signing session with Panini America’s David Sharp and Joe White inside a conference room at The Westin Bellevue hotel, Wilson transformed his outstanding redemptions into truly outstanding redemptions. He signed everything remaining on his Panini America contract, including key Rookie Cards from such products as 2012 Crown Royale Football, 2012 National Treasures Football and 2012 Contenders Football. And in true Wilson fashion, he made a huge positive impression while doing it.
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