NFLPOD

Over the past decade lucky collectors have had the chance to spend a day with an NFL player as the grand prize winner in the Panini NFL Player of the Day National Sweepstakes.   Click on the photos below to read event details:.

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The winner of the inaugural NFL Player of the Day promotion in 2000 spent the day playing golf with Titans star Frank Wycheck. Nick Picnic of Fairlawn, NJ and his family spent the day with NY Jets QB Chad Pennington as part of the 2001 NFL Player of the Day National Sweepstakes.  The day included a party at Nick’s home and a free autograph session at East Coast Sports Cards in Cliffside Park, NJ. Kyle Schaan of Greeley, CO was the grand prize winner of the 2002 NFL Player of the Day National Sweepstakes.  His prize included spending the day with Broncos WR Ed McCaffrey and an autograph session at his favorite card store, Hob Nob Sports Cards in Greeley. 13 year-old Charles Kocinski and his sister host Packers wide receiver Donald Driver at their home in Milwaukee. The meeting was followed by a free autograph signing at Price’s Sports Cards in the Southridge Mall and then a private party for family and friends at the nearby Southridge Athletic Club in Greendale. Cincinnati Bengals running back Rudi Johnson spent the day with 2004 NFL Player of the Day Grand Prize winner Ron Deuser. In addition to a party at the winner's home, Johnson hosted a free autograph session at All Pro Sports Cards in Middletown, OH. Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Chris Simms (left) visits Eric Lattanzia’s trading card store, SportsMasters of West Florida in St. Petersburg as the grand prize of the 2005 NFL Player of the Day National Sweepstakes. 18 year-football card collector AJ Andruszkiewicz of Jacksonville and his buddies spent the day with Jaquars rookie running back  Maurice Jones-Drew as the Grand Prize in the 2006 NFL Player of the Day National Sweepstakes.  The day included a private party  at his home, a limousine with him and his friends to his favorite hobby shop – Dan’s Sports Cards in Orange Park and a free  autograph session from Jones-Drew. Philadelphia Eagles QB AJ Feeley spent the day with 10-year-old Anthony Giovanni and his 8-year-old brother Vincent in Hatboro, PA. After a party at the family’s home and a game of street football the youngsters took a limousine ride with Feeley to BJ’s Sports Cards for a free autograph session. Houston Texans rookie RB Steve Slaton joins 2008 NFLPOD Grand Prize winner Johnny Titus and his kids at the Houston card shop of Rory and Benji Lopez as part of the Grand Prize event. Cowboys WR Patrick Crayton to spent the day with 14-Year-Old Dallas Card Collector Ryan Wolfson. Crayton attended a private party for Ryan's family and friends on March 20th in Dallas and then after the party, they took a limousine with Crayton to their favorite hobby shop – Nick's Sports Card – where Crayton signed free autographs for all of Nick's customers for 1-hour. Nathan Foster (right) of Albany, LA spent the day with Saints RB Pierre Thomas which included a party at his home and a free autograph session at Chuck Raborn's (left) hobby shop Chuck's Sports Card. Beanie Wells spent the day with Byron Guerra and his family in Phoenix.