Free The Finest: Tony Gonzalez Edition

Between 1995 and 1999, the cruel fiends at Topps locked each Finest card behind a stifling prison of plastic. It is my duty, along with all other sworn members of the "Free The Finest Society", to work tirelessly to rid the world of those dreaded words, "Peel and Remove Protective Coating."

It looks like Tony Gonzalez has about a year left to fulfill his dream of a Super Bowl championship with the Falcons...but even if that doesn't happen doesn't the best tight end ever deserve to be freed?  The answer is yes, of course.

1997 Pinnacle Certified #149 Tony Gonzalez

And the freed version: