I had all these cards in 1967 except for Ken Gray and Joe Robb. There's the usual cross-section of positions here, except for no linebackers, and two safties.
"In contention" is a relative term.
Also check out the 1971 Cardinals.
Welcome to my 1st football cards blog, where you will find some scans and recollections of the 1967 NFL cards by Philadelphia Gum, and a few of the 1967 AFL cards by Topps.
This was the season leading up to Super Bowl II (Packers vs. Raiders).