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Drop the Mic: Rapping Mannings

The Denver Broncos quarterback and his younger brother Eli star in an epic commercial.


Football on your phone? Yeah, that sentence will have all sorts of meaning after you watch this brilliant commercial for DirectTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket that features football-playing brothers Peyton and Eli Manning. Rapping quarterbacks? Golden football? Peyton Manning with a mullet? Oh, yes.

In a bit that’s reminiscent of something that the New Zealand-based comedy duo Flight of the Conchords might have created, the Mannings tell viewers to watch football on the phone whether you’re “On a date with Simone / Taking out a small loan / Sitting on your throne / Or buttering a scone.”


Manning daddy, Archie, makes an appearance and Eli—the New York Giants starting quarterback—obliterates a photo of Alexander Graham Bell. Really.

—Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

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