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Eli Manning and Tony Romo star in Rob Lowe-style ads for DirecTV

Rob Lowe is out, Eli Manning and Tony Romo are in. OK, DirecTV already replaced Lowe back in the spring with model Hannah Davis and a talking horse. But the spirit of the series of ads depicting the best version of a person watching television through DirecTV versus a far less glamorous incarnation that still consumes their TV through cable is preserved in the new commercials featuring...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli, Romo channel Rob Lowe in new DirecTV commercials

Move over, Rob Lowe — you’ve got company. Last football season, NFL fans couldn’t help but notice the actor popping up in nearly every single commercial break as he pitched DirecTV in a pretty entertaining ongoing series of spots. “Creepy Rob Lowe,” “Meathead Rob Lowe” and “Painfully Awkward Rob Lowe” were just a few of the alter egos created to illustrate the...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Eli Manning stars as a really bad comedian in this new DIRECTV commercial

The Manning family is really funny, but they make their living off of dad jokes, the type of jokes that’ll make you giggle but never go too far. So it’s only right that DIRECTV showed us Eli’s true alter ego in this new NFL SUNDAY TICKET commercial. “Do you wanna see another commercial with Eli Manning? … Neither do I!” Just kidding … I do. You may also be interested...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: DIRECTV’s ‘bad comedian’ Eli Manning will make your skin crawl

There are some things in life you cannot unsee. Such is the case in DIRECTV Sunday Ticket’s latest commercial offering, featuring New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, who replaces Rob Lowe. Manning plays himself as a cool, rich athlete, and then he plays “bad comedian” Eli Manning, who is neither cool, nor rich, nor athletic. In fact, “bad comedian” Manning is downright...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning plays 'Bad Comedian' in new DirecTV commercial (Video)

Eli Manning has been the star of several hilarious DirecTV commercials in recent years, with the "Football On Your Phone" rap with brother Peyton being one of the most popular. This year, Manning's endorsement deal with DirecTV continues as the New York Giants QB promotes the DirecTV Sunday Ticket package, where he plays a balding and overweight version of himself called "Bad Comedian...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

3 reasons why Eli Manning will finish his career in New York

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning appears poised to play through 2015 in his contract year; with no extension anywhere in sight right now. That means it’s a popular time to speculate as to whether or not he’ll actually be playing for them next season. However, I find any belief he’ll be in another uniform next year ridiculous. Let’s examine three reasons why Manning...
Via cover32
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. plans on 'hoisting up that trophy' in 2015

After blazing his way onto the national spotlight as a rookie, Odell Beckham Jr. has set his sights on bigger things in 2015 with the New York Giants. Writing in his blog Royal Update, Beckham Jr. made it clear he intends on helping New York win a Super Bowl title for the third time in less than a decade: “I’ve got big goals and visions for 2015. My plan is to be hoisting...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning likely to get new deal with Giants soon

The New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning have been discussing a potential contract extension throughout the offseason, and are hoping to get things done before the season. According to a report from, the Giants are hoping to get a contract done with him either before training camp or early on during training camp. Needless to say, getting a new deal done before the...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eli Manning could soon receive contract extension

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning could be the next big-name NFL player in line to receive a massive contract extension. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Giants are hoping to lock up their franchise quarterback with a long-term deal: “This is another one where the Giants hope to do a deal either before training camp or early on in training camp,” Rapoport...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

'Entourage' creator rips Eli Manning for ditching movie

  If you’re a sports fan, chances are you have at least one compelling reason to go see the new “Entourage” movie.   The film based on the popular HBO show opens next Wednesday and features tons of athlete cameos, from New England Patriots teammates Tom Brady and Julian Edelman to UFC star Ronda Rousey. In case you needed more reasons, though, “Entourage”...
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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