Are the Manning Brothers Cool Enough to Rap?

Grey New York Brings Eli and Peyton Together for a DirecTV Rap Video

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This rap video from Grey New York for DirecTV is a perfect idea in theory: You've got two huge football stars stepping out of their comfort zone, accompanied by a somewhat annoying but still catchy song to create a Lonely Island-esque short, all with a hashtag that is sure to be used and abused by fans everywhere.

#FootballOnYourPhone promotes DirecTV's NFL Sunday to ask whether your phone should be used for calling, or for watching football, via an ostentatious, ridiculous video directed by Bryan Buckley that has already racked up over 2 million views on YouTube.

The Manning brothers have shown off their lighter side before, most notably for DirecTV's "Football Cops" in 2011,

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Credits
Date
Aug 07, 2013
Agency:
Grey New York
Client:
DirecTV
Director:
Bryan Buckley
Chief Creative Officer:
Tor Myhren
Executive Creative Director:
Dan Kelleher
VP Creative Director:
Doug Fallon
VP Creative Director:
Steve Fogel
Agency Executive Producer:
Andrew Chinich
Agency Associate Producer:
Lindsay Myers
Agency Music Producer:
Zachary Pollakoff
Production Company:
Hungry Man - LA
Director:
Bryan Buckley
Executive Producer:
Mino Jarjoura
Producer:
Jay Shapiro
Director of Photography:
Scott Henriksen
Editorial Company:
Cosmo Street Editorial
Editorial Producer:
Heather Richardson
Editor:
Tom Scherma
Music Production Company:
Butter
Music Executive Producer:
Ian Jeffreys
Music CD Composer:
Andrew Sherman
Mixing Company:
Sound Lounge
Mixer:
Tom Jucarone
VFX:
Switch FX
VFX:
Method
Title Design:
Trollb├Ąck + Company
Casting:
RPM
Principal Talent:
Eli Manning
Principal Talent:
Peyton Manning

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