Are the Manning Brothers Cool Enough to Rap?

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

Published On
Aug 07, 2013

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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,


Aug 07, 2013
Brand :
Client :
Director :
Bryan Buckley
Agency :
Grey-New York
Chief Creative Officer :
Tor Myhren
Executive Creative Director :
Dan Kelleher
Vice President/Creative Director :
Doug Fallon
Vice President/Creative Director :
Steve Fogel
Executive Agency 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, Photography :
Scott Henriksen
Editorial Producer :
Heather Richardson
Editorial Company :
Cosmo Street Editorial
Editor :
Tom Scherma
Music Executive Producer :
Ian Jeffreys
Music Company :
Music Creative Director Composer :
Andrew Sherman
Mixer :
Tom Jucarone
Mixing Company :
Sound Lounge
Visual Effects :
Switch FX
Visual Effects :
TItle Design :
Trollbck + Company
Casting :
Principal Talent :
Eli Manning
Principal Talent :
Peyton Manning

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