Watch the new Eli Manning, Tony Romo-starring DirecTV ads
A pair of NFC East Division rival quarterbacks put their acting skills to the test for DirecTV.
Taking a page from the Rob Lowe “don’t-be-that-guy” spots that have aired over the past few seasons, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo are urging you not to be those altogether creepy or off-putting people who choose cable over the exclusive provider of the NFL’s Sunday Ticket package, which lets fans watch every game.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning are also part of DirecTV’s new campaign, according to an ESPN report.
Manning embraces the skeezy, used-car-salesman look during his spot, all the way down to the exposed chest hair—not to mention those greasy wisps on his forehead.
And Romo the papier mâché-crafting artist pulls off the sunflower pin and the glasses chain better than you’d expect.