The Manning brothers—Peyton and Eli—are among the most popular athletes in America, due in part to the fact that they own three combined Super Bowl victories. That makes them marketable, which benefits all of us in the long run.
If Manning didn't earn $10 million annually from endorsements with Buick, Reebok, Sony, Wheaties, Gatorade, Papa John's, and DirecTV—specifically DirecTV in this case—we wouldn't get gems like this:
Simply brilliant. And hilarious.
This isn't the first time Peyton and Eli have teamed up in an ad, or the first time they've done a DirecTV spot. The two will face off in Week 2 this season when Peyton's Broncos travel to New York to take on Eli's Giants on Sunday, September 15.