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‘Lone Survivor’ director praised for NFL
commercial that featured the game’s greats

Fox News, by Edmund DeMarche

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 2/4/2019 4:51:52 AM

Mark Walhberg praised his former director, Peter Berg, for creating the widely praised NFL spot that aired during the Super Bowl that featured 44 of the game´s former and current stars. The 2-minute commercial starts out at a black-tie event at a swanky banquet hall. It looks like a wedding reception and even has a large white cake. Roger Goodell, the NFL commissioner is on stage, addressing the audience that is seated at round tables with crystal stemware and floral centerpieces. The camera cuts to Peyton Manning, who nods in agreement with Goodell who is talking about the NFL´s 100th season

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ladydawgfan, 2/4/2019 5:28:27 AM     (No. 11890393)

I absolutely LOVED this commercial!! It was hilarious and I laughed all through it. I just wish they could have gotten Refrigerator Perry to tackle something, especially since he scored a TD in Superbowl XX.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: franq, 2/4/2019 6:02:51 AM     (No. 11890413)

You´d have to be over 40 to really appreciate and recognize everyone. Franco at the end was pretty good. I went to bed in the 3rd quarter. Brady didn´t look that great but apparently he got the job done.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 2/4/2019 7:17:42 AM     (No. 11890478)

Reminded me of the old days when the NFL was about football...........period!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: corndoggies, 2/4/2019 7:58:14 AM     (No. 11890521)

I thought it was great also except for the teenage girl towards the end who ended up with the football and said come and get it or some such. Maybe someone can explain her significance or even who she is.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pc1eszm, 2/4/2019 8:11:37 AM     (No. 11890538)

Agreed, #4. I have no idea who she is or why she was there except to appease the GirlPower crowd.

This was the best commercial of the night by far. Poor Hubs, though-he´s a Raiders fan and had to re-live the Immaculate Reception yet again.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tennman, 2/4/2019 11:02:54 AM     (No. 11890847)

One of the few I watched. Really cool to watch so many players - current and former willing to laugh at themselves.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 2/4/2019 3:15:12 PM     (No. 11891165)

Franco Harris and the ´immaculate reception´ was a blast from the past. Ironically, the best ads (to me) were the NFL promos, and not any of the real commercials. Liked the ad with Payton Manning and John Malkovich at the Roman Colosseum.

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