‘Eli, what’d you do?’ Five things we learned from Peyton & Eli’s Monday Night Football telecast

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Mondays just received a entire large amount extra enjoyable many thanks to the Manning brothers.

Peyton Manning and Eli Manning used the debut of their Monday Evening Soccer with Peyton and Eli MegaCast through the Baltimore Ravens vs. Las Vegas Raiders sport to prove they are just as fun to watch in the nonconventional booth (study: distant output home) as they had been on the discipline.

Not only did Peyton remind us what we currently understood — that he is a bona fide walking encyclopedia of the recreation — but he and Eli also gave every person who was listening invaluable insight into the activity.

I am not sure I’d be any very good at it, but Peyton and Eli are crushing it. I am finding out so significantly listening to them and it feels like they are with me on my couch. What an impressive and innovative strategy.

— Phil Mickelson (@PhilMickelson) September 14, 2021

Heck, even if you couldn’t care a lot less about the X’s and O’s of football, the siblings’ incessant chirping at every single other and story time with visitors Charles Barkley, Ray Lewis, Travis Kelce and Russell Wilson have been reason more than enough to tune in.

From Peyton blaming his younger brother for an errant fire alarm to Eli clowning his more mature brother for the dimension of his forehead, in this article are 5 things we figured out from the broadcast:

Peyton has zero tolerance for sound when the residence team is on offense …

“Consume your beer, quiet down and enable [Derek] Carr enjoy quarterback.” — Peyton on Raiders fans currently being far too loud

“He had that stadium trained. The enthusiasts would get fined if they talked when the Colts were being on offense. If a person was attempting to buy a beer, everybody would convey to him to quiet down right up until the protection was on the subject.” — Eli on Peyton’s time as QB in Indianapolis

Eli and Peyton do a signify Derek Carr and Jon Gruden impact …

“I have often wanted to perform Jon Gruden. This is what Jon Gruden is expressing to Derek Carr in the headset.”

The Manning brothers exhibiting us what the pre-snap conversation is like on ESPN2 and @ESPNPlus pic.twitter.com/76TK8aRPMw

— ESPN (@espn) September 14, 2021

Eli has no chill when it arrives to Peyton’s forehead …

“Stunning that a helmet will not suit you. They did not have a XXL helmet for that brow.” — Eli when Peyton attempted to demo a perform

“You need to have some a lot more powder on that forehead it appears to be like like you sprayed Pam all over it.” — Eli when Peyton was speaking about precision-healthy helmets

Travis Kelce is so uncertain whom the Chiefs are playing on Sunday …

“[Watching this game] I’m not seeking to get also specialized due to the fact I imagine we are playing the Chargers this week. Oh wait around, perhaps we’re taking part in Baltimore. I really don’t even know — I am acquiring lost in the season already.” — Kelce on whom Kansas City plays in 7 days 2

*Five minutes later*

“Hey, Travis, just so you know, you do engage in the Ravens future week, so make confident you don’t fly to Los Angeles to enjoy the Chargers.” — Peyton

Peyton treats Eli like the minimal brother he is …

“Eli, what’d you do?” — Peyton when a fire alarm interrupted their broadcast

*Hearth ALARM*

Peyton: “Eli, what’d you do?” ???pic.twitter.com/OxCjlENsSl

— Don Van Natta Jr. (@DVNJr) September 14, 2021

So … same time future 7 days?