Eli Manning’s Sandwich-Eating Touchdown Dance From ‘SNL’ Animated by EA Sports (Video)

1,656

When Eli Manning said he was going to host NBC’s Saturday Night Live, critics were quick to compare him to his older brother Peyton Manning, as usual. After all, Peyton had done an excellent job on SNL, and has appeared in several entertaining commercials.

However, it seems Eli’s performance may have outdone Peyton’s for one organization. Employees at EA Sports, creators of the Madden NFL video game series, have been busy animating Eli Manning’s touchdown celebration from a skit on SNL.

In the skit, Manning wore a motion-capture suit to demonstrate what he does after scoring a touchdown. After pretending to comb his hair and an attempt at “Tebowing,” Manning acted out making a sandwich, dropping it and then eating it any way.

According to Sportsgrid, it is unclear whether EA Sports has any intention of including the touchdown dance in this year’s Madden NFL 2013. If by some chance it is, though, Patriots fans might have one tiny, minuscule reason to continue looking at the TV when Manning scores a touchdown.

See more of Manning’s performance here, and check out great athlete hosts in SNL history here.

TMZ logo

© 2018 NESN

Partner of USATODAY Sports Digital Properties