The brotherly quarterback duo of Peyton and Eli Manning star in a different format with their upcoming “action-packed drama” slated for this fall, titled Football Cops. The story’s premise involves a fallen star quarterback by the name of Mike Tahoe (played by Peyton Manning) who’s career is cut short, bringing him back to his roots on the streets. Vowing for revenge, he enlists his best friend and rival C.J. Hunter (played by Eli Manning) to help clean the streets. The show will be an exclusive on DIRECTV.
Peyton and Eli Manning star in this action-packed drama about two former pro football players who bring their unique brand of law enforcement to one of the country’s toughest neighborhoods. Mike Tahoe (Peyton Manning) was living the dream as a big league quarterback, until a personal tragedy brought him back to the mean streets of his childhood. Vowing to bring those who wronged him to swift justice, he enlists the help of his best friend, and biggest rival, C.J. Hunter (Eli Manning). Both grew up together as orphans in a home for wayward boys. Both overcame the odds to become huge sports stars. Now both are the only hope for the rugged streets they once again call home.