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Brian Orakpo Goes Viral

Posted by Brian Tinsman on November 2, 2011 – 2:35 pm

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No, Rex Grossman didn’t pass his bout of pneumonia on to his teammates.

Instead, Brian Orakpo has backed up his stellar commercial debut with two encore performances.

First, we have a healthy dose of Scrabble in the park:

Funny thing about that teacup, is that it would look like a mug if anyone else was holding it.

And too bad “Geico,” is a proper noun.  That’s a no-go in Scrabble.

His next commercial, which I actually haven’t seen on live TV yet, has some marketing gold for the Redskins sack-master:

It is my job to inform you that there is no truth to the rumor that O-Rak-Go, O-Snack-Po, nor Coat-Rack-Po will be sold in the Redskins team store.

Shhhh.


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Brian Orakpo Gets His Big TV Spot Tonight

Posted by Brian Tinsman on August 25, 2011 – 7:42 pm

In the latest iteration of Washington, D.C. sports stars in Geico insurance commercials, outside linebacker Brian Orakpo will make his commercial debut tonight:

I confess that I don’t really understand the caveman shtick, but the commercial is pretty funny.  Keep an eye open for it while you’re refilling your chips and salsa.

A tip of the ol’ cap to Dan Steinberg, who was all over this one.


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Some Redskins Thoughts on Super Ads

Posted by Matt Terl on January 29, 2009 – 4:59 pm


ALL of these commercials are vastly superior to Mean Joe, though. I don’t care what any of these people — OR any top ten lists — say.


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