Peyton Manning makes cupcakes for Papa John, J.J. Watt in new commercial

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The NFL regular season is almost here, and while you won’t see Peyton Manning on the field, you haven’t seen the last of him.

Manning, who stars in a series of commercials for DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket that are already airing, appears in a new ad for Papa John’s Pizza.

Manning appears to have no problem poking fun at his retirement. In the Papa John’s commercial, the announcers dramatically wonder what Manning, who “gave his all” to the game, is doing right now.

The commercial then cuts to Manning in an apron. Apparently, he’s been busy perfecting his baking skills.

“Guys, cupcakes are ready,” Manning says before putting the finishing touches on cupcakes featuring the faces of Papa John’s Schnatter, Houston Texans star J.J. Watt and himself.