Does Anyone Like This Commercial?

Ordinarily, I’m inclined to give Nike’s ad agency the benefit of the doubt with whatever they put forth. 98% of the time, I love it. I can think of a handful of their commercials that literally give me chills (like this, and this, and this).

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But good LORD! This commercial makes no sense, and its omnipresence during big football games borders on excruciating:

The presentation's purposefully classical, you see—black-and-white imagery, football noir, offset with the futuristic stylings of Adrian Peterson, football revolut—wait, wait, wait, Adrian Peterson’s covered in scales? Uh… Weird.

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