April 27, 2012 BY Aaron Hope / 3
Shortly after the Indianapolis Colts made their selection of Andrew Luck official, the NFL Draft broadcast went to commercial and Nike Football’s newest ad hit the air. Crafted by legendary music video director Mark Romanek, ‘Fast is Faster’ emphasizes the importance of rate of force development in the increasingly explosive NFL while showcasing the Swoosh’s new jerseys on some of its brightest gridiron stars. Larry Fitzgerald is depicted chucking sod, Troy Polamalu challenges a wrecking ball, Calvin Johnson trades ‘Megatron’ for ‘The Human Torch’ and we’re reminded where all of this is leading courtesy of Giants and Patriots fans drumming in a more synchronous fashion than you might have expected. Click through to see the spot in full, let us know which NFL x Nike kicks and gear you’re most excited to cop and stick with Sneaker News for more as we head toward Nike’s first season as the NFL’s exclusive outfitter.