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Here’s Kristen Wiig like you’ve never seen her before: as Peyton Manning

Is that Kristen Wiig, or Peyton Manning? We’ll let Fallon be the judge.
Is that Kristen Wiig, or Peyton Manning? We’ll let Fallon be the judge. YouTube screenshot

You’ve likely seen actress and former “SNL” cast member Kristen Wiig as a lot of characters.

There’s Kristen Wiig as Kat from Kat and Garth during “Weekend Update.”

There’s Wiig as Gilly, one of her more well-known “SNL” bits.

And it wouldn’t be right if we didn’t mention Wiig as Target Lady, our personal favorite.

This week, Wiig appeared on the “Tonight Show” as a character totally out of her element: Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.

You see, Wiig is not an avid sports fan. In fact, she barely knows the basics of football.

But God bless her for trying, for the sake of a laugh.

“The final seconds of the Super Bowl, they’re ticking away and what are you thinking?” host Jimmy Fallon asks Wiig.

“I’m thinking, uh, I’m so far from the line...and I have to get the ball to the guy

Other highlights? “Manning” said the final score was 14-6, and that “he” went to the University of Florida.

We hear from our sports blogger Pete Grathoff that Tennesee, Manning’s true alma mater and rival to Florida, isn’t happy about that.

Here’s the full interview:

Bonus points to Wiig for throwing the pigskin.

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