Peyton Manning, the iconic quarterback, is set to announce his retirement on Monday. Will there ever be another player as talented and classy as Peyton?
Peyton Manning will announce his retirement from the NFL on Monday, according to multiple reports.
The Denver Broncos quarterback is set to bring the curtain down on his 18-year career just weeks after winning the Super Bowl.
He will make the announcement at a news conference following a stint in the league that will likely land him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Manning will be going out on top, NFL.com and ESPN.com reported, citing sources close to the quarterback.
The decision comes as the Broncos faced a Wednesday deadline in which Manning would be guaranteed $19 million from Denver for the 2016 NFL season if he remained on the team’s roster.
One of the most prolific passers in NFL history, Manning revolutionized the quarterback position during an 18-year career that included two Super Bowl titles, five most valuable player awards and a slew of passing records.
Manning came across as a laid back southern boy but on the gridiron he was a clinical, ruthless competitor with an off-the-charts football IQ who changed plays at the line of scrimmage to outsmart opposing defenses and torched opponents with a big arm and dead-on accuracy.
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