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Peyton Manning To Announce Retirement Monday – ESPN (Video)

Peyton Manning
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Peyton Manning‘s Super Bowl 50 victory over the Carolina Panthers was indeed his last rodeo.

The five-time NFL MVP will announce his retirement during a news conference Monday at the Denver Broncos‘ headquarters, a source familiar with the quarterback’s decision told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen.

History will show the quarterback played 18 seasons, made four Super Bowl trips with two titles, set a mountain of records and earned a place on football’s Mount Rushmore. He will retire as the NFL’s all-time leader in passing touchdowns (539), passing yards (71,940) and quarterback wins (186, tied with Brett Favre).

Manning, who played 14 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, was a first-ballot Hall­ of­ Famer­-in­-waiting before spinal fusion surgery caused him to miss the 2011 season. He went to the Broncos as a free agent in 2012 and authored the most prolific season of any quarterback in history in 2013. The Broncos made two Super Bowl trips in Manning’s final three seasons.

By Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer, ESPN, Mar. 6, 2016 


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