His Bronc riding days are over; the last rodeo is done.
Peyton Manning is saying goodbye; it’s been lots of fun.
I’m told Manning will acknowledge his decision by the end of this week.
Shortly after this report came to the public’s attention, Patrick Smyth, the Broncos’ vice president of public relations took to Twitter to address that Manning hasn’t told the Broncos his decision yet, but he plans to meet with the team next week:
Peyton has not made a decision on his future. Plan remains for him to continue talks with the team this week. https://t.co/2YcjDCCQSg
— Patrick Smyth (@psmyth12) February 28, 2016
Manning has dropped plenty hints that this season could be his last, and the Broncos winning Super Bowl 50 over the Panthers sure makes it seem likely that Manning does indeed decide to hang up his cleats.
You know what they say though; nothing is official until you hear it from the person. Manning turns 40 in March, and typically quarterbacks that go past age 40 already aren’t very effective to begin with.
Manning threw for 2,249 yards in 2015 to go with 9 touchdowns and 17 interceptions.
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