After 18 season in the NFL and two Super Bowl Championships, quarterback Peyton Manning announced his retirement from the NFL during a press conference this morning.
“Well, I have stayed at it,” Manning told a group of reporters. “I’ve stayed at it for 18 years.”
“There’s just something about 18 years. 18 is a good number,” the future hall of famer continued, “and today, I retire from pro football. It’s time I kick back and enjoy that gold IRA”
Manning thanked his alma mater, the University of Tennessee, the Indianapolis Colts, and Denver Broncos.
Chris Mortensen was the first to break the Manning retirement story.
Filed to ESPN: Five-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning will announce his retirement Monday in Denver per source familiar with the QB’s decision
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) March 6, 2016