Peyton Manning Retiring From NFL Speech – Watch Retirement Announcement Video
Peyton Manning announced he’s retiring after an illustrious 18-year career in the NFL, and Gossip Cop has his entire speech from his press conference at the Denver Broncos’ training facility in Englewood, Colorado. Watch Manning’s retirement announcement below.
Manning’s retirement comes on the heels of the quarterback leading the Denver Broncos in its Super Bowl 50 championship exactly one month ago today. It was Manning’s fourth Super Bowl appearance and his second win. He won his first Super Bowl ring in 2007 when he was with the Indiana Colts. Manning also took home the MVP award for his tremendous passing, which included a 53-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter.
A future Hall of Famer, Manning holds several NFL records, including throwing the most touchdown passes and the most passing yards. He’s been the league MVP a record-setting five times, competed in more NFL playoffs games than any other player, and is tied with Brett Favre for the most regular season wins.
During Manning’s emotional retirement speech, in which he got teary-eyed on several occasions, he recalled several moments from his NFL career. He talked about how appreciative he was for his teammates and coaches, as well as his opponents. Manning also recalled all he would “miss” being away from the game. He ended his speech by saying, “God bless all of you, and God bless football. See Manning’s entire retirement announcement below.