After everything that's happened to Peyton Manning this season—from the immensely painful plantar fasciitis that forced the future Hall of Fame quarterback to miss six games to the miraculous playoff run that brought him to the Super Bowl—many assume this will be the Sheriff's last season.
People said the same thing following the 2014 season, but Manning, at 39 years old, was again under center in 2015. That's why this video of Manning embracing New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick following the Broncos' win over the Pats in the AFC Championship game is so bittersweet. In the scene, Manning says to Belichick, "This might be my last rodeo, so it sure has been a pleasure."
Say it ain't so, Peyton! The NFL will be a weird place without Manning yelling "Omaha!" and making what seems like a thousand audibles at the line of scrimmage. If he does indeed call it quits after Super Bowl 50, what a ride it will have been, No. 18.
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