Peyton Manning, the Denver Broncos quarterback and Super Bowl 50 victor who amassed a passel of records and was among the most popular players in his 18 seasons in the N.F.L., will retire, hobbled by several career-threatening injuries.
Manning will speak to the news media on Monday at 1 p.m. ET at the Broncos’ facility south of Denver. ESPN was the first to report the news of his retirement.
“When you look at everything Peyton has accomplished as a player and person, it’s easy to see how fortunate we’ve been to have him on our team,” John Elway, the Broncos executive vice president of football operations and general manager, told DenverBroncos.com. “Peyton was everything we thought he was and even more – not only for the football team but in the community.”
The son and brother of N.F.L. quarterbacks, Manning, who turns 40 on March 24, was a league…