According to ESPN, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will retire.
ESPN reporter Chris Mortensen tweeted out the news Sunday that the two-time Super Bowl champion would be stepping away from football and riding off into the sunset after winning Super Bowl 50 against the Carolina Panthers.
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
If the reports are true, Manning will retire as one of the most successful quarterbacks in the history of football. Over his long career, Manning threw for over 500 touchdowns and 70,000 yards — both of which are NFL records.
Manning is hardly the first NFL star to retire this offseason. Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch also retired after an incredible career. (RELATED: Beast Mode Hangs Up Cleats After Great NFL Career)