After earning a record five MVP awards and, finally, his second Super Bowl trophy, Peyton Manning will retire from the NFL.
USA TODAY Sports has confirmed Manning will make the announcement on Monday, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person requested anonymity because Manning has not made the decision public.
ESPN was the first to report the decision.
This was the ending most were expecting after Manning’s 18th season, a year unlike any other in his career. For much of the 2015 season, Manning, 39, was at his worst, looking old and too weak with a depleted right arm and balky left foot.
Read more: USA Today