A month after Denver's triumph in Super Bowl 50, Peyton Manning informed John Elway he is retiring.
The two-time Super Bowl winner and five-time league MVP leaves quite a football legacy.
Here's how his peers and former teammates are reacting to the news.
The game is forever changed... Thanks Peyton! pic.twitter.com/yU13VphM2O— Andy Dalton (@andydalton14) March 6, 2016
One of the GOAT's is hanging em up. It was an absolute honor playing on the same field. Congrats… https://t.co/4UXVqRCR9A— Vontae Davis (@vontaedavis) March 6, 2016
Thank you Peyton Manning. An honor to say I've lined up across the line of scrimmage from one of the greatest to play the game.— Gerald Alexander (@GAlexander21) March 6, 2016
Congrats To PM on retiring . PM was the ultimate Team player and Great friend glad to see him go… https://t.co/6IVpABchP7— Chris Harris (@ChrisHarrisJr) March 6, 2016
When I see all the records that #18 holds pic.twitter.com/U9Txcz2pK9— Kyle (@Ky1eLong) March 6, 2016
S/o Peyton... One of the best to ever throw the ball forward.— Rocky Maivia (@AJFrancis410) March 6, 2016
Damn all I wanted to do was sack Peyton so much for that— Sharrif Floyd (@sharriffloyd) March 6, 2016
I'm happy the big fella is riding off in2 the Sunset...Another Super Bowl ring, some free Bud Light, Papa Johns is booming..Congrats Peyton— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) March 6, 2016
Came up on the losing end up plenty battles against #18 and always appreciated and respected his (cont) https://t.co/u1PP55wSQR— Duane Brown (@DuaneBrown76) March 6, 2016
It was an honor and a privilege Peyton. #FarewellSheriff— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) March 6, 2016
While sipping beers by the pool me and Peyton talked blitzes in 2012. Are you kidding me!?!?!!? One of the coolest experiences of my life!— Richie Incognito (@68INCOGNITO) March 6, 2016
Congratulations to Peyton Manning on an absolutely incredible career! A true professional, phenomenal competitor & a class act! #WellDone— Rich Gannon (@RichGannon12) March 6, 2016
So it's official I caught p money's last pass wow what a blessing shoutout to the sheriff on a great career !— Bennie Fowler (@b_fowler13) March 6, 2016
I know I did the right thing by giving that ball back to my guy P— Bennie Fowler (@b_fowler13) March 6, 2016