Peyton Manning Emotional Retirement Speech [FULL REMARKS]

  • Published: 07 March 2016
  • After 18 years in the NFL, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning announced his retirement today, saying in an emotional speech, "today, I retire from pro football."

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  • Billie West
    Billie West  4 days back

    Growing up in Greeneville,TN just an hour east of Knoxville I have had the honor of experiencing what KTown is like on game day many times over the years. It is the epitome of Pageantry, an absolute electrifying atmosphere. The years that Peyton was our quarterback, every single week was literally the best week of your life. I have so many wonderful memories from the mid-90s being on campus and then walking into Neyland Stadium. I will always be grateful to Peyton for those unbelievable days. Truly a Class Act, and without a doubt just as awesome off the field as on. The fact that he was willing to forgo all that money as the number one pick and risk getting injured to come back his senior year. I think that tells you all you need to know about what it's like at Tennessee as well as the character of this great man. Thank you Peyton!

    • Herd Football Fan
      Herd Football Fan  4 days back

      Manning could dissect a defense and know where a CB was gonna be before the CB even knew it

      • Troy Ray
        Troy Ray  2 weeks back

        Class act

        • daniel warner
          daniel warner  2 weeks back

          I'll always consider Peyton Manning to be the finest NFL QB of his generation. He saluted so many great players he played with and against, as well as coaches and support staff. He obviously is grateful to the fans. This was a moving speech, and I really like his ads during NFL pregame shows and during the games. His being in the games has been missed, but, thankfully, he's still there.

          • Donae Weston Piper Jr
            Donae Weston Piper Jr  3 weeks back

            Man crush ON.

            • Doak Masarik
              Doak Masarik  1 months back

              My favorite Quarterback of all time. I love Peyton Manning.

              • Bryan
                Bryan  2 months back

                Peyton, football misses you.

                • Jack Wemply
                  Jack Wemply  2 months back

                  I love anyone that works their ass off. Makes no excuses, gives their all and pulls no punches.

                  I will miss you on the gridiron.

                  Signed: Loyal Chiefs fan

                  • Jack Wemply
                    Jack Wemply  2 months back

                    Chiefs Mahomes fan. I cried

                    • Joshua with Heaven's Best Carpet CleaningLLC

                      I wish Peyton would come back to the Broncos and help us flipping coach..

                      • Vick Vinegar
                        Vick Vinegar  2 months back

                        Pure class

                        • SPACE_Sirius
                          SPACE_Sirius  2 months back

                          If this is like this, imagine bradys

                          • Paul Smith
                            Paul Smith  2 months back

                            18 years and his number his 18

                            • QUEENBEE200384
                              QUEENBEE200384  2 months back

                              I’m a Ravens fan but ultimately a Football fan. I have Nothing but respect and admiration for the great Peyton Manning. He’s the epitome of a true gentleman and I don’t know anyone who hates him. You can tell he truly lives, breaths and loves Football. Football misses you.

                              • Ziggy Zag Wag
                                Ziggy Zag Wag  3 months back

                                Dang 18 is a good number, his speech was 18 mins.

                                • taco highlite
                                  taco highlite  3 months back

                                  Why happy retiring.

                                  • taco highlite
                                    taco highlite  3 months back

                                    Peyton manning handling shit good.

                                    • Kevin Boluyt
                                      Kevin Boluyt  3 months back

                                      Class. Act. Wow.

                                      • Karen Cumbie
                                        Karen Cumbie  3 months back

                                        What a guy! So amazing!

                                        • Mm
                                          Mm  3 months back

                                          At least Peyton Mannings last game was better than Dan Marinos last game

                                          • SlayinSaiyan 94
                                            SlayinSaiyan 94  3 months back

                                            What kind of reporter brings up that question about when he was at Tennessee, at the legends retirement?

                                            • Luke Guerra
                                              Luke Guerra  3 months back

                                              Goat miss him favorite of all time

                                              • JHS-79
                                                JHS-79  3 months back

                                                Fuck !! , I Love football.....!!!!
                                                Die hard Niner fan

                                                • JHS-79
                                                  JHS-79  3 months back

                                                  An example of what a professional "sportsman" it's all about

                                                  • Travis Isaacs
                                                    Travis Isaacs  3 months back

                                                    Damn what a speech. Thoughtful on every level

                                                    • Jacob Luckring
                                                      Jacob Luckring  4 months back

                                                      18 minutes . Nice

                                                      • Tim D.
                                                        Tim D.  4 months back

                                                        This man is a true legend and a true class act! I’m a cowboys fan but have always respected the talent and class this man has brought to the game of football!

                                                        • Rico
                                                          Rico  4 months back

                                                          Incredible! So happy I was able to watch this man win two Superbowls and retire. Denver/Colts GOAT

                                                          • Deadco34
                                                            Deadco34  4 months back

                                                            this is why ima broncos fan

                                                            • 2 Slick
                                                              2 Slick  4 months back

                                                              Ironic how this video is 18 minutes long 😅

                                                              • Gabriel Guzman
                                                                Gabriel Guzman  4 months back

                                                                Who here is waiting for Aug 2021?

                                                                • King Joffrey
                                                                  King Joffrey  4 months back

                                                                  FULL REMARKS .... (minus a few punchlines but whatever)

                                                                  • Chris Seekell
                                                                    Chris Seekell  4 months back

                                                                    I googled the definition of "class" but this video came up instead

                                                                    • NatePlayzYT
                                                                      NatePlayzYT  4 months back

                                                                      Peyton is a player respected by just about everyone. I loved watching him growing up. He was very talented but he is also a good guy. Miss you Peyton. Enjoy your retirement.

                                                                      • sc12100
                                                                        sc12100  4 months back

                                                                        Im the only one who cant stand this guy.

                                                                        • jim page
                                                                          jim page  5 months back

                                                                          Peyton predicted his brother would pass him unfortunately for the Giants he was just a good brother

                                                                          • MultiKushie
                                                                            MultiKushie  5 months back

                                                                            Well Mr. Peyton one rookie did break a record of yours and his name is Baker Mayfield

                                                                            • Nicholas Hormuth
                                                                              Nicholas Hormuth  5 months back

                                                                              I wonder if Eli will have a good retirement speech

                                                                              • Manny Balagot
                                                                                Manny Balagot  5 months back

                                                                                Andrew luck can take a page on how to do it right

                                                                                • MAROONED ECHOES
                                                                                  MAROONED ECHOES  5 months back

                                                                                  Greatest QB in my opinion. I miss watching him play. Never be another PM.

                                                                                  • SDAWG
                                                                                    SDAWG  5 months back

                                                                                    I'm a die hard Patriots fan and I have to say Peyton was top notch and even though I hate to say this Peyton had the sweetest release in the game.

                                                                                    • Suzanna Arnold
                                                                                      Suzanna Arnold  5 months back

                                                                                      I will always miss my omaha!!! Peyton you are a class act. And still in 2019, I miss you so much still. We love you

                                                                                      • Nicholas Oakley
                                                                                        Nicholas Oakley  5 months back

                                                                                        Am I the only here after Andrew Luck’s retirement

                                                                                        • Minty Anderson
                                                                                          Minty Anderson  1 days back

                                                                                          Na I'm here bra

                                                                                        • Arthur Morgan
                                                                                          Arthur Morgan  4 months back

                                                                                          Lol I am but not because of it, it’s sorta weird thinking about the colts when I was growing up

                                                                                        • Luke Nolan
                                                                                          Luke Nolan  4 months back

                                                                                          Nicholas Oakley me too

                                                                                        • YPC_YungD
                                                                                          YPC_YungD  5 months back


                                                                                        • Travis Gilbreath
                                                                                          Travis Gilbreath  5 months back

                                                                                          Nope lol just here to remember the GOAT and cry lmfao

                                                                                      • Bo rozar
                                                                                        Bo rozar  5 months back

                                                                                        Peyton manning u r a great QB

                                                                                        • Barton Record
                                                                                          Barton Record  5 months back

                                                                                          The thumbs down must be Denver fans who won't win another Super Bowl with Peyton.

                                                                                          • Aldo Monge
                                                                                            Aldo Monge  5 months back

                                                                                            Miss that handshake with Tom Brady...classic

                                                                                            • Bent Ice
                                                                                              Bent Ice  6 months back

                                                                                              Sports & Gaming Lore kinda said this but i just realized. 18:02 is 18 for peytons jersey, and 2 for the superbowls, but also 18 for 18 years in the league and 2 for the number of teams he played for.

                                                                                              • Chris Watkins
                                                                                                Chris Watkins  6 months back

                                                                                                Echo on my hero