Quotes from Peyton Manning that made us cry

Posted at 12:40 PM, Mar 07, 2016

Peyton Manning got emotional as he gave his retirement speech in Denver. And so did we.

Here are a few of the quotes from Manning that brought tears to our eyes:

"Grateful is the word that comes to my mind when thinking of the Denver Broncos."

"To all my Denver teammates, thank you for what you've done for this old quarterback. And, of course, my gratitude to Broncos fans everywhere."

"I revere football. I love the game. So you don't have to wonder if I'll miss it. Absolutely. Absolutely, I will."

"Football has taught me not to be led by obstructions and setbacks but instead to be led by dreams."

"I'm totally convinced that the end of my football career is just the beginning of something I haven't even discovered yet. Life is not shrinking from me, it's morphing into a whole new world of possibilities."

"When I look back on my NFL career, I'll know without a doubt that I gave everything I had to help my teams walk away with a win. There were other players that were more talented but there was no one who could out-prepare me. And because of that, I have no regrets."

"I have fought the good fight and I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Well, I have fought the good fight, I have finished the football race and after 18 years it is time. God bless all of you and God bless football."

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