“Hey listen...This might be my last rodeo, so, it’s been a pleasure,” Manning told Belichick as they embraced following the Broncos 20–18 win over the Patriots for the AFC Championship.
Manning is 39 years old and has not said for certain whether he will retire at the season’s end. He missed six games this season with a foot injury.
Watch the exchange between Manning and Belichick below:
In his 18 year NFL career, Manning played 14 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and four with the Broncos. He led the Colts to victory in Super Bowl XLI and was named the game’s MVP.
The Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers on Feb. 7 at Levi’s Stadium in San Francisco.