Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning jokes with reporters after an NFL football practice at the team's headquarters, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in Englewood, Colo. The Broncos are preparing to face the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb.
David Zalubowski
January 28, 2016

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Peyton Manning may have told Bill Belichick, ''This might be my last rodeo,'' but he's not telling anyone else anything about his thoughts on retirement.

NFL Network cameras caught an intriguing exchange between Denver's quarterback and New England's coach after Denver's 20-18 win over the Patriots in the AFC championship game on Sunday.

Manning didn't want to talk about the eavesdropped exchange on Thursday, however.

He joked, ''I don't know if it's been confirmed or not, you know? What happened to private conversations on the 50-yard line? I guess they just don't exist anymore. So, no confirmation on that whatsoever. ... We're on to Carolina.''

The Broncos (14-4) face the Panthers (17-1) in Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7.

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