Colts to retire Peyton Manning's No. 18 in October
The Indianapolis Colts will retire former quarterback Peyton Manning's No. 18 jersey on October 8th when the team plays the San Francisco 49ers, the team announced.
The team will unveil a statue of Manning on the north plaza outside of Lucas Oil Stadium on October 7th.
“Peyton will always be a Colt,” Colts owner Jim Irsay said in a statement. “This will be an event our city, state and Colts fans around the world can celebrate and be proud of.”
Manning is the first Colts player from the Indianapolis era to have his number retired. He played 13 seasons with the Colts and recorded 54,828 yards and 399 touchdowns. He won Super Bowl XLI for the franchise's second championship title.