The Denver Broncos will face the Carolina Panthers at this year's Super Bowl in what could be Peyton Manning's last ever game in the NFL.
We know this not only because his form has been dipping this season so he might call it a day, but also due to a camera catching him talking to New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick after the game saying this might be his last rodeo.
Peyton's brother Eli has also said winning Super Bowl 50 would be a good way for him to bow out of the game, and a lot of people will want to see the fairy tale ending for one of the best quarterback's the league has ever seen. The Panthers, however, do not. They simply don't care.
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That's according to Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert who said, via the Charlotte Observer: “We don’t really care if this is his last game. He’s played what – 18, 19 years? He’s had enough, you know what I’m saying? It’s our turn.”
He was further supported by his teammate and safety Tre Boston, who said: “So if a man has the last piece of pizza in the world, are you going to take that last piece? One of y’all got to live! One of us has to win, and I’m not trying to lose. It’s you and that one man. You gonna live or not? I’m trying to win. I don’t care who you are.”
You wouldn't expect anything less from the Panthers, after all, the franchise has never won a Super Bowl themselves, so it would be history in the making for them too.
They're not going to care if Manning could be riding off into the sunset after this game because this might be the only opportunity they get to try and achieve a Super Bowl ring.
There is a lot riding on this game for both teams, so for the neutrals, it's going to be an awesome Super Bowl to watch!