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Has Peyton Manning admitted he should of retired after Super Bowl XLVIII

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It was the game that defined the biggest clash in NFL history to date as the greatest ever offence took on the greatest ever defence in Super Bowl XLVIII.

But what we got was exactly the opposite as the Denver Broncos offence never ever got started and their defence failed to stop a relentless Seattle Seahawks attack.

It all started badly for the Broncos as their first snap went over the head of Quarterback Peyton Manning and gave the Seahawks a quick lead via a safety.

A very dominant 43-8 victory for the Seahawks capped perhaps one of Peyton Manning's worst ever nights on a football field.

In the months following Super Bowl XLVIII social media sites Facebook and Twitter have made light of Manning's performance with many claiming he 'choked' on the big stage.

Whatever the reason, it isn't important, it has gone down as one of the most surprising Super Bowls in history and not because of an upset.

So I think by the use of any colloquialism in the English language, it is fair to say that Peyton Manning sucked at Super Bowl XLVIII.

Why is this important? Well its because of Manning's AFC rival, New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady.

Brady recently spoke about the idea of him retiring and in his own words, he will retire: "When I suck".

Well it was a quote that made every Patriots fan in the world rejoice because Brady right now certainly doesn't suck so his retirement plans are clearly on hold.

However, after Brady's comical yet accurate quote, who was the first NFL Quarterback to come out and support him? Peyton Manning of course.

Is this Manning coming out and admitting that he should have hung up his cleats after last season, when he could have been no lower?

Of course not, Manning set the record for passing touchdowns in a single season last year so arguably he may never have been better.

Many questioned if he would ride off into the sunset if they had of beat the Seahawks in February and is it possible that that defeat is the only reason he didn't?

Well only Manning can answer that question but for now we are looking forward to a new season with Manning at the helm in Denver.

Either way we appear to be a long way away from either Manning or Brady by definition 'sucking' so two of the biggest names at Quarterback in NFL history appear to be going nowhere.

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