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Peyton Manning and Gary Kubiak have had no conversation about retirement

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It was reported earlier this week that Peyton Manning had said to Bill Belichick that this would be his last rodeo after the Denver Broncos' AFC Championship win against the New England Patriots.

Since then, the internet has gone wild on the topic, as the Super Bowl could be the last time we see The Sheriff play in the NFL. An end to the 39-year-old's amazing career in the league that has span over 18 seasons.

However, according to Pro Football Talk, Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak has said he hasn't spoken to Manning at all about the subject.


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“He hasn’t said anything to me,” Kubiak said.

When it was time for reporters to ask Manning about the topic to hopefully get some confirmation, he was trying not to laugh at the situation.

According to, he said: "I don't know if that's been confirmed. What happened to private conversations on the 50-yard line? They just don't exist anymore. ... There's no confirmation on that whatsoever."

He then paid homage to the Patriots head coach by saying jokingly: "We’re on to Carolina."

Until the Broncos have completed the Super Bowl game against the Carolina Panthers next week at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, we're probably not going to get any more out of Peyton or the rest of his family on the subject of his retirement. However, that isn't going to stop the media wanting to talk about it further, and in more detail, next week.

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