I’ll try to collect tweets from players and celebrities throughout the morning and put them here.
Evan Mathis (this one had to lead the thread):
Peyton Fucking Manning
— Evan Mathis (@EvanMathis69) March 6, 2016
Peyton was everything we thought he was and even more – for our team & community. What an AMAZING career & we're thankful he was a Bronco!!
— John Elway (@johnelway) March 6, 2016
Tom Brady (via Ian Rapoport):
#Patriots QB Tom Brady weighs in on Peyton Manning's retirement on Facebook pic.twitter.com/YZllRYG0yQ
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 6, 2016
Man thank you P thank you 4 all the memories I love you man believe me I have a friend 4 life. A 9 year old fan to a teammate P G.O.A.T
— Cj Anderson (@cjandersonb22) March 6, 2016
I'm happy the big fella is riding off in2 the Sunset…Another Super Bowl ring, some free Bud Light, Papa Johns is booming..Congrats Peyton
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) March 6, 2016
Congrats on an amazing career #PeytonManning! We will miss you! #legend
— lindsey vonn (@lindseyvonn) March 6, 2016
Manning retires w/many records, one of the most important he has created generations of fans like my granddaughter https://t.co/Da0ujw2yit
— mark schlereth (@markschlereth) March 6, 2016
Congrats to my man PM on an amazing career. It was an honor to play with one of the greatest & to win it all with him.
— Darian Stewart (@darianstewart26) March 6, 2016
Congrats Peyton, you played the QB position & game to perfection. Showed generations, including my boys, how to be a pro. Enjoy retirement!
— Ed McCaffrey (@87ed) March 6, 2016
So it's official I caught p money's last pass wow what a blessing shoutout to the sheriff on a great career !
— Bennie Fowler (@b_fowler13) March 6, 2016
Thankful to have been around The Sheriff my first few years in league ! Blessings #greattimes… https://t.co/VZTGE9BLDp
— kwebb (@kayvonwebster) March 6, 2016
It was a honor and a privilege PM, s/o to you, the #GOAT on 1 hell of a career! ?? #SB50Champs… https://t.co/UibIqlFFep
— Omar C. Bolden (@Os_Island) March 6, 2016
Congrats To PM on retiring . PM was the ultimate Team player and Great friend glad to see him go… https://t.co/6IVpABchP7
— Chris Harris (@ChrisHarrisJr) March 6, 2016
The Iron Shiek:
PEYTON MANNING IRON SHEIK CLASS
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) March 6, 2016
It was an honor to be ur teammate "p-money" congrats on ur successful career, thanks for teaching me how to be a pro pic.twitter.com/K52tE8H72M
— Cody Latimer (@CodyLatimer14) March 6, 2016
Now Peyton shall ride off into the sunset…. what a great career. That man in his prime was something serious!
— Donté Stallworth (@DonteStallworth) March 6, 2016
UPDATE: And why not a few more as they trickle in.
Congrats to P. Manning on your retirement. It has been a honor to play with you the past two seasons. #GOAT #PMONEY pic.twitter.com/KgZFAnMBdN
— T.J. Ward (@BossWard43) March 7, 2016
It's been an honor #GOAT pic.twitter.com/5LY3QzqRru
— Ronnie Hillman (@MrHillman2U) March 7, 2016
Thanks Peyton "Pmoney, Papa John, Master P"!!! You showed us what greatness looks like! Thru all… https://t.co/kloDBg8zj4
— Von Miller (@Millerlite40) March 6, 2016
It's been an honor and a privilege to share the field with Peyton these last two years. Thank… https://t.co/Eqabr1ndDW
— Matt Paradis (@two_dice) March 6, 2016
@Broncos #PeytonRetires #PeytonManning Thank you for your effort on behalf of Bronco Country. Holding a spot for you in the Ring of Fame!
— Karl Mecklenburg (@KarlMecklenburg) March 6, 2016
Blessing to witness #GREATNESS18 #GOAT pic.twitter.com/fiOlMboh60
— Steven Johnson (@SMJ2852) March 6, 2016
Wanted to say what Manning means to me.140 characters wouldn't do it justice So I'll just say, Thank you Peyton. #BroncosCountry #sheriff
— shannon sharpe (@ShannonSharpe) March 6, 2016
Sheriff G.O.A.T & The LionBacker…it's truly been an honor PM. Enjoy it and save me like 1 or 2 cold ones lol #GR8 pic.twitter.com/9TrdbrJTOo
— Danny Trevathan (@Grindin_59) March 6, 2016
P MONEY!! It's been a pleasure.. That year I had on practice squad, just going against you… https://t.co/vMFKgNqvnZ
— Brandon Marshall (@BMarshh54) March 6, 2016
Congratulations 2 peyton a great Leader, champion, competitor & true pro on & off the field ! 1 of the best of all time enjoy retirement!
— Willie McGinest (@WillieMcGinest) March 6, 2016
No More "Apple, Apple"
No More "Omaha, Omaha"
More…… "Budweiser"… #18 https://t.co/Jb4UGTqNrk
— Edgerrin James (@EdgerrinJames) March 6, 2016
Loved competing against you, pushed me beyond limits. There will only be one Peyton! #SHERIFF #GREATNESS #LEGEND pic.twitter.com/DQvXFIsI9L
— Eric Weddle (@weddlesbeard) March 6, 2016
It was an honor and a privilege Peyton. #FarewellSheriff
— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) March 6, 2016
I want to extend a huge congratulations to Peyton Manning on an excellent career. So happy to see the Sheriff go out on top
— Richie Incognito (@68INCOGNITO) March 6, 2016
Note: If you visit Incognito’s timeline, he shared some stories about the time he and Peyton played together in the 2012 Pro Bowl.