Manning Retirement? (01/13/15)

By John Ewing Director of Research and Analytics @johnewing
Will Peyton Manning retire? Odds Courtesy of Bovada.lv.



After another playoff loss, 24-13 to Indianapolis, some have questioned whether this is the end for Peyton Manning.

Asked if he could definitely say he was planning on returning to the Broncos next season, Manning said, “I'm processing it. I can't say that. I could not say that.''

It was reported Monday that Manning had been playing with a torn right quadriceps. The injury helps to explain why Manning had one of his worst postseason performances Sunday against the Colts.

Change is coming to Denver. Not only will Manning have to rehab from another injury but John Fox is out as Denver's Head Coach. There are 17 players set to become restricted or unrestricted free agents. Manning has two years left on his contract. Will one of the greatest quarterbacks of all-time call it quits?

Think you know what the five time NFL MVP will do? Oddsmakers at Bovada.lv are offering gamblers the chance to predict Manning's NFL future.

Will Peyton Manning retire before game 1 of the 2015 regular season?
  • Yes: +400
  • No: -700

The odds suggest Manning will return for his 18th season, bet $700 to win $100. However, with a Super Bowl ring and numerous all-time records, such as the most passing touchdowns (530), should he?