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Colts to honor Peyton Manning on March 18, per report

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According to WTHR's Bob Kravitz, the Indianapolis Colts will honor Peyton Manning in Indianapolis on Friday, March 18 at noon.

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On Monday afternoon, Peyton Manning held an emotional press conference at the Denver Broncos headquarters to announce his retirement.  He spent quite a bit of time talking about the Colts, and it sounds like his former franchise will be bringing him home to honor him next week.

According to WTHR's Bob Kravitz, the Colts will honor Manning on Friday, March 18 at noon in Indianapolis at the Colts' complex.

It's unclear what the ceremony will look like, but it's possible the Colts will retire his uniform number (officially) or perhaps announce something such as a statue, while making Manning available to the media as he comes home to where he began his NFL career and achieved so much success.

Many fans wanted Manning to sign a one-day contract to retire as a member of the Colts, but the reason was that they simply wanted him to come back to Indy and be recognized.  It sounds like that's exactly what happened, and it's definitely something to look forward to.  We don't have many details on the event, but we'll have complete coverage right here on Stampede Blue as the Colts honor Peyton Manning in Indianapolis next week.