INDIANAPOLIS, IN - NOVEMBER 20: Peyton Manning, former Indianapolis Colts quarterback, reacts during a ceremony honoring the 10 year anniversary of the Super Bowl winning team during the halftime of the game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Tennessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 20, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Peyton Manning to finally be honored by Indianapolis Colts this upcoming season

The Indianapolis Colts are honoring Peyton Manning this season.

Peyton Manning played the last four seasons of his career with the Denver Broncos, but he established himself as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all-time during his 13 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts.

Now, the Colts are unveiling a statue of Manning on October 7, and they are retiring his No. 18 jersey the following day as the Colts host the San Francisco 49ers.

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Manning won four of his five MVP awards with the Colts. He won back-to-back MVPs in 2003 and 2004 and in 2008 and 2009.

Manning led the Colts to a Super Bowl victory over the Chicago Bears in 2006, and he led the franchise to another Super Bowl appearance in 2009. He threw for nearly 55,000 yards and 198 touchdowns with the Colts before winning another Super Bowl with the Broncos.

The Colts drafted the legendary Manning with the No. 1 overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft.