This was hardly a surprise.
Allegedly at a party in Peyton Manning’s honor, Pro Football Hall of Fame president, David Baker, informed Manning that he will be entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame on his first year of eligibility. Camera crews were on hand, so we can expect to see the footage on the official Hall of Fame broadcast this Saturday.
At the time of Manning’s retirement, he was the all-time leader in every significant quarterback stat. Manning was a five-time MVP and two-time Super Bowl Champion.
Last week, LeRoy Butler revealed on Twitter that he was not chosen.
We are down to 13.