Peyton told Belichick 'this might be my last rodeo'
After the game on Sunday and even during his press conference on Monday, Bill Belichick was prodded about the words he exchanged with Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning when the two were coming off the field after the AFC Championship Game.
Well apparently, part of what Manning said to Belichick was caught on camera and audio:
"Hey, listen, this might be my last rodeo. So, it sure has been a pleasure," Manning told Belichick.
"You are a great competitor," the Patriots' coach responded.
Manning has now gone 3-2 in the postseason against Belichick's Patriots, and they've had some epic regular-season battles, as well. If the Broncos' 20-18 win on Sunday is the last time they'll face off, then surely the above clip shows the mutual respect they've garnered over the years.