Hatin' on Peyton? Half of fans want Manning retirement report to be reality

Peyton Manning has had a Hall of Fame career, and won his second Super Bowl earlier this month.

Manning, soon to be 40, now can go out on top, and according to reports, that's what he plans on doing.

The reaction from a surprising number of football fans?

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Congrats, Peyton. Now get the hell out of here already.

Peyton Manning needs to retire or he'll just become the next Brett Favre

— Micah Linville (@mikelinville60) February 28, 2016

@CoryJennerjohn @TTSO_Chris watching this Manning drama like

— Kris Burke (@KrisLBurke) February 28, 2016

Best news a Chiefs fan can get is Peyton manning is retiring so we don't have to deal with him anymore 👌

— Ben Baragary (@Ben_Baragary24) February 28, 2016

There will be news. "Broncos part ways with Peyton Manning". Not the way he should do this...selfish if you ask me

— Jon (@ExnerJ) February 28, 2016

Breaking new. Peyton Manning to retire in order to avoid HGH suspension

— Fake Mort (@falsemortreport) February 28, 2016

It's okay millennials, Peyton Manning doesn't know what he wants to do in his life either.

— Noah Schlesinger (@NoahSchles) February 28, 2016

P Manning...the sun will come up whether u retire or not!

— Malcolm Green (@Malcgreen) February 28, 2016

Here's goodbye to Peyton Manning #ThankYouSheriff

— Matt Prisco (@matt_prisco) February 28, 2016

Some people think of monsters as mythical creatures and whatnot... When I think of monsters, I think of this

— Matt Prisco (@matt_prisco) February 27, 2016

Peyton Manning is starting to look like that old creepy dude in the corner of the bar that just will not go home. He's too caked up 4 that.

— Z-Dash (@WillifordWebb) February 28, 2016

Bout time RT @SECfootball: Report: Peyton Manning retiring from NFL

— Vic Damone Jr. Jr. (@MrJRadford) February 28, 2016

Friendly reminder that Peyton manning sexually assaulted someone back in college

— Одри (@divlioRom) February 28, 2016

Not exactly sure why Manning is waiting to announce his retirement. He no longer has the skills he once had.

— Ray Swiderski (@swids19) February 28, 2016

How is Peyton Manning even thinking about coming back...

— C$C (@Cameron_cotton4) February 28, 2016

Not a big shock. It's is bittersweet though. No more Peyton Manning is sad but he wasn't the same this season.

— Woot and Wye NFL (@WootandWye) February 28, 2016

Done deal'......Dynasty is Over" Eli will be right behind him

— Neil Dickerson (@ravens1950) February 28, 2016

Peyton Manning Set To Retire and Here is a Look at His Retirement Home #Broncos

— OTM Sports Boston (@OTMSportsBOS) February 28, 2016

Naturally, the other half of the fans speaking out will miss the legendary QB and are saluting him for his many achievements.

NFL Legends to go out on top :

John Elway

Jerome Bettis

Ray Lewis

Peyton Manning

— Rhi-yan (@RyanTheHoly) February 28, 2016

Best wishes on your retirement, Peyton Manning. You are a legend.

— Shane Jackson (@theshanejackson) February 28, 2016

Peyton Manning in my opinion the g.o.a.t it's amazing how he changed the game of football I'm glad he went out on top amazing career

— Jaylin Jeffries (@jeffries_30) February 28, 2016

Kinda upsetting to hear that Peyton Manning is planning on retiring. He's been the one QB I've liked constantly. Best of luck in the future!

— Sierra (@heyyitssierraxx) February 28, 2016

Peyton manning finally admitting he's retiring. One of the GOAT

— Andres (@kanyeasadatacos) February 28, 2016

#Farewell Peyton Manning 🙌👌🏈 One of the all-time greats #NFL !

— r-partida (@reypartenn) February 28, 2016

The GOAT is saying goodbye... Thank you for everything sheriff... Peyton Manning.

— Kelem (@klmgrx) February 28, 2016

Crazy to think that Peyton Manning is retiring. Thanks for all the years and memories that you left with us here in Indy. #GOAT

— Ryan Moriarty (@MoKnows1996) February 28, 2016

Peyton Manning retiring😢😢😢, the goat.

— Julian (@talkinheeads54) February 28, 2016

When you found out Peyton Manning is retiring

— Izzy Lopez Jr. (@izzy_lopez33) February 28, 2016

I've never watched a player that when he threw a long ball, I knew it was going to be a completion like 2004-2008 Peyton Manning.

— Aaron (@AthanatosSA) February 28, 2016

Thank you Peyton Manning.

— Matthew (@mmcdonald20202) February 28, 2016

One of the best ever #congrats RT @NFL: Report: Peyton Manning to acknowledge he's retiring

— Evan Jehle (@EvanJehle) February 28, 2016

Farewell Manning! Thanks for the final ride in the mile will be missed! 💙🔸🔹🐴

— Leah (@leahbitchess) February 28, 2016

I'm so sad...but yet so glad! I will miss seeing him on the field
I hope he retires as a COLT! Indiana will always love PEYTON MANNING!😃🏈

— Julie Ann Pequignot (@Julie9320) February 28, 2016

Thank you, Peyton. Sundays will never be the same...

— gmannVOLS (@gmannVOLS) February 28, 2016

Peyton Manning will go down as one of the greatest NFL players ever. Deserves to be in top 10 all time/top 3 QB debates.

— SportsTalkFeed .com (@SportsTalkFeed) February 28, 2016

He is going to retire. New just broke ...

— mikey (@racerboi8) February 28, 2016

Peyton Manning retires:

2x champion
1st all time in TD passes
1st all time in pass yards
1st all time in career wins
5x MVP (most all time)

— Zac Lee (@Zaclee_nyc) February 28, 2016