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Tom Brady honors Manning's 'incredible career': 'You changed the game forever'

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 24: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos and Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots speak after the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 24, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Patriots 20-18. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 24: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos and Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots speak after the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 24, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Patriots 20-18. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tom Brady added his own personal tribute to Peyton Manning on the eve of the Denver Broncos signal caller's retirement.

The New England Patriots quarterback took to his Facebook account to congratulate Manning on "an incredible career" and praised the 39-year-old for "making the game better":

Congratulations Peyton, on an incredible career. You changed the game forever and made everyone around you better. It's been an honor.

Posted by Tom Brady on Sunday, March 6, 2016

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Brady accompanied the post with a photo of himself and Manning after the Broncos' win over the Patriots in the AFC title game, where Manning had reportedly told Brady that "this might be it."