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CANTON, OHIO - AUGUST 08: (EDITOR'S NOTE: Retransmission alternate crop) Peyton Manning reacts to the crowd during the NFL Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Tom Benson Hall Of Fame Stadium on August 08, 2021 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

Peyton Manning and Tom Brady traded blows many times on the football field throughout their illustrious careers. Easily two of the top quarterbacks in NFL history, they provided fans instant classics year after year.

Even though Manning is retired now, the two are still connected and making headlines.

Over the weekend, Manning was enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Throughout the years, the former-Bronco and Colt has become known for his dry humor and personality, so it came as no surprise that his enshrinement speech drew positive reviews. Manning, specifically, entertained when he playfully ribbed his old friend Tom.

“And speaking of rivals, my good friend Tom Brady is here tonight,” Manning said. “By the time he is inducted, in his first year of eligibility in the year 2035, he’ll only have time to post his acceptance speech on his Instagram account.”

NFL players are not eligible for the Hall of Fame until five years after retirement. So, by Manning’s math, Brady will be playing until 2030, which would make him 53 years old. Are we going to doubt him now?

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