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NFL players said (mostly) nice things about Peyton Manning and his retirement

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Farewell, Sheriff.

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

As Peyton Manning gave his tearful farewell speech Monday afternoon, dozens of former teammates and even opponents across the NFL took to social media to express their gratitude. Here are some of the best:

He also drew praise from athletes outside the NFL:

Even the man on the losing end of Manning's final Super Bowl win had a few nice words for the retiring quarterback.

But what's being one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time without having a few (humorous) haters?