Peyton Manning will be receiving the ultimate honor from the Colts this season. Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Peyton Manning is arguably the greatest player in the history of the Indianapolis Colts organization, and the franchise is planning to honor him accordingly.

On Tuesday, the Colts announced that they will be unveiling a statue of Manning outside Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 7. The team will also retire Manning’s No. 18 jersey during halftime of its Week 5 game against the San Francisco 49ers the following day.

“I am humbled, and I am grateful to Jim and the Irsay family for this tremendous honor,” Manning said.

Manning will become the 14th member of the Colts’ Ring of Honor and the first in the Indianapolis era to have his jersey retired by the team.

“Peyton will always be a Colt,” Colts owner Jim Irsay said. “This will be an event our city, state and Colts fans around the world can celebrate and be proud of.”

Manning has not yet given any indication of what he will do with his life after football, though we know one area he is not interested in. Should he ever decide he wants to hold a front office role with the Colts the same way John Elway does with the Denver Broncos, the franchise would likely welcome him with open arms.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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42 NFL players have won a Super Bowl with more than one team. How many of them can you name?

Clue: Position, Teams-Wins

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CB - GB (I,II), DAL (VI)
Herb Adderly
K - PIT (XIV), NYG (XXV)
Matt Bahr
CB - DAL(XXX), BAL (XXXV)
Robert Bailey
DT - NYG(XXI), SF (XXIV)
Jim Burt
QB - SF (XIX*), NYG (XXV*)
Matt Cavanaugh
C - GB (I), BAL (V)
Bill Curry
WR - DAL(XXX) BAL(XXXV)
Billy Davis
DE - CHI (XX), SF (XXIX)
Richard Dent
S - SF (XXIX*), DEN (XXXII)
Dedrick Dodge
S - CHI (XX), NYG (XXV)
Dave Duerson
TE - GB (I,II), MIA (VII, VIII)
Marv Fleming
OT - DAL (XII), CHI (XX)
Andy Frederick
RB - MIA (VII), OAK (XI)
Hubert Ginn
OT - GB (I,II), DAL (VI*)
Forrest Gregg
LB/DE - SF (XXIII, XXIV), DAL (XXVII, XXVIII)
Charles Haley
LB - BAL (V), OAK/LAR (XI, XV, XVIII)
Ted Hendricks
S - RAI(XXVIII), NYG (XXI)
Kenny Hill
RB - SF (XXIX) DEN (XXXII, XXXIII)
Derek Loville
TE - MIA (VII, VIII), PIT (XIII)
Jim Mandich
DE - WAS (XXII, XXVI), SF (XXIX)
Charles Mann
QB - IND (XLI), DEN (L)
Peyton Manning
LB - CHI (XX), WAS (XXVI)
Wilbur Marshall
WR - SF(XXIX), DEN (XXXII, XXXIII)
Ed McCaffrey
CB - SF (XXIII, XXIV), DEN (XXXII)
Tim McKyer
QB - CHI (XX), GB (XXXI*)
Jim McMahon
LB - OAK/LAR (XV, XVIII), SF (XXIV)
Matt Millen
QB - BAL (III, V), MIA (VII, VIII)
Earl Morrall
WR - DEN (XXXIII), BAL (XXXV*)
Marcus Nash
LB - DAL (XXVII, XXVIII), SF (XXIX)
Ken Norton
C - NYG (XXI, XXV), SF (XXIX)
Bart Oates
CB - NYG (XXI), DAL (XXVIII)
Elvis Patterson
RB - PIT (IX), DAL (XII)
Preston Pearson
WR - KC (IV), DAL (VI*)
Gloster Richardson
LB - SF (XXIII, XXIV), DEN (XXXII, XXX)
Bill Romanowski
QB - NYG (XXI), WAS (XXVI)
Jeff Rutledge
CB - SF (XXIX), DAL (XXX)
Deion Sanders
G - WAS (XXVI), DEN (XXXII, XXXIII)
Mark Schlereth
TE - DEN (XXXII, XXXIII), BAL (XXXV)
Shannon Sharpe
DE/DT - DAL (XII), RAI (XVIII)
David Stalls
OT - DEN (XXXII, XXXIII), BAL (XXXV)
Harry Swayne
G - GB (XXXI), STL (XXXIV)
Adam Timmerman
DT - DEN (XXXII, XXXIII), NE (XXXIX)
Keith Traylor
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