The Indianapolis Colts are inviting their fans around the world to join them in honoring Peyton Manning through the Letters to Peyton campaign.

As a part of this initiative, fans have the opportunity to write letters to Peyton showing their support and appreciation for the impact he made.

This campaign will run August 16 through October 8, when the team officially retires Manning’s number at their game vs. the 49ers. In addition, the team will unveil a statue in his honor on Saturday, October 7.


On Saturday, October 7, at 3 p.m., the Indianapolis Colts will host a special ceremony to unveil a statue of Peyton Manning outside the north end of Lucas Oil Stadium. The ceremony is free and open to the public. Gates open at 12 p.m. (located at the corner of Capitol and South streets). Event Details

The ceremony will be live-streamed on, the Colts mobile app and the Colts Facebook page.
How to submit your letter:


A limited number of commemorative Peyton Manning posters will be available at participating Indiana Papa John’s locations. There is a limit of one poster per customer. The posters will also be available to fans who attend the statue unveiling ceremony on Saturday, October 7, at Lucas Oil Stadium, while supplies last.


The Colts have teamed up with world-renowned artist and performer Robert Shangle, to create a live bronze statue of Peyton Manning for fans to take photos with around Downtown Indianapolis on Friday, October 6, and Saturday, October 7. Below is a list of locations for these two days. To learn more about the artist, visit

Friday, October 6
- 7-10 a.m. – Monument Circle
- 11 – 1 p.m. – Massachusetts Ave.
- 2-4 p.m. – Corner of Washington & Illinois
- 4:30-6 p.m. – Georgia St. & Meridian

Saturday, October 7
- 9-11 a.m. – Irsay Family YMCA
- 12-2:45 p.m. – Lucas Oil Stadium