While Peyton Manning didn’t officially agree to terms with the Broncos until Tuesday, news began to break on Monday — and Twitter became a reaction hub.
Nine of the 10 trending topics in the United States revolved around the news as fans tuned into social media for the ongoing commentary.
Broncos players and alumni shared their excitement as well:
Robert Ayers (@1_900_ayersjr): Welcome P. Manning, looking forward to going to work with you.
Elvis Dumervil (@EKD92): What a power move! @MillerLite40 let the hunting begin.
(This tweet was then retweeted by Von Miller)
Willis McGahee (@WillisMcGahee): To all my free agents across the NFL, I think you know what time it is. It’s about to go down…
Lance Ball (@LanceBall35): Wow!
Ryan Clady (@RyanClady): Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tony Hills (@THills76): When I woke up this morning I didn’t see this coming. Looking forward to working with Peyton and learning a lot.
Von Miller (@MillerLite40): #Broncos are trending on Twitter! Leggo!!
Ed McCaffrey (@87ed) Peyton Manning! Congrats to my Denver Broncos especially @johnelway – still the MVP for Denver!
Terrell Davis (@Terrell_Davis): PEYTON MANNING!!!!
Shannon Sharpe (@ShannonSharpe): I think @Terrell_Davis and I should round up the old gang minus @johnelway, he’s retired and make a comeback.