Over the course of an impressive career, Peyton Manning has reached out to hundreds of people with sincere handwritten letters. Recipients have included teammates and rivals, family and friends, coaches, celebrities and fans alike. Now, after 18 years, Gatorade pens a sincere tribute to the Sheriff using his own words.

This piece was nominated for an Emmy in 2016.

You know you've made something special when the ESPYs and a bunch of celebrities spoof your film.