8-year-old cancer survivor interviews Peyton Manning, asks QB about retirement plans

Posted at 3:47 PM, Feb 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-03 17:47:42-05

Austin Denton joined the NFL Network as the “St. Jude’s Super Bowl correspondent” on opening day of Super Bowl 50 coverage, and the 8-year-old fan had the opportunity to ask the Denver Broncos quarterback how the feeling and atmosphere of his fourth appearance at the Super Bowl compares to past outings at the big game.

Denton also got to ask the question on many fans’ minds: Will this game be Manning’s last before he retires?

Check out the video above for the heartwarming interview and the response from Manning on rumors his playing days may be at an end.