As Deadspin pointed out, this is not Manning's first time uttering the brand name on air -- he did so back in 2014, and he also owns a few Anheuser-Busch distributors. So there's already an affiliation.
But in the waning days of Manning's ability to throw a football, there's one thing he's surely better at than ever: knowing how to make a buck off his platform, and his memorable, weirdly large-foreheaded face.
If you don't think you're going to see a Peyton Manning Budweiser commercial the moment he retires, you clearly haven't been paying attention.
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