12 Aging Superstars Dropped Like Bad Habits

Everyone’s talking this week about how the split between Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts was so classy and dignified. And I guess it was about as “classy” as an unwanted, unhappy ending can be. But it’s still sad. Pretty much everyone (besides the hopefuls in Miami, Arizona, Seattle, and Washington) would have preferred to see Peyton retire a Colt. But, unfortunately, this isn’t the first time an aging superstar was forced to leave the team with which he spent his entire career. Heck, this isn’t even the first time an aging Colts superstar got dumped.

Today, we bring you a list of major sports stars who got dropped like bad habits. Click away to see where Manning’s breakup the Colts ranks among the all-time greatest sports divorces.

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