As many of us expected all along, the Denver Broncos have signed Brandon Stokley to a one-year deal according to the NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.
Brandon Stokley has reunited with Peyton Manning - Stokley has a 1yr deal with Denver— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) April 16, 2012
Stokley gave Manning a place to stay while he was visiting Denver before signing with the team, and Stokley will add a familiar face for Manning. Stokley played with Manning in Indianapolis from 2003 through 2006 before moving on to play with none other than the Denver Broncos for 3 seasons. In all reality, this deal just made too much sense for the Broncos to pass up.
Stokley is a savvy veteran that has made a living finding pockets in zones. He's not as quick as he once was, but he's as sure-handed as ever, and he should give the Broncos a very solid possession receiver to help Manning in difficult situations.
Since entering the league in 1999 with the Ravens, Stokley has played for 5 different teams accumulating 339 receptions for 4,680 receiving yards and 34 touchdowns. If you didn't think Stokley was still in the NFL, we don't blame you. Last year, he played in just two games for the Giants, catching just one pass for 7 yards. I'm sure Peyton Manning's glad to have him back in the fold, and I'm sure Brandon Stokley is ready to get back on the field and play some football.
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QUESTION.... DID STOKELY GET A SUPERBOWL RING FOR BEING ON THE GIANTS THOSE TWO GAMES? if he did, not bad.... unless those two games were lost - lol..... I'm a Stokely fan and I'm thrilled we picked him back up for Mannig.... I wish the season would start already so I can feel this Manning pick up was worth it.... I mean, I don't remember ever being so excited about a football player like Tebow - He breathed some new life into the Broncos that we haven't felt in year.... I have mixed emotions on Tebow.... I want to see him do great in NY.... but after seeing the people out there booed him, I hope he doesn't fit, NY cuts him and Denver gets him back - loosing this fan favorite was the worst feeling of losing a star player or your favorite team.... Getting Stokely back helps a little - I'm still ticked off at that two faced Elway though.