Found December 26, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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During a practice with the Baltimore Ravens this year, Brandon Stokley made a self-deprecating observation about his NFL career. "You know, there's nobody who has played as long as me who has caught as few balls as me," Stokley said with a laugh to his receivers coach Jim Hostler. There's a compliment in there, somewhere. Start with only 18 NFL receivers have made it through 15 seasons. As usual, Stokley's instincts were impeccable. His 397 catches are easily the fewest of the group — 160 less than No. 17 Troy Brown's 557. Stokley won't catch up. The former Broncos slot receiver has played his last game. After talking it over with Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome three weeks ago, Stokley knew he was finished playing. Placed on season-ending injured reserve with his latest concussion, Stokley's retirement will become official when the Ravens' season ends. He no doubt could have played again next year, as dependable slot receivers are in ...
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