Stokley was active for Sunday's game against Baltimore, his first NFL team.|||||||
He had missed time with wrist and hip injuries.
Stokley is returning to Denver to play with old friend Peyton Manning.|||||||
Stokley signed a one-year deal with the Broncos Monday. In June, he'll turn 36, the same age as Manning, whom he played with in Indianapolis from 2003-06. Stokley played with the Seahawks in 2010 and the Giants last year.
A person familiar with the deal says the New York Giants have agreed to terms with Stokley.|||||||
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because Stokley had not signed the contract. The Giants lost veteran Steve Smith to free agency and their interest in getting another veteran increased this week after Hakeem Nicks bruised his left knee in the season-opening loss to the Washington Redskins.
A person familiar with the deal says the Washington Redskins have agreed to a one-year contract with Stokley. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because free agent contracts can't be signed until Friday under terms imposed at the end of the NFL lockout.|||||||
The 35-year-old Stokley becomes the fourth wideout age 30 or older to reach a deal with the Redskins in 24 hours. The team has also agreed to terms to sign Donte' Stallworth and re-sign Santana Moss. Plus, it traded for Jabar Gaffney. Stokley has played for four teams over 12 NFL seasons. He had 31 catches for 354 yards last year with the Seattle Seahawks.
Stokley had four catches for 62 yards in his Seahawks debut, a 20-3 loss at St. Louis.|||||||
Seattle signed the veteran earlier in the week, and he was quickly the team's most productive receiver. Amid the Seahawks' struggling offense, however, that didn't mean much. Seattle has a bye in Week 5.