Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Sports
  3. NFL

Ravens' Brandon Stokley retires after 15 NFL seasons

See also

Brandon Stokley, the last active player of the Superbowl XXXV team announced that he will retire following a season-ending concussion that placed him on injured reserve Dec. 10.

Stokley, 37, mentioned to The Denver Post on Thursday at an interview in his Colorado home that his 15th NFL season will be his final one.

Stokley continued, "I'm glad I played this year because I know I'm done," Stokely told them "Had I not played this year I would have always felt I could have kept playing. I still know I can play but my body just can't go through it anymore."

Stokley will always be remembered for scoring the first touchdown during the Ravens Super Bowl XXXV victory, catching the initial scoring catch behind New York Giants corner back Jason Sehorn.

Overall, Brandon Stokley finishes his NFL career with 397 receptions for 5,339 yards and 39 touchdowns, including a career-high 68 catches for 1,077 yards and 10 touchdowns during the 2004 season with Peyton Manning in Indianapolis.

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • Coachella
    The set times you need to know have been announced for Coachella
    Festival Buzz
  • Lamar Odom
    The New York Knicks are giving Lamar Odom another shot in the NBA
    Video
    NBA Buzz
  • Porsha Williams
    See why 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Porsha Williams posed for this mug shot
    Video
    TV News
  • NHL tickets
    If you're looking to catch an NHL playoff game in NYC, don't expect to do so on a budget
    NHL Buzz
  • Transcendence
    Review: ‘Transcendence’ fascinates, but does it rise above the field?
    Movies Buzz
  • Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant has agreed to cooperate with an all-access documentary about his life
    Video
    Sports Buzz

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!