OK, even hardcore fans of the
Colts were probably shocked by Stokley's four-catch, 144-yard outing on
Sunday, but they weren't surprised that QB Peyton Manning was looking in his direction.
Over the last four games Stokley has established himself as another weapon in the
Colts' offensive arsenal. Since Dec. 14 he has 21 catches for 311 yards and
five touchdowns, but in the three games prior to Sunday's outburst he was
averaging only 9.8 yards a catch. That's because he's mostly been used to
pick up short yardage on first down to put the team in advantageous down-and-
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