Found March 14, 2012 on Everything's an Endzone:

The Colts will have to look somewhere else to rebuild at wide receiver, as Pierre Garcon has signed with the Redskins.

The deal is reportedly worth $42.5 million over five years, including $21.5 million guaranteed.

This comes after the Redskins traded up for the number two pick in this year’s draft, where it looks like they will draft Robert Griffin III.


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