Found March 09, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, even though the Washington Redskins have sealed the deal on acquiring the second overall pick in April’s draft, they still plan on pursuing free agent quarterback Peyton Manning.

Even though it’s considered a long shot that they’ll land Manning, the Redskins will still waste their time and try to get Manning.

At the end of the day, Manning has moved on from the Skins.  Owner Dan Snyder now needs to take his piggy bank with him and get ready to bring in talent to surround Robert Griffin III.

 

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