Originally written on Redskins Hog Heaven  |  Last updated 2/9/12
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Wow! Now Sally Jenkins jumps on the Peyton Manning to the Redskins bandwagon. Jenkins has been one of The Washington Post's severest critics of Daniel Snyder's habit of signing free agents with big name recognition to restore the Redskins' winning ways. And yet... "This is one instance in which Dan Snyder needs to be the Dan Snyder we used to know, the check-writer with a signature on the bottom flashier than a fountain," writes Jenkins today. "This isn’t some impulsive grab at a big-name jersey. Manning has absolutely nothing in common with the fat and happy Redskins free agent disasters of the past." Excuse me, Sally, but Manning has everything in common with Redskins free agent disasters of the past. All of them came with big names that clouded football judgment that should have proceeded, if not precluded, the move. There is no name in football bigger than Manning these days. The judgment is whether Manning can even perform at a pro level. Jenkins makes the point that "docto...
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