Fasten your seat belts sports fans, 2012 NFL free agency has commenced. The Washington Redskins are known for making waves in free agency year in and year out, but, as they have already seemed to figure out, there are far more important free agents than Peyton Manning the 'Skins should target.
Having collected the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 draft, the Redskins have all but secured Heisman winner Robert Griffin III. Manning, meanwhile, has had several official visits with teams such as the Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals and the Tennessee Titans.
There is still a mountain of work ahead for the Redskins, though.
As most of us know, free agency and age concerns have the Redskins taking inventory of their roster and trying to determine which areas are most concerning.
Peyton Manning may be the most coveted name in this year's free-agent class, but you won't find him on the Redskins' radar. Here are five free agents the Redskins should be targeting instead.