NFL Free Agency: Santonio Holmes Re-Signs With Jets, Redskins Pursuit Ends, According To Report

The Washington Redskins' pursuit of Santonio Holmes, one of the top 2011 NFL free agents on the market, is over. Holmes has signed a five-year deal to remain with the New York Jets, according to multiple reports. Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger is one that has the report.

The deal is a five-year contract, according to ESPN's Adam SchefterESPN New York's Rich Cimini reports the deal will have $24 million in guaranteed money.

The Redskins were reportedly pursuing Holmes even after re-signing Santana Moss, but Holmes always wanted to remain with the Jets, and now, he has. The Redskins could still go after Sidney Rice of the Vikings or even Holmes' teammate Braylon Edwards, but with Moss back and Donte' Stallworth signed, it's probably a good time to slow down on the wide receiver market.

For more on NFL free agency, visit our StoryStream listing key 2011 NFL free agents the Redskins could target. For all your NFL free agency rumors, visit that StoryStream. Also, be sure to check out SB Nation's Redskins blog Hogs Haven.

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