Washington Redskins Would Target Kyle Orton And Not Matt Flynn, According To Report

Super Bowl Sunday has been a busy day for the rumors and reports surrounding the Washington Redskins' quarterback situation for next season. Adam Schefter tweeted that the Skins would immediately pursue Peyton Manning if he were released by the Indianapolis Colts. He also reported that the Skins were preparing to target free agents Kyle Orton and Matt Flynn.

Ryan O'Halloran of CSN Washington updated that report regarding free agents Flynn and Orton. O'Halloran reports that there is a consensus in the Redskins' organization to pursue Orton, but not Flynn.

Flynn, with all of two NFL starts, has been likened by some Redskins personnel as a lesser version of Kevin Kolb -- and they didn't like him, either.

Orton and Skins quarterback Rex Grossman have a history together, and competed for the starting job in Chicago. O'Halloran writes that Grossman, a free agent, would likely be free to sign with another team if Orton lands in Washington. With Manning's health still up in the air, it appears Orton is target number one at this point.

For more on the Redskins, please visit Hogs Haven, SB Nation's Redskins blog. For more on the Colts, visit Stampede Blue and SB Nation Indiana.

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