Santonio Holmes isn't going anywhere.
The Jets have agreed to terms with their No. 1 free agent target, wrapping up the talented wide receiver on a five-year deal, according to three league sources. ESPN reported the deal calls for $24 million guaranteed, which is said to be the heftiest sum handed to a wide receiver.
Holmes was traded to the Jets in 2010 for a fifth-round pick after falling out of favor in Pittsburgh. He was the Jets' most clutch performer a season ago, coming through with game-changing plays during their run to the AFC championship game.
After sitting out the first four games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, Holmes racked up 746 yards and six touchdowns in 12 games.
In the Jets' three playoff games, Holmes had nine catches for 127 yards and two touchdowns, including a 45-yarder against Pittsburgh in the AFC title matchup and another of his famous near-the-sideline grabs a week earlier against New England.
Holmes was also reportedly initially atop the Redskins' wish list. But Washington agreed to terms with Santana Moss yesterday and agreed to terms with another free agent wideout, Donte' Stallworth Wednesday.