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Rex Grossman

Rex Grossman - #8 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 08/23/1980
Birthplace Bloomington, IN
College Florida
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 1st round, 22nd pick by Bears

TE Davis gets deal to stay with Redskins

Posted March 29, 2013 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
TE Fred Davis has re-signed with the Redskins. The team announced the deal Friday.

RG3: 'I'll be ready'

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III says his surgically repaired right knee is improving and he will "be ready" to play. It's just a matter of when.

Redskins release CB Hall

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
The Redskins part ways with CB DeAngelo Hall on Monday, The Washington Post first reported. Hall was due to count $8 million against the cap. 

Redskins lock up TE Paulsen

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
The Redskins have signed restricted free-agent TE Logan Paulsen to a three-year contract, a source tells the Washington Post.

Washington Redskins: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Washington Redskins, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Redskins hire A.J. Smith as senior executive

Posted March 06, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
The Redskins hired former Chargers GM A.J. Smith as a senior executive on Wednesday.

Lattimore hopes to inspire during incredible comeback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET
South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore isn't letting a gruesome knee injury slow him down en route to his path to the NFL.

Redskins' GM says team not considering name change

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
Despite increased opposition to their name in recent weeks, Redskins GM Bruce Allen said Thursday the club is not considering a new nickname.

Redskins sign DT Brace

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
The Redskins signed former Patriots second-round pick DT Ron Brace on Thursday.

What's next for Redskins if Fletcher retires?

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
LB London Fletcher played at a high level last season, but he could choose to retire. What would the Redskins do if he did?

RG3 wins PFW/PFWA Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
After turning in an electric debut season, Redskins QB Robert Griffin III was voted PFW/PFWA's Rookie of the Year.

Griffin undergoes surgery on ACL, LCL

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III underwent surgery on his knee to repair his ACL and LCL, the Redskins confirmed.

Peterson's freakish healing will make others suffer

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
By healing so quickly and turning in his best season to date, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has set an unfair standard for others' rehabilitations.

Griffin to get second opinion, MRI on Tuesday

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan spoke to the media and said QB Robert Griffin III will get a second opinion and a new MRI on his knee on Tuesday.

Carroll complains about condition of FedEx Field

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Seahawks lodged a complaint to the NFL about the conditions of FedEx Field, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 03, 2013
Grossman has agreed to a one-year deal to return to the Washington Redskins.||||||| Grossman's return gives the Redskins the same trio of quarterbacks as last season, and his veteran presence is an extra piece of insurance in case Robert Griffin III doesn't recover from a serious knee injury by Week 1 in September.
Posted Dec. 30, 2012
Grossman is active Sunday against Dallas.||||||| The third-stringer is behind backup Kirk Cousins and starter Robert Griffin III on the depth chart. Griffin is wearing a brace on his sprained right knee.
Posted March 21, 2012
The Redskins said Wednesday that Grossman has signed his one-year contract to return to the team. Grossman agreed to the deal last week.||||||| Grossman - full name Rex Daniel Grossman III - has said he expects to spend the season tutoring a rookie quarterback, likely Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III.
Posted March 17, 2012
Grossman is returning to the Washington Redskins for a one-year deal, fully expecting to spend the season helping groom Robert Griffin III.||||||| Grossman told ESPN 980 on Saturday that he's fully aware the Redskins are going to draft a quarterback - probably Heisman Trophy winner Griffin - with the No. 2 overall pick next month. But Grossman said he wants to remain a part of the team and play a part in its turnaround after another last-place season. Grossman won the starting job out of training camp last year, was benched for John Beck after five games, then later regained the No. 1 spot.
Posted Nov. 28, 2011
Grossman completed 26 of 35 passes for 314 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in Sunday's 23-17 win over Seattle. He hit Anthony Armstrong on a 50-yard touchdown midway through the fourth quarter to give Washington the lead and stun the Seahawks.||||||| The touchdown came one play after Grossman was called for intentional grounding while getting driven to the turf. Grossman stepped up in the pocket to avoid the pass rush, then unloaded his toss for Armstrong. It was Armstrong's first catch since Week 7 at Carolina, his sixth of the season and his only one on Sunday.

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