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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

Redskins TE Cooley (concussion) will see a specialist

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Redskins TE Chris Cooley will see a specialist after suffering a concussion in Sunday night's loss to the Colts.

NBC wins ratings battle vs. playoff baseball

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Sunday night's Colts-Redskins game drew a 13.2 overnight TV rating, as NBC's number continue to go up while airing against playoff baseball.

Redskins TE Cooley leaves game with concussion

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
Redskins TE Chris Cooley left Sunday night's game in the second half because of a concussion.

Manning throws for over 300 yards in Colts win over Redskins

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:51 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns Sunday night, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a 27-24 win over the Washington Redskins.

Haynesworth among Redskins inactives

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth has been declared inactive for Sunday night's game against the Colts.

Fired Minnesota coach Brewster could return to NFL

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
An NFL insider has told PFW that Tim Brewster, who was fired Sunday as head coach at the University of Minnesota, could resurface in the NFL as an offensive assistant.

Brown, Gonzalez don't travel with Colts

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Colts will be without RB Donald Brown (hamstring), WR Anthony Gonzalez (ankle) and DB Jacob Lacey (foot) for their Sunday-night game against the Redskins.

Redskins want to better utilize speedy Armstrong

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
With undrafted first-year WR Anthony Armstrong making the most of his occasional touches, Washington wants to get the ball in his hands more often, according to NFC East Whispers.

Redskins give Landry a chance to shine

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
Redskins SS LaRon Landry is playing his best football yet, making a ton of tackles and leading a resurgent group that got out of the gate slowly.

Colts face RB questions

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Colts' top three running backs — Joseph Addai, Donald Brown and Mike Hart — all face injury questions heading into the Week Six matchup vs. the Redskins.

Hidden factors keyed Redskins' win

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Donovan McNabb had a great passing day and the Redskins' defense stepped up in their overtime win over the Packers. But a lot of factors, some more obvious than others, played a part in the 16-13 victory.

Redskins top Packers in overtime

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
LaRon Landry's diving interception set up Graham Gano's 33-yard field goal 6:54 into overtime Sunday, and the Redskins battled back from a 10-point fourth-quarter hole for a 16-13 win over the Packers.

Haynesworth will miss game to attend memorial

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth will miss Sunday's game against the Packers to attend a memorial motorcycle ride for his half brother who was killed last week in a motorcycle accident.

Redskins' Torain tries to shed injury label

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Now that he has a starting opportunity with Clinton Portis out 4-6 weeks, Redskins RB Ryan Torain must prove he can stay in the lineup.

Report: Redskins cut WR Thomas

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Washington has cut WR Devin Thomas, who has no catches on the season, according to an ESPN report.

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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