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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

Haynesworth misses practice following death of half-brother

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth missed practice on Friday after the death of his half-brother.

Redskins sign P Smith

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
The Redskins have reached an agreement with P Hunter Smith.

RB Portis out 4-6 weeks

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Clinton Portis is expected to miss four to six weeks with a third-degree groin separation.

Packers-Redskins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Week Five Packers-Redskins game.

Portis doesn't think he'll play in Week Five

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
Redskins RB Clinton Portis told a Washington radio station that he doesn't think his groin injury will be healthy enough for him to play in Week Five.

Redskins making offensive changes

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
The Redskins have used the season's first quarter to find an identity on offense, but they appear to be leaning more toward the run after the win over the Eagles.

With Vick out, Redskins win McNabb Bowl

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
Donovan McNabb threw for 125 yards and one touchdown, leading the Washington Redskins to a 17-12 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in his first game against his former team.

Redskins waive RB Williams, sign WR Banks

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
The Redskins waived RB Keiland Williams on Saturday and signed WR Brandon Banks from the team's practice squad.

Redskins struggling to execute Haslett's defense

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
After a strong performance in Week One, coordinator Jim Haslett's Redskins defense has taken several steps back.

Rams top Redskins after losing Jackson

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
Backup running back Kenneth Darby scored the go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter, helping the St. Louis Rams overcome an injury to Steven Jackson and end a 14-game home losing streak with a 30-16 victory over the Washington Redskins on ...

Redskins P Bidwell hurt

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Redskins P Josh Bidwell was injured in pregame warm-ups and needed to be helped off the field by teammates an hour before the game vs. the Rams.

Redskins might call RB Williams' number

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
If you want to keep an eye on a player who could give the Redskins' offense a boost, it could be RB Keiland Williams.

Deadline passes for Chargers WR Jackson to be traded

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The deadline imposed for Chargers WR Vincent Jackson to be traded, which would have allowed him to reduce his suspension from six games to four, has passed with no deal consummated.

Redskins cut RB Johnson, sign RB Simpson

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
The Redskins cut two-time Pro Bowl RB Larry Johnson on Tuesday and signed RB Chad Simpson.

Redskins CB Hall: "This is my defense"

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
DeAngelo Hall told the Washington media that he will be covering No. 1 wide receivers the rest of the season.

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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