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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 sign seven to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Sunday that they have signed the following players to their practice squad: WR Terrence Austin, OL Selvish Capers, OL Erik Cook, LB Rob Jackson, OL Will Robinson, S Anderson Russell and RB Ryan Torain.

Redskins trade CB Tryon to Colts

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
According the NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora, the Redskins have traded CB Justin Tryon to the Colts.

Report: Redskins part ways with RB Parker

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
The Redskins have released RBs Willie Parker and Ryan Torain, according to ESPN.com's Adam Schefter.

QB Beck signs extension with Redskins

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
QB John Beck agreed to a two-year extension with Washington, keeping him with the Redskins through 2012.

LB Davis doesn't last long with Redskins

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Washington released four players Tuesday, including a rookie whom they acquired a day earlier.

Redskins place WR Kelly on I.R.

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Redskins WR Malcolm Kelly, a former second-round draft pick, was never able to get 100 percent healthy in training camp, so Washington placed him on injured reserve Tuesday.

Redskins, Rams make two trades

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Redskins and Rams made two separate trades Monday, with each team acquiring a rookie player that they believe could make the 53-man roster.

Front three vital to Redskins' defense

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 12:09 a.m. ET
For all the talk of Albert Haynesworth and his ongoing saga with the Redskins, the other D-linemen on the team will have a lot to say about how successful the defense will fare this season.

Shanahan leaves McNabb's status for opener in question

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said Sunday that he is unsure if QB Donovan McNabb will be ready for the season opener as McNabb nurses a sore left ankle.

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice examines two offenses going in opposite directions — the Cardinals' and the Redskins' — and provides other observations directed at fantasy football owners.

McNabb to miss preseason game against the Jets

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan announced that QB Donovan McNabb will not play Friday against the Jets after he injured his left ankle against the Ravens.

Redskins add veteran safety, fullback

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Redskins signed two former Steelers, veteran S Tyrone Carter and FB Carey Davis, on Monday, and they released veteran LB Chris Draft.

Report: Haynesworth has muscle condition

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Embattled Redskins DL Albert Haynesworth missed practice last week due to a muscle condition.

Report: Redskins FS Moore could miss 4-6 weeks

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Redskins FS Kareem Moore could miss 4-6 weeks after suffering what's believed to be a sprained MCL in Saturday night's preseason contest against the Ravens, according to the Washington Post.

Headache, not dehydration, keeps Haynesworth out of practice

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
On Thursday, Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth missed another practice, this time because of a headache.

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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