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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 WR Furrey; release four

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Redskins made a series of roster moves Wednesday, most notably signing WR Mike Furrey.

Redskins face major changes on special teams

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Nearly as drastic as the changes on offense and defense this offseason has been the difference in special-teams personnel.

Report: Redskins’ Moss linked to HGH doctor

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
Redskins WR Santana Moss has been named as one of several professional athletes with ties to Canadian doctor Anthony Galea, who has been charged with smuggling and distributing human growth hormone, according to various published reports.

Redskins sign DL Holliday

Posted May 17, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
The Redskins announced Monday that they have signed free-agent DL Vonnie Holliday, who played in all 16 games with the Broncos last season.

Orakpo likely to increase sack total

Posted May 16, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
According to "Whispers," OLB Brian Orakpo's role in Redskins coordinator Jim Haslett's new defense could enable him to significantly improve on his 11-sack rookie season.

Redskins WR Moss sidelined after knee surgery

Posted May 08, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
A report from the Washington Post says that Redskins WR Santana Moss had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee this offseason and will be sidelined until June.

Redskins release Montgomery, Mitchell, three others

Posted May 03, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
The Redskins released five players Monday, including DL Anthony Montgomery, WRs Marko Mitchell and James Robinson and RBs Anthony Alridge and P.J. Hill.

Galloway, Wade not crucial Redskins additions

Posted April 30, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Redskins have been active in free agency, and signing WRs Joey Galloway and Bobby Wade is a good example of the new approach.

Redskins sign two veteran wide receivers

Posted April 29, 2010 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Redskins announced Thursday that they have signed free-agent WRs Joey Galloway and Bobby Wade.

Redskins sign DE Scott

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Redskins have signed free-agent DE Darrion Scott, who played for Jim Haslett in the UFL.

2010 draft choices by team: Redskins

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 10:41 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Washington Redskins in the 2010 NFL draft.

Redskins trade QB Campbell to Raiders

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Redskins sent QB Jason Campbell to the Raiders for a 2012 fourth-round pick, reports indicate.

Williams fits what Shanahan wants

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
OT Trent Williams is a classic fit for a Mike Shanahan zone offense with the feet and the lateral ability to move well to be a perfect fit in this kind of system. But does he want to be great?

Redskins beef up D-line with Carriker, Green

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
While the status of disgruntled DT Albert Haynesworth remains in limbo, the Redskins have started to stockpile DL help.

Rams trade Carriker to Redskins, sign RFA Ryan

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Rams remained busy on the DT front Tuesday, trading former first-round draft pick Adam Carriker to the Redskins and signing starting DT Clifton Ryan to a one-year tender offer.

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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