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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

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and Redskins take two big steps back, the Giants avoid 0-2 and the Eagles keep winning. But how exactly?

Redskins lose Carriker, Orakpo for the season

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The Redskins were dealt a huge blow in Sunday’s loss to the Rams, as DE Adam Carriker and OLB Brian Orakpo both suffered season-ending injuries.

Amendola's big day helps Rams past Redskins

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford threw for 310 yards and three touchdowns in rallying the Rams to a 31-28 win over Robert Griffin III and the Redskins on Sunday.

Kerrigan becoming Redskins' all-around best defender

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
It perhaps hasn’t happened yet, but OLB Ryan Kerrigan just might be the Redskins’ best defensive player by season’s end.

NFL Links: Should Rams have drafted RG3?

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Sam Bradford over RG3 was the right choice, the Green Bay defense makes a statement and the Giants lose a treasured mustache.

RG3 gets NFC Player of the Week honors

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III, Buccaneers DB Ronde Barber and Vikings PK Blair Walsh were named the NFC Players of the Week for Week One.

Week One Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Robert Griffin III, Tracy Porter and Blair Walsh as its Players of the Week.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Giants are 0-1, the Eagles barely survived Cleveland and the Redskins and Cowboys appear to be top dogs in the division.

Shorts and Shells: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:55 a.m. ET
Welcome to Overreaction Sunday, where RG3 can do no wrong, the Bills and Saints do little right and Peyton Manning is back in business. We think.

Griffin shines as Redskins down Saints

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III began his NFL career by connecting on 19-of-26 passes for 320 yards and two TDs, as the Redskins beat the Saints, 40-32.

Redskins' backfield will remain in motion

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
No matter what you see in Week One in regard to the Redskins' offensive backfield, be prepared to adjust.

Redskins GM: Team might re-sign Cooley

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said he'll consider re-signing TE Chris Cooley.

Key matchup: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III vs. Saints MLB Curtis Lofton

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
In Thursday’s key matchup, PFW’s Eric Edholm focuses on the battle between Robert Griffin III and Curtis Lofton in Sunday’s Redskins-Saints game.

TE Hoomanawanui signs with Patriots

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The Patriots added another tight end on Wednesday, signing ex-Ram Michael Hoomanawanui.

Redskins S Meriweather out 2-4 weeks

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Redskins S Brandon Meriweather will miss 2-4 weeks because of sprained ligaments in his left knee, head coach Mike Shanahan said Wednesday.

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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