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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

Fantasy spins: Grossman, Quinn, Hill and Whitehurst

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
Teams are securing backup QBs this offseason, but do any of them have a chance to start and, if so, are they viable fantasy alternatives? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Report: Redskins re-sign Grossman

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 9:51 p.m. ET
The Redskins have re-signed veteran QB Rex Grossman to a one-year contract, Pro Football Talk reported Saturday evening, citing a league source.

Week 15 matchups to exploit or avoid

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
William Del Pilar studied the Week 15 matchups and warns you to avoid players like Ryan Fitzpatrick while exploiting Rex Grossman and Kahlil Bell.

Rex returns to Redskins' starting lineup

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Redskins have turned back to QB Rex Grossman to jump-start their offense.

Shanahan feeling heat for first time with Redskins

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Mike Shanahan was given a pass for last season, but criticism is mounting in D.C. for his team's play this season.

Redskins QB Grossman hospitalized with pneumonia

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Rex Grossman was hospitalized Monday and remains there Tuesday as doctors treat him for pneumonia and a fever, head coach Mike Shanahan said.

One Shanahan calls audible on another

Posted Oct. 21, 2011 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
It generally has been asserted that Rex Grossman was offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan's choice at quarterback to start the season while head coach Mike Shanahan preferred John Beck.

Report: Redskins' Beck to start for Grossman

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
According to reports, Redskins QB John Beck will replace Rex Grossman in the starting lineup Sunday.

Redskins might need to turn QB page

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
The Redskins had seen enough, yanking QB Rex Grossman from the lineup after his four-interception game Sunday. Now do they go with John Beck?

Redskins will be aggressive, plain and simple

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 3:41 a.m. ET
If there has been a prevailing theme through three games, it's that the Redskins are flawed but daring.

Grossman in sync with Redskins' coaches

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Redskins looked good Sunday with Rex Grossman, and part of the reason why is because the coaches and QB are thinking alike.

Report: Redskins will start Grossman in opener

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Rex Grossman will start at quarterback for the Redskins in Week One against the Giants, according to an NFL.com source.

Ravens rally to beat Redskins 34-31

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 12:28 a.m. ET
Rex Grossman and John Beck each threw a touchdown pass in their duel to become the starting quarterback for the Redskins, who lost to the Ravens 34-31 on Thursday night.

Grossman looks to steal Redskins' QB starting job

Posted Aug. 14, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
It was only one preseason game, but QB Rex Grossman is doing his best to steal the job as John Beck's injured groin heals.

Grossman expected to re-sign Tuesday

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
QB Rex Grossman will re-sign and join the Redskins' training camp on Tuesday night, head coach Mike Shanahan said.

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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