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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

Lockout limbo: Redskins report

Posted June 09, 2011 @ 9:41 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lingering lockout, we offer our take on where the Redskins stand.

Young might not be lock in D.C.

Posted May 07, 2011 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The rumors of Titans QB Vince Young to the Redskins are rampant, but one Redskins source claims he hasn't heard that being touted as Mike Shanahan's master plan.

Beck leads Redskins' QB derby for now

Posted May 01, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Could QB John Beck be the Redskins' Week One starter? Our sources say that is where things stand as of now.

Scout's Notebook: Redskins QB Rex Grossman

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki analyzes Redskins QB Rex Grossman from a scout's perspective, detailing his positives and negatives.

Redskins top Jags on Gano's kick in OT

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Kevin Barnes intercepted David Garrard's second pass in overtime, setting up Graham Gano's 31-yard field goal that gave the Redskins a 20-17 victory over the Jaguars and snapped a four-game losing streak Sunday.

Grossman could have shot to be starter

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
There is a debate in Washington over whether QB Rex Grossman has a legitimate chance to make a claim on the Redskins’ starting job for next season.

Grossman impresses but still not Redskins' savior

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
For one game, Rex Grossman looked like a very potent NFL quarterback, but he's not the Redskins' future at the position.

Redskins an absolute mess

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 5:47 a.m. ET
One NFL personnel executive says many of the problems in Washington can be traced to the team's two coordinators, Jim Haslett and Kyle Shanahan.

Grossman’s first start since ’08 a stunner

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
When the Redskins announced they would start QB Rex Grossman this week over Donovan McNabb, the thought was that the passing game would take a step back. That could not have been anymore incorrect.

Buehler's late FG lifts Cowboys past Redskins

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
After letting a 20-point lead dissolve into a tie game, David Buehler bailed out the Cowboys by making a 39-yard field goal with 50 seconds left and the defense managed to make it hold up for a 33-30 victory Sunday ...

Report: Grossman to start for Redskins on Sunday

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
QB Rex Grossman will replace Donovan McNabb as the Redskins' starter this Sunday in Dallas, according to Kelli Johnson of CSN Washington.

Report: Grossman prepped to replace McNabb on Sunday

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Fox Sports' Jay Glazer is reporting that the Redskins are prepping backup QB Rex Grossman to play Sunday if starter Donovan McNabb struggles.

Time to call an audible on coachspeak

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
Rather than misleading the public or simply giving a pat answer to a question, NFL coaches need to become more honest in their assessments of their teams and players, writes PFW's Eli Kaberon.

Shanahan's message to McNabb couldn't be clearer

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
It was significant that Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan would bench QB Donovan McNabb, the man whom he traded for this offseason, when the game hung in the balance.

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.

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.

QB job remains open in Washington

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Mike Shanahan has said that no starting quarterback will be named until training camp, leaving the team's plans very much up in the air.

Redskins sign QB Grossman

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
The Redskins announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent QB Rex Grossman. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

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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