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28 former Gators were active for the final week of the 2011-12 NFL regular season. Of those 28, 19 started for their respective teams. Percy Harvin, Aaron Hernandez and Rex Grossman all found the end zone during the regular season finale. The NFL Playoffs will kickoff next weekend with Wild Card Weekend. Five of the eight teams participating next weekend have a former Gator on their roster.

Rex Grossman says he can cut down on his interceptions

Washington Redskins quarterback and free-agent-to-be Rex Grossman said Monday morning that he doesn’t know what his future holds, but he is confident that he can cure his ever-present interception bug. Grossman and his teammates reported to Redskins Park for a season-ending meeting Monday morning. Then the Redskins quarterback sat down with quarterbacks coach Matt Lafleur and went...

Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez isn’t the type to panic

The Patriots played with fire again today, falling behind the Bills 21-0 in the first quarter. No sweat for Aaron Hernandez, who had no doubt the team would respond. The Pats did just that, rolling to a 49-21 win. “How could you panic? You’ve got Tom Brady, Deion Branch, (Chad) Ochocinco, (Rob) Gronkowski – the best tight end in the game – me, Wes Welker,” Hernandez said...

Grossman, Moss Provide ‘Little Smiles’

Yesterday, as the team buses arrived at the hotel, one of the biggest and bravest Redskins fans was there to meet them. Tyler Litts is a 7-year-old from Strousburg, Pa., and loves to watch the Burgundy and Gold every weekend with his dad.  His favorite Redskins are Santana Moss and Rex Grossman, because those are his dynamic duo on Nintendo DS.  He’s also a big Chris Neild fan...

Redskins' Shanahan admits eyeing college QBs since midseason

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan acknowledged that he began watching game film of college quarterbacks at the midseason point of the NFL season. That's not exactly a ringing endorsement for Rex Grossman, who is tied for the league lead with 24 turnovers in 12 starts. "I've probably already looked at 10 or 15 of them," Shanahan told the Washington Times...

Rex Grossman, John Beck and turnovers

“I believe in the guys,” Mike Shanahan said in July, when asked about John Beck and Rex Grossman. “I believe in ‘em. And I’ve been doing this for a long time. And I put my reputation on these guys that they can play.” “I believe in both these quarterbacks,” Mike Shanahan said in November. “And I’ve got to give them the right supporting cast. That’s my job, and...

Redskins and Eagles didn’t save their best for last

There’s nothing at stake but draft position in Philadelphia this Sunday and both teams are playing like they can’t wait for the offseason to get here. Philly leads 10-0 thanks to a slew of Redskins errors, including a blocked field goal and the 60th interception of Rex Grossman’s career. The Eagles did their best to…

Kyle Shanahan says Redskins will be NFC East champions in 2012

“I own it. If you’re going to make a big deal about it, yeah, I’ll stick to it. We are going to win the East.” That was Rex Grossman in August. Of course, instead of winning the East, the Redskins finished in last place in the division for the fourth straight year. So, time to back off the division championship talk? Hellllllll no. Read full article >>

Lots of negatives, and a few positives, for 2011 Redskins

Typical Rex - photo courtesy of It’s very easy to focus on the bad things that happened to the Redskins in 2011, but there were some good things too. Right from the beginning, everytime something made fans happy, something awful ruined our enthusiasm. We started out the season by getting rid of two team cancers, Albert Haynesworth and Donovan McNabb. Neither one...

Patriots' Tom Brady is third to reach 5,000 passing yards

The former Michigan quarterback hit the milestone with a 39-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Hernandez in the second quarter of Sunday's Patriots-Bills game.
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