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“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.
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Sunday’s game between the Eagles and Redskins was meaningless. But Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan used the pregame as the occasion to throw down the gauntlet for 2012. The proclamation didn’t come publicly, but it was overheard by our colleagues at CSN Washington. “Hey, about an hour ago, all right, their [defensive] coordinator [Juan Castillo]…
As Rex Grossman prepares to enter free agency and Washington coaches begin to seriously evaluate quarterback prospects, the Redskins quarterback said he’d like to return to Washington next season.
“I really enjoy it here. I really enjoy this offensive system, what they’re building here. So I’d love for this to be the place where I end up,” Grossman said after the Redskins’...
Brian Mitchell has not been shy about criticizing the playcalling of Kyle Shanahan this season. Really not shy.
“You blame Kyle Shanahan for making the call at that point,” B-Mitch said after one Rex Grossman interception.
“It comes down to whether or not they’re prepared. Offensively we looked anemic, we looked like a college, like a high school football team,” Mitchell...
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...
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...
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...
“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...
(photo by Brian Murphy)
1. “Communication Breakdown” by Led Zeppelin
This game, and the 2011 season in general, can be summed up by one sequence of plays that ended the first half.
The Washington Redskins had the ball on the 4-yard line with 26 seconds remaining in the first half when quarterback Rex Grossman dropped back and threw [...]
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…
Typical Rex - photo courtesy of fatpickled.com
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...