Found April 24, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
The Washington Redskins have signed kicker Neil Rackers, according to Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston. “We’re headed to Washington,” said Rackers, who spent the last two years in Houston. “I visited with Coach Shanahan and [special teams coach] Danny Smith out there [Monday] and really enjoyed what they had to say.  I’ll be competing for a job with Graham Gano, who is an established, good kicker.” The 6-1, 202-pound veteran kicker was drafted out of Illinois in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.  After making 44 of 67 field goals (65 percent) in his first three seasons with the Bengals. Rackers racked up 161 of 195 field goals in the following seven seasons with the Arizona Cardinals (2003-2009). He headed to Houston in 2010 and made 59 of 68 combined field goals (86 percent) over the past two seasons. The 35-year-old St. Louis, MO native has made 80 percent of his three-point shots (264 of 330) and 98.4 of his extra point attempts (372 of 378) over hi...

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Robert Griffin III believes he’ll have to beat out Rex Grossman

During a Q&A session with the media on Tuesday, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III said that Rex Grossman is the starting quarterback of the Washington Redskins and he’ll have to compete with him in order to become to win the job. “I have to go in and prove it to them. You can’t come in thinking that you’re a big-dog. I might be the second pick, I might be who the...

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