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“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 I’m going to give them the right supporting cast, but both guys will get the job done.”
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BEST OF MAXIM
The season didn’t go anything like quarterback John Beck had envisioned. He, like all of his teammates, wishes he could have a do-over. But even though he opened the season as the backup, went winless in three mid-season starts and wound up on the bench again, Beck remains confident that his best football remains ahead of him.
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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’...
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...
(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 [...]
Washington was soundly whipped in its season-ending game, 34-10, by Philadelphia.
Rex Grossman had 256 yards and a TD, Evan Royster had 113 yards rushing, and Roy Helu had 2 catches fro 48 yards and a TD.
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…
Everybody makes a few New Year's resolutions. Here's a few the Redskins ought to entertain as they embark on one of the most crucial offseasons in franchise history:
Protect the football
You might think the Redskins streak of 30 consecutive games with a turnover tells the whole story. It doesn’t because it gets worse. Washington turned the ball over at least twice in 14...
“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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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...
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.