Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 3/19/12
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The Washington Redskins re-signed quarterback Rex Grossman to a one-year deal last Saturday, as expected. Instead of entering the 2012 NFL Season competing for the starting position, Grossman knows that he will be grooming, in terms of understanding the Redskins’ offensive system, the organization’s next franchise signal caller. A tenth-year vet who commands a minimum salary of $925,000 under the CBA, the Redskins are getting a good bang for their buck with a backup who knows his role and performs at a reasonable price. Washington likely signed him pursuant to the minimum-salary benefit, keeping his cap number at $540,000.  This is the third year in a row the Redskins have given Grossman a one-year deal. Instead of entering the 2012 NFL Season competing for the starting position, Grossman knows that he will be grooming, in terms of understanding the Redskins’ offensive system, the organization’s next franchise signal caller. “I know they’re going to draft a franchise QB,” said Gross...
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