QUIZ: QBs drafted in the 1st round of the NFL Draft since 2000

Since 2000, 42 quarterbacks have been taken in the first round of the NFL Draft. How many can you name?
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Falcons part ways with two QBs in Rex Grossman and T.J. Yates

The Atlanta Falcons made plenty of big moves, but two of them that probably left fans a bit surprised both came at the quarterback position.While the team signed veteran QB Rex Grossman to a one-year deal, it was a short-lived situation, as D. Orlando Ledbetter of took to Twitter to break the news over the weekend.It may actually be the other name in that tweet, QB T.J. Yates...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons release backup QB candidates Grossman, Yates

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have released quarterbacks Rex Grossman and T.J. Yates, leaving Sean Renfree as the backup to starter Matt Ryan. The 35-year-old Grossman was signed last week and was unimpressive, completing 4 of 9 passes for 41 yards, in Thursday night's preseason win over Baltimore. Grossman played for the Chicago Bears for six years and also spent...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons Release Veteran QB Rex Grossman

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Falcons have released veteran QB Rex Grossman on Friday, as they work to get down to 53 players by tomorrow’s deadline. This really shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. In fact, it was more surprising that they signed him to a contract a few weeks into the preseason. It ... The post Falcons Release Veteran QB Rex...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman Reaches One-Year Deal with Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons announced Wednesday that they have reached a one-year agreement with quarterback Rex Grossman.Grossman, drafted out of Florida by the Bears in 2003, went on to start 31 games over six seasons. During the 2006 campaign Grossman started all 16 games and passed for 3,193 yards and 23 touchdowns as he led the Bears to their first super bowl appearance since 1985.More...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Atlanta Falcons finalize deal with 35-year-old Rex Grossman

The Atlanta Falcons are continuing to make roster moves, with the most recent one coming as a bit of a surprise. While it seemed as though the Falcons were happy with the backup quarterback battle between T.J. Yates and Sean Renfree, apparently they want to add some more competition. Enter Rex Grossman, aka "Sexy Rexy." As Ian Rapoport of reported, Grossman signed with Atlanta...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons sign Grossman to compete for backup quarterback job

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have signed Rex Grossman to compete for the backup quarterback job behind Matt Ryan. Grossman, who hasn't thrown an NFL pass since 2011, helped Chicago go 13-3 in 2006 and reach the Super Bowl. He's 26-22 in his career since getting drafted in the first round 12 years ago. He joins T.J. Yates and Sean Renfree in the competition for the...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign QB Rex Grossman To A One-Year Deal

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Falcons have signed QB Rex Grossman to a one-year deal. Grossman, 34, previously found interest from the Browns several months ago, but ultimately passed on the opportunity. He was apparently dealing with an injury a few weeks ago that he sustained while training. There’s an obvious connection between Grossman and offensive ... ...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons give audition to former Bears, Redskins QB Grossman

ATLANTA (AP) Rex Grossman, who hasn't taken a snap in an NFL game since 2011, could soon join the competition to be the backup for Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. The 35-year-old Grossman was given a physical Tuesday morning and was to have a workout following the team's afternoon practice. Falcons coach Dan Quinn says he is happy with backup quarterbacks T.J. Yates and Sean...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons kicking the tires on Rex Grossman

The Atlanta Falcons currently have quarterback Rex Grossman at team facilities for a workout and physical. Grossman didn’t play at all last year and hasn’t started a game since 2011, but he does have familiarity with Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan’s system. They were together in Washington and then again last year during camp in Cleveland. Falcons head coach...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran QB Rex Grossman Visiting With Falcons

Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports that veteran QB Rex Grossman is in Atlanta taking a physical for the Falcons. Previous had said that the Falcons coaching staff would like to upgrade their backup quarterbacks position, as there’s some question as to whether or not T.J. Yates is really the team’s preferred option as Matt Ryan‘s backup. Grossman, 34, previously found interest...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman Reportedly Turned Down Jets, Could Have Interest From Falcons

Dianna Marie Russini of ESPN reports that free agent QB Rex Grossman turned down the Jets, which led to the team signing veteran QB Matt Flynn Tuesday night. According to Russini, the Falcons have some level of interest in possibly signing Grossman. Russini previously mentioned that the Falcons coaching staff would like to upgrade their backup quarterbacks position, as there’s...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Bears Lance Briggs: Didn't punch Cutler out of respect

Punching out the franchise quarterback has been the talk of the town since reports broke that New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith got smacked in the jaw by now-former teammate, IK Enemkpali, on Tuesday. In an appearance on NFL Network, former Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs was asked if he ever wanted to do the same to Jay Cutler, his teammate from 2009-2014. Via Jeff Dickerson...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

With Smith out, Jets reach out to Rex Grossman

Free agent quarterback Rex Grossman may be back to work after New York Jets QB Geno Smith took a shot to the jaw on Tuesday. Soon after news broke that Ikemefuna "IK" Enemkpali sucker-punched Smith, fracturing his jaw, the team gave a call to Grossman, per the New York Daily News. Ryan Fitzpatrick and Michael Vick are behind Geno on the depth chart. During his career, Grossman...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Quarterback cupboard bare for Jets following Geno Smith jaw injury

The New York Jets may be on the move to beef up their quarterback roster now that they’ve lost starter Geno Smith for up to 10 weeks. Smith’s absence comes courtesy of now former teammate IK Enemkpali, who broke the quarterback’s jaw during a locker room punch-out. Albert Breer of NFL Network broke down the dismal free-agent quarterback situation. He reports Matt Flynn, Rex...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman contacted by Jets after Geno Smith broken jaw

The New York Jets are in emergency mode now that planned starting quarterback Geno Smith will be out 6-10 weeks, and they are looking to add some other QB options. One such player is veteran Rex Grossman. Reports have said the Jets have contacted Grossman, who has not attempted a pass in an NFL game since 2011. Jets have reached out to free-agent Rex Grossman, per source. #nyj...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Biggest Super Bowl Blunders Ever Will Leave You Speechless

The Super Bowl is the holy grail for every NFL team.  That is why the game can often be decided not by great individual plays, but catastrophic blunders that turn the tide against a team at the worst possible time.  Through 49 of theses games, fans have witnessed an incredible series of different errors that decided the final outcome.  Here are the best of the best, or some would...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman tells Browns 'thanks, but no thanks'

Stop us if you've heard this one before: The Cleveland Browns have a quarterback problem. Johnny Manziel's two-game stretch as the starting QB has been ended by a hamstring injury, and veteran Brian Hoyer also has a shoulder injury. So the Browns dialed up Rex Grossman to see if he would be interested in joining the team for the season finale against Baltimore on Sunday. But there...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman turns down $60,000 payday to join Browns for one week

Things can not get any worse for the Cleveland Browns right now. The team benched Brian Hoyer for Johnny Manizel to see if the rookie could give the team a spark. Two games later, Manziel is questionable after being knocked out of the game Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. With the team in need of backup quarterbacks, the Browns reached out to free agent Rex Grossman. If Grossman...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rex Grossman Turns Down Browns To Go Kitesurfing With Family

Apparently Rex Grossman doesn’t feel like working during the holidays. The free agent quarterback was cut by the Cleveland Browns during training camp and hasn’t signed with another team since. But with Johnny Manziel out with a hamstring injury and Brian Hoyer nursing an injured shoulder, the Browns desperately need a quarterback, so they decided...
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman turns down Browns offer to start

The Browns quarterback situation is a mess. Rookie Johnny Manziel made two starts before suffering a hamstring injury. He has been ruled out for Week 17 and former starter Brian Hoyer suffered a shoulder injury in relief last week. Now the Browns are in need of quarterbacks. They called up Rex Grossman who declined an offer to join the team on a one game contract. Instead Grossman...
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman Turns Down The Browns Regarding Backup Job, Tyler Thigpen Could Be An Option

Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports that the Cleveland Browns reached out to veteran QB Rex Grossman on Monday about joining the team for the Week 17 matchup. However, the two sides reportedly could not work out the logistics as Grossman is hosting his family for Christmas. The Browns will give undrafted rookie QB Connor Shaw the first-team reps during this week’s practice, but the...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Rex Grossman turn down Browns offer?

In a sign that things aren’t getting better for a fledgling Cleveland Browns franchise, a recent report from ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler suggests that Rex Grossman turned down an invite to sign with the Browns. Grossman and the Browns couldn’t work out the logistics because he’s enjoying the holidays with his extended family. No matter how either side wants to spin this, Grossman...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns Expected To Sign Rex Grossman

With Brian Hoyer (shoulder, day-to-day) and Johnny Manziel (hamstring, done for the season) both sidelined heading into the season finale, the Cleveland Browns are expected to sign veteran quarterback Rex Grossman, according to’s Tony Grossi. Photo Credit: Grossman hasn’t attempted a regular-season pass since 2011, but the move would make...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

PJD’s Week 14 Recap: Audibles for the Win

After failing to move the ball for much of the second half in Sunday’s game against the Jets, Teddy Bridgewater went into overtime tied 24-24 and pulled a Rex Grossman, kind of, when he said, ******* it, I’m going bubble screen.” But then the bubble screen went deep – 87 yards deep – to Jarius Wright and the Vikings won in dramatic fashion, and it was pretty awesome. Granted...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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