Redskins 2014 Training Camp Previews: Quarterback

Today we begin our series on previewing the 2014 Washington Redskins in the days before they head into training camp on July 24. We will preview every position on the offense and defense, as well as the special teams and the coaching staff. We begin today with the quarterback position. QUARTERBACK WHO IS IN: Colt McCoy WHO IS OUT: Rex Grossman STARTER: Robert Griffin III BACKUP:...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

McCoy understands his role with Redskins

At one point, early in his career, it looked like it might go different for quarterback Colt McCoy. And then it changed. He went from an interesting young player for the Cleveland Browns, starting 21 games his first two seasons, to a guy looking for a job a few years later. That search brought him to the Washington Redskins this offseason. It also left him as a third string quarterback...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman Still An Option For The Browns?

  According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, “don’t be shocked if the long-awaited reunion between Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and quarterback Rex Grossman finally happens.” The idea of the Browns possibly signing Grossman has been floating around for several months and stems from the fact that he has spent a lot of time working with Shanahan. Cleveland...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns Interested in Rex Grossman

The NFL is a better place when the greatness that is Rex Grossman is in it. Pro Football Zone found this tidbit of where his next destination might be. Expect Browns to bring in a veteran to back up Brian Hoyer. A good fit with Shanahan like Rex Grossman per source. — Dianna Marie Russini (@NBCdianna) April 3, 2014
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins sign Colt McCoy; Kirk Cousins future uncertain

Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins finally have another colleague that isn’t Rex Grossman. The Redskins have signed quarterback former Texas standout, Colt McCoy, to a contract, expanding the depth chart to three quarterbacks. BREAKING: QB Colt McCoy (@ColtMcCoy) signs his contract at #Redskins Park. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) April 3, 2014...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman days in Washington are over

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; I hope Redskins fans don’t get emotional over this, but it looks like Rex Grossman is done in Washington. Rex Grossman has not been resigned #Redskins — Dianna Marie Russini (@NBCdianna) April 3, 2014 It became apparent Grossman wasn’t coming back to out nations capital when the Skins...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman Returning to the Chicago Bears

Just kidding, but I gotcha didn’t I? In all actuality, this may be a headline in the Chicago Tribune in the near future. As addressed by’s Around the League writer Kevin Patra, Rex Grossman may well be the Bears’ best bet at a steady, ready-to-start quarterback to serve as the No. 2 QB on the roster. With Jay Cutler starting for the next three years minimum, the Bears...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The worst defensive end in Bears history

The Bears have had some of their most notable draft busts in the last 25 years. Among those busts, there have been multiple defensive ends that’ve underwhelmed, from Alonzo Spellman to John Thierry. But the biggest is bust is former first round pick Michael Haynes. Haynes was drafted in the first round and 14th overall by the Bears in 2003. He was drafted eight spots ahead of another...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman Could Be A Contingency Option For The Browns If They Can’t Get Matt Schaub

  Jason La Canfora has been saying for a few days now that veteran QB Rex Grossman could be an option for the Cleveland Browns, depending on whether or not they are able sign Matt Schaub if he’s released by Houston. Every indication is that the Browns have Schaub at the top priority, but they could have competition for him from the Raiders who are reportedly very interest in...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman might be the Cleveland Browns starting QB soon, seriously

Your next Cleveland Browns starting quarterback? Rex Grossman. This is not a drill. Look at this tweet from Jason LaCanfora, formerly of the NFL Network, currently with CBS Sports. Browns cutting QBs today opens up a spot for Matt Schaub. If they don’t get him, then Rex Grossman is the next man up — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 12, 2014 Yes, it’s true, if the Brownies...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Browns in on Matt Schaub and Rex Grossman?

The Cleveland Browns are in search for a quarterback as the NFL Draft approaches but the team is expected to consider free agent options as well. Two options could be Matt Schaub and Rex Grossman who both have previously worked with Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. A report from, says it’s a “serious possibility” that the team will sign Schaub to compete...
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns to Sign Either Matt Schaub or Rex Grossman

In an interesting turn of events, is reporting that the Browns are looking at signing Matt Schaub as a “serious possibility.” Soures are saying that Schaub would compete with Brian Hoyer for the starting QB position. Schaub spent 3 seasons playing very well in the Kyle Shannahan offensive scheme. Schaub is now an 11-year veteran, but played very poorly last season...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Free Agency Preview: Quarterback

Today begins a new series of articles at DC Pro Sports Report, focusing on what the Washington Redskins have right now at each position and what they need or do not need at that position in free agency. We get the football rolling with the quarterbacks. STARTER: Robert Griffin III BACKUP: Kirk Cousins FREE AGENT: Rex Grossman RECOMMENDATION: Find a cheap and young third stringer...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman An Option For The Browns?

Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland takes a look at the impact that new Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan could have on the Browns current roster and potential offseason targets. There has already speculation that Shanahan could push the Browns to consider trading for Kirk Cousins seeing as he spent the past two years with him in Washington, but Grossi suggests that Rex Grossman could...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Redskins draft a quarterback?

Although the Redskins have a solid franchise quarterback in Robert Griffin III, backup Kirk Cousins has recently stated he would be open to a trade. Since the third string quarterback is still O.G. RGII, Rex Grossman III, if the Redskins pursued trading Cousins, it might be wise for Bruce Allen and Jay Gruden to check out some of the most recent college graduates and dropouts entering...
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February 03, 2014  |  2 Comments

RGIII kicking extra points in pregame warm-ups is the saddest thing you’ll see all day

Things are bad in our nation’s capital. Real bad. Head coach Mike Shanahan and owner Dan Snyder are firmly entrenched in a standoff that can only end in mutually assured destruction. Quarterback Robert Griffin III has been benched in favor of former backup Kirk Cousins. Rex Grossman is your new backup QB.Now, this:No joke: RG3 is kicking extra points pregame with a wan smile on...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman happy he’s collecting a check

    Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman doesn’t sound like he cares who starts in Washington D.C.  He’s happy he’s getting paid no matter what. Rex Grossman to @ESPNRadio980: "I keep collecting a check, so that's good." — Dan Steinberg (@dcsportsbog) December 13, 2013 You could argue that Grossman wouldn’t be in the NFL if he...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins will sign another QB to start instead of playing RGIII

    According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, Shanahan told the media that if new starter Kirk Cousins or his back Rex Grossman get hurt, the team will sign another quarterback to start instead of playing Robert Griffin III. Shanahan claims the benching of Griffin is to keep him healthy for his second offseason. His first offseason, if you remember...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington To Add A QB Instead Of Playing RGIII If Cousins Or Grossman Gets Hurt

Washington HC Mike Shanahan eliminated any chance of Robert Griffin III seeing playing time this season on Thursday. Shanahan told reporters that should Kirk Cousins or Rex Grossman get injured in the coming weeks, they would sign a street free agent instead of playing Griffin, per Mike Jones. The coaching staff apparently wants Griffin to begin preparing for the offseason instead...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

McNabb: Redskins locker room has turned on RG3

With out much of a surprise at all,  former Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb blames Mike Shanahan for the latest drama in our nations capital. “This is about Mike Shanahan,” he began. “Mike and Kyle Shanahan trying to show why they feel like Kirk Cousins gives them the best chance of winning. So many things have leaked out, and I’ve always kept my ear on things that are...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins would sign another QB if Kirk Cousins or Rex Grossman got hurt

How committed is Mike Shanahan to keeping Robert Griffin III on the bench for the remainder of the season? As long as Shanahan is the coach, Griffin will not be touching the field again during a game in 2013. According to Mike Jones of The Washington Post, Shanahan told reporters on Thursday that the Redskins […]
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Despite expressing his desire to play, RG3 benched, reportedly also will be inactive Sunday

Whatever the reason Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan had for deciding Kirk Cousins would start on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, the decision came without Robert Griffin III’s blessing or support. To further complicate matters in an already delicate situation, Robert Griffin III has more than likely seen the football field for […]The post Despite expressing...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

RGIII Will Be Deactivated For The Season

Earlier we learned that the Mike Shanahan was benching RGIII in favor of Kirk Cousins but now the Washington Post has learned that he will be sat down for the rest of the season: UPDATE: Robert Griffin III expected to be deactivated for rest of season, with Rex Grossman taking over as backup QB. (via @washingtonpost) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 11, 2013 So maybe...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: RG3 not expected to play again this season

    According to The Washington Post,  Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III isn’t expected to play again this season.  Rex Grossman is expected to back up Kirk Cousins for the final three games. It is expected that Griffin will be deactivated for the remainder of the season, according to two people with knowledge of Coach Mike Shanahan’s...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: RG3 will be inactive, Grossman will back up Cousins

    Well, it’s official.  Mike Shanahan is trying to get fired. According to Jeff Darlington of the NFL Network,  Rex Grossman will back up Kirk Cousins and Robert Griffin III will be inactive this week. Redskins players have been told Rex Grossman will backup Kirk Cousins on Sunday — and Robert Griffin III will be inactive. — Jeff Darlington...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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