Posts Tagged ‘Rex Grossman’

Shanahan non-committal on Campbell, Grossman

While Mike Shanahan’s comments Wednesday on Albert Haynesworth are garnering the most attention, his opinions on the position battles at quarterback and running back were too good not to pass on.

Redskins sign free-agent QB Grossman

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. — The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent quarterback Rex Grossman. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports it is a one-year deal. Grossman, 29, has played in 37 career games, with 31 starts, in his seven-year career. He spent last season with Houston, where he worked with current Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, who served in the same capacity for the Texans. Prior to his stint in Houston, Grossman played the previous six years with Chicago, who selected him in the first round (No. 22 overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft . In 2006, Grossman helped take the Bears to a 13-3 record and their first Super […]

Roundup: Vikings have reported interest in L.T.

The Vikings have a genuine interest in former Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson according to a report in the Star Tribune. The Vikings are looking for a reliable backup to RB Adrian Peterson after losing former understudy Chester Taylor to Chicago at the beginning of free agency.

Eagles RB Weaver should be on the radar

Eagles FB Leonard Weaver could be worth a look off the waiver wire.

Texans’ Schaub questionable after injuring shoulder

Texans QB Matt Schaub is out with a left shoulder injury, the team announced, and his return to Sunday’s game against the Jaguars is questionable.

Texans release O’Neal; Grossman makes team

Among the 22 players released by the Texans today was 10th-year veteran CB Deltha O’Neal — which is notable because Dunta Robinson continues to hold out after being made the team’s franchise player, depleting the depth in the secondary.

Texans pleased with backup quarterbacks

The additions of free agents with NFL starting experience, Dan Orlovsky and Rex Grossman, are providing encouragement that the Texans can stay on track even if Matt Schaub doesn’t play.

Grossman poised to compete for Texans’ No. 2 QB job

Three seasons after starting the Super Bowl for the Chicago Bears, Rex Grossman looks as if he will compete for the No. 2 quarterback job in Houston.

Roundup: Simms, Grossman making visits

A pair of backups with starting experience — Chris Simms and Rex Grossman — are making their free agent visits.

Better days ahead for Grossman?

Don’t expect Chicago to cry over the departure of quarterback Rex Grossman.

Is Lovie Smith on the hot seat in Chicago?

Could Bears coach Lovie Smith be on the hot seat this season just a few seasons removed from leading the team to Super Bowl XLI? Hey, if they once fired Mike Ditka, can anybody feel safe?

Underclassmen quarterbacks are a risk

By and large, underclassmen quarterbacks have failed miserably in the NFL. Since the 1990 NFL Draft, when underclassmen first became eligible to be drafted after being only three years removed from high school instead of four, there have been 15 quarterbacks drafted in round one.

With Garcia free, are Bears interested?

Now that QB Jeff Garcia is on the market, should the Bears pursue him?

Garcia told the Tampa Tribune that the Buccaneers informed his agent the quarterback was not in the team’s plans.

QBs could flood market in offseason

A handful of high-profile quarterbacks are scheduled to be unrestricted free agents. Other well-known quarterbacks could be traded. Another talented but troubled one could be reinstated. All together, the collection of quarterbacks is going to create one of the most fascinating off-seasons in NFL history.

Orton sits down in blowout

The Bears have pulled Kyle Orton in favor of Rex Grossman in what’s become a blowout in Green Bay. Orton finished with 148 yards, no touchdowns and one lost fumble. He has another very tough matchup next week in Minnesota.

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