Grossman, 32, mentored Washington's rookie quarterbacks last season, and coaches believed he exuded a valuable veteran presence in positional meetings.
Rich Campbell covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Times.
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Six months after Pat White joined the rush of former players suing the NFL over head injuries, multiple reports Tuesday had the quarterback close to signing with the Redskins.
The Redskins represent an opportunity to regain a foothold in the league, particularly because quarterback Robert Griffin III is recovering from reconstructive right knee surgery and is expected to miss all of the team's offseason program.
The agreement eases some questions about Washington's personnel in the secondary.
In a face-to-face meeting during the NCAA men's basketball tournament East Region final between Syracuse and Marquette, President Obama spoke to Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III about "protecting myself," Griffin said.
The move keeps intact one of the NFL’s best offenses from a season ago.
The Virginia Tech product was a defensive end in Philadelphia's 4-3 scheme but will be an outside linebacker in the Redskins' 3-4.
The Redskins' first pick comes in the second round, at No. 51 overall, after the Rams picked up Washington's first-round pick (No. 22) in last year's trade that led to the Redskins' selection of Robert Griffin III.
Griffin was injured twice while scrambling last season.
Moss, who ranks fourth on the franchise's all-time receiving yards list, responded last season to coaches' challenge to report to training camp in better shape.
Washington has been relatively quiet in free agency because the league stripped them of $18 million in salary cap space.
Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers when they drafted Biggers in the seventh round in 2009. The Redskins know Biggers’ speed to be one of his greatest assets.
Mara is OK with being cast as Washington’s public enemy No. 1, but he insists he was not at the forefront of the effort to strip the Redskins of $18 million in cap space last season and another $18 million in 2013.