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By David Keene
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Topic - Rex Grossman
The Redskins signing of Kirk Cousins brings up questions about the futures of two of the Redskins' other QBs.
Should the Redskins bring back Rex Grossman? Or should they not employ a third QB? Tandler and Tarik examine the question.
Position outlook: Quarterback--The Redskins know that RG3 will start and look to rebound from a disappointing 2013 season. But it remains to be seen who his backups will be.
So since we're in a welcome back mode, I'd like to see someone else return next season for the new Jay Gruden era – Rex Grossman. I've grown accustomed to his place.
If these are indeed Mike Shanahan's final days with the Washington Redskins, his legacy will be the inability to make things work at quarterback.
Kirk Cousins will start for the Washington Redskins on Sunday _ and Robert Griffin III will be the No. 3 quarterback behind Rex Grossman.
The interception at the end of the Philadelphia game was as much about the RG3 ego as anything — the voice inside his head that says "I can win the game because that's what I do." Not Sunday — and not most days this year. It's the difference between confidence and arrogance. It's the final chapter of the book of leadership.
Seriously? This team must be in great shape if so much energy is being spent debating the merits of the candidates for the No. 3 quarterback slot. No matter which way you lean (and the choice here is Grossman), one thing is certain: It doesn't matter.
At 2:05 p.m., under partly cloudy skies, with a few scattered chants of "R-G-3!" from the crowd, Robert Griffin III took a snap from center Will Montgomery at the 50-yard line and handed the ball to running back Alfred Morris.
His resume, like McNabb's, includes a former first-round draft selection, a Super Bowl defeat, a fall out of favor with the team that drafted him and the endurance of heavy fan scrutiny. Oh, and one other noteworthy accomplishment: Grossman took McNabb's starting job here three seasons ago by outworking him.
White, the 44th-overall draft pick in 2009, has been out of football since he suffered a severe concussion against on Jan. 3, 2010 while playing for Miami. The Redskins have given him an opportunity to restart his career after a hiatus to pursue professional baseball.
Robert Griffin III sat at his locker, still wearing his gold game pants, and tried to piece together the NFL's complex playoff puzzle. Next to him, Rex Grossman slid a bright blue tie around his neck. Griffin and Grossman wondered aloud whether the Washington Redskins' heart-stopping 27-20 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday was enough to qualify them for the playoffs.
All you can do is laugh when your team goes 20 years without stable, high-quality quarterbacking -- and then suddenly finds itself with two QBs to get excited about.
Before Robert Griffin III could seize the moment in Tampa on Sunday evening, there had to be a moment for him to seize. Washington Redskins veteran quarterback Rex Grossman knew that. So when Griffin's nerves tensed as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lined up to kick a go-ahead field goal in the final two minutes, Grossman steered Griffin toward it.
Obviously the Washington Redskins hope it won't come to that Sunday, but if quarterback Robert Griffin III suffers any kind of injury, another rookie will have to take his place.
"We're fine being the sleepers right now," Grossman said in a 2011 preseason interview with Comcast SportsNet.
"It's even harder, right?" backup quarterback Rex Grossman said on Sunday. "You're trying to get a reputation as a great quarterback and establish yourself, so everything's magnified. So it's even harder in that regard. I thought [Cousins] did a good job."