Washington Redskins: Why Rex Grossman Deserves the Starting QB Spot

August 20, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Rex Grossman.
Ever heard of this name, Chicago or Washington natives? 
Sexy Rexy, the Rex Cannon. All the above labels are all too familiar.
The story of Grossman begins in Chicago, in 2003. A 6'1" quarterback from Florida is drafted in the hopes of finding a talented, productive individual under center. 
Fast forward three years later, in 2006: The injury-prone Grossman finally comes out for his fourth season healthy and prepared to handle the reins of a hard-nosed offense for the Monsters of the Midway. The Chicago Bears finish 13-3, win the NFC Championship, and lose to the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLI. 
The criticized Grossman completes 20 passes out of 28 attempts, efficiently, and even throws a touchdown following a Devin Hester kickoff return for a touchdown. However, multiple mistakes on both sides of the ball pressure Grossman to force the ball, which leads to two interceptions.
Afterwards, much blame is put on Grossman...

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