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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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Players

Rex Grossman
QB #8
Height:
6-1
Weight:
225
College:
Florida
Hometown:
Bloomington, IN, USA
Experience:
11

Transactions:

  • Originally selected by the Chicago Bears in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft.
  • Re-signed with the Chicago Bears on February 23, 2008.
  • Signed with the Houston Texans as an unrestricted free agent on June 12, 2009.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 17, 2010.
  • Re-signed with the Redskins on Aug. 2, 2011.

Transactions:

  • Originally selected by the Chicago Bears in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft.
  • Re-signed with the Chicago Bears on February 23, 2008.
  • Signed with the Houston Texans as an unrestricted free agent on June 12, 2009.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 17, 2010.
  • Re-signed with the Redskins on Aug. 2, 2011.

 

PRO:

  • Has played in 54 career games, making 47 starts.
  • Has completed 863-of-1,563 passes for 7,081 yards, 40 touchdowns, 40 interceptions and a 70.9 passer rating.
  • Quarterbacked the Chicago Bears to an appearance in Super Bowl XLI in his first full season as the starter in 2006.
  • Earned NFC Offensive Player of Week honors in Week 15 of 2006 and twice earner the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week (Weeks 2, 4).
  • Received the 2006 Ed Block Courage Award as voted by his teammates.

2011 (Redskins)

  • Played in 13 games, starting all 13.
  • Set single-season career highs in completions (265) and completion percentage (57.9 %).
  • In Week 1, he threw is 600th career completion, and passed for his 300-yard game, which was also his third in his first four starts as a Redskins.
  • Had his best completion percentage as a Redskin (65.6%) in Week 10 against Miami.
  • Passed for at least 200 yards each week from Weeks 10-14, which marked the first time in his career that he had thrown for 200-plus yards in five consecutive games.

2010 (Redskins)

  • Played in four games, starting the final three games of the season.
  • Completed 74-of-133 passes for 884 yards, seven touchdowns, four interceptions, and 81.2 passer rating.
  • Started his first game as Redskin against Dallas on Dec. 19 and completed 25-of-43 passes for 322 yards, a 93.4 passer rating and tied a career-high with four touchdown passes. His 25 completions and 322 passing yards were the second highest totals of his career.
  • In the final regular season game against the New York Giants, he threw for 336 yards, which was the second-most of his career, and had a career-long 64-yard touchdown pass. That marked his second 300-yard passing game of the season, and third of his career. 


2009 (Texans)

  • Signed with the Houston Texans on June 12.
  • Appeared in one game with the team at Jacksonville (12/6) and completed 3-of-9 passes for 33 yards and one interception. Also had three rushes for nine yards.

 

2008 (Bears)

  • Saw action in four games, starting one.
  • Completed 32-of-62 passes for 257 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.
  • Played at Detroit (10/5) but did not record any statistics.
  • Returned to the field vs. Detroit (11/2) and completed 8-of-18 pass attempts for 58 yards with a touchdown and an interception.
  • Started the following week vs. Tennessee (11/9) and connected on 20-of-37 passes for 173 yards with a touchdown and an interception.
  • Played at Green Bay (11/16) and went 4-of-7 for 26 yards.
  • Dressed as the backup quarterback but did not play in 12 games.

 

2007 (Bears)

  • Appeared in eight games, mak­ing seven starts.
  • Completed 122-of-225 passes for 1,411 yards, four touchdowns and seven interceptions.
  • Played in Games 1-3 and 9-13, starting Games 1-3 and 10-13.
  • Did not play in Games 4-8; inactive for Games 14-16.
  • Coming off the bench, engineered come-from-behind victory at Oakland (11/11), which was highlighted by game-winning 59-yard touchdown pass to Bernard Ber­rian and finishing with a quarterback rating of 109.8.
  • Tossed game-tying touchdown with 28 seconds remaining in regulation vs. Denver (11/25).
  • Registered sea­son highs in completions (25), attempts (46) and yards (296) vs. New York Giants (12/2).

 

2006 (Bears)

  • Started every game, includ­ing all three postseason contests, while compil­ing 3,193 gross passing yards, the second most in team history.
  • Was 262-of-480 passing with 23 touchdowns and 20 interceptions during the regular season.
  • His 23 touchdown passes were tied for fourth-most in franchise history while he ranked second in attempts and fourth in completions.
  • His 12.19 yards per comple­tion average was seventh-highest in the NFL.
  • The sixth passer in Bears history with 20 or more touchdowns in a season.
  • Had 47 passes of 20+ yards, seventh-most in the NFL, including 11 that went for touchdowns.
  • Led the Bears to a 13-3 regular season record, the most wins by a Bears starting quarterback in a single-season dating back to 1935.
  • Earned NFC Offensive Player of the Month honors in Sep­tember after throwing for 250+ yards in all three games during the season-opening month with six touchdowns and an overall passer rating of 100.0.
  • Earned FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week hon­ors vs. Detroit (9/17/06) after completing 20-of-27 passes for 289 yards with a career-high four touchdowns and 148.0 passer rating.
  • Earned second FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week award in three weeks after completing 17-of-31 passes for 232 yards and two touchdowns for a 100.5 passer rating vs. Seattle (10/1).
  • Threw for 339 yards vs. Tampa Bay (12/17) for the 10th 300-yard passing effort in franchise history at Soldier Field, ending the Bears streak of 72 straight regular season games without a 300-yard passer, while earning NFC Of­fensive Player of the Week honors.

 

2005 (Bears)

  • Finished season by playing in two regular season games and starting the Divi­sional Playoff after missing first 13 games while recovering from a broken ankle sustained during the preseason.
  • Completed 20-of-39 passes for 259 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions during the regular season and led Bears by averaging 6.64 yards per pass attempt.
  • Suffered broken ankle in pre­season game at St. Louis (8/12).

 

2004 (Bears)

  • Started first three games of the season and led Chicago in yards per pass attempt (7.23) and ranked second among Bears quarterbacks in completion pct. (56.0%), passing yards (607) and quarterback rating (67.9).
  • Sustained season-ending ACL injury in Week Three while diving for the goal line on his first career touchdown run.

 

2003 (Bears)

  • Started final three games of the season for Chicago, becoming the first Bears rookie quarterback to win his first NFL start in 22 seasons and the franchise’s first player to do so in his first two career starts dating back to 1952.
  • Led Chicago in yards per pass attempt (6.07), interceptions per attempt ratio (1.4%), passer efficiency rating (74.8) and tied for the team lead in touchdowns per attempt ratio (2.8%).
  • In 10 quarters of action he generated seven plays of 20 or more yards.
  • Led all rookie signal-callers drafted in 2003 with a .667 winning per­centage and passer rating of 74.8 while helping the Bears post a 2-1 ledger in his starts.
  • Passed for 249 yards on 19-of-32 passing vs. Washington (12/21) with two touchdowns and one interception, including a season long 59-yard completion to Marty Booker for his first career touchdown pass; completed passes to nine different receivers, six different on first six completions.

 

College

  • Finished career at Florida (1999-2002) among the all-time passing leaders at UF and the SEC while leading the Gators to three bowl games and a 23-9 overall record in three years as a start­er.
  • A 2001 Heisman Trophy runner-up and the AP Na­tional Player of the Year, concluded his career with 9,164 passing yards (3rd at UF, 5th in SEC), 677 completions (3rd at UF), 1,110 attempts (4th at UF), 77 touchdown passes (2nd at UF, 3rd in SEC) and the lowest career interception percentage in Gator history (3.24).
  • Second at UF with a 61.0 career comple­tion percentage.
  • Fifth sophomore in NCAA his­tory to finish in the top two in Heisman voting.
  • Led SEC in passing as a sophomore and junior while tossing an NCAA-record 55 touchdowns.
  • Started 32-of-37 games played at UF and threw for 300 yards a school-record 17 times.

 

Personal

  • Passed for 7,518 yards and 97 touchdowns at Bloomington South (Ind.) H.S. during his prep career.
  • Led team to the 1998 state 5A title, passing for 3,080 yards and 44 touchdowns as a senior.
  • Honored as the 1998 Indiana Player of the Year by USA Today and named to the Parade All-America team.
  • Tabbed by several recruiting magazines as the top prep quarterback in the Midwest and among the top 15 in the nation.
  • Ranked by National Recruiting Advisor among the top five players in the nation in its “pro-style QB” rating.
  • Son of Daniel and Maureen Grossman.
  • He and wife, Alison, married prior to the 2005 season.
  • Father and grandfather, Rex, both played football at Indiana University.
  • Majored in travel and tourism.
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 54 1,562 863 55.2 28.9 10,232 6.6 189.5 56 3.6 60 3.8 64 146 24 92 698 71.4
2013 WAS 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 WAS 13 458 265 57.9 35.2 3,151 6.9 242.4 16 3.5 20 4.4 51 48 6 25 201 72.4
2010 WAS 4 133 74 55.6 33.3 884 6.6 221 7 5.3 4 3 64T 10 2 9 77 81.2
2009 HOU 1 9 3 33.3 9 33 3.7 33 0 -- 1 11.1 21 1 0 0 0 5.6
2008 CHI 4 62 32 51.6 15.5 257 4.1 64.3 2 3.2 2 3.2 29 1 0 2 8 59.7
2007 CHI 8 225 122 54.2 28.1 1,411 6.3 176.4 4 1.8 7 3.1 59T 20 5 25 198 66.4
2006 CHI 16 480 262 54.6 30 3,193 6.7 199.6 23 4.8 20 4.2 62 47 8 21 142 73.9
2005 CHI 2 39 20 51.3 19.5 259 6.6 129.5 1 2.6 2 5.1 54 4 1 1 9 59.7
2004 CHI 3 84 47 56 28 607 7.2 202.3 1 1.2 3 3.6 40 8 1 5 22 67.9
2003 CHI 3 72 38 52.8 24 437 6.1 145.7 2 2.8 1 1.4 59T 7 1 4 41 74.8
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 54 81 1.5 106 1.3 2 4 22 18 22.2 1 0 10
2013 WAS 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 WAS 13 20 1.5 11 0.6 0.8 1 6 2 10 0 0 2
2010 WAS 4 3 0.8 6 2 1.5 0 5 0 -- 0 0 0
2009 HOU 1 3 3 9 3 9 0 8 1 33.3 0 0 1
2008 CHI 4 3 0.8 4 1.3 1 2 2 3 100 0 0 0
2007 CHI 8 14 1.8 27 1.9 3.4 0 12 4 28.6 0 0 2
2006 CHI 16 24 1.5 2 0.1 0.1 0 22 4 16.7 1 0 3
2005 CHI 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 CHI 3 11 3.7 48 4.4 16 1 8 4 36.4 0 0 0
2003 CHI 3 3 1 -1 -0.3 -0.3 0 0 0 -- 0 0 2
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 54 1 -4 -4 -0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 WAS 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 WAS 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 WAS 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 HOU 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CHI 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 CHI 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 CHI 16 1 -4 -4 -0.3 -4 0 0 0 0 0
2005 CHI 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 CHI 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 CHI 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 54 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 WAS 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 WAS 13 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 WAS 4 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 HOU 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CHI 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 CHI 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 CHI 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 CHI 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 CHI 3 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 CHI 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 54 32 19 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 WAS 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 WAS 13 8 5 -- 2 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2010 WAS 4 4 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2009 HOU 1 1 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2008 CHI 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2007 CHI 8 6 3 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2006 CHI 16 8 5 0 2 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2005 CHI 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 CHI 3 2 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2003 CHI 3 3 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0

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