• Welcome to BGO! We know you will have questions as you become familiar with the software. Please take a moment to read our New BGO User Guide which will give you a great start. If you have questions, post them in the Feedback and Tech Support Forum, or feel free to message any available Staff Member.

WAPO: Rex Grossman getting snaps with first team in practice

One of many experimental iterations ...

Dead Money

, Mike Wise HATE'r
Joined
Jul 25, 2009
Messages
4,799
Reaction score
5
Points
68



This week, Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan had Beck split first-team snaps with second-string quarterback Rex Grossman
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...1/gIQA5yieDN_blog.html?wprss=football-insider


Surprised nobody was talking about this? I've watched most of the press videos from the coaches this week and didn't see this coming. I think this week is looking like an opportunity to get some of the players attention back so if Captain Checkdown doesn't get it done early they could insert Rex to try to salvage the game or at least try to help with the progression of some of the younger fellas on offense.

Or this could just be to get Beck motivated a little more. Who knows. :insane:
 

Goaldeje

The Legend
Staff member
BGO Ownership Group
Joined
Feb 1, 2010
Messages
18,405
Reaction score
58
Points
328
Location
Waynesboro, VA

James Madison

First, they're both rubbish. Second, we're not getting Luck unless we pull a Ricky Williams deal. Rex is the better QB (by a not very wide margin), and if he can provide the young WRs with a better learning opportunity, then I think you have to go with him.
 

DieselPwr44

The Owner's Favorite
Joined
Aug 4, 2009
Messages
5,894
Reaction score
270
Points
163
Location
Sparta,NC


NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

Need to keep Rebecca of Sunny Brook Farm starting!!

It's the path to a high pick and finally drafting some legitimate QB talent onto the roster!

Need more coffee. lol
 

Nobody

Super Bowl MVP
Joined
Apr 1, 2011
Messages
9,474
Reaction score
0
Points
0
Location
Virginia Beach, VA

Army

Although Wrecks Grossman obviously isn't the answer, I'm surprised there are people that think him and Beck are at the same level.
 

burgold

The Team Captain
Joined
Jul 16, 2011
Messages
2,043
Reaction score
0
Points
0


My feeling is this... it's okay if a fan or a GM roots for a win or doesn't mind losing, but coaches and players should never admit defeat. They need to always fight and do their best. If Shanahan thinks Grossman is practicing better and might be more effective that's the way to go.

His job is to win games today, not tomorrow. He needs to try every trick in his bag and use every weapon in his arsenal to try to reach his objective. Every player's job on the field is to do the same.
 

Elephant

The Commissioner
Joe Gibbs Club Member
Joined
Aug 1, 2009
Messages
24,884
Reaction score
504
Points
1,143

Florida State

Who are you guys kidding? We are about to go on a 4 game win streak! That will leave us at 7-5 with 4 games left. We play a tough game against the Pats but lose. And then we win the next three. The Giants win puts us in a dead heat with them, we go on to annihilate the Vikes, putting Ponder out of the game to have McNabb come in so we can put him out of the game too. Joe Webb gives us fits, but by then it's too late. Leaving us one win away from going to the playoffs. We beat the Eagles, we win the division. First division title in 12 years!
 

Bulldog

The All-Time Great
Joined
Jul 19, 2009
Messages
15,801
Reaction score
504
Points
393
Location
Bethesda Md


With Beck we lose games 0-23.

With Grossman we lose games 18-16 and 20-13.

In either case we are going to lose most of the games, but at least with Grossman the games are interesting beyond the second quarter.
Posted via BGO Mobile Device
 

Henry

Super Bowl MVP
BGO Ownership Group
Joined
Apr 12, 2009
Messages
9,863
Reaction score
183
Points
219
Location
Fairfax, VA


What Goaldeje and Bulldog said.

Either way we lose, but with Grossman at least the WRs might get some work.
 

Miles Monroe

The Owner's Favorite
Staff member
BGO Ownership Group
Joined
Jul 15, 2009
Messages
5,704
Reaction score
100
Points
128
Location
Cape Coral Fl


http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...1/gIQA5yieDN_blog.html?wprss=football-insider


Surprised nobody was talking about this? I've watched most of the press videos from the coaches this week and didn't see this coming. I think this week is looking like an opportunity to get some of the players attention back so if Captain Checkdown doesn't get it done early they could insert Rex to try to salvage the game or at least try to help with the progression of some of the younger fellas on offense.

Or this could just be to get Beck motivated a little more. Who knows. :insane:
Wait a minute, so you're going to be watching tomorrow ? What happened to golf or sailing... Ft Myers boat show maybe. :)
 

fansince62

Guest
With Beck we lose games 0-23.

With Grossman we lose games 18-16 and 20-13.

In either case we are going to lose most of the games, but at least with Grossman the games are interesting beyond the second quarter.
Posted via BGO Mobile Device

no they aren't. he's such a turd as a QB that it pains anyone who pays attention to have to watch his fat arse out there pretending to be an athlete!

buuuuutttttt...since we're already the laughing stock of the NFL...it doesn't matter that RG is the punchline to every sarcastic barb in the NFL universe. RG is the one AND ONLY decision....that has led me to suspect KS's effectiveness.

in the event.......all I can do is get down on my knees and pray that RG is cut the day after the season ends. along with Beck.
 
Last edited by a moderator:

McD5

The Hall of Famer
Joined
Mar 30, 2010
Messages
14,954
Reaction score
16
Points
318
Location
Orlando

Florida State

I suspect we'll see Rex starting tomorrow.
 

GSF

The Starter
Joined
Dec 21, 2010
Messages
1,047
Reaction score
12
Points
38


Rex time. He will play better than most expect too.
 

Dead Money

, Mike Wise HATE'r
Joined
Jul 25, 2009
Messages
4,799
Reaction score
5
Points
68


Wait a minute, so you're going to be watching tomorrow ? What happened to golf or sailing... Ft Myers boat show maybe. :)
Nice catch! I actually have to be in Lauderdale for a class all next week so now I may actually go to the game. Tickets are damn there free? LOL

I know, I know. Whatever. :blush:
 

Sarge

Guest
Nooooooooooooo!

We must complete the suckage! We've come this far! Rex may actually lead us to a win tomorrow. Maybe.
 

servumtuum

The Owner's Favorite
Joined
Jun 30, 2009
Messages
7,138
Reaction score
0
Points
116
Location
Raleigh, NC

Indiana

Did my posting of that stuff from the Dolphins fan forums inspire some kind of competitive urge here? ;)
 

fansince62

Guest
Rex time. He will play better than most expect too.

and we'll be so proud! Against the Dolphins no less! All Pro no doubt!

It remains a total embarrassment that both these QBs are on the team.
 

DieselPwr44

The Owner's Favorite
Joined
Aug 4, 2009
Messages
5,894
Reaction score
270
Points
163
Location
Sparta,NC


The Butterball returns!! Just in time for Thanksgiving too!

That was for you Al. :)

Becky needs to start and lead us to the high pick. Oh well......
 

fansince62

Guest
The Butterball returns!! Just in time for Thanksgiving too!

That was for you Al. :)

Becky needs to start and lead us to the high pick. Oh well......

thanks DP! hey..I make no bones about it...I can't stand the guy! Contract/no contract...I saw who was leading the team during the strike. yea...RG can be more effective than Beck (he ought to be). but so what? he has no place in this team's future.

I also make no bones about this: I want a very high draft pick next year (and everything that implies). we have to get our franchise QB.
 

Miles Monroe

The Owner's Favorite
Staff member
BGO Ownership Group
Joined
Jul 15, 2009
Messages
5,704
Reaction score
100
Points
128
Location
Cape Coral Fl


Nice catch! I actually have to be in Lauderdale for a class all next week so now I may actually go to the game. Tickets are damn there free? LOL

I know, I know. Whatever. :blush:
Good for you ! The way I see it is, no matter how crappy we are playing, if you can make it to the game, LOUD and PROUD is the way to be.

Have a blast !
 

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Total: 1, Members: 0, Guests: 1)

Private conversations
Help Users
    Top