Rex Grossman returns to Redskins with 1-year deal

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rex Grossman is returning to the Washington Redskins for a one-year deal, fully expecting to spend the season helping groom Robert Griffin III.

Grossman told ESPN 980 on Saturday that he's fully aware the Redskins are going to draft a quarterback -- probably Heisman Trophy winner Griffin -- with the No. 2 overall pick next month. But Grossman said he wants to remain a part of the team and play a part in its turnaround after another last-place season.

Grossman won the starting job out of training camp last year, was benched for John Beck after five games, then later regained the No. 1 spot. He threw 16 touchdown passes and 20 interceptions and had a 72.4 rating as the Redskins finished 5-11.