Multiple media outlets have reported that quarterback Rex Grossman, a free agent who was Matt Schaub's backup in Houston last season, has agreed to a one-year deal with the Washington Redskins.
The move reunites Grossman with Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur, who were both on the Texans' coaching staff last season.
Grossman won the Texans' backup quarterback job in a bit of a surprising development last preseason, ousting high-priority free agent acquisition Dan Orlovsky. Grossman, who led the 2006 Chicago Bears to the Super Bowl, played in just one game for the Texans. He temporarily spelled an injured Schaub on the road at Jacksonville and went 3-of-9 for 33 yards and an interception in a losing effort.
The Texans signed free agent quarterback John David Booty in January to add depth at quarterback behind Schaub and Orlovsky.