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Colt McCoy signs with the Redskins

Posted April 3rd, 2014

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RGIII and Colt McCoy on the same team? It appears so as the Redskins have signed the former Texas quarterback to serve as a possible third-string quarterback behind Robert Griffin III of Baylor and Kirk Cousins.

Here is the following dispatch from the Associated Press…

ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Redskins have signed quarterback Colt McCoy.

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McCoy signed his contract Thursday, giving the Redskins a new potential No. 3 quarterback to replace Rex Grossman. Grossman is a free agent after playing behind Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins the last two seasons.

McCoy could also complete for the No. 2 spot if the Redskins decide to trade Cousins.

McCoy was a third-round draft pick in 2010 by the Cleveland Browns. He started 21 games his first two seasons but has since been a backup. He played last year with San Francisco, appearing in four games and throwing one pass.

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