A sixth-year pro out of Auburn, the 6-foot-3, 265-pound Groves, 29, spent last season with the Cleveland Browns, but appeared in only five games, mainly on special teams, because of an ankle injury.
The 6-1, 210-pound Rees went undrafted as he capped roller-coaster of a four-year run at Notre Dame with a career season.
As he looks over the roster as it stands on the eve of the NFL Draft, Redskins general manager Bruce Allen says he doesn't see any "gaping holes," but that the organization has the goal of improving future depth.
The Redskins quarterback now has more talent to work with, and will be allowed to call audibles at the line. He insists he doesn’t feel added pressure to perform.
Washington adds the former Cleveland Brown and San Francisco 49er, presumably to back up Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins.
Shortly after his release from the Philadelphia Eagles last Friday, DeSean Jackson admitted feeling a wide range of emotions: anger, frustration, embarrassment ranking among them.
News broke late Tuesday night. We've got it covered from many angles, so get caught up here, or talk about the move with fellow Redskins fanatics.
The Washington Redskins and wide receiver DeSean Jackson have made progress towards a deal, but the two sides have yet to finalize the agreement, two people with knowledge of the situation said.
DeSean Jackson's big-play ability would help the Redskins. Here's a closer look at how.
The Redskins have agreed to terms with the longtime Steelers defensive back who played two seasons in Washington early in his career.