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.
Signing DeSean Jackson and Jason Hatcher gave Washington two Pro Bowl players. But Barry Cofield sees the acquisitions as victories for additional reasons.
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.
There are reasons to want the free agent wide receiver, and reasons not to.
Despite being in full agreement in the decision to pursue former Philadelphia Eagle DeSean Jackson, Redskins officials may not be willing to award the three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver a highly lucrative contract.