The Redskins have signed quarterback Pat White, Mark Maske of the Washington Post and multiple other media outlets reported Wednesday.
A second-round pick of the Dolphins in 2009, White played just one season for Miami before being released before the 2010 campaign began. For a time, he tried to rekindle his baseball career, but now he’s back in the NFL, joining Kirk Cousins and Rex Grossman (who agreed to return to Washington Wednesday) as reserves behind Robert Griffin III.
Griffin is recovering from a January knee injury, so adding more QB depth makes sense for Washington. However, Cousins is a veritable lock to make the club, and if Griffin is healthy enough to be on the active roster in Week One, it will be interesting to see how many quarterbacks the Redskins will carry. It’s rather rare to see four on a roster once the season begins.
But these are down-the-road issues. For now, White is getting another shot in pro football’s premier league.