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Top Maurice Alexander News

  • Lions' Maurice Alexander: Signs with Detroit

    The Lions signed Alexander on Wednesday, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports.

    Alexander hasn't played a down in the NFL since 2019, when he filled in at linebacker in Buffalo despite having played most of his career snaps before that as a safety. The Lions don't necessarily have a wealth of depth at linebacker behind Alex Anzalone and Julian Okwara, but even still, Alexander isn't likely to see many snaps this season even if he can crack Detroit's 53-man roster.

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  • Maurice Alexander: Candidate for Cleveland?

    Alexander (calf) could draw interest from the Browns in the wake of Mack Wilson (knee) suffering a multi-week injury, Scott Patsko of Cleveland.com reports.

    Alexander has played most of his career snaps at safety, but he appeared in seven contests as a weak-side linebacker in Buffalo last season. A calf injury caused him to end the 2019 campaign on IR, but now that he's healthy, Alexander could serve as an emergency option for the Browns.

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  • Bills' Maurice Alexander: Heads to IR

    Alexander (knee/calf) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

    The veteran depth player didn't practice all week, and the Bills likely couldn't afford waiting around while they're trying to tidy up their defense in hopes of a playoff run. Veteran Corey Liuget was signed in a corresponding move.

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  • Bills' Maurice Alexander: Out Week 9

    Alexander (knee) was ruled out Friday for Sunday's game against the Redskins.

    Alexander didn't practice this week and will miss at least one game due to the knee injury. Buffalo's defense is unlikely to be impacted by his absence since the 28-year-old exclusively played special teams last week and the rest of the linebacking corps is currently healthy.

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  • Bills' Maurice Alexander: Sits Wednesday's practice

    Alexander has a knee issue and is not practicing Wednesday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

    With the Bills' linebackers crew mostly healthy again and starter Matt Milano back in action following a hamstring injury, Alexander is relegated to a special teams role. The depth LB, who recorded 19 special teams snaps but no defensive plays in Sunday's loss to the Eagles, will have two more practices to prove his health to the coaching staff ahead of this week's game against Washington.

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  • Bills' Maurice Alexander: Questionable for Sunday

    Alexander (knee) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Patriots.

    Alexander wasn't listed on the injury report Wednesday and Thursday, but he wasn't able to practice Friday due to a knee issue. With the Bills' main linebackers all healthy, a potential absence for Alexander would mainly be felt by the team's special teams units, an area where the veteran has proven quite adept throughout his career.

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  • Bills' Maurice Alexander: Misses Friday's practice

    Alexander (knee) missed Friday's practice and is questionable for Sunday's game against the Patriots, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

    With the Bills' main linebackers all healthy, a potential absence for Alexander would mainly be felt by the team's special teams units, an area where the veteran has proven quite adept throughout his career.

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  • Bills' Maurice Alexander: Headed to Buffalo

    Alexander signed a one-year, $1.375 million contract with the Bills on Friday, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

    Alexander played 131 snaps on special teams for the Seahawks last season, but didn't see the field on defense in nine games. He'll provide depth at safety in Buffalo behind the starting duo of Micah Hyde and Jordan Poyer.

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  • Seahawks' Maurice Alexander: Full particpant Thursday

    Alexander (concussion) was a full participant at Thursday's practice, Brady Henderson of ESPN.com reports.

    After missing Week 15 with a concussion, Alexander looks on track to play Sunday against the Chiefs. His return, assuming he does not suffer a setback, will bolster the depth of Seattle's special teams unit.

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  • Seahawks' Maurice Alexander: Stays in concussion protocol

    Alexander (concussion) is listed as out for Sunday's game versus the 49ers, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

    Alexander entered concussion protocol during Week 14's game against the Vikings and hasn't been able to get cleared. Alexander serves strictly in a special-teams role, so his absence won't shake up the defensive dyanmic.

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  • Seahawks' Maurice Alexander: In concussion protocol

    Alexander suffered a concussion in Monday's win over the Vikings, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.

    Alexander exclusively played special teams Monday and sustained the concussion late in the fourth quarter on the Seahawks final kickoff of the game. The 27-year-old must clear the league's concussion protocol before he has any chance of returning to game action.

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  • Seahawks' Maurice Alexander: Ready to go Thursday

    Alexander is active for Thursday's game against the Packers.

    Alexander was able to fully practice Wednesday after having been limited to begin the week, and he appears to have fully recovered from his knee injury. The depth safety has yet to play a defensive snap this season and is expected to play his usual special teams role during Thursday's game against the Packers.

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  • Seahawks' Maurice Alexander: Signs with Seahawks, could start

    Alexander signed a contract with the Seahawks on Wednesday and could start at strong safety Sunday against the Rams, Gregg Bell of The News Tribune reports.

    Alexander is expected to start at strong safety during Sunday's matchup, moving Bradley McDougald over to free safety ahead of Tedric Thompson. The fifth-year safety spent training camp with the Seahawks, so picking up the playbook shouldn't be much of an issue. Alexander is also expected to serve as the primary backup at weakside linebacker following the suspension of Mychal Kendricks.

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  • Maurice Alexander: Shown door by Seattle

    The Seahawks released Alexander on Saturday, Brady Henderson of ESPN.com reports.

    Alexander had starting potential, so the Seahawks must have steady faith in Tedric Thompson (ribs) and trade-acquisition Shalom Luani. The 27-year-old made 20 tackles for the Rams in 2017.

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  • Seahawks' Maurice Alexander: Paces squad in tackles

    Alexander made a team-high seven tackles (five solo) during Friday's 21-20 preseason loss to the Vikings.

    Alexander also led the Seahawks with 51 defensive snaps since Bradley McDougald (pectoral) didn't suit up and Tedric Thompson left with a rib injury. The 27-year-old safety is expected to work in a situational role during the regular season for as long as Earl Thomas extends his holdout.

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  • Seahawks' Maurice Alexander: Returns to practice

    Alexander (hip) returned to practice Wednesday, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR reports.

    Alexander has been out of commission for over a week with a strained hip flexor. Now back in action, the 2014 fourth-rounder will jump right back into the competition for depth-chart slotting at safety. While he may not be a regular with the first-string defense quite yet, Alexander is a dark horse to claim one of the starting jobs before Week 1, especially given Earl Thomas' current holdout.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 220 lbs
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO, USA
Age: 31
School: Utah State
Experience: 6