Posts Tagged ‘Lorenzo Alexander’

Redskins may lose Lorenzo Alexander and Fred Davis via Free Agency

The Redskins have come out of the gate, as some have described it, with the modus operandi of “keeping the band together,” resigning several key veterans over the past few days, most recently inking deals with punter Sav Rocca, long snapper Nick Sundberg, and defensive end Kedric Golston. But even with those efforts, they’re about […]

Redskins re-sign four players from 2012 roster to start free agency

Normally, the running joke among the Burgundy and Gold faithful around this time of year is how Dan Snyder and the Redskins front office are “fueling up Redskins One” as part of a big plunge into Free Agency. But the Redskins have started the 2013 free agency period rather quietly, choosing to instead retain the […]

Brian Orakpo will be playing in the Pro Bowl

. Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo can thank the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears for an all-expenses-paid trip to Hawaii during the last weekend of January. Because both teams won on Sunday, it means that Orakpo will now be playing in the 2011 Pro Bowl that weekend. Orakpo was originally designated as a “First Alternate” […]

LB Andre Carter Unlikely To Get Starting Job Back?

Pro Football Weekly’s Redskins sources don’t expect Redskins OLB Lorenzo Alexander to relinquish his starting opportunity and give back his position to Andre Carter, who struggled as a 3-4 linebacker. Alexander is not a pure pass rusher, but he is a versatile defender who has shown far more athleticism dropping into coverage this year than […]

LB Alexander looking good according to Mike Shanahan

Redskins LB Lorenzo Alexander is impressing head coach Mike Shanahan’s staff with his work at linebacker, reports The Washington Post. Alexander is making a smooth transition to outside linebacker, according to coaches. Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said, “He’s been awesome. The guy’s awesome. The guy’s unbelievable. He’s a better athlete than I would have ever […]

Skins Put DT Alexander on IR

The Redskins placed defensive tackle Lorenzo Alexander on injured reserve today. Alexander, 25, went down with a hamstring injury in Sunday’s 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles and finished the 2008 campaign with 17 tackles and two sacks. To fill Alexander’s roster spot, the club signed linebacker Tyson Smith.