Alexander had 17 tackles (13 solo) and the first interception of his career in 14 games with the Vikings in 2017. Alexander mostly served as a nickel and dime package cornerback for the Vikings, but he also contributed on special teams. Veteran Terence Newman is likely to consider retirement as he enters free agency after his 15th season in the league, which could leave an increased workload for Alexander in his third season.
Alexander (ribs/illness) is active for Sunday's NFC championship game against the Eagles, Andrew Krammer of The Star Tribune reports. As expected, Alexander will suit up in Sunday's contest. Look for him to specialize in nickel and dime packages.
Alexander (ribs/illness), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's NFC championship game against the Eagles, is expected to play, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Despite failing to practice during the Vikings' final practice of the week, it appears Alexander will be able to gut it out with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. Alexander, who typically sees most of his action in nickel or dime packages, played 34 snaps in last week's win over the Saints, recording one tackle and breaking up a pass.
Alexander (ribs) did not practice Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's NFC championship game against the Eagles. Alexander was able to participate in practice Wednesday and Thursday, so it's concerning he failed to do so again Friday. However, it's possible Minnesota simply gave him the day off. His status likely won't be confirmed until 90 minutes before Sunday's 6:40 PM EST kickoff.
Alexander (ribs) is active for Saturday's game against the Packers. In Alexander's first matchup against the Packers in Week 6, he made three stops and broke up one pass on 20 defensive snaps. The Packers may be eager to air it out if they get down early, but Alexander doesn't log enough snaps to be a fantasy asset at this time.