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Top D.J. Alexander News

  • Jaguars' D.J. Alexander: Moves to injured reserve

    Alexander (foot) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.

    Alexander suffered the foot injury during Sunday's win over the Bengals and will now be sidelined for at least the next eight weeks. Joe Giles-Harris, Malcolm Smith and Donald Payne were signed to provide added linebacker depth.

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  • Jaguars' D.J. Alexander: Managing foot injury

    Alexander sustained a foot injury and is doubtful to return to Sunday's game against the Bengals.

    The game is in the closing stages of the fourth quarter, making it increasingly unlikely Alexander retakes the field. The reserve linebacker's absence is unlikely to significantly impact the Jaguars' defense in the final minutes Sunday.

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  • Jaguars' D.J. Alexander: Set for Week 5 return

    Alexander (hamstring) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game at Carolina, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.

    The 28-year-old sustained the hamstring injury Week 2 and missed the last two games, but he's good to go for Sunday's contest. Alexander should return to his reserve role at weak-side linebacker for the Jaguars.

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  • Jaguars' D.J. Alexander: Won't play versus Broncos

    Alexander (hamstring) is ruled out for Sunday's game in Denver, Hays Carlyon of 1010 AM WJXL reports.

    Alexander is working his way back from a hamstring injury suffered Week 2, and he isn't yet ready to retake the field. As long as Alexander remains sidelined, Najee Goode and Austin Calitro are expected to receive increased reserve snaps at the linebacker position.

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  • Jaguars' D.J. Alexander: Won't play Thursday

    Alexander (hamstring) has been ruled out for Thursday's game versus the Titans, Phillip Heilman of The Athletic reports.

    Alexander exited Week 2's game with this injury, and he wasn't able to get back on the practice field during the shortened week. He'll have additional recovery time due to the Thursday Night game as he looks to get healthy for Week 4 versus the Broncos. Expect Najee Goode and Austin Calitro to see a bulk of the depth reps until Alexander returns.

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  • Jaguars' D.J. Alexander: Suffers injury Sunday

    Alexander is dealing with a hamstring injury and is questionable to return to Sunday's game against Houston, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    It's unclear how Alexander picked up the injury, but it's serious enough to force him to miss valuable game reps. As long as he's sidelined, Najee Goode and Austin Calitro could be in line to receive depth reps at the linebacker position.

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  • Jaguars' D.J. Alexander: Returns from stinger

    Alexander (neck) had two assisted tackles in Thursday's preseason game against the Eagles.

    Alexander was forced to exit the preseason opener due to the stinger, but it ended up being a minor injury. The 27-year-old is battling for a job as a special-teams contributor.

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  • Jaguars' D.J. Alexander: Dealing with stinger

    Alexander left Thursday's game against the Titans and is questionable to return with a stinger, Tad Dickman of the Jaguars' PR reports.

    It's unclear how Alexander suffered the injury, but expect the Jaguars to update his status at some point during the night. With Alexander out, Joe Giles-Harris and Connor Strachan could see an increase in reps.

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  • Jaguars' D.J. Alexander: Lands deal with Jacksonville

    Alexander agreed to a contract Wednesday with the Jaguars, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

    Alexander was one of three linebackers to reach deals with Jacksonville on Wednesday, joining a pair of special-teams aces in Najee Goode and Ramik Wilson. Considering Alexander didn't see a single defensive snap for the Eagles in 2018, he's likely viewed purely as a special-teams asset, too.

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  • Eagles' D.J. Alexander: Contained to special teams in 2018

    Alexander produced four tackles over 12 games in 2018.

    Alexander didn't log a single snap on defense, but he was heavily involved on special teams. The 2015 fifth-rounder will become an unrestricted free agent in March.

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  • Eagles' D.J. Alexander: Ready for Sunday

    Alexander (hamstring) is active for Sunday's divisional-round game against the Saints.

    Alexander will return to action after missing the previous three games and being listed as questionable. The 27-year-old should serve in his usual special teams role, as he has yet to play a defensive snap through 12 games this season.

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  • Eagles' D.J. Alexander: Questionable for divisional round

    Alexander (hamstring) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's divisional-round playoff game against the Saints.

    Alexander has missed four straight games due to a lingering hamstring issue, but he appears to have a shot at suiting up in New Orleans. The fourth-year pro did not play a single defensive snap during the regular season, so expect Alexander to do see most of his action on special teams if he plays Sunday.

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  • Eagles' D.J. Alexander: Unavailable for wild-card round

    Alexander (hamstring) is ruled out for Sunday's wild-card game at Chicago.

    Alexander will miss his fourth consecutive game due to a lingering hamstring injury. The fourth-year pro has played all of his snaps on special teams this season, so his absence is unlikely to notably impact the Eagles' defense.

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  • Eagles' D.J. Alexander: Won't play Week 17

    Alexander (hamstring) is ruled out for Sunday's game against Washington.

    Alexander will miss his second straight game due to a hamstring injury. Given that Alexander has played all of his snaps on special teams this year, his absence won't impact IDP leagues.

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  • Eagles' D.J. Alexander: Unavailable Sunday

    Alexander (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Texans, Dave Zangaro of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.

    Alexander has played exclusively on special teams this season, so his absence won't prove consequential in IDP settings.

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  • Eagles' D.J. Alexander: Dealing with hamstring injury

    Alexander has a hamstring injury and is questionable for Sunday's game against the Texans, Dave Zangaro of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.

    Alexander began the week as a limited practice participant, but his status is truly up in the air after sitting out the last two days. The 27-year-old has not played a defensive snap in 12 games this season.

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  • Eagles' D.J. Alexander: Absent from injury report

    Alexander (quadriceps) is not listed on Friday's injury report, Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

    Alexander missed two consecutive games due to a lingering quadriceps injury, but he'll suit up for Sunday's contest against the Jaguars in London. The fourth-year pro has taken all of his snaps this season on special teams.

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  • Eagles' D.J. Alexander: Ruled out Sunday

    Alexander (quadriceps) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Panthers, Mike Kaye of NJ.com reports.

    Alexander continues to progress in his recovery from a lingering quadriceps issue. The fourth-year pro has logged all of his snaps on special teams this season, so Alexander's absence is unlikely to notably impact the Week 7 matchup.

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  • Eagles' D.J. Alexander: Will not play Thursday

    Alexander (quadricep) has been ruled out for Thursday's matchup against the Giants.

    Alexander was able to log a limited practice Monday but didn't practice Tuesday or Wednesday. The Oregon State product has logged all of his snaps (107) this season on special teams.

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  • Eagles' D.J. Alexander: Claimed by Philly

    Alexander was claimed off waivers by the Eagles, Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

    Alexander was waived by the Seahawks as part of the team's final roster cutdowns this past weekend. Now in Philadelphia, the linebacker will presumably replace Joe Walker as the primary backup to middle linebacker Jordan Hicks.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 233 lbs
Birthplace: Long Beach, CA, USA
Age: 31
School: Oregon State
Experience: 6