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Bills' Lorenzo Alexander: Resting Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alexander was a non-participant in Wednesday's practice.

Alexander was given a rest day heading into Week 2's matchup against the Chargers on Sunday. The 35-year-old managed eight combined tackles in the Bill's season opener against the Ravens, in which Buffalo's defense fell apart at the seams. The linebacker was mostly used in run defense Week 1 and looks likely to continue in that role as the season progresses. While Alexander likely won't come close to his 12.5-sack 2016 season, he should continue to be a reliable accumulator of tackles.

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Bills' Lorenzo Alexander: Plans to play in 2018
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alexander said Monday that he intends to keep playing in 2018, Jadon Ceravolo of the Bills' official site reports. "I mean, that's the plan for me," Alexander said. "Obviously, the organization has to make a decision on whether or not they want to keep me. Then once that happens, I have to earn my right back on this team."

After coming out of nowhere to produce 12.5 sacks in his first season with the Bills in 2016 at age 33, Alexander took a step back in 2017 as he was used more in run defense under a new scheme compared to his pass-rushing ways in 2016. However, he was still an effective contributor with 74 tackles (59 solo), three sacks and three forced fumbles in 16 games. The linebacker remains under contract through the 2018 season, and given his reasonable $3.4 million cap hit, it would be surprising if the Bills cut him during the offseason. That being said, Alexander could end up ceding more frequent snaps to the team's younger reserve linebackers as the Bills -- assuming they want him back -- try to keep him as fresh and effective as possible.

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Bills' Lorenzo Alexander: Notches nine tackles Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alexander accrued nine tackles (six solo) against the Saints on Sunday.

The veteran linebacker now has 56 tackles (43 solo) through nine games, putting him on pace for 100 tackles this season. However, Alexander has recorded just two sacks this season, which is nothing compared to the monstrous 12.5 sacks he racked up in 2016.

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Bills' Lorenzo Alexander: Reduced play count in Week 8
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alexander played 36 defensive snaps in Sunday's win over the Raiders, logging three tackles and a forced fumble.

Alexander's owners in IDP leagues shouldn't be too concerned, as the Bills were comfortably ahead in the second half and felt it was a good chance to give the 34-year-old some rest. The linebacker remains productive with 42 tackles, three forced fumbles and two sacks on the season, though with fellow starter Ramon Humber coming back soon from a thumb injury, rookie Matt Milano -- who's been turning heads for weeks -- could start to sub in for both starters more often in an effort to keep them healthy. It's also apparent Alexander isn't going to be the sack monster he was in former head coach Rex Ryan's defense, as he put up 12.5 last season, despite his limited impact as a pass rusher in his previous NFL campaigns.

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Bills' Lorenzo Alexander: Has another solid performance Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Alexander recorded eight tackles (six solo) in Sunday's 30-27 win over the Buccaneers.

Alexander is putting together a solid season thus far with 39 tackles (29 solo), two sacks and two forced fumbles through six games. The Bills will take on the Raiders at home in Week 8.

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Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
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2006Washington Redskins000.000000.0000
2007Washington Redskins1342.020000.0000
2008Washington Redskins151711.062000.0002
2009Washington Redskins162318.052000.0001
2010Washington Redskins165732.0251.5000.0002
2011Washington Redskins16159.060000.0000
2012Washington Redskins164634.0122.5000.0000
2013Arizona Cardinals344.000000.0001
2014Arizona Cardinals161311.021000.0000
2015Oakland Raiders161311.020000.0000
2016Buffalo Bills167656.02012.512828.02806
2017Buffalo Bills167358.0153000.0001
2018Buffalo Bills21513.021000.0002
Kick Returns
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2006Washington Redskins000---000
2007Washington Redskins1311010.01000
2008Washington Redskins1500---000
2009Washington Redskins1600---000
2010Washington Redskins1600---000
2011Washington Redskins1600---000
2012Washington Redskins1600---000
2013Arizona Cardinals300---000
2014Arizona Cardinals1600---000
2015Oakland Raiders1600---000
2016Buffalo Bills1600---000
2017Buffalo Bills1600---000
2018Buffalo Bills200---000
Punt Returns
YearTeamGRetFCRet YdsAvgLgTD20+
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2006Washington Redskins0000---000
2007Washington Redskins13000---000
2008Washington Redskins15000---000
2009Washington Redskins16000---000
2010Washington Redskins16000---000
2011Washington Redskins16000---000
2012Washington Redskins16000---000
2013Arizona Cardinals3000---000
2014Arizona Cardinals16000---000
2015Oakland Raiders16007---700
2016Buffalo Bills16000---000
2017Buffalo Bills16000---000
2018Buffalo Bills2000---000
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2006Washington Redskins000000000
2007Washington Redskins1300000000
2008Washington Redskins1500000000
2009Washington Redskins1600101010
2010Washington Redskins1600201010
2011Washington Redskins1600000000
2012Washington Redskins1600001710
2013Arizona Cardinals300000000
2014Arizona Cardinals1600000000
2015Oakland Raiders1611000000
2016Buffalo Bills1600300000
2017Buffalo Bills1600300000
2018Buffalo Bills200000000

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