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Seahawks | Marshawn Lynch could make history

Sun, 23 Dec 2012 01:06:40 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch is 121 yards short of becoming the third player in franchise history to reach 1,500 for a season, joining Chris Warren (1,545 in 1994) and Shaun Alexander (1,696 in 2004 and 1,880 in 2005).

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NFL | Alexander says he has spoken to some teams

Thu, 09 Jul 2009 09:38:26 -0700

Josh Bean, of the Mobile Press-Register, reports unrestricted free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Redskins) said he has had preliminary talks with some NFL teams.

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Redskins | Alexander would like to return in 2009

Sat, 16 May 2009 05:36:48 -0700

Free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Redskins) said during a radio interview with KNBR in San Francisco that he would like to return to play for the Washington Redskins this season but is unsure if the opportunity will come. "I don't know. My agents are talking. I would love to," Alexander said. "I'm training with my new trainers up in New Jersey like I'm going to be their (Redskins) guy and come play with them. Of course they have Clinton (Portis) and Ladell (Betts) and they've brought in a couple of guys. For me its like they know what I can do so they're going to check to see what their guys can do and then after that we'll make a decision."

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NFL | Alexander hopes to play this season

Thu, 14 May 2009 14:00:59 -0700

Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports unrestricted free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Redskins) has been working out and hopes to play this season.

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NFL | Alexander still hoping to play in 2009

Thu, 12 Mar 2009 16:31:30 -0700

Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Redskins) is still hoping to play in the NFL in 2009. He has been working out on his own and staying in shape.

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Redskins | S. Alexander would return to team

Thu, 12 Mar 2009 16:31:16 -0700

Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Redskins) said he would welcome a return to the Washington Redskins in 2009. Alexander said, "Oh, I would definitely like to come back and play here and help this team win."

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Redskins | Alexander released

Tue, 25 Nov 2008 08:18:04 -0800

ESPNews reports the Washington Redskins have released RB Shaun Alexander.

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Redskins | Portis pulls muscle near hip in Week 12

Sun, 23 Nov 2008 23:02:46 -0800

The Associated Press reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (hip) pulled a muscle near his hip in the first half of the team's Week 12 game. He was able to remain the game, though head coach Jim Zorn did prepare RB Shaun Alexander to play in the second half if Portis couldn't go.

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Lions | Team meets with S. Alexander

Wed, 17 Sep 2008 08:51:38 -0700

The Detroit Free Press reports the Detroit Lions worked out free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) Tuesday, Sept. 16. However, the Lions are not close to signing Alexander and are only building a short list in case of injury.

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Texans | Team to work out backs Tuesday

Mon, 08 Sep 2008 16:01:55 -0700

Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports the Houston Texans will work out a number of free-agent running backs Tuesday, Sept. 9. The list of running backs working out does not include free-agent RB Cedric Benson (Bears) or free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks).

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NFL | Alexander hungry for another opportunity

Sat, 06 Sep 2008 06:51:52 -0700

Jim Moore, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) continues to work out in hopes of signing with another NFL team. Alexander is eager to show teams that he is still the same player who won the league's MVP award in 2005. "Speed, explosiveness and quickness ...," Alexander said. "I don't think that will be an issue." Alexander added, "I'm so hungry," he said. "I'm confident I can still do some productive things in the NFL. I've still got gas in the tank. Some team will be pleasantly surprised when I get there."

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NFL | Team unlikely to sign S. Alexander soon

Fri, 30 May 2008 09:31:35 -0700

Bucky Brooks, of SI.com, reports free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) is unlikely to sign with a team until after training camps are under way. Alexander is viewed throughout the league as a "stop-gap" solution for a team that suffers from a catastrophic injury or has a roster full of underperforming backs during the preseason.

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Broncos | S. Alexander not on team's radar

Mon, 26 May 2008 07:40:29 -0700

Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) is not on the Denver Broncos' radar, according to a team source, although the notion is not 100 percent dead at this point. The team considered bringing in Alexander for a visit but backed off the idea. The team likely won't consider Alexander unless there is an injury to their backfield.

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Bengals | No discussions Friday between team and Alexander's agent

Sat, 10 May 2008 12:31:13 -0700

Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals did not have discussions Friday, May 9, with free-agent RB Shaun Alexander's (Seahawks) agent, Jim Steiner.

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Bengals | Alexander's agent to talk to team

Thu, 08 May 2008 09:56:06 -0700

Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Jim Steiner, the agent for free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks), said he will be speaking with the Cincinnati Bengals Thursday, May 8. Alexander returned home to Seattle following his visits to the Bengals and New Orleans Saints this week.

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Bengals | Alexander would potentially serve as backup

Tue, 06 May 2008 09:38:22 -0700

Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports he has heard the Cincinnati Bengals' interest in free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) is for Alexander to be a backup to RB Rudi Johnson and an insurance policy if RB Chris Perry (ankle, shin) can't play. The team itself, however, has yet to publicly comment on how they would use Alexander if they were to sign him.

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Broncos | Team could meet with Alexander

Tue, 06 May 2008 08:01:38 -0700

Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports the Denver Broncos could bring in free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) for a visit.

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Saints | Alexander to visit with team Wednesday

Mon, 05 May 2008 14:53:15 -0700

John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) is expected to visit with the New Orleans Saints Wednesday, May 7.

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Broncos | Team may be interested in Alexander

Mon, 05 May 2008 14:48:23 -0700

John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Denver Broncos may be interested in free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks).

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Bengals | Alexander to visit team

Fri, 02 May 2008 09:21:42 -0700

Updating a previous item, Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) will visit the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday, May 4, and Monday, May 5, according to agent Jim Steiner.

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Bengals | Alexander to visit

Thu, 01 May 2008 11:47:29 -0700

Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Jim Steiner, the agent for unrestricted free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks), said Alexander is scheduled to visit with the Cincinnati Bengals Monday, May 5. Steiner stated the visit is "very preliminary."

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Bengals | Alexander considering team

Wed, 30 Apr 2008 10:45:05 -0700

Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports unrestricted free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) is considering playing for the Cincinnati Bengals. Alexander's agent, Jim Steiner, said they are making calls to several teams and the Bengals are on their list.

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Texans | Team may show interest in Alexander

Wed, 23 Apr 2008 21:04:07 -0700

John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports the Houston Texans may show interest in free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) depending on how the 2008 NFL Draft plays out.

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NFL | Alexander plans to start new chapter with another team

Tue, 22 Apr 2008 16:24:03 -0700

In a statement released by RB Shaun Alexander following his release from the Seattle Seahawks, he said that his release wasn't really a surprise. He noted he hoped he could remain with the team and finish his career there but understands things change. "I will be playing for another NFL team this fall, and doing everything I can to contribute. I am healthy, energized and looking forward to beginning the next chapter of my NFL career," Alexander said. He thanked his teammates, coaches and fans, while noting he hopes to return to Seattle one day to face the "daunting task of facing the 12th Man."

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Colts | Team may be interested in Alexander

Tue, 22 Apr 2008 16:12:35 -0700

John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports unrestricted free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) told former Seattle Seahawks teammates the Indianapolis Colts may be interested in him.

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Patriots | Team may be interested in Alexander

Tue, 22 Apr 2008 16:12:09 -0700

John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports unrestricted free-agent RB Shaun Alexander (Seahawks) told former Seattle Seahawks teammates the New England Patriots may be interested in him.

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Seahawks | Alexander released

Tue, 22 Apr 2008 16:05:22 -0700

John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Seattle Seahawks released RB Shaun Alexander (wrist) Tuesday, April 22, according to multiple sources. Alexander had to take a physical before his release to expedite the termination of his contract.

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Seahawks | Alexander update

Tue, 22 Apr 2008 15:04:30 -0700

Updating an ongoing report, John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Seattle Seahawks have two ways of releasing RB Shaun Alexander. The Seahawks can terminate his contract, which would cost the team $125,000 in cap loss. The second option is the team could release him under a June 2 designation, which would save the team $4.475 million in 2008 salary cap but the team would then be responsible for $4.6 million on their 2009 cap.

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Seahawks | Team to release Alexander

Tue, 22 Apr 2008 13:00:22 -0700

Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks are close to releasing RB Shaun Alexander, according to a source close to the situation. The announcement could come as early as Tuesday, April 22.

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Seahawks | Alexander likely to be released

Wed, 12 Mar 2008 09:03:33 -0700

Frank Hughes, of The News Tribune, reports the Seattle Seahawks will likely release RB Shaun Alexander. Alexander cannot be released immediately because he had surgery on his wrist and is still wearing a cast, according to Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren. Holmgren would not disclose a possible date when the Seahawks might release Alexander.

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Seahawks | Alexander may be released after June 1

Sun, 09 Mar 2008 16:57:48 -0700

Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports the Seattle Seahawks may release RB Shaun Alexander after Sunday, June 1, so they can save more than $4 million in salary cap space.

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Seahawks | Team does not need to release Alexander after signing Jones

Fri, 07 Mar 2008 21:54:58 -0800

Danny O'Neil, of the Seattle Times, reports the Seattle Seahawks will not need to release RB Shaun Alexander after signing RB Julius Jones.

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Seahawks | Team not expected to ask Alexander to restructure contract

Thu, 28 Feb 2008 19:26:37 -0800

Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks team president Tim Ruskell said he does not anticipate cutting RB Shaun Alexander or asking him to restructure his contract. He said the team is convinced Alexander can return to his former form.

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Seahawks | Alexander doesn't think his contract will change

Mon, 21 Jan 2008 14:05:09 -0800

Jose Romero, of the Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander said during a radio interview that he does not expect his contract to be restructured during the offseason. "You don't really do that with your foundation people. You do that with the people you aren't sure about. I just don't think that they [the Seahawks] would do that. They're too classy for that," Alexander said.

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Seahawks | Alexander to have surgery

Wed, 16 Jan 2008 11:39:17 -0800

Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (wrist) will undergo surgery to repair a cracked bone in his wrist.

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Seahawks | Alexander probable for playoff game

Fri, 11 Jan 2008 12:56:51 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (wrist) is listed as probable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

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Seahawks | Alexander probable for playoff game

Fri, 04 Jan 2008 15:42:02 -0800

Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (wrist) is listed as probable for the team's wild-card playoff game.

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Seahawks | Morris may see more time in playoff game

Thu, 03 Jan 2008 14:07:09 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Maurice Morris may see more playing time than RB Shaun Alexander in the team's wild-card playoff game because Morris is faster and more versatile than Alexander.

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Seahawks | Alexander practices Tuesday

Tue, 01 Jan 2008 16:04:20 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (wrist, knee, ribs) participated in practice Tuesday, Jan. 1.

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Seahawks | Alexander scores Week 17

Sun, 30 Dec 2007 14:52:46 -0800

The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander had eight carries for 31 yards with one touchdown in Week 17. The touchdown was Alexander's 100th of his career, making him the eighth player in NFL history to rush for 100 touchdowns.

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Seahawks | S. Alexander likely to be limited Week 17

Fri, 28 Dec 2007 12:29:14 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander is unlikely to play past the first quarter due to the risk of damaging his wrist or knee.

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Seahawks | Alexander runs for 73 yards in Week 16

Sun, 23 Dec 2007 17:02:13 -0800

The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander had 13 carries for 73 rushing yards in Week 16. He also caught a 14-yard screen pass for a touchdown during the game.

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Seahawks | S. Alexander held to 17 yards

Mon, 17 Dec 2007 17:34:27 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander ran the ball seven times for only 17 yards in Week 15.

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Seahawks | Alexander rushes for 17 yards Week 15

Sun, 16 Dec 2007 18:08:39 -0800

The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander rushed for 17 yards on seven carries in the team's Week 15 game.

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Seahawks | Alexander practices Friday

Fri, 07 Dec 2007 18:44:59 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 7, and he is expected to play in Week 14.

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Seahawks | Alexander practices Thursday

Thu, 06 Dec 2007 18:54:21 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (knee) practiced Thursday, Dec. 6, and he is expected to be the team's primary running back for their Week 14 game. The cast he is wearing is now smaller and more comfortable.

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Seahawks | Alexander expected to practice this week

Mon, 03 Dec 2007 15:25:20 -0800

Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (knee) played in Week 13 and he is expected to practice this week.

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Seahawks | Alexander gains 65 yards rushing Week 13

Sun, 02 Dec 2007 15:02:48 -0800

The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander carried the ball 20 times for 65 rushing yards with one touchdown during Week 13.

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Seahawks | Alexander will start Week 13

Sat, 01 Dec 2007 09:41:51 -0800

Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (knee) will start the team's Week 13 game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Seahawks | Alexander will not be on a snap count Week 13

Fri, 30 Nov 2007 17:56:36 -0800

Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (wrist, knee) will not be on a snap count for the team's Week 13 game, according to head coach Mike Holmgren. "When I've tried that it usually doesn't work out. We'll just do what we have to do," Holmgren said.

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