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Fri, 22 Jul 2005 10:04:56 -0700
The Kansas City Chiefs have announced that free agent WR Derrick Alexander (Vikings) has signed a contract with the team and will retire as a member of the Chiefs. "We're pleased and proud that Derrick requested that he retire from the NFL as a member of the Chiefs," said Chiefs president Carl Peterson. "Derrick was a very productive receiver for this franchise. We are just as pleased that he and his family have made Kansas City their home." Alexander spent nine seasons in the NFL, playing for the Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Kansas City and the Minnesota Vikings. His last season was with Minnesota in 2002.
Tue, 02 Dec 2003 07:32:59 -0800
Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports the Detroit Lions will likely sign a wide receiver this week to fill WR Charles Rogers' (collarbone, IR) roster spot. While the team has worked out WRs Derrick Alexander and Karsten Bailey, WR James Williams (Seahawks) seems to be the Lions' top choice. A deal has not yet been offered.
Tue, 12 Aug 2003 21:20:15 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings have released WR Derrick Alexander, according to Vikings.com.
Tue, 29 Jul 2003 13:14:22 -0700
Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings WR Derrick Alexander (knee) still has a way to go to become a starter, but the coaching staff believes he can be in the receiving rotation after coming back from an ACL injury he suffered last November. At this point, Alexander is the No. 5 receiver. He began last season at No. 2. "I know (Vikings head) coach (Mike) Tice is counting on me," Alexander said. "Hopefully, I can become a good player again."
Tue, 29 Jul 2003 06:52:21 -0700
Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings WR Derrick Alexander (knee) was activated off the physically-unable-to-perform list in time to practice Sunday, July 27.
Thu, 29 May 2003 08:55:03 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings WR Derrick Alexander (knee), who is recovering from knee surgery, has been cleared to take part in all parts of practice except full-team work.
Wed, 07 May 2003 01:27:25 -0700
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings WR Derrick Alexander (knee) wasn’t able to go through a full practice for the team on Monday.
Wed, 02 Apr 2003 05:20:08 -0800
Updating previous reports, Bill Williamson for the Pioneer Press reports Minnesota Vikings WR Derrick Alexander accepted a pay cut Tuesday to remain with the team. The new deal is believed to be worth the league minimum plus some incentives.
Wed, 26 Mar 2003 05:13:54 -0800
Sean Jensen reports for the Pioneer Press the Minnesota Vikings hope WR Derrick Alexander (knee), who was rehabbing his knee Tuesday, will accept a pay cut this week. His contract for this year is for $1.7 million.
Tue, 18 Mar 2003 21:07:36 -0800
The Star Tribune reports the agent for Minnesota Vikings WR Derrick Alexander would not comment on whether Alexander has agreed to take a pay cut in order to remain with the team. Reportedly, his salary was cut from $1.4 million to $650,000.
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