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Old 03-07-2008, 09:14 PM   #1
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Default Is Shaun Alexander about to be shown the door?

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The Seahawks reached an agreement in principle Friday night with former Cowboys running back Julius Jones, the second running back move made by the team this week.

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Jones agreed to a four-year deal worth around $3 million a year. The contract is similar to the five-year, $14 million contract reached with halfback T.J. Duckett earlier this week.

With Jones and Duckett on Seattle's roster entering the season, the question is whether or not Shaun Alexander will be around. The Seahawks decided to keep Alexander until they found replacements and now they have two potential replacements.

Jones is expected to compete for the starting job. Duckett was signed to be a short-yardage back as well as a backup fullback and power back. Jones is considered a more elusive back than Duckett.

Jones' final two choices were Seattle and Detroit, although he had interest from the Bears and Eagles for potential visits next week. He had also visited with the Tennessee Titans.

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With Julius Jones and TJ Duckett both signing 5 yr deals is sure looks like Alexander is about to be cut.
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Old 03-07-2008, 09:28 PM   #2
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Default Re: Is Shaun Alexander about to be shown the door?

Alexander sucks. He hasn't done anything since 2005.
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Old 03-07-2008, 09:52 PM   #3
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Default Re: Is Shaun Alexander about to be shown the door?

i do think that alexander would be cut since they did sign these 2 rb's.. and jones will be the starting rb b/c y else sign him.. bye bye alexander
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Old 03-08-2008, 12:09 PM   #4
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Default Re: Is Shaun Alexander about to be shown the door?

I think that Seattle is just bringing in competetion to try to motivate Alexander into playing like he did his MVP season.
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bring in motivation??? giving 2 rb's a 5 yr contract worth some money and one of them being a pro bowler.. thats a lot of money being thrown around just to get alexander who is 30 something to become better?? if they are stupid move
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Old 03-08-2008, 05:13 PM   #6
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Default Re: Is Shaun Alexander about to be shown the door?

I think they would try and get rid of Morris before Alexander. Not that that's the right decision, but I think it's the one that will be made. My first Steeler game ever was this year when we played Seattle, I remember commenting to my friend I was with before the game even started at how slow Alexander looked. 06 you could have passed it off as he was hampered by injuries, but not last year. The dude was just flat out sluggish. I'm not ready to say he's going to be cut, but it isn't the Alexander show in Seattle anymore that's for dam sure. I can see him playing limited downs easy.
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its the madden curse..lol
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Shaun Alexander run himself ragged after his MVP season. He hasn't been the same since. Added to that, he's on the bad side of 30 when it comes to RB's.

He's not an everydown back anymore.
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Shaun Alexander run himself ragged after his MVP season. He hasn't been the same since. Added to that, he's on the bad side of 30 when it comes to RB's.

He's not an everydown back anymore.
I agree alexanders best days are behind him he will probably be no more than a backup back are maybe a third down back at best.
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Default Re: Is Shaun Alexander about to be shown the door?

then he should reconstruct his contract then.. if he wants to stay
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