Danny O'Neil covers the Seahawks for The Seattle Times.
April 30, 2008 1:48 PM
Posted by Danny O'Neil
Could be. It's the franchise to his hometown of Florence, Ky. Here's the report from Mark Curnutte of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Here's a link to the story right here.
The Seahawks released Alexander before the draft. Jim Steiner, Alexander's agent, indicated in an e-mail to the Enquirer the Bengals were one of the teams he was interested in. Here's the excerpt:
"Making calls to teams. Bengals are on our list!" Jim Steiner, Alexander's agent, told The Enquirer in an e-mail this morning.
Posted by HawcFan
2:35 PM, Apr 30, 2008
what's the salary cap hit for releasing SA?
Posted by SouthernCoug
2:40 PM, Apr 30, 2008
I would like him in the AFC....I still think he as a little in the tank left and would hate to seem him have great year against Seattle!
Posted by bigmaq
5:20 PM, Apr 30, 2008
Who cares what "he" is interested in. The question is who might be interested in him? None at his $ rate and few even at a big discount.
Posted by Mac
5:49 PM, Apr 30, 2008
Seattle opted to take the full cap hit on Alexander this year. His cap number in 2008 will be $6.9M, but he will be off the books in 2009 and beyond.
Posted by nature
6:02 PM, Apr 30, 2008
Mac - I'm wondering how you know that? Not that I don't believe you - just interested.
I like that they took the hit this year. Seems like letting him go was only a couple M difference (minus the salary of the player taking his roster spot).
Posted by Mac
7:32 PM, Apr 30, 2008
The decision to not designate Alexander as a post-June 1st cut was reported in last Wednesday's edition of the other daily newspaper in Seattle.
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