Bills keep LB Alexander with one-year deal through 2019

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Buffalo Bills has signed linebacker Lorenzo Alexander to a one-year extension for the 2019 season. Financial terms of his contract were not disclosed.

The 35-year-old Oakland, California native has spent the past three seasons with the Bills. During the 2018 season, he made 16 appearances with eight starts.

Buffalo Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander attempting to tackle Deshaun Watson against the Houston Texans

Lorenzo Alexander attempting to tackle Deshaun Watson against the Houston Texans (Getty Images)

He also had 74 tackles, including 11 tackles for a loss and 10 quarterback hits. He also had 6.5 sacks with two interceptions, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, and nine pass deflections.

In his three-year career in Buffalo, he has made 48 appearances with 35 starts. He has had 203 tackles, including 28 tackles for a loss and 47 quarterback hits.

He also had three interceptions, eight forced fumbles, one recovery, and 28 pass deflections.

His best game of the season was arguably against the New England Patriots in Week 8 on Oct. 29. He had six tackles, including one tackle for a loss; 2.0 sacks, and one forced fumble.

Alexander had an interception in Week 6 against the Houston Texans. He had his second interception of the season in Week 16 against the Patriots.

Besides playing for the Bills in his career, he has also played for the Washington Redskins, Arizona Cardinals, and the Oakland Raiders.

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