Alexander has undergone five surgeries on his left knee, overcoming chronic ailments to emerge as a pivotal, albeit unlikely figure on the Chargers' offense.
Signed as a street free agent earlier this month, Alexander has caught 15 passes for 291 yards and three touchdowns in four games and one start since joining the Chargers on Nov. 1
Big, strong and fast at 6-foot-5, 217 pounds, the Waco, Texas native was discarded by the
Now, he's starting for the Chargers and taking pressure off of wide receiver
Alexander caught five passes for 134 yards, including an 80-yard touchdown against the
In meeting Alexander at the Senior Bowl three years ago heading into the 2010
After going undrafted, Alexander signed with the Rams and was eventually promoted from the practice squad when former
Now, the Rams probably wish they had never cut Alexander, who caught 113 passes for 1,781 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior at Missouri. Alexander has caught 61 career passes for 1,028 yards and six touchdowns in the NFL.
And Alexander is no secret to the Ravens, who scouted him when he played for Mizzou and heading into the 2010 NFL draft, and will have to compete with him Sunday at
"Alexander is another guy that we really liked," Ravens coach