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Maurice Alexander: Signed to Detroit's practice squad
Walker was picked up by the Lions' practice squad Wednesday, Tim Twentyman of the team's official site reports.
Alexander caught three passes for 18 yards in two preseason games. He also averaged 23.4 yards per punt return, including a 95-yard touchdown. Alexander spent time on Detroit's practice squad last year and was called up for a brief stint late in the 2022 season.... See More ... See Less
Maurice Alexander: Waived by Detroit
The Lions waived Alexander on Tuesday.
Alexander spent most of the 2022 season on Detroit's practice squad but remained with the club during the offseason on a reserve/future contract. He was unable to earn a spot on the team's 53-man roster, but it's possible he joins a practice squad again in 2023.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Maurice Alexander: Inks futures deal with Detroit
The Lions signed Alexander (ankle) to a reserve/future contract Monday, Tim Twentyman of the team's official site reports.
Alexander moved back and forth between Detroit's active roster and practice squad over the first half of the season. The 25-year-old then picked up an ankle injury while making his third and final appearance of the season against Miami in Week 8. Alexander thus finished the 2022 campaign with one reception for seven yards over four appearances, and he'll now look to carve out a permanent spot on the active roster heading into the 2023 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Maurice Alexander: Back to practice squad
Alexander (ankle) reverted to the Lions' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Alexander only played one offensive snap against the Dolphins on Sunday, but he made it count with a catch for seven yards. He also contributed on special teams, returning a kick for 17 yards. Whether or not Alexander can earn another chance with the active roster will likely depend on how quickly he can recover from the ankle injury he suffered during the contest.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Maurice Alexander: Questionable to return Sunday
Alexander is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Dolphins with an ankle injury.
Alexander has bounced back and forth between Detroit's active roster and practice squad this season, and he caught his first pass of the season for seven yards and returned one kickoff for 17 yards before exiting against Miami. With the rookie sidelined, expect Justin Jackson to handle the Lions' kickoff-return duties Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Maurice Alexander: Elevated to active roster again
Detroit elevated Alexander from its practice squad to the active roster for Sunday's game against Miami.
With Amon-Ra St. Brown (concussion) questionable, Alexander and Stanley Berryhill have both been elevated for Week 8. Alexander has been on the active roster for each of Detroit's past three games, but he's failed to see a target across five offensive snaps.... See More ... See Less
Maurice Alexander: Back on practice squad
The Lions re-signed Alexander to the practice squad Wednesday.
Alexander has already suited up for three games with Detroit this season, playing five snaps on offense (zero targets) and 21 snaps on special teams. The rookie now gets a chance to continue his development with the team.... See More ... See Less
Maurice Alexander: Let go by Detroit
The Lions waived Alexander on Monday.
Alexander was signed from the practice squad ahead of Sunday's loss to the Cowboys, though he was not targeted while playing five of his eight snaps on special teams in the contest. The 5-foot-11 wideout was activated for Detroit's previous two games to serve as the team's primary kick returner and logged just two offensive snaps in this span. The Lions will likely look to re-sign Alexander to the practice squad if he does not land on an active roster with a different team.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Maurice Alexander: Signed to 53-man roster
Detroit signed Alexander to the active roster from the practice squad Saturday.
With DJ Chark (ankle) landing on IR, the Lions needed to add wide receiver depth and opted to sign Alexander. The rookie has seen very limited action this season, logging just two offensive snaps across two games. His main contribution has been on special teams, as he's returned five kicks for 129 yards.... See More ... See Less
Maurice Alexander: Staying with Detroit
The Lions signed Alexander to the practice squad Wednesday.
Alexander was waived by the Lions on Monday after playing two offensive snaps in as many games this season. The rookie wideout has yet to record a target in his NFL career, but he did see usage as Detroit's primary kick returner since Week 4. Alexander will now be eligible for three game-day elevations while on the Lions' practice squad this season.... See More ... See Less
Maurice Alexander: Gets cut Monday
Alexander was waived by the Lions on Monday.
Alexander operated as the team's kick returner in its last two contests, but he only logged one offensive snap each week. The 25-year-old will now work to earn an opportunity elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Maurice Alexander: Logs one offensive snap
Alexander logged one offensive snap during Sunday's 29-0 loss to the Patriots.
Alexander has seen a couple of offensive snaps over the past two weeks as Detroit works through injuries at wide receiver, but he is not coming close to becoming part of the offensive game plan.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Maurice Alexander: Signed to active roster
The Lions signed Alexander from their practice squad to their active roster Saturday.
Quintez Cephus (foot) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, and the team already ruled out DJ Chark (ankle) for Week 5, so Alexander will be signed to the active roster after being elevated for Week 4. Amon-Ra St. Brown and Josh Reynolds are also questionable for Sunday's matchup against New England, so Alexander may be in store for a hefty workload, through T.J. Hockenson figures to be the primary beneficiary of Detroit's depleted wideout corps.... See More ... See Less
Maurice Alexander: Moves back to practice squad
Alexander reverted to the Lions' practice squad Monday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Alexander served as Detroit's primary returner after being activated for Week 4, recording 62 yards on three kick returns over nine special-teams snaps. The 25-year-old wideout was not targeted over two offensive snaps played with Amon-Ra St. Brown (ankle) and DJ Chark (ankle) both sidelined. Alexander will be available for two more gameday elevations from the Lions' practice squad this season.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Maurice Alexander: Lands on active roster
Alexander was elevated to the Lions' active roster Saturday.
Alexander has spent the first few weeks of the regular season on the Lions' practice squad. However, with Amon-Ra St. Brown (ankle) and DJ Chark (ankle) both ruled out, the Lions' receiving corps is depleted heading into a Week 4 matchup against the Seahawks. Though Alexander will still be buried on the wide receiver depth chart, he could be relied upon as a kick and/or punt returner.... See More ... See Less
Maurice Alexander: Inked to practice squad
The Lions signed Alexander to the practice squad Wednesday, Tim Twentyman of the team's official site reports.
Alexander showed promise in the return game this preseason, and he also logged seven catches for 49 yards while appearing in all three exhibition contests for Detroit. Now, Alexander gets a chance to continue developing with the team.... See More ... See Less
Maurice Alexander: Waived by Lions
Detroit waived Alexander on Tuesday.
Alexander joined the Lions in early August after playing in the USFL over the summer, and he appeared in all three preseason games in 2022. He tallied seven receptions for 49 yards during Detroit's exhibition games but was unable to secure a spot on the 53-man roster.... See More ... See Less
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