Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 3/13/13
The Arizona Cardinals have landed one of the NFL's top special teams players and are on the verge of signing another. As first reported by FOXSports.com, a source told the Washington Redskins that linebacker Lorenzo Alexander has agreed to contract terms with the Cardinals. ESPN reported that it was a three-year deal. Cleveland Browns wide receiver and kick returner Josh Cribbs is "most likely" to sign with the Cardinals as well, the source said. Alexander's 19 special-teams tackles led the NFL in 2012. He also was a key backup linebacker for the Redskins, where he had played since 2006. Washington had interest in re-signing Alexander but was facing cap issues. Pittsburgh also was bidding for Alexander's services. Alexander's presence will be missed in the locker room as well as Washington D.C. area. Alexander was a team leader who had considerable community outreach through his ACES Foundation charity. Cribbs has spent all eight of his NFL seasons in Cleveland primarily as a ...
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