Kwon Alexander tore his Achilles

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The Saints wrapped up the NFC South by thumping the Vikings on Friday, but they lost a member of their defense for the rest of the season.

Linebacker Kwon Alexander left the 52-33 win with a leg injury and multiple reports indicate that he tore his Achilles. Alexander had three tackles against the Vikings before leaving the game.

Alexander joined the Saints in a midseason trade with the 49ers. He had 24 tackles, a forced fumble, and two fumble recoveries in six games with the team. He had 30 tackles and a forced fumble for the Niners before the trade. Alexander is signed for two more years, but has no more guaranteed money on his deal.

Demario Davis, Alex Anzalone, Zack Baun, Craig Robertson, and Kaden Elliss remain on hand at linebacker in New Orleans.

7 responses to “Kwon Alexander tore his Achilles

  1. Dang, how unfortunate. He made a big improvement on the defense, especially with coverage of tight ends and recievers out of the backfield. Anzalone seems more of a liability instead of an asset at the position. Saints took a chance on Alexander with his history of frequent injury. Gamble doesn’t seem to have paid off,at least saints didn’t lose a lot in the deal.

  2. Kwon will never get big money again and I bet he regrets paying for all those private jets he was posting on instagram.

  3. Two things have always been true about Kwon. He takes horrible angles sideline to sideline and misses many tackles, which neutralizes his speed. And he can’t stay on the field because he’s always hurt.

  4. Frank Sanborn jr says:
    December 26, 2020 at 6:22 am
    Man 9ers dodged a bullet on that one..phew!!!

    Niners may have dodged THIS bullet, but they got hit with every other bullet in the clip this season.

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