Danario Alexander Lands On The Rams Practice Squad

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Danario Alexander Lands On The Rams Practice Squad

Danario Alexander has gone from 118 catches and nearly 2,000 yards to the practice squad.

The Rams announced their practice squad and it included Alexander.

That means any team at any team can sign him but if they do it means he has to go to the active roster. The practice squad isn't the active roster.

This basically means he's a developmental player or he still has a little work to do getting healthy.

He's had three knee surgeries which complicates things.


Rams Announce Signing Of Former Mizzzou WR Danario Alexander

The Danario Alexander sweepstakes are over.

OK, there was only one seriously interested team so it wasn't quite a sweepstakes.

After visiting at least St. Louis and Seattle, Alexander has chosen the Rams, a move the team announced on Sunday.

Alexander was arguably the most explosive receiver in NCAA last year with the Missouri Tigers catching 113 balls for over 1,700 yards.

However, knee injuries have derailed his first-round talent. He's had at least three knee surgeries including once last February that made him undraftable.

Now he's a member of the Rams with training camp only days from being over.


After Rams Visit, Danario Alexander Met With Seahawks

Former Mizzou WR Danario Alexander was reportedly scheduled to meet with the Rams on Monday. He confirmed that via his Twitter account.

He also said he was visiting Seattle on Tuesday.

StL it's been great!! At the airport now next stop #Seattle!!!

The Chiefs aren't one of the teams interested in him. It'd be in his best interest to sign soon because training camp has already started but I imagine some teams are leery of his knee because of three surgeries.

Meanwhile it appears Alexander is leaving Seattle without a contract.

Had a nice visit in #Seattle, headed to the airport now


Rams GM Confirms Danario Alexander Workout On Monday

Earlier this week a report emerged that the Rams were bringing in former Mizzou WR Danario Alexander for a workout on Monday.

Rams GM Billy Devaney confirmed that in a radio show appearance.

Devaney on @ITDMorningAfter: Danario Alexander will be here on Monday, and we'll take a look at where he is physically. That's the only ?

If he passes -- and Alexander says he's healthy -- it seems the Rams would want to bring him on.


Danario Alexander Workout: 4.4 Forty And 41.5" Vertical Jump

Danario Alexander's workout for NFL teams was scheduled for 9:00 a.m. this morning. Apparently things went well, according to a couple of his recent tweets.

It's official I just went HAM in this pro day!!!!

4.4 forty and 41.5 inch vert

We'll update when we hear of teams interested. For now, it appears the Rams are the only team with a visit scheduled. That will reportedly come on Monday.

A Bears scout ran the workout so that's another team to watch.

The Chiefs are not interested in him, according to GM Scott Pioli.


Chiefs GM On Danario Alexander: Not Someone We're Focused On

Former Mizzou WR Danario Alexander has already drawn interest from the Rams. Reports out of St. Louis indicate the Rams plan on bringing him in for a visit on Monday.

So what about the other team in Missouri?

Chiefs GM Scott Pioli said on 810 WHB that they're "not focused" on Alexander right now.

"He's not a player we're focused on right now," Pioli told Kevin Kietzmann on 810 WHB's Between The Lines this afternoon. "There are a lot of players in different areas that have strong followings and strong beliefs. It has nothing to do with the guy or who he is as a person. He's a wonderful guy. He's just not...I'm going to be getting this question for years aren't I?"

For Mizzou fans, they're hoping Pioli is getting that question for years because that would mean Alexander was pretty successful.


Former Mizzou WR Danario Alexander Visiting The Rams On Monday

Former Mizzou WR Danario Alexander's workout with NFL teams is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. He hopes to sign with a team quickly to get into training camp.

Per a report from Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, he may not be signing before Monday.

The St. Louis Rams are bringing in wide receiver Danario Alexander for a visit and a physical on Monday, league sources told the Post-Dispatch. Alexander was cleared medically a week ago to practice following left knee surgery in February.

The Rams make a lot of sense for Alexander. They need receivers for Sam Bradford to throw to. They were in on the Terrell Owens sweepstakes.

As someone from Kansas City, obviously I'd prefer he go to the Chiefs. It'd sting if he went with the Rams.

If DA caught a ball during a game in the Edward Jones Dome, would anyone be there to witness it?


Danario Alexander Workout Is At 9:00 A.M. Wednesday

Danario Alexander's workout with NFL teams is less than 24 hours away, according to his latest tweet.

Headed to get a short workout in, big day tomorrow, going down at 9:00 am

Big day indeed.

On 810 WHB Tuesday, Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel referred to Alexander as first round talent. Of course with these injuries that have cropped up it's scared quite a few teams away.

Alexander is hoping to sign with a team quickly and get into training camp this weekend.


Danario Alexander Workout Is Wednesday, Hopes To Be In Training Camp

Danario Alexander confirmed that he would workout for NFL teams on Wednesday in Houston.

Alexander is coming back from his third knee surgery. He suffered the injury right before the NFL Combine causing him to miss the league's annual workout for college players.

His injury also caused him to go undrafted despite being one of the NCAA's top receivers in 2009.

Alexander has amped up his workouts since being cleared by doctors and recently recorded 40-yard dash times of 4.41 and 4.44 seconds, which were both faster than the 4.45 time that was the best he recorded at Mizzou.
"My body is feeling pretty good," he said. "I'm in shape physically. There are certain things mentally I have to get over, but I'm feeling pretty good about myself right now."

He's hoping to sign with a team as soon as possible. The Rams have publicly expressed interest. A Bears scout is running his workout.


Chicago Bears Scout Running Danario Alexander Workout

Former Mizzou WR Danario Alexander is working out for NFL teams next week after rehabbing from another knee surgery. Alexander has incredible numbers in the 2009 season at Mizzou but his third knee surgery made every team shy away in the draft.

Alexander's reportedly drawn the eye of the Rams, who might plan to bring him in for a workout.

It's also important to note that a Bears scout is running the workout.

On July 8, former BYU RB Harvey Unga held a workout for NFL teams. The workout was run by a Bears scout and Chicago later selected him in the supplemental draft.

With the Bears involved in Alexander's workout, could they select him?

On the surface, it makes sense. The Bears need to provide Jay Cutler with the tools necessary to succeed and someone like Alexander would be a low-risk, high-reward type of signing.

If he can stay healthy, he can truly be a force in the NFL. The problem is, of course, he hasn't demonstrated he can stay healthy for long.


Former Mizzou WR Danario Alexander Drawing Interest From The Rams

Former Mizzou WR Danario Alexander is scheduled to workout for NFL teams next week.

He told PowerMizzou.com that several teams are interested in just seeing him run while several more will sign him right off the bat.

Alexander is an intriguing prospect because of the incredible numbers he put up at Mizzou. At the same time he's had three knee surgeries so teams will be wary of him.

The Rams are reportedly one of the teams that are going to take a look at him.

No word yet if the Chiefs are interested.


Former Mizzou WR Danario Alexander Holding A Pro Day For NFL Teams Next Week

Former Mizzou WR Danario Alexander was an incredibly intriguing receiver prospect coming out of school. He has excellent size (6'5", 215 pounds), good speed and put up very impressive numbers at Mizzou.

In 2009, he had 113 catches, 1,781 yards and 14 touchdowns. As a whole, those rivaled the best in the country.

Yet he went undrafted. Why?

A handful of knee injuries and another injury two months before the draft will do that to you.

Alexander has been rehabbing and, according to his Twitter account, is holding a pro day for NFL teams next week.

Great day today, ran a 4.41 in the 40, having a pro day next Wednesday!!! Let's get it!!

Teams will also be cautious of him considering his three ACL surgeries but he's definitely worth a shot in my non-expert opinion (My GM applications have been denied left and right!).

Will the Chiefs take a look at him? My gut tells me they're so thorough that they will but I'm not sure how interested they'll be with an injury history like that. Before the NFL draft, a few teams including the Browns and Pats took a look at him.

Here's wishing for Alexander to stay in Missouri.

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