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Eskimos sign DB Alexander to contract extension

TSN.ca Staff

12/20/2012 11:23:29 AM

The Edmonton Eskimos signed defensive back Donovan Alexander to a contract extension on Thursday.

Alexander started all 18 games and the East Semi-Final last season and registered 43 defensive tackles, six special teams tackles, two knockdowns, a forced fumble and four interceptions returned for 54 yards on his way to becoming a West Division All-Star.

The five-year CFL veteran has started at safety for 35 of his 36 regular season games over two seasons with the Eskimos, racking up 84 defensive tackles and six interceptions.