Alexander to DC, Zorn To Deny He Ever Said That

You might remember Shaun Alexander from when you drafted him in the first round two years ago and he single-handedly proceeded to torpedo thousands of fantasy teams around the world. Or perhaps you remember him from last year, when you took him in the second round and hoped for a bounce-back season, and he screwed you again through a combination of injury and general suckitude. Well, get ready for him to steal goal-line carries from Clinton Portis, thereby enraging fantasy owners for an unprecedented third year in a row.

Shaun Alexander on Jeopardy

Reports out of DC have Alexander meeting with the Redskins today, with an expected offer forthcoming. [UPDATE: it’s a done deal.] The Skins need a backup back after Ladell Betts went down with a sprained knee Sunday, and Alexander has been itching to get back in the league after being released by the Seahawks in April. He’ll reunite with Jim Zorn, who clearly wasn’t anticipating this when he threw Alexander under the bus in February: (Throw your copy of Madden 07 against the wall and come back for the damning quote after the jump.)

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