The San Diego Chargers added an explosive playmaker on offense Monday by signing
Now, he is ready to make an impact in San Diego.
“It feels great to be here on this team,” he said following his first practice as a member of the Bolts. “I’m thankful for the opportunity the Chargers are giving me. I don’t take it lightly. I’m ready to contribute. I’m an explosive receiver and I like to make a lot of big plays. I’m just out here to help this team win. Every opportunity I get I’m going to make the most of it, and I’m just looking forward to it.”
There’s no denying Alexander’s talent. His combination of size and athleticism allows him to be a playmaker when he’s out on the field. But that is where he has struggled the most, as injuries have kept him on the sidelines. First it was a series of knee injuries dating back to his senior year of college, then a hamstring issue that led to him being cut by the St. Louis Rams. Now, he feels as though he has turned the corner, which is great news for the Chargers.
“I’m feeling pretty healthy,” he said. “Every day I’m feeling great. My knees feel great, and my hamstring is what I had to get over with lately, and that’s feeling good so I’m ready to play.”
While some may be unfamiliar with Alexander, Chargers’ linebacker
“The guy is a beast,” said Gachkar. “An absolute beast. In my mind, as long as he’s healthy he can be as good as anyone else in the league.”
When asked what he is most excited about in joining the Chargers, Alexander was quick with his answer.
Overall, Alexander is honored to be a member of the Chargers and join what he considers an elite crop of receivers.
“The guys they have catching balls here are awesome,” he said. “You’ve got a lot of great guys. There’s
Alexander practiced fully today and is hopeful he will have a chance to make an immediate impact this Sunday in Cleveland.
*The Chargers signed WR
*Kris Dielman was at Chargers Park today and visited with his old teammates in the locker room.