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Gerald Alexander Jacksonville Jaguars: How He Fits In the Secondary

Article By on 26th June, 2009

... wide receiver Dennis Northcutt to the Lions for strong safety Gerald Alexander.

The news on Northcutt is no surprise. The Jags had been seeking to trade him this week, and if they couldn't find a partner, he was reportedly going to be released.

The real news here, especially for Jacksonville fans, is the incoming and not the outgoing.

Just a few weeks ago, the safety position may have been the thinnest on the roster. The team had little depth behind starters Reggie Nelson and Sean Considine, two players who are short on experience themselves.

Since, the team has re-signed free safety Marlon McCree and now added Alexander, a second-round pick of the Lions in 2007.

McCree should back up Nelson, while Alexander, if fu...

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