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With Fletcher resting, Alexander in charge in the middle

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With Fletcher resting, Alexander in charge in the middle

The record will show that the first interception that Robert Griffin III ever threw in an 11 on 11 drill was picked off by linebacker Lorenzo Alexander.I dont think it was nothing that I did, I just did my job, said Alexander, who moved from outside linebacker to the inside this year. I think he thought I was running with Chris Cooley across the middle but I really was just dropping into my zone. He was trying to throw to, I believe it was Santana Moss running behind him. He just ended up throwing the ball right to me and I made a routine catch.Alexander was playing with the first-team defense yesterday with London Fletcher being given a veterans day off from practice. That would make it appear that with veteran Jonathan Goff waived after sustaining a torn ACL that Alexander will assume the role as Fletchers primary backup.So who calls the defenses when Fletcher is out? Riley, who is in there most of the time? Or Alexander, who is unlikely to see a whole lot of action playing behind the uber-durable Fletcher?I call them, Alexander said. Im the Mike behind London. Perry knows it as well. He could do it but if he doesnt have to just let him play Jack. Its less thinking on his part and hes more effective and hes very comfortable playing the Jack position.It seems that Alexander is rapidly becoming comfortable with his new position as well.

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Zach Brown's Twitter frustration not aimed at Redskins, per source

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Zach Brown's Twitter frustration not aimed at Redskins, per source

Redskins fans desperately want Zach Brown back on the roster for the 2018 season, and a Wednesday morning tweet made many Washington fans freak out when the linebacker posted, "I guess the respect level is still low..."

Don't freak out Redskin fans.

The tweet has nothing to do with contract negotiations between Brown and the Redskins, per a source with knowledge of the situation.

Instead, this is about a recent addition to the Pro Bowl. 

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Tuesday night, the NFL announced Falcons linebacker Deion Jones would replace injured Panthers LB Luke Kuechly in the Pro Bowl. 

Brown made the Pro Bowl in 2016 playing with the Bills, and during Pro Bowl voting earlier this season his Twitter feed had many messages supporting a second straight trip. 

Jones had a strong season for a good Falcons defense, but he finished with just 11 more tackles than Brown despite playing in three more games.

In fact, Brown was the leading tackler in the NFL before missing the final three games of the season with a litany of injuries. Remarkably, Brown kept the NFL tackle lead after he missed Week 15, though the rest of the leauge caught up to him by Week 16. Playing in only 13 games, Brown still finished ninth in the NFL in tackles, and also added 2.5 sacks. 

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Josh Norman wears a kilt during Scotland trip and it's hilarious (VIDEO)

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Josh Norman wears a kilt during Scotland trip and it's hilarious (VIDEO)

Josh Norman traveled to Scotland as part of an NFL promotional trip, and in turn, Josh Norman wore a kilt. 

It's awesome. 

Norman, along with Broncos wideout Emmanuel Sanders, decided to give the traditional Scottish formal attire a try, and the results were spectacular.

Norman even broke out in a tradional Scottish jig, sending the folks in the Glasgow audience into a frenzy.

Norman likes to have fun, and though the 2017 season didn't provide him many opportunities to do so, he's taking advantage while overseas. After Glasgow, Norman and the NFL crew went to Manchester, England, where he caught up with old friend and Manchester United star Paul Pogba for a jersey exchange.

Remember, Pogba hung out with the Redskins when the team played in London in 2016, and joined the Redskins Extra crew after the game. 

Plenty more cool pictures and videos from Norman's trip available via @NFLUK.

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