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Panthers Place DE Frank Alexander On I.R. After Clearing Waivers

The Carolina Panthers have placed DE Frank Alexander on season-ending injured reserve after he cleared waivers on Tuesday. Alexander suffered a torn Achilles’ tendon during Saturday’s preseason game and was later waived/injured in an attempt to get him on the injured reserve list. Alexander, 25, is a former fifth-round pick of the Panthers back in 2012. He ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

DE Kony Ealy knows he needs to be an every-down player for Carolina

The Carolina Panthers got some brutal news when they found out that defensive end Frank Alexander would miss all of 2015 with a torn Achilles. While that's a brutal blow for Alexander, it also means that the pressure is on for second-year rusher Kony Ealy.As Ealy told David Newton of ESPN, he knows that he needs to become an every-down player for the Panthers.“They need me...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Waive Alexander Following Season-Ending Injury

As announced by the team on Monday afteroon, the Carolina Panthers waived/injured defensive end Frank Alexander. Alexander tore his right Achilles tendon in the first quarter of the Panthers’ preseason game against the Miami Dolphins on Saturday. He was subsequently ruled out for the 2015 season.If Alexander is not claimed by another organization, he will revert to Carolina’s...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Carolina Panthers lose Frank Alexander to torn Achilles

The Carolina Panthers just can't seem to catch a break this offseason. After the team lost Kelvin Benjamin to a torn ACL, they received some brutal news on Saturday night. According to a tweet from Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer, defensive end Frank Alexander will be out for the year after suffering a torn Achilles. As Joseph Zucker of Bleacher Report reminds us, Alexander...
Via Fox Sports
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Frank Alexander Out For Season With Torn Achilles

Panthers HC Ron Rivera announced that DE Frank Alexander suffered a torn Achilles’ tendon during Saturday’s preseason game and will be out for the 2015 season. It was clear that Alexander may have a serious injury after he had to be carted off the field during the opening drive. Alexander, 25, is a former fifth-round pick of ... The post Panthers DE Frank...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

DE Alexander looks to earn back Panthers trust this season

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Frank Alexander wouldn't have faulted the Carolina Panthers had they released him last year after testing positive four times for marijuana and being suspended twice by the NFL. Alexander knows he messed up having to sit out 14 games in 2014. He also knows he was on the verge of throwing away his NFL career before checking into a rehab center. The Panthers...
Via AP on Fox
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Alexander suspended 10 games for substance abuse violation

The NFL has announced Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander has been suspended an additional 10 games after violating the league's substance abuse policy again. The league made the announcement on Wednesday. Alexander suspended May 2 for four games for violating the substance abuse policy. The Panthers had hoped Alexander's return this week would provide some help with Pro Bowler...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers’ Frank Alexander suspended 10 more games

The NFL announced Wednesday that Carolina Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander has been suspended 10 games for violating the league’s policy on substances of abuse for a second time. Alexander was scheduled to return Wednesday from a four-game suspension, but will until the Monday after Carolina’s Dec. 14 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to return to the team. The...
Via Sports-Glory
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking News: Carolina Panthers defensive lineman suspended

The NFL has suspended Carolina Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander for four games for violating the substance abuse policy. Alexander, a 4th-round pick out of Oklahoma in the 2012 draft, showed promise his rookie season, notching 2.5 sacks and 18 tackles rotating in on a dominant front. However, he took a step back last year, getting ejected in the first game of the season for...
Via cover32 - Panthers
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Frank Alexander Suspended Four Games

  The NFL announced on Friday that Panthers DE Frank Alexander has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season for violating the leagues Substances of Abuse Policy, per Steve Reed. Alexander, 24, was taken by the Panthers in the fourth-round of the 2012 NFL Draft, but he plays behind two of the best defensive end in the games, which has limited his playing time...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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