Seattle running back unlikely to bounce back

Fans in Seattle still holding out hope that Shaun Alexander will return to his old self will likely be disappointed.

Originally Published: November 9, 2007
By Aaron Schatz | FootballOutsiders.com

After Shaun Alexander won the 2005 MVP award, Seattle signed him to a new eight-year, $62 million contract. Like most NFL contracts, those numbers are inflated by contract years that will never be realized, but so far the Seahawks have paid Alexander more than $18 million in salary and bonuses. Suffice it to say, they are not getting value for their money.

Alexander is averaging 3.3 yards per carry this year, the third-worst figure among running backs with at least 100 carries. He's been even ...

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