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Kwon Alexander, LB, TB
Alexander wasn't handed anything as a fourth-round pick, but the rookie earned a starting role nonetheless, and he's flying high after totaling 11 tackles, one interception, and one sack against the Falcons on Sunday. The rookie has started all seven games, posting 49 tackles (29 solo), one sack, two interceptions and a forced fumble to this point. With 4.55 speed, Alexander has the range to play three downs and his sideline-to-sideline athleticism should allow him to produce efficiently with the abundance of snaps he's earned.
Stephone Anthony, (3-4) ILB, NO
Anthony started the year at a modest pace, posting just 16 tackles in the first three weeks, but the super athletic first-round pick out of Clemson hit a new gear from that point onward. After posting 11 tackles against the Giants on Sunday, Anthony has 40 tackles in his last five games, adding a sack and an interception over that span. At 6-fo
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