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Alexander's sweet return

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Like teammate Quinton Ganther (from Richmond, Calif.), Lorenzo Alexander grew up outside of Oakland. The Berkeley native, who missed last year’s Redskins game at San Francisco with a hamstring injury, enjoyed a much sweeter homecoming this time, as he had a sack and two special teams tackles.

Alexander had family in the stand and even went to visit friends in Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum’ infamous Black Hole.

“I had a lot of fun,” Alexander said. “I just tried to go out there and make plays. I never liked the Raiders growing up so to come home and beat up on them, you really can’t too much better than this.”

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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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