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“I’m kind of like the safety valve, just like every year,” Alexander said.

He’ll take some snaps at both inside linebacker positions but ultimately will compete with rookie first-rounder Ryan Kerrigan for playing time at left outside linebacker.

Alexander is used to moving around. He has played on both sides of the ball and all along the defensive line. Last season, he converted to left outside linebacker in addition to being the Redskins‘ special teams captain.

“You want to get as many looks as you can at one position so you can go out there and dominate,” Alexander said. “But the reps I’ve taken, I’ve used the best I can.”