The San Francisco 49ers At 1:50 PM have agreed to sign (barring physical) Free Agent Linebacker Kwon Alexander to a 4 year $54 Mil $27 million guaranteed. The deal will take place the start of the new league year, March 13th 2019 at 4pm EST.  Kwon was a pro bowler in 2017 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and had a total of 97 tackles that season. In 2016 he had 145 tackles, 3 sacks, 1 Int and 1 forced fumble with a fumble recovery. In 2018, Alexander only played 6 games before tearing his ACL.

Kwon Alexander is young at 24 years of age and turns 25 in August. Alexander will be a great piece to this young defense. Alexander plays the Mike which will allow our Current Mike (Fred Warner) to possibly shift to the Will or Sam position. Kwon is also considered one of the better off ball LB’s , meaning he is a Linebacker that is not tasked with rushing the quarterback but more so patrol the middle of the field in zone, as well as cleaning up with run support, He plays fast and instinctive.

 

Here are his career PFF grades

 

Check out what the NB9ERS crew had to say on youtube as well right here.