Alex Barron

Alex Barron

Height/Weight: 6' 8"/315 lbs
Born: Orangeburg, South Carolina
College: Florida State
Draft: 2005 1st round (19th pick) by the
  • Las Vegas Raiders

    Pro Football Focus: Maxx Crosby considered one of the most elite young defenders in the NFL

    Maxx Crosby's breakout third season consisted of him being named second-team All Pro and Pro Bowl MVP, with his first three seasons consisting of him racking up 25 sacks, 142 total tackles while not missing a single game of his career up to this point. Pro Football Focus is also very high on the Raiders' edge rusher as well. After accumulating a league-high 101 quarterback pressures last season, he was given an 91.4 PFF overall grade – the third highest of any defensive player in 2021.

  • ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports

    Raiders release Sutton Smith

    Las Vegas has officially made a pair of moves to start the weekend on Friday. The Raiders announced the previously reported signing of receiver Jordan Veasy. As a corresponding move, the club has released fullback Sutton Smith. Smith signed with the Raiders last November after fellow fullback Alec Ingold suffered a season-ending injury. He appeared [more]

  • Cards Wire

    Markus Golden snubbed from pass rusher tiers

    Golden had 11 sacks in 2021 to lead the Cardinals and has three double-digit sack seasons in his career. However, in PFF’s edge defender tiers, he is not even mentioned. The category of “underrated veterans” perfectly describes Golden.