Shaun Alexander

  • 3x Pro Bowl selection (2003, 2004, 2005)
  • 2x All-Pro selection (2004, 2005)
  • AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2005)
  • AP NFL MVP (2005)
  • Bert Bell Award (2005)
  • NFL 2000s All- Decade Team

Shaun Alexander ( born August 30, 1977 in Florence, Kentucky ) is a former American professional American football player. He played as a running back in the National Football League ( NFL) for the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins.

Since 2000, he was with the Seattle Seahawks under contract and established himself in 2001 as a regular player ( starter ) on the position of the running backs. In 2005 he was the Most Valuable Player (MVP) voted the league, as he led his team to the Super Bowl, where the Seahawks against the Pittsburgh Steelers lost.

On 22 April 2008 he was dismissed despite a passing medical tests because of his many injuries in the previous two seasons and his lucrative contract from the Seahawks and undertakes the following season as a back -up for Clinton Portis of the Redskins.

Alexander holds several team records the Seahawks, such as 27 running touchdowns in a season ( 2005). He also managed to achieve five touchdowns in one half, which is the NFL record. He is also the first player to score at least 15 running touchdowns in five consecutive seasons.