|No. 34 – Detroit Lions|
|Born:||September 22, 1994|
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||237 lb (108 kg)|
|High school:||Wyomissing Area|
|NFL Draft:||2017 / Round: 3 / Pick: 76|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2022|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Alex Anzalone (born September 22, 1994) is an American football middle linebacker for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Anzalone played college football at Florida from 2013 to 2016.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand span||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20-yard shuttle||Three-cone drill||Vertical jump||Broad jump||Bench press|
|6 ft 2+7⁄8 in
|4.62 s||1.59 s||2.69 s||6.88 s||4.25 s||30+1⁄2 in
|9 ft 7 in
|All values from NFL Combine|
The New Orleans Saints selected Anzalone in the third round (76th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. He was the tenth linebacker selected in 2017.
On June 2, 2017, the New Orleans Saints signed Anzalone to a four-year, $3.46 million contract that included a signing bonus of $864,592.
Anzalone earned a starting outside linebacker job for the Saints as a rookie, starting all four games in which he played. In Week 4 against the Dolphins, he suffered a shoulder injury and was placed on injured reserve on October 4, 2017.
After playing in all 16 games in the 2018 season, Anzalone was placed on injured reserve on September 16, 2019.
Anzalone signed with the Detroit Lions on March 24, 2021. He entered the 2021 season as a starting linebacker. He started the first 14 games before suffering a shoulder injury in Week 15. He was placed on injured reserve on December 20.
In March, 2022, Anzalone re-signed with the Lions.
On March 13, 2023, Anzalone signed a three-year, $18.75 million contract extension with the Lions.