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Robert Alford

26-Year-Old Cornerback – Atlanta Falcons

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Alford is expected to start at cornerback opposite Desmond Trufant in 2014. The team parted ways with Asante Samuel in the offseason, and Alford, a second round pick just a year ago, will be called up...

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2014 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  9

STATUS:  OUT  (IR)     INJURY:  Wrist
HT: 5' 10"   WT: 186   DOB: 11/1/1988
College: Southeastern Louisiana  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Robert Alford Contract Information:

Signed a four-year deal with the Falcons in June of 2013.

December 15, 2014  –  Robert Alford News

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The Falcons have placed Alford (wrist) on IR, the team's official site reports.

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Robert Alford NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2013 24 Atl 16 40 28 12 0 7 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2014 25 Atl 10 31 24 7 0 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Robert Alford – Playing Time Overview

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Atlanta Falcons

Snap Count Stats

545

Defensive Snaps in 2014

Robert Alford was on the field for 545 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Robert Alford was on the field for 64 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2013 513 207
2014 545 64
Robert Alford 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 NO 73 8 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Cin 70 6 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 TB 60 11 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Min 72 7 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @NYG 64 9 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Chi 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Bal 62 7 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Det 68 7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @TB 67 9 9 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Car 9 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Cle
13 Ari
14 @GB
15 Pit
16 @NO
17 Car

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Robert Alford  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Cornerbacks
Height:   5' 10"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   186 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.39 sec
GREAT
Shuttle Time:   4.23 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   6.89 sec
WEAK
Arm Length:   32.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.50 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   40 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   132 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   17 reps
GOOD
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Robert Alford: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Alford will miss 2-to-4 weeks with a wrist injury.

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Alford suffered a broken wrist Sunday against the Panthers, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

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Alford tallied three tackles and a forced fumble in Sunday's loss to the Panthers.

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Alford tallied nine total tackles in Sunday's win over the Redskins.

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Alford had two tackles and an interception in Sunday's loss to the Panthers.

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Alford had three total tackles and an interception in Thursday's preseason finale.

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Alford had a rough preseason game, despite racking up six total tackles, three defended passes, and an interception against the Titans.

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Alford had a solid first preseason game Thursday, racking up three tackles and two pass defensed.

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The Falcons selected Alford in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft, 60th overall.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013

Alford will back up both Asante Samuel and Desmond Trufant at corner in 2013, and he will be used in some nickel and dime packages. He'll be groomed to take over for Samuel once the veteran moves on.