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Robert Alford

25-Year-Old Cornerback – Atlanta Falcons

2013 Defensive Stats

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40

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2

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1

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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:  672

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  9

HT: 5' 10"   WT: 186   DOB: 11/1/1988  College: Southeastern Louisiana  Show ContractHide Contract

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Robert Alford Contract Information:

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

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

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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 Proj 25 ATL Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Robert Alford

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Robert Alford – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Cornerback
Also Listed As:  #3 Punt Returner

Snap Count Stats

513

Defensive Snaps in 2013

Robert Alford was on the field for 513 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

207

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Robert Alford was on the field for 207 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2013 513 207

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Robert Alford 2013 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 38 9 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 StL 55 11 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Mia 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 NE 35 10 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 NYJ 0 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 BYE Bye Week
7 TB 53 20 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Ari 25 17 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Car 24 17 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Sea 18 17 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @TB 24 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 NO 11 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Buf 35 22 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
14 @GB 71 7 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Was 68 7 9 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @SF 53 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Car 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

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
As Compared To Other Cornerbacks
Height:   5' 10"
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Weight:   186 lbs
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Atlanta Falcons Team Injury Report
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Zeke Motta  PUP-P
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Robert Alford: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

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.