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Falcons | Robert Alford going on IR

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:54:07 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist) is scheduled to undergo surgery on his injured wrist and will be placed on the Reserve/Injured list.

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Falcons | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:45:20 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared LB James Anderson, OT Jonathan Scott, WR Julio Jones, CB Robert Alford, QB Sean Renfree, LB Tyler Starr, SS William Moore inactive for Week 15.

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Falcons | Friday injury report

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:27:10 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist) has been ruled out for Week 15. FB Patrick DiMarco (illness) and SS William Moore (foot) are listed as questionable, while OG Jon Asamoah (back), OG Justin Blalock (back), DE Stansly Maponga (elbow, non-injury) and DT Paul Soliai (shoulder) are listed as probable. Alford, DiMarco and Moore did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 12, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Falcons | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:13:45 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist), DE Stansly Maponga (elbow) and William Moore (foot) all did not practice Thursday, Dec. 11. OG Jon Asamoah (back), OG Justin Blalock (back), WR Harry Douglas (foot) and DT Paul Soliai (shoulder) all were limited in practice.

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Falcons | Wednesday practice report for Week 15

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:13:52 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist) and S William Moore (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 10. OG Jon Asamoah (back), OG Justin Blalock (back), WR Harry Douglas (foot) and DT Paul Soliai (shoulder) all were limited in practice. DE Stansly Maponga (elbow) fully practiced.

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Falcons | William Moore, Robert Alford could play

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:08:10 -0800

Atlanta Falcons S William Moore (foot) is hopeful of playing in Week 15 against the Pittsburgh Steelers after suffering a right foot injury in Week 14. CB Robert Alford (wrist), who missed the last few games with a broken wrist, is making progress.

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Falcons | Robert Alford progressing

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:09:27 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist) is making progress with his broken wrist, according to head coach Mike Smith. Smith said he hopes to have a better idea of Alford's status within the next 48 hours.

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Falcons | Week 14 Inactives

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:01:54 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared CB Charles Godfrey, LB James Anderson, OT Jonathan Scott, CB Robert Alford, QB Sean Renfree, DL Stansly Maponga, LB Tyler Starr inactive for Week 14.

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Falcons | Saturday practice report

Sat, 06 Dec 2014 10:45:44 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist) did not practice Saturday, Dec. 6, and is out for Week 14. DE Stansly Maponga (elbow) was limited and is questionable. OG Justin Blalock practiced fully and is probable.

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Falcons | Friday practice report for Week 14

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 12:38:28 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 5. OG Justin Blalock (back), WR Harry Douglas (foot) and DE Stansly Maponga (elbow) all were limited in practice.

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Falcons | Thursday practice report

Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:07:35 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 4. OG Justin Blalock (back) and DE Stansly Maponga (elbow) were limited.

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Falcons | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 30 Nov 2014 11:43:14 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared CB Robert Alford, LB James Anderson, QB Sean Renfree, OT Jonathan Scott, DT Paul Soliai, LB Tyler Starr, WR Roddy White inactive for Week 13.

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Falcons | Friday injury report

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:42:35 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist) has been ruled out for Week 13. DT Paul Soliai (non-injury) is listed as questionable, while WR Harry Douglas (foot), OT Jonathan Scott (hamstring) and SS William Moore (shoulder) are listed as probable. Alford and Soliai did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 28, while the other three players fully participated in practice.

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Falcons | Thursday practice report

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:12:13 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist) and DT Paul Soliai (non-injury) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 27. WR Harry Douglas (foot) was limited during practice, while OT Jonathan Scott (hamstring) fully participated in practice.

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Falcons | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:56:20 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist), WR Harry Douglas (foot) and DT Paul Soliai (non-injury) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 26. OT Jonathan Scott (hamstring) was limited.

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Falcons | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:31:46 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared OT Cameron Bradfield, DL Cliff Matthews, LB James Anderson, OT Jonathan Scott, CB Robert Alford, QB Sean Renfree, LB Tyler Starr inactive for Week 12.

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Falcons | Friday practice report for Week 12

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:33:00 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist) and OT Jonathan Scott (hamstring) both did not practice Friday, Nov. 21, and have been ruled out for Week 12. OG Jon Asamoah (shoulder), DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee), FB Patrick DiMarco (illness), WR Harry Douglas (foot) and WR Devin Hester (wrist) all fully practiced Friday, Nov. 21, and are probable for Week 12.

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Falcons | Thursday injury report

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:22:24 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist), FB Patrick DiMarco (illness) and OT Jonathan Scott (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 20. OG Jon Asamoah (shoulder), DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee) and WE Devin Hester (wrist) fully participated in practice.

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Falcons | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:05:17 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist), WR Harry Douglas (foot) and OT Jonathan Scott (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 19. OG Jon Asamoah (shoulder) was limited, while DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee) and WR Devin Hester (wrist) practiced in full.

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Falcons | Robert Alford out 2-4 weeks

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:43:16 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist) will miss two to four weeks with a broken wrist, according to head coach Mike Smith.

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Falcons | Robert Alford leaves early

Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:25:48 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (wrist) suffered a wrist injury in Week 11 and is considered questionable to return.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant, Robert Alford progressing

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:19:22 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CBs Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford are way ahead of where they were last year, according to defensive backs coach Joe Danna. Danna said the experience they gained last season is paying dividends this offseason.

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Falcons | Young CBs enter with plenty of confidence

Wed, 04 Jun 2014 18:16:43 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CBs Robert Alford and Desmond Trufant gained plenty of experience in their rookie season of 2013, and they're already considering the possibility of being one of the better duos at cornerback in the league. "We want our names to be out there as the Seahawks cornerbacks and the other cornerbacks. We want to put ourselves out there and let the league know we're top-tier cornerbacks in Atlanta, too," Trufant said.

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Falcons | Robert Alford expected to start

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:18:14 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford is expected to enter training camp as the starting left cornerback next season.

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Falcons | Friday injury report for Week 17

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:52:25 -0800

Atlanta Falcons RB Jacquizz Rodgers (concussion) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, 27, and have been ruled out for Week 17. WR Darius Johnson (ankle) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. C Peter Konz (neck) and CB Robert Alford (ankle) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Falcons | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:26:39 -0800

Atlanta Falcons RB Jacquizz Rodgers (concussion) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 26. CB Robert Alford (ankle) and WR Darius Johnson (ankle) were limited. C Peter Konz (neck) practiced in full.

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Falcons | Wednesday practice report for Week 17

Wed, 25 Dec 2013 13:22:45 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DT Corey Peters (Achilles'), RB Jacquizz Rodgers (concussion) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25. CB Robert Alford (ankle) and WR Darius Johnson (ankle) both were limited in practice. C Peter Konz (neck) fully practiced.

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Falcons | Robert Alford part of youth movement

Tue, 03 Dec 2013 20:29:10 -0800

Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan mentioned incorporating CB Robert Alford into the left cornerback spot typically filled by CB Asante Samuel, as the team utilizes more rookies and younger players over the final four games. Alford played 35 snaps in Week 13, while Samuel played 28. "It's that time of year - I think all guys understand it, because (Samuel) is not the only one - across the board on defense and offense," Nolan said.

Fantasy Tip: If you normally depend upon Samuel in IDP fantasy leagues, you might want to go another way. His playing time is dwindling, not because of poor play, but because the team wants to see what it has with its younger players with the club well out of contention.

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Falcons | Three probable

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:45:11 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (ankle), TE Chase Coffman (knee) and DT Corey Peters (shoulder) all fully practiced Friday, Oct. 25 are probable for the team's Week 8 game.

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Falcons | Robert Alford practices in full

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 15:04:11 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (ankle) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 24.

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Falcons | Five limited in practice

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:53:43 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (ankle), OT Sam Baker (knee), TE Chase Coffman (knee), LB Akeem Dent (ankle) and DT Corey Peters (shoulder) all were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 23.

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Falcons | Robert Alford to be used as returner

Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:07:37 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford will be used as the team's punt returner Week 7 in part because WR Harry Douglas will have a bigger part in the offense.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant, Asante Samuel tops at CB

Mon, 12 Aug 2013 21:04:44 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons released their second depth chart of the preseason Monday, Aug. 12, and CB Desmond Trufant remains in the top spot at right cornerback, with CB Asante Samuel as the starting left cornerback. CB Robert Alford serving as the backup to Samuel.

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Falcons | Several options for kick, punt returner

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 14:22:30 -0700

Atlanta Falcons special teams coach Keith Armstrong said WR James Rodgers, CB Robert Alford and CB Dominique Franks will be candidates for the kick and punt returner jobs during training camp. Armstrong also said RB Jacquizz Rodgers will be a candidate for the kick returner job.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant financials

Wed, 24 Jul 2013 11:12:43 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant agreed to a four-year, $8.16 million deal Wednesday, July 24, with $3.4 million guaranteed. Trufant will compete with CBs Dominique Franks and Robert Alford for the starting right cornerback spot opposite CB Asante Samuel.

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Falcons | Three likely to tangle for starting CB job

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 20:35:05 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons will have a battle between CBs Robert Alford, Desmond Trufant and Dominique Franks during training camp and the preseason for the starting right cornerback job opposite CB Asante Samuel.

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Falcons | Rookie corners will get reps early in training camp

Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:05:36 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant and CB Robert Alford will both get reps against WRs Julio Jones and Roddy White in training camp to help gain experience against top wide receivers. "I think our two corners, they've got the skillsets to be very good players for us," Smith said. "They're going to get a chance to get lots of reps early on in the preseason."

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Falcons | Robert Alford showing versatility

Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:04:58 -0700

Atlanta Falcons rookie CB Robert Alford has shown his versatility in the team's offseason program, and will compete for a starting CB job in training camp. "Right now they have me at the left (corner), but I would grade myself as versatile," Alford said. "I can play either slot, left or right. It's pretty much whatever the coaches need me to play and help this team to get to the Super Bowl and win a Super Bowl, I'm willing to do it."

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Falcons | Robert Alford contract update

Mon, 17 Jun 2013 08:38:40 -0700

Updating a previous item, the Atlanta Falcons signed second-round pick CB Robert Alford to a four-year, $3.4 million deal.

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Falcons | Robert Alford signed

Fri, 14 Jun 2013 13:04:15 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have signed second-round draft choice CB Robert Alford. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Falcons | Robert Alford could have chance for starting job

Sat, 08 Jun 2013 08:09:17 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford could receive a chance to compete for one of the starting cornerback jobs during training camp. Alford have received a lot of reps with the first-team offense during organized team activities because CBs Desmond Trufant and Asante Samuel have missed some workouts.

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Falcons | Robert Alford could compete for nickel back job

Fri, 07 Jun 2013 13:16:58 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford is expected to compete for playing time during training camp and could receive the chance to compete for the nickel back job.

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Falcons | Close to deal with Robert Alford

Fri, 07 Jun 2013 13:12:39 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons are close to a contract agreement with second-round draft choice CB Robert Alford.

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Falcons | Robert Alford selected 60th overall

Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:28:01 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons selected Southeastern Louisiana CB Robert Alford with the 60th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

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Dolphins | Have met with two CB prospects

Sat, 13 Apr 2013 12:17:25 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have met with Boise State CB Jamar Taylor and Southeast Louisiana CB Robert Alford this offseason.

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Bears | Expected to meet with Robert Alford

Thu, 11 Apr 2013 11:33:52 -0700

The Chicago Bears are expected to meet with Southeast Louisiana CB Robert Alford this week.

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NFL | Robert Alford posts quick 40 time at combine

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 12:58:06 -0800

Southeastern Louisiana CB Robert Alford ran a 4.39-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine Tuesday, Feb. 26.

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Redskins | Met with two DB prospects

Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:23:11 -0800

Southeastern Louisiana CB Robert Alford and Georgia CB Sanders Commings were among the players that talked with Washington Redskins scouts at the Senior Bowl Tuesday, Jan. 22.

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