Robert Alford

#23 DB / Arizona Cardinals / EXP: 7YRS Height: 5-10 Weight: 186 lb Age: 30 College: Southeastern Louisiana Bye 12

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  • GM Steve Keim considers Alford to be the Cardinals' starting cornerback opposite Patrick Peterson, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports. Typically, such a role has yielded plenty of looks from opposing quarterbacks and thus elevated production. That said, the position was a revolving door in 2018, hence the reason Keim pounced once Alford was released by the Falcons on Feb. 5. While Alford has picked off just three passes the last three seasons, he's averaged 61 tackles per 16 games during that stretch. A similar projection for 2019 is reasonable to expect, with an increase in interceptions possible with Peterson on the other side.

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  • Cardinals' Robert Alford: Signs with Cardinals
    By RotoWire Staff

    Alford signed a three-year contract with the Cardinals on Thursday, Kyle Odegard of the Cardinals' official site reports. Alford was released by the Falcons on Tuesday as the team looked to create some extra cap space ahead of free agency. The 2013 second-round pick struggled a bit in 2018, recording no interceptions and posting his worst tackle numbers in four years. He'll enter his age-30 season in 2019 and will add to Arizona's secondary depth and could start at cornerback opposite Patrick Peterson.

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  • Robert Alford: Cut loose by Atlanta
    By RotoWire Staff

    Alford was released by the Falcons on Tuesday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports. The cornerback was due $8.5 million in the upcoming season, but Atlanta opted to let him go after he struggled a bit during the 2017 campaign. Alford recorded just 50 tackles last season -- his lowest mark since 2014 -- and failed to grab an interception for the first time as a pro. Most experts expect him to find a new landing spot fairly soon, though it's currently unclear as to where that will be.

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  • Falcons' Robert Alford: Struggling in coverage
    By RotoWire Staff

    Alford collected five tackles during Sunday's 28-16 loss to the Browns. The sixth-year defensive back has dealt with an ankle injury for the past two weeks, but his level of play overall this season has been well below par. Alford owns a season-long performance grade of 48.5 from Pro Football Focus, a career low for him, and easily the worst of any of the Falcons' top four cornerbacks. After Atlanta got diced up by Baker Mayfield on Sunday (85 percent completion rate, three passing touchdowns), Alford and the Falcons secondary look to get back on track in Week 11 facing Dak Prescott and the Cowboys' bottom five pass offense (194 yards per game).

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  • Falcons' Robert Alford: Ready to go Week 10
    By RotoWire Staff

    Alford (ankle) will suit up against the Browns on Sunday, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports. Alford was a full participant in Friday's practice after having been limited to begin the week. The starting cornerback will return to Atlanta's lineup after missing last week's win over the Redskins, and he'll attempt to contain Baker Mayfield and the Browns on Sunday.

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Completed Games

WK OPP TK SACK INT FF DFR DFTD PDEF FPTS
1 @PHI 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2 CAR 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
3 NO 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 CIN 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
5 @PIT 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 TB 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
7 NYG 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 BYE - - - - - - - -
*9 @WAS 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @CLE 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 DAL 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
12 @NO 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 BAL 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @GB 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 ARI 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
16 @CAR 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @TB 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

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Scheduled Games

WK DATE OPP OPP RANK
1 09/08 Detroit Lions 9
2 09/15 @Baltimore Ravens 10
3 09/22 Carolina Panthers 18
4 09/29 Seattle Seahawks 8
5 10/06 @Cincinnati Bengals 5
6 10/13 Atlanta Falcons 26
7 10/20 @New York Giants 28
8 10/27 @New Orleans Saints 20
9 11/01 San Francisco 49ers 14
10 11/10 @Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6
11 11/17 @San Francisco 49ers 14
12 BYE - -
13 12/01 Los Angeles Rams 29
14 12/08 Pittsburgh Steelers 25
15 12/15 Cleveland Browns 15
16 12/22 @Seattle Seahawks 8
17 12/29 @Los Angeles Rams 29

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