Robert Alford, Cornerback/Returner

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You’re going to get a good dose of Robert Alford during camp and in the first few preseason games.

Alford, who was drafted in the second round by the Falcons, wasn’t the bigger name at his own position in the team’s class. Desmond Trufant, who the Falcons traded up to get in the first round, is a physical cornerback who should take over the starting role rather quickly.

But, don’t sleep on the ability of Alford. He might be a little bit of an afterthought because of the presence of Robert McClain, who might have been the…


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