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Video: Refs missed block in the back during Robert Alford’s game winning pick six

Washington Redskins and the Atlanta Falcons played a very exciting game yesterday that ended up needing overtime to determine the winner. The Falcons would win after defensive back Robert Alford intercepted quarterback Kirk Cousins and housed it for a touchdown. But while everyone was celebrating the Falcons victory, there was a penalty on the play that the referees missed. During...
Via No Guts, No Glory
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kirk Cousins throws walk-off interception

The (5-0) Atlanta Falcons remain undefeated after pulling off a thrilling 25-19 victory in overtime against the Washington Redskins on Sunday afternoon. Falcons kicker Matt Bryant did his best to keep the Redskins in the game, missing field goals from 38 and 48 yards out, which is rare and probably won’t happen again anytime soon. Still, the Falcons racked up 418 yards and produced...
Via The Sports Daily
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robert Alford's pick-six sends the Falcons to 5-0

When the Atlanta Falcons saw Devonta Freeman score a go-ahead touchdown with just 24 seconds remaining on the clock, it seemed that Atlanta had done it again. They were poised to go to 5-0 and sit alone at the top of the NFC South, thanks to the Carolina Panthers being on a bye week.Unfortunately, they couldn't stop the Washington Redskins on the following drive, as Kirk Cousins...
Via Fox Sports
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Falcons Beat Redskins in OT with Walk-off Pick-Six by CB Robert Alford

View image | The Atlanta Falcons remain undefeated thanks to a walk-off pick-six by cornerback Robert Alford in overtime versus the Washington Redskins. After leading the Redskins to a game-tying scoring drive in the closing seconds of regulation to send their game against the Atlanta Falcons into overtime, one play unglued a solid performance by Kirk Cousins...
Via KCM Sports
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Alford's INT return lifts Falcons past Redskins 25-19 in OT

ATLANTA (AP) Robert Alford returned an interception 59 yards for a touchdown, lifting the undefeated Atlanta Falcons to a 25-19 win over the Washington Redskins in overtime Sunday. The Redskins had the first possession of OT, and Kirk Cousins moved the team to midfield. When wide receiver Ryan Grant slipped on a pass route, Alford caught Cousins' pass and was left with open field...
Via Associated Press
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Falcons beat Redskins in OT on Robert Alford pick six

The Falcons stay undefeated in dramatic fashion Kirk Cousins to Robert Alford. Walk-off pick six in overtime…FOR THE WIN! #WASvsATL — NFL (@NFL) October 11, 2015 The pick-six by #Redskins Kirk Cousins to end the game. #Falcons win in OT – — Dov Kleiman (@NFL_RealUpdates) October 11, 2015 Here's your hero! Falcons win!...
Via This Given Sunday
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons introduce Dan Quinn as new head coach

It was no secret, the Atlanta Falcons seemed to have Dan Quinn on lockdown for weeks. All that owner Arthur Blank needed was for the Super Bowl to go final, and Dan Quinn was on the market. After a heartbreaking 28-24 defeat in Super Bowl 49, the Seahawks defensive coordinator mulled over the game for a mere 12 hours before finalizing his deal with Atlanta. He was introduced on...
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The Falcons Will Have A Top Five Cornerback Duo In 2014

The Falcons' two first picks in the 2013 draft, Desmond Trufant (right) and Robert Alford (left) will both be expected to step up in 2014. Desmond Trufant, 6-foot and 190 pounds, was picked in the first round, while Robert Alford, 5-foot-10 and 186 pounds, was picked in the second round. They both have the speed and agility to stick with every receiver, as well as the ball skills...
Via Football Nation
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Cornerbacks finally a strength for the Atlanta Falcons?

View poll on FanMob The Falcons begin the 2014 campaign with a young, potentially-great crop of cornerbacks. Impressive rookie seasons by Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford have set expectations high, while the group as a whole looks to become a shutdown unit the team can lean on. Trufant is well on his way to solidifying a reputation as a legitimate lockdown defender. Trufant added...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Do you think Atlanta could be in the Free Agent Corner market?

This is a question worth pondering. Atlanta sits with two former rookies Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford on the perimeter and all signs point to their long term future at that spot, but there is still the need to add a nickel back into the rotation. In a previous column provided Here, Atlanta is shown to have multiple ways of obtaining their solidarity at the corner position. The...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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