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Falcons Promoting CB Ricardo Allen To Active Roster

Vaughn McClure of reports that the Atlanta Falcons are placing CB Robert Alford (wrist) on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday and promoting CB Ricardo Allen from their practice squad. The Falcons announced that Alford was heading injured reserve on Monday after he underwent surgery on his wrist, so this is really more of a confirmation in regards to Alford. Atlanta...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alford goes on IR; Julio Jones' status uncertain

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have placed starting cornerback Robert Alford on season-ending injured reserve with a broken wrist. Alford, a second-draft pick in 2013, was injured last month at Carolina. Coach Mike Smith said Alford underwent surgery on Monday. Smith added that the Falcons (5-9) hope to have Julio Jones, the NFL's second-leading receiver, ''ready to...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons CB Robert Alford To Have Wrist Surgery, Will Go On I.R.

  The Atlanta Falcons announced that CB Robert Alford will have wrist surgery Monday, and will be placed on injured reserve. Robert Alford will have surgery on his wrist today and will go on IR. — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) December 15, 2014 Alford was selected in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft by Atlanta, and has had mixed results in his brief career. He did...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Report: Robert Alford, Harry Douglas, Roddy White

The Atlanta Falconsdon't expect to be dealing with too many new injuries when they take on the Green Bay Packers on “Monday Night Football,” but could be missing some significant players. #459462468 / Atlanta has just five players listed on its final Week 14 injury report. Of those, only starting cornerback Robert Alford has been officially ruled out...
Via NFL Injury Report
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Report: Steven Jackson, Julio Jones, Robert Alford

After missing practice Thursday because of illness, Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson and wide receiver Julio Jones returned to practice Friday. Both are listed as "probable" on the team's official injury report. #458834646 / Jones returned after missing two days of practice this week. Jackson sat out Thursday, also with a bug that was making it...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Updates: Jonathan Babineaux, Robert Alford, Antone Smith

The Atlanta Falcons had a rough game injury-wise Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.  The injuries tainted the victory which launched the Falcons into first-place in the NFC South.  Early in the first-quarter starting corner back Robert Alford suffered a wrist injury and did not return to the game. Coach Mike Smith announced Monday that Alford is likely to miss two to four weeks...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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