The second-year cornerback should be a starter in 2013, and with his considerable promise, that could be a boon for the Falcons.
Robert Alford had a fine rookie season. If he had the occasional coverage issue, it was both understandable for a rookie and magnified by the fact that he was playing alongside Desmond Trufant, who was downright great. What interests me now is Alford's future.
It should be bright. Alford put up 40 tackles, two picks and seven passes deflected, taking over late in the season outside for Asante Samuel. He more than held his own against opposing wide
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