Entered the NFL as a second round (60th overall) selection of Atlanta in the 2013 NFL Draft. Re-signed with the Falcons on 12/8/16. Released on 2/5/19 and signed a three-year contract with the Cardinals on 2/7/19. Released by Arizona on 3/10/21 and re-signed on 3/12/21.
2020: Suffered a season-ending chest injury during training camp and was placed on injured reserve on 8/21.
2019: Suffered a season-ending leg injury during training camp and was placed on injured reserve on 9/1.
2018: Recorded 50 tackles and 11 passes defensed in 15 games (all starts), playing most of the season on a high ankle sprain … notched a tackle and deflected a Cam Newton pass on the final play of the game to preserve a seven-point win vs. Car (9/16) … deflected two third down pass attempts vs. AZ (12/16).
Robert Alford Returns To Cardinals On One-Year Deal
Veteran cornerback re-entering the fold after getting released
Cardinals Release Cornerback Robert Alford
Veteran suffered season-ending training camp injuries each of his two years
Patrick Peterson, Other Cornerback Questions Abound For Cardinals
GM Steve Keim has critical decisions upcoming at key position
Cardinals Position Overview 2020: Defensive Backs
Patrick Peterson, Budda Baker hope to lead positional improvement
Post-Injury, Robert Alford Patiently Planning Return To Field
Cornerback working out in Atlanta as he comes back from broken leg
Healthy Again, Robert Alford 'Ready To Rock' In 2020
Veteran CB missed last season with broken leg
Secondary Market: Peterson Hopes Cardinals Keep Back End Status Quo
DBs struggled at times in 2019, but late improvement provided optimism
Cardinals Bolster Pass Rush With Cassius Marsh Addition
Cornerback Robert Alford headed to injured reserve
Cornerback A Concern After Significant Robert Alford Leg Injury
Notes: Murphy, Jones candidates to replace veteran; Isabella catches TD pass
Cardinals Position Overview: Defensive Backs
Cornerback competition will be one of main storylines in training camp
Proactive Patrick Peterson Helps Cardinals Land Robert Alford
Team hopes it has finally found long-term No. 2 cornerback
Patrick Peterson Helped Make Cardinals Easy Choice For Robert Alford
Veteran cornerback felt "comfortable" as soon as he made visit