Trufant, Alford Face Challenging Sophomore Seasons

Posted: June 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Rise Up Reader

by Michael Aprile

Coming off stellar 2013 rookie campaigns, Falcons’ cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford not only showed that they belonged in the NFL, but also that they could become the building blocks or “pillars”, as general manager Thomas Dimitroff likes to say, that the team desperately needs going forward. In 2014, the two young cornerbacks will face a “murderer’s row” of wide receivers featuring countless Pro Bowl selections and broken NFL records. “That’s what this league is about, going against the best every week,” said Trufant. “I’m looking forward to it. I didn’t even know it was going to be like that, with all those players. So I better be ready for that. But it’s just going to make me better. And I’m a competitor. I love the competition. I’m going to be ready.’’

Desmond Trufant, robert Alford

Whether or not Trufant and Alford rise up to the challenge of 2014 will…

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