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Falcons Sign CB Robert Alford To Four-Year, $38M Extension With $21M Gtd

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Falcons are signing CB Robert Alford to a four-year, $38 million extension that includes $21 million guaranteed.

The Falcons have already confirmed the deal.

Atlanta has been one of the more aggressive teams in regards to signing players to long-term extensions.

Alford, 28, is a former second-round pick of the Falcons back in 2013. He was in the final year of his four-year, $3.401 million contract and set to make a base salary of $868,827 for the 2016 season.

This year, Alford has appeared in 12 games for the Falcons and recorded 47 tackles, two interceptions with one being returned for a touchdown and 12 pass defenses. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 71 cornerback out of 122 qualifying players.