Falcons’ Robert Alford ranks second in NFL in cover snaps since 2015

SUDDEN DEATH: The Falcons sideline reacts as Robert Alford intercepts Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins in overtime and returns it for the game-winning touchdown and a final score of 25-19 in their football game on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in Atlanta. The Falcons remain perfect at 5-0 with the victory. (Photo by Curtis Compton)

Credit: D. Orlando Ledbetter

Credit: D. Orlando Ledbetter

SUDDEN DEATH: The Falcons sideline reacts as Robert Alford intercepts Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins in overtime and returns it for the game-winning touchdown and a final score of 25-19 in their football game on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in Atlanta. The Falcons remain perfect at 5-0 with the victory. (Photo by Curtis Compton)

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford has played the second-most coverage snaps in the NFL since 2015, according to a post by Pro Football Focus.

Alford, who was beaten only by New England Patriots defensive back Malcolm Butler with 2,224 snaps, recorded 2,064 in the past three seasons.

Pro Football Focus found Tennessee Titans cornerback Logan Ryan played the third-most coverage snaps since 2015 with 1,979.

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