Falcons coach Dan Quinn challenged the catch and, as replay official reviewed the play, Alford said he watched the replay on the stadium video board.
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“(The ball) was laying up on my foot and I was like, ‘Ah, I just wish I could have moved my foot or something like that,’ ” he said. “But God makes things happen for a reason.”
Alford had an 82-yard interception return for a touchdown in the second quarter.