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Falcons CB Robert Alford boasts about pick-six on Twitter despite loss

Falcons CB Robert Alford boasts about pick-six on Twitter despite loss
Published On: Fri, Feb 10
Feb 5, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford (23) returns an interception for a touchdown during the second quarter against the New England Patriots during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford is being questioned about his priorities after sending a boneheaded tweet on Wednesday night.

Alford, who had a strong game for the Falcons in the Super Bowl, posted a tweet boasting about his pick-six on Sunday of Tom Brady.

Alford certainly had a huge play in the game and did a lot to help Atlantas cause, but theres one big thing hes missing: his team lost. They blew a 28-3 lead and lost 34-28 in overtime.

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