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Falcons CB Desmond Trufant to Have Season-Ending Surgery; Placed on IR

Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant is set to have season-ending surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle and was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. He has been replaced in the lineup by Jalen Collins in the past two games against Philadelphia and Arizona. In addition to placing Trufant […]

Desmond Trufant Named to PFWA Rookie Team After Impressive Season

Even with an unexpected slow season for the Atlanta Falcons, it wasn’t all bad. The Falcons should be happy with their 2013 first round draft pick from his rookie season. Cornerback Desmond Trufant has been named to the All-Rookie Team by the Professional Football Writers of America. Trufant finished the season with 73 total tackles, […]

Falcons Pick Washington CB Desmond Trufant In First Round

With the 22nd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Falcons went defense, picking up Washington CB Desmond Trufant. A four-year starter, Trufant earned his way onto the field as a true freshman in 2009 and showed steady progression over his career. He set career-bests in 2011 as a junior with a pair of […]

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