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Desmond Trufant says he should be ready to go by May

As impressive as the Falcons defense looked for about 40 minutes Sunday night, it’s worth remembering they were without one of their best players. But he said Tuesday he should be ready to go in time for part of the offseason work. Cornerback Desmond Trufant told Michael Cunningham of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he expected to…
Via Pro Football Talk
11 days ago

Falcons put star CB Desmond Trufant on IR

The NFC South-leading Atlanta Falcons will be without their star defensive back for the rest of the 2016 season. According to the team’s official site, the Falcons placed cornerback Desmond Trufant on season-ending injured reserve after learning he needs surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle. TRANSACTION: The Falcons have placed CB Desmond Trufant on IR. : https://t.co...
Via The Sports Daily
November 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Desmond Trufant out for season with torn pectoral

The Atlanta Falcons may be in the driver’s seat in the NFC South with a 6-4 record, but the team will reportedly be without one of its best players for the remainder of the season. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Pro Bowl corner Desmond Trufant is expected to require season-ending surgery on a torn pectoral he suffered back in Week 9. Big loss: Falcons CB Desmond Trufant...
Via Sportsnaut
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Falcons score TD after Arian Foster stripped by teammate

It’s just mind boggling how a play like this happens. Arian Foster had the ball knocked out of his hands by one of his offensive linemen and then Desmond Trufant was off to the races for the Atlanta Falcons… Arian Foster with a strange fumble.. Scooped up by Desmond Trufant who takes it to the HOUSE! #HOUvsATL http://t.co/PFggJ6FJ23 — NFL (@NFL) October 4, 2015
Via This Given Sunday
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Desmond Trufant: 'I definitely feel like I'm up there with the elite'

Desmond Trufant has a swagger that is unmatched, but it's for good reason. Trufant has not only been consistent and strong for the Atlanta Falcons, but he's been a leader through some tough defensive times as well. According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN, Trufant believes he's one of the elite corners in the NFL. "I definitely feel like I'm up there with the elite. But I'm also getting...
Via FOX Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons news: NFL Combine edition

The Atlanta Falcons brass has been very busy at the 2015 NFL combine. First off, the chemistry between newly hired head coach Dan Quinn and GM Thomas Dimitroff has appeared to strengthen significantly. The two are beginning to get on the same page in terms of the type of players and athletes that Atlanta pursues. The Falcons have been paying extra attention to the defensive talent...
Via isportsweb.com
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cornerback power rankings: Where does Desmond Trufant rank among the best?

With 12 weeks in the books this season now seems like a great time to revisit our cornerback position power rankings. This time around they were ranked based on Pro Football Focus’ overall player ratings, with a touch of my own inherent biases thrown in. Here are the 10 best in the NFL at corner right now… 10. Casey Hayward – Green Bay Packers Hayward is one of the more versatile...
Via cover32 - Falcons
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant ranked top-20 in the NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 cornerbacks in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s CB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Do you think Atlanta could be in the Free Agent Corner market?

This is a question worth pondering. Atlanta sits with two former rookies Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford on the perimeter and all signs point to their long term future at that spot, but there is still the need to add a nickel back into the rotation. In a previous column provided Here, Atlanta is shown to have multiple ways of obtaining their solidarity at the corner position. The...
Via cover32 - Falcons
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday review: Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints

ATLANTA, GA- The Atlanta Falcons lost a close game to the New Orleans Saints 17-13 at the Georgia Dome on Thursday Night Football. Refball The team played well and showed some spirit when their division rivals Saints marched into town. It was a good game that still had fans, including me, upset with the outcome. The Falcons deserved to win that one. Somehow, someway they deserved...
Via isportsweb.com
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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