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DESMOND TRUFANT RUMORS

Very few teams chose to test Desmond Trufant in 2015

There's no question that Desmond Trufant of the Atlanta Falcons is one of the top cornerbacks in the NFL today. What was interesting about the 2015 season though, is that he had his fewest total tackles, interceptions and passes defensed of his career.So, what's the deal?Well, apparently, teams avoided throwing in the direction of Trufant more often than not this past season.Via...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Desmond Trufant says he'll play Sunday after injuring back

Desmond Trufant went down in Week 8 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a lower back injury, and immediately left fans hoping for Trufant to avoid any type of serious injury.Well, fortunately, it looks as though the top cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons should be good to go in Week 9. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Turfant told him directly...
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November 04, 2015  |  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
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Desmond Trufant was 'Mic'd Up' against Giants

The Atlanta Falcons walked away from their Week 2 matchup against the New York Giants with a comeback victory. Want to catch all the sights and sounds from the incredible comeback? Look no further than "Mic'd Up" with Desmond Trufant, which was posted on the team's official Twitter account. Trufant was right that the Giants hardly even threw his way, but hey, at least fans got to...
Via Fox Sports
September 24, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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