DESMOND TRUFANT RUMORS

Veteran signs franchise tender with Atlanta

  Restricted Free Agent Robert McClain signed his franchise tender on Saturday and will suit up for the Dirty Birds in 2014. This signing, albeit under the radar, adds significant help for the Falcons in their young secondary. Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford should lock down both starting corner spots but McClain should make a positive impact manning the nickel corner positionâ...
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16 days ago  |  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

Where the Atlanta Falcons stand: an update after preseason week two

After a report came out this week that the Atlanta Falcons are ranked fairly low in terms of fan loyalty and support, the organization is especially interested in the potentiality of a Super Bowl Championship this season to promote greater interest in the team after two years of high expectations and only one playoff victory to boast. With two out of four preseason exhibition gamesâ...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons reach deal with first round draft pick CB Desmond Trufant

Falcons fans can rest assured heading in to training camp as the organization has finally come to terms with its last draft pick yet to be signed: cornerback Desmond Trufant. After a summer filled with negotiations, the Atlanta Falcons have finally agreed to a four-year deal worth $8.16 million ($4.3 million guaranteed) with the twenty-second pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. Trufant is...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons, CB Trufant agree on deal

The Falcons and Desmond Trufant have agreed to multi-year deal and the rookie cornerback will report to training camp on time. Atlanta announced the deal Wednesday but did not release terms of the contract. However, a person familiar with the situation says it's a four-year, $8.16 million contract - of which $4.3 million is guaranteed. The person spoke to The Associated Press...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons, CB Desmond Trufant agree on contract

The Falcons and Desmond Trufant have agreed to multi-year deal and the rookie cornerback will report to training camp on time. Atlanta announced the deal Wednesday but did not release terms of the contract. However, a person familiar with the situation says it's a four-year, $8.16 million contract - of which $4.3 million is guaranteed. The person spoke to The Associated Press...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons optimistic they’ll get Desmond Trufant under contract before camp starts

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Falcons and Desmond Trufant’s agent are confident that both sides will work out a contract prior to to the start of training camp. The negotiating clocks is ticking. But both sides aren’t overly concerned. With less than 48 hours before the Falcons take the practice field, rookie cornerback Desmond Trufant, the team’s first...
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July 22, 2013  |  1 Comment

Meet your Atlanta Falcons rookies: Who will see playing time come September?

With the NFL Opening Kickoff just a mere fifty days away, the Atlanta Falcons will use its upcoming training camp to assess its eight rookies selected in the 2013 NFL Draft in addition to the information gained during Falcons Rookie Camp in May to determine which, if any, of these eight rookies will see playing time in the 2013 season. Though not all of these rookies should expect...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Overview of the Atlanta Falcons’ Draft Picks

Saturday marked the end of the NFL Draft, the three day extravaganza that allows all thirty-two teams to add the most talented prospects from the college level to their rosters in order to fill some of the holes that had opened during the offseason. This draft was considered to be of the utmost importance for the Falcons, who appeared to be a piece or two away from being ready to...
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April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Select Desmond Trufant 22nd Overall

1.22 Atlanta Falcons Desmond Trufant, CB, University of Washington (6-0, 190) Desmond Trufant was selected as the twenty-second overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons. Trufant has a combination of fantastic size and speed that should lend itself well to the physicality of the NFL. While he is a bit on the lighter side in the back pocket, his length and quick burst...
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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