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Draft Scout Desmond Trufant News
11/08/17 - CB Desmond Trufant suffered an ankle injury and was limited in practice on Wednesday. Trufant was listed on the official report sent to the league.
The Falcons worked out cornerback Byron Maxwell on Monday, but Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said the team wasn't looking to make a move at this time.
09/18/17 - S Desmond Trufant, who missed the second half of last season, had a 15-yard fumble return for a touchdown and set up another TD with an interception in the win Sunday.
09/18/17 - CB Desmond Trufant recorded his first defensive touchdown on a fumble recovery, and added his first interception of the season. Trufant's pick was the eighth of his career and it was the second touchdown he's recorded in his career. He finished the game with two total tackles.
04/08/17 - CB Desmond Trufant and the Falcons agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension.
The deal is worth a reported $69 million with approximately $42 million guaranteed, putting Trufant in elite company among cornerbacks. The 26-year-old Trufant, the 22nd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft out of Washington, was heading into the final year of his rookie contract. In four seasons with the Falcons, Trufant started 57 games, posting 213 tackles, seven interceptions, four fumble recoveries, 53 passes defensed and three sacks, earning his first Pro Bowl nod in 2015.
11/30/16 - CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder/pectoral) was placed on injured reserve.