Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Falcons' picks: Round 1/22 - Desmond Trufant, CB, 6-0, 190, Washington...He will become the third Trufant to make it to the NFL. His brothers, Marcus (Seattle) and Isaiah (Jets), already are in the league. The youngest Trufant is a big corner and is plenty fast. He ran the 40 in 4.38 seconds at the combine. He was a captain for the Huskies. He played in 12 games as a freshman in 2009, starting the last nine at cornerback. He started all 13 games as a sophomore and junior. Last season, he had a string of 45 consecutive starts snapped when he missed the Colorado game with a hamstring injury in November. "It's a perfect place for me," Trufant said. "I want to make an impact in the league from Day 1." - The Sports Xchange
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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.
11/29/16 - CB Desmond Trufant was placed on the season-ending injured reserve list due to his pectoral injury, the team announced on Tuesday. Trufant is scheduled to undergo surgery to repair the pectoral on Thursday.
11/28/16 - CB Desmond Trufant, the Falcons' top coverage man, missed his second straight game and is likely to need season-ending surgery for a torn pectoral. The former first-round draft pick injured a shoulder and pectoral against Tampa Bay on Nov. 3. CB Jalen Collins replaced Trufant.
11/28/16 - CB Desmond Trufant is set to have surgery on his shoulder and pectoral injury on Thursday.
11/23/16 - CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder/pectoral) returned to practice on Monday and was limited on Wednesday.
11/21/16 - CB Desmond Trufant has a shoulder injury, but he returned to practice on Monday.
11/16/16 - CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder/pectoral) is expected back at practice for the game against Arizona after the bye week, according coach Dan Quinn.
11/14/16 - CB Desmond Trufant has a shoulder injury but is expected to return to practice after the bye.
11/09/16 - CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder/pectoral) did not practice and is reportedly "day to day."