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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12/06/17 - CB Desmond Trufant (concussion) is probable and is expected to start.
11/29/17 - CB Desmond Trufant (concussion) remains in the league's concussion protocol.
11/27/17 - CB Desmond Trufant is in the concussion protocol after taking a hit to the neck area from teammate Keanu Neal.
11/26/17 - CB Desmond Trufant, the Falcons' top pass defender, sustained a concussion in the second quarter of Sunday's 34-20 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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.
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.