23-Year-Old Cornerback – Atlanta Falcons
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Trufant will start at cornerback for the Falcons, and he is in line for a nice statistical season in his second year in the league. Trufant tallied 70 tackles and two interceptions in 2013, and it wou...
Desmond Trufant Contract Information:
Signed a four-year $8.16 million deal with the Falcons in July of 2013.
Trufant had his right hand heavily wrapped after Monday's loss to the Packers, ESPN's Vaughn McClure reports.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
The Falcons traded up from the 30th pick to get Trufant, who will likely start in Week 1 after the departures of Brent Grimes (Miami) and Dunta Robinson (Kansas City). Trufant is more athleticism at this point than he is skill, but defensive coordinator Mike Nolan upped the productivity of defensive backs like William Moore and Thomas DeCoud when he arrived in Atlanta, so Trufant will receive effective coaching. He has the ability to play in both man coverage and more rangey zones, and that's important since Atlanta changes up their coverages a fair amount.