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Desmond Trufant

25-Year-Old Cornerback – Atlanta Falcons

2016 Defensive Stats

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2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Trufant regressed a bit last year after a strong 2014 season in which he tallied 61 tackles and three interceptions. He only tallied 42 tackles last season, but he did record a sack and force two fumb...

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2016 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  11

STATUS:  OUT  (IR)     INJURY:  Pectoral
HT: 6' 0"   WT: 190   DOB: 9/10/1991
College: Washington  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Desmond Trufant Contract Information:

Signed a four-year $8.16 million deal with the Falcons in July of 2013.

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The Falcons placed Trufant (pectoral) on injured reserve Tuesday, Curtis Jackson of the team's official site reports.

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Desmond Trufant NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2009 17 CFB 12 - - - - 2 1 - - - - - -
2010 18 CFB 12 - - - - 1 0 - - - - - -
2011 19 CFB 13 - - - - 2 0 - - - - - -
2012 20 CFB 11 - - - - 1 0 - - - - - -
2013 21 ATL 16 70 55 15 0 17 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2014 22 ATL 16 61 53 8 0 16 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2015 23 ATL 16 42 35 7 1 11 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
2016 24 ATL 9 31 25 6 2 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Desmond Trufant – Playing Time Overview

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#4 Cornerback

Snap Count Stats

591

Defensive Snaps in 2016

Desmond Trufant was on the field for 591 of his team's snaps on defense in 2016.

67

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Desmond Trufant was on the field for 67 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Def ST
2014 1003 55
2015 968 147
2016 591 67
Desmond Trufant 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 TB 64 6 5 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Oak 73 1 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @NO 80 9 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Car 71 12 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Den 70 9 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Sea 65 10 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 SD 75 9 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 GB 62 7 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @TB 31 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Phi
11 BYE Bye Week
12 Ari
13 KC
14 @LA
15 SF
16 @Car
17 NO

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Desmond Trufant  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Cornerbacks
Height:   6' 0"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   190 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.38 sec
GREAT
Shuttle Time:   3.85 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length:   31.25 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   8.63 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   38 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   125 in
GOOD
Bench Press:   16 reps
GOOD
Atlanta Falcons Team Injury Report
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No players listed.
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No players listed.
Out
DE
Adrian Clayborn  Inact
WR
CB
Akeem King  IR
DT
S
CB
Deji Olatoye  Inact
C
Trevor Robinson  Inact
OG
Wes Schweitzer  Inact
DE
LB
TE
CB
RB
Terron Ward  Inact
CB

Desmond Trufant: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Trufant (shoulder) is scheduled for surgery Thursday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Trufant has a torn pectoral that is expected to require season-ending surgery, ESPN reports.

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Trufant (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Sunday's contest against the Cardinals.

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Trufant is expected to return to practice following the Falcons' Week 11 bye, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Trufant (shoulder) will not play Sunday against the Eagles, NFL Network's Tiffany Blackmon reports.

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Trufant (shoulder) is currently being listed as day-to-day, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports.

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Head coach Dan Quinn said Trufant is seeking a second opinion on his injured shoulder, ESPN reports.

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Trufant will not return to Thursday's matchup with the Buccaneers after suffering a shoulder injury.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Trufant is once again expected to start at cornerback for the Falcons in 2015. Entering his third year in the league, Trufant already has two solid seasons under his belt. He has averaged 65 tackles and two interceptions in two seasons, and he should improve those numbers in his third year. If he can stay healthy, 70-80 tackles and a few interceptions seems likely in 2015.

2014

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 wouldn't be surprising if he improved on both of those numbers this year. He's an IDP worth taking a chance on.

2013

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.