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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

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.

August 7, 2016  –  Desmond Trufant News

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Trufant (hip) returned to practice on Sunday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN 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
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 3 12 11 1 1 2 1 0 0 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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#1 Cornerback
  1. Desmond Trufant
  2. Brian Poole
  3. Akeem King
Atlanta Falcons

Snap Count Stats

137

Defensive Snaps in 2016

Desmond Trufant was on the field for 137 of his team's snaps on defense in 2016.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Desmond Trufant was on the field for 7 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Def ST
2014 1003 55
2015 968 147
2016 137 7
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 0 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Car
5 @Den
6 @Sea
7 SD
8 GB
9 @TB
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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Akeem King  IR
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Desmond Trufant: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Trufant (hip) is expected to return to practice Sunday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports.

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Trufant's fifth-year contract option has been exercised by the Falcons, NFL.com reports.

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Trufant is dealing with a shoulder strain, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Trufant had his right hand heavily wrapped after Monday's loss to the Packers, ESPN's Vaughn McClure reports.

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Trufant is questionable to return to Sunday's game, after suffering a neck injury, ESPN's Vaughn McClure reports.

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Trufant tallied seven total tackles and an interception in Sunday's win over the Redskins.

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Trufant (thigh) is active for Sunday's game against Buffalo.

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Trufant (thigh) is probable for Sunday's game against Buffalo.

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Trufant (thigh) practiced in full Thursday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

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Trufant (thigh) was limited in practice Wednesday.

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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.