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Falcons | Desmond Trufant fined

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 06:18:27 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant was fined $12,154 by the National Football League for committing an unnecessary roughness penalty in Week 16's game against the New Orleans Saints. Trufant was penalized for attempting to punch WR Michael Thomas during the fourth quarter. Thomas was also penalized for unnecessary roughness but was not fined.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant will play

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 06:48:18 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (concussion) will play Thursday, Dec. 7, against the New Orleans Saints.

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Falcons | Atlanta's Wednesday status report

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:00:01 -0800

Atlanta Falcons OG Andy Levitre (triceps), and TE Eric Saubert (back) have been ruled out for Week 14. CB Brian Poole (back) and CB Desmond Trufant (concussion) will be active.

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Falcons | Atlanta's Tuesday practice report

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:10:19 -0800

Atlanta Falcons OG Andy Levitre (triceps) and TE Eric Saubert (back) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 5. CB Brian Poole was limited, while CB Desmond Trufant was a full participant.

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Falcons | Monday practice report for Falcons

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:25:13 -0800

Atlanta Falcons OG Andy Levitre (triceps) and TE Eric Saubert (back) did not participate in the team's walkthrough Monday, Dec. 4. CB Brian Poole (back) was limited, while CB Desmond Trufant (concussion) fully participated.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant will play this week

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 11:54:14 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (concussion) will be good to go against the New Orleans Saints Thursday, Dec. 7, after sitting out Week 13.

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Falcons | Week 13 inactives for Atlanta

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 08:42:37 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared OG Sean Harlow, RB Terrence Magee, OT Austin Pasztor, CB Brian Poole, CB Desmond Trufant, LB Sean Weatherspoon, WR Nick Williams inactive for Week 13.

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Falcons | Atlanta's Week 13 injury report

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:40:42 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 1, and has been ruled out for Week 13. LB Sean Weatherspoon (illness) did not practice and is listed as questionable. PK Matt Bryant (back), WR Julio Jones (ankle), OG Andy Levitre (knee) and CB Brian Poole (back) were limited during practice but are not on the injury report. RB Devonta Freeman (concussion), WR Justin Hardy (shoulder), OT Ty Sambrailo (hamstring) and RB Terron Ward (knee, shoulder) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant to sit Week 13

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:53:01 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 13 versus the Minnesota Vikings.

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Falcons | Atlanta's Thursday practice report

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 16:24:33 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CBs Desmond Trufant (concussion), Brian Poole (back), LB Sean Weatherspoon (illness) and PK Matt Bryant (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 30. Meanwhile, OG Andy Levitre (knee), OT Ty Sambrailo (hamstring), RB Terron Ward (shoulder, knee) and WR Justin Hardy (shoulder) were each limited.

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Falcons | Wednesday's practice report for Atlanta

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:01:06 -0800

Atlanta Falcons PK Matt Bryant (back) and CB Desmond Trufant (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 29. WR Justin Hardy (shoulder), WR Julio Jones (ankle), OG Andy Levitre (knee), CB Brian Poole (back), OT Ty Sambrailo (hamstring) and RB Terron Ward (shoulder, knee) were limited in practice, while RB Devonta Freeman (concussion) was a full participant.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant suffered concussion

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 21:20:54 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (concussion) sustained a concussion during the team's Week 12 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He's currently in the NFL's concussion protocol, and Trufant's status is uncertain for Week 13.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant suffers injury

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 11:24:49 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (head) suffered a head injury in Week 12 and is considered questionable to return.

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Falcons | Atlanta injury report for Friday

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:28:12 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Duke Riley (knee) did not practice Friday, Nov. 10, and he has been ruled out for the Week 10 game against the Dallas Cowboys. OG Andy Levitre (knee) was limited in practice and he is listed as questionable. PK Matt Bryant (calf), DT Grady Jarrett (ribs) and WR Julio Jones (ankle) were limited, while RB Devonta Freeman (knee), DE Takkarist McKinley (shoulder) and CB Desmond Trufant (ankle) practiced in full and were removed from the injury report.

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Falcons | Thursday practice report for Atlanta

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:28:39 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Duke Riley (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 9. DT Grady Jarrett (ribs), OG Andy Levitre (knee) and DE Takkarist McKinley (shoulder) were limited during practice. CB Desmond Trufant (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Falcons | Atlanta practice report for Wednesday

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:50:25 -0800

Atlanta Falcons PK Matt Bryant (calf), WR Julio Jones (ankle) and LB Duke Riley (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 8. RB Devonta Freeman (knee), DT Grady Jarrett (ribs), DE Takkarist McKinley (shoulder) and CB Desmond Trufant (ankle) were listed as limited participants.

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Falcons | Atlanta CBs can move around

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:47:23 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CBs Desmond Trufant, Robert Alford, Brian Poole and Jalen Collins all have the ability to play either outside cornerback or slot cornerback in the nickel formation, according to defensive coordinator Marquand Manuel.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant should be ready for camp

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:43:10 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (pectoral) is expected to be completely healthy by the time training camp begins.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant practicing

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 10:31:36 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (pectoral) was spotted at practice Tuesday, June 6.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant ahead of schedule

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 22:47:06 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (pectoral) could be back on the practice field before the start of training camp, according to head coach Dan Quinn.

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Falcons | Several Falcons limited during workouts

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:52:07 -0700

Atlanta Falcons C Alex Mack (leg), CB Desmond Trufant (pectoral), DE Derrick Shelby (Achilles') and DE Adrian Clayborn (biceps) have been limited during offseason workouts this week but all four players should be ready for training camp.

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Falcons | More on Desmond Trufant deal

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 06:23:50 -0700

Updating previous reports, Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant's five-year, $68.75 million extension lands him a $14.75 million average over three years. He'll earn $33 million by March 2018 and has $42 million guaranteed. The deal makes him paid in the top four at the position.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant making progress

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 14:03:41 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (pectoral) said he is making good progress in his recovery from a torn pectoral but is not ready for practice at this point. He said he will be in great shape once training camp begins.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant receives extension

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 06:36:47 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have signed CB Desmond Trufant to a five-year contract extension worth $69 million, including $42 million in guaranteed money, according to multiple sources. Trufant will play the final season under his rookie contract in 2017 before the extension goes into effect.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant to sit out workouts

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:51:20 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (pectoral) will not participate in the offseason workouts but should be ready for the start of training camp, according to head coach Dan Quinn. Quinn said Trufant will be held out as a precaution.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant extension expected soon

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:29:07 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant is expected to receive a contract extension in the near future, according to general manager Thomas Dimitroff.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant close to extension

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:05:05 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant is close to finalizing a contract extension that is expected to be worth $12 million to $14 million per season.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant talks heat up

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 05:16:57 -0800

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant's contract talks heated up over the weekend. The team would like to get a deal done quickly so they can move on to free agency and know how much space they have to work with.

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Falcons | Atlanta meets with Desmond Trufant's agents

Sun, 05 Mar 2017 13:42:45 -0800

Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Dan Quinn met with the agents for CB Desmond Trufant Saturday, March 4, to discuss a possible contract extension.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant a top priority for ATL

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 14:39:57 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons consider signing CB Desmond Trufant to a contract extension as their top priority this offseason.

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Falcons | Extension coming for Desmond Trufant

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:35:44 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant will be given a contract extension, according to general manager Thomas Dimitroff.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant expected back by OTAs

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 10:10:52 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (pectoral) recently told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution he "should be" ready to participate in the team's offseason practices beginning in May. Trufant was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Nov. 29 and had surgery to reattach his left pectoral at the point where it attaches to his shoulder soon thereafter.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant placed on IR

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:39:56 -0800

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (pectoral) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Nov. 29

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant will miss rest of year

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:18:17 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (pectoral) suffered a torn pectoral in Week 12 that will require surgery. He is done for the season and will be placed on the Reserve/Injured list soon.

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Falcons | Atlanta's Week 12 inactives

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 08:45:47 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared DL Cliff Matthews, CB Desmond Trufant, P Matt Bosher, DL Ra'Shede Hageman, S Sharrod Neasman, RB Terron Ward, OG Wes Schweitzer inactive for Week 12.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant to visit doctor

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 08:20:50 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (chest, shoulder) has a doctor's appointment scheduled for this week and could undergo season-ending surgery as soon as this week.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant could miss rest of season

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 06:20:09 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (chest, shoulder) has a torn pectoral which is expected to require season-ending surgery, according to multiple sources.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant's status still uncertain

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 07:50:09 -0800

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) will be a "game-day decision" for Week 12 against the Arizona Cardinals, according to head coach Dan Quinn. He was limited at practice Friday, Nov. 25, and is listed as questionable on the injury report.

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Falcons | Atlanta's injury report for Friday

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:25:23 -0800

Atlanta Falcons P Matt Bosher (hamstring), CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) and WR Taylor Gabriel (hamstring) were limited at practice Friday, Nov. 25. Meanwhile, DE Dwight Freeney (not injury related) and S Kemal Ishmael (shoulder) practiced in full. Bosher and Trufan are considered questionable to play in Week 12.

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Falcons | Thursday practice report for Atlanta

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 19:20:48 -0800

Atlanta Falcons P Matt Bosher (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 24. FS Kemal Ishmael (shoulder) and CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) were limited participants, and LB Dwight Freeney (non-injury) was a full participant.

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Falcons | Wednesday injury report for Atlanta

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:54:28 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DE Dwight Freeney (non-injury) and P Matt Bosher (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 23. CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) and FS Kemal Ishmael (hamstring) were limited during practice.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant returns to practice

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:46:04 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) was back at practice Monday, Nov. 21.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant likely out a while

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:13:06 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) appears to be dealing with a fairly serious shoulder injury, as head coach Dan Quinn would only say Monday, Nov. 14, that his top cornerback is expected to be back at some point this season.

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Falcons | Jalen Collins starting Sunday

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 09:42:00 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Jalen Collins will make his first start of the season in Week 10's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. He is replacing injured CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) in the starting lineup.

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Falcons | Week 10 inactives for Atlanta

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 08:36:55 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared DL Cliff Matthews, CB Desmond Trufant, TE Jacob Tamme, S Sharrod Neasman, RB Stevan Ridley, RB Tevin Coleman, OG Wes Schweitzer inactive for Week 10.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant a no-go for Week 10

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 11:56:46 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) did not practice all week and will miss Week 10 versus the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Falcons | Thursday practice report for Atlanta

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 17:22:19 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 10, and DE Dwight Freeney (quadriceps) was a limited participant.

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Falcons | Atlanta's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 13:44:30 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DE Dwight Freeney (quadriceps) and CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 9.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant day to day

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 07:49:51 -0800

Updating previous reports, Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) is considered day to day after receiving a second opinion on his shoulder.

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Falcons | No practice for Desmond Trufant

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 10:16:43 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) did not participate in practice Monday, Nov. 7.

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