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Falcons Pick Washington CB Desmond Trufant In First Round

Falcons Pick Washington CB Desmond Trufant In First Round

With the 22nd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Falcons went defense, picking up Washington CB Desmond Trufant. A four-year starter, Trufant earned his way onto the field as a true freshman in 2009 and showed steady progression over his career. He…
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  • Could Falcons, Bucs trade up?

    Could Falcons, Bucs trade up?

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    The rumor mill, at least as it pertains to the NFC South, has turned quiet as the NFL draft approaches. That’s probably because teams are in the bunker and don’t have time to chat with the media. Besides, if there are any trades involving NFC South te
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  • Video - Falcons Select Desmond Trufant 00:50

    Falcons Select Desmond Trufant

    Apr 25
    Todd McShay breaks down the Falcons' selection of Desmond Trufant.
  • Video - Atlanta Falcons draft Desmond Trufant No. 22 02:10

    Atlanta Falcons draft Desmond Trufant No. 22

    Apr 25
    The Atlanta Falcons select former Washington cornerback Desmond Trufant with the 22nd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losers

    Apr 25
    Quarterbacks and veteran left tackles took a hit in the first round, but things fell the Vikings' way, writes John Clayton.
  • 2013 NFL draft - Kansas City Chiefs make right move in picking Eric Fisher…

    Apr 25
    Chiefs value upside of Eric Fisher over big-school experience of Luke Joeckel.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 7.0

    Apr 25
    Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: