Desmond Trufant

CB

Experience: 9 years

Height: 6'0

Age: 30

Weight: 190 lbs

College: Washington

2020 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    16
  • SCK
    1
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    1
Shop Jerseys

Navy, white, alternate or classic?

Advertising

Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
12 Texans L 25 - 41 1 1 0 0 1 0
11 @Panthers L 0 - 20 4 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
10 Football Team W 30 - 27 5 5 0 0 0 0
9 @Vikings L 20 - 34 6 4 2 1 1 0
8 Colts L 21 - 41
3 @Cardinals W 26 - 23
7 @Falcons W 23 - 22
2 @Packers L 21 - 42
6 @Jaguars W 34 - 16
4 Saints L 29 - 35 2 2 0 0 0 0
1 Bears L 23 - 27 2 2 0 0 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2013 Atlanta Falcons 16 16 70 55 15 0 0 17 2 0 0 0 0 1 1
2014 Atlanta Falcons 16 16 60 52 8 0 0 16 3 19 6.3 19 0 0 1
2015 Atlanta Falcons 16 16 40 33 7 1 0 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
2016 Atlanta Falcons 9 9 30 24 6 2 0 4 1 9 9 9 0 2 0
2017 Atlanta Falcons 15 15 40 35 5 1 0 12 2 43 21.5 43 0 0 2
2018 Atlanta Falcons 16 16 64 53 11 1 12 0
2019 Atlanta Falcons 9 9 18 13 5 0 7 4 26 6.5 16 0 0
2020 Detroit Lions 6 6 20 16 4 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 103 103 342 281 61 6 0 83 14 97 6.9 43 0 3 6

Biography

PRO CAREER

  • Joins the Bears as an unrestricted free agent after spending the first seven years of his career (2013-19) with the Falcons and the 2020 season with the Lions
  • Has the second-most pass defenses (79) and fifth-most interceptions (13) in Falcons history
  • 2015 Pro Bowl selection
  • 2013 Pro Football Focus Defensive Rookie of the Year
  • Since 2015, he is the only cornerback in the NFL with at least 10 interceptions and 5.0 sacks
  • Has the fourth-most games (tied) with at least one pass defense in the NFL since 2013 (62)
  • Owns the eighth-most pass defenses in the NFL since 2013 (83)
  • Has 18 career games with at least one pass defense
  • Has the second-most pass defenses (79) and fifth-most interceptions (13) in Atlanta Falcons history.

2020 SEASON (Lions):

  • Placed on Reserve/Injured prior to the team's Week 13 matchup at Chicago
  • Started in his Lions debut and recorded two solo tackles in Week 1 vs. Chicago (9/13)
  • Was a gameday inactive in Week 2, 3, and 6-8
  • Recorded six tackles (four solo), 1.0 sack and one pass defense in Week 9 at Minnesota (11/8)
  • Registered four tackles (two solo), two pass defenses and one interception in Week 11 at Carolina (11/22)

2019 SEASON (Falcons):

  • Started all nine games played in 2019 before spending the remainder of the season on injured reserve. Totaled 18 tackles (13 solo), a career-high four interceptions and seven passes defensed
  • Intercepted QB Carson Wentz twice in the Week 2 game against the Philadelphia Eagles, marking his first multiple interception game

2018 SEASON (Falcons):

  • Started 16 games and totaled 66 tackles (55 solo), 1.0 sack and 12 pass defenses

2017 SEASON (Falcons):

  • Started all 15 games played and loged 39 tackles (34 solo), a career-high three tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, two interceptions and 12 pass defenses

2016 SEASON (Falcons):

  • Sarted all nine games played and had 30 tackles (25 solo), 2.0 sacks, one interception, four pass defenses and two forced fumbles

2015 SEASON (Falcons):

  • Started 16 games and recorded 42 tackles (35 solo), 1.0 sack, one interception and 11 pass defenses
  • Made his first-career Pro Bowl

2014 SEASON (Falcons):

  • Started 16 games and logged 61 total tackles (53 solo), one tackle for loss, three interceptions and 16 pass defenses

2013 SEASON (Falcons):

  • Started 16 games and finished with 70 tackles (55 solo), two interceptions, 17 pass defenses and one forced fumble
  • Named the Pro Football Focus Defensive Rookie of the Year
  • Set a Falcons rookie record with 17 pass defenses
Advertising