No. 22 Pick Desmond Trufant Signs Deal With Falcons

The Falcons announced Wednesday that first-round pick, cornerback Desmond Trufant — who will have to be one of the players to overhaul a relatively-new secondary — had signed his contract and will report on time to camp.

According to the AP, it’s a four-year deal worth $8.13 million with $4.3 million of that guaranteed.

Trufant was taken with the No. 22 pick by Atlanta after the Falcons traded up with the Rams, giving up a third-round pick and a sixth-round pick, in order to select him there.

“Excited to be here and ready to work,” Trufant said after signing the deal.

The signing apparently moved fast. On Monday, there were reports that the…

Read more at: http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/blog/eye-on-football/22873246/no-22-pick-desmond-trufant-signs-deal-with-falcons

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