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                  === Falcons ink first-round pick Trufant ===
 
 Flowery  Branch,  GA (Sports  Network)  -  The  Atlanta Falcons  on  Wednesday
 signed cornerback Desmond Trufant, the team's first-round draft pick.
 
 Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
 
 The Falcons selected Trufant with the 22nd overall pick in April's draft. They
 traded  their  third-round and  sixth-round  picks  to  the Rams  in  exchange
 for the selection.
 
 Trufant started in 47 of 50 games at the University of Washington, posting 195
 tackles, a school-record 39 passes defensed and six interceptions.
 
 Last  season,  he had 36  tackles, nine  passes defensed and one interception,
 earning  first-team  All-Pac 12 honors and  helping the Huskies rank second in
 the Pac-12 and 23rd in the nation in pass defense.
 
 In addition, the Falcons signed quarterback Sean Renfree.
 
 The  6-foot-5 Renfree  was  selected  with the  third  of  the Falcons'  three
 seventh-round draft picks (249th overall).
 
 Renfree  completed  64.7  percent  of  his passes  for  9,465  yards  with  51
 touchdowns and 40 interceptions in four seasons at Duke.
 
 With  both of their  signings, the Falcons have all of their draft picks under
 contract.
 
 
 07/24 12:37:24 ET