Falcons sign Desmond Trufant

USA TODAY Sports

Last but probably not least since he was their first-round pick ...

UPDATE: Here's the terms, from DOL.

In the wake of rumors regarding a contract dispute, the Atlanta Falcons finished signing their 2013 draft class by agreeing to a deal with rookie cornerback Desmond Trufant. The terms of the contract, which was initially reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter, have not been disclosed.

It looks like Thomas Dimitroff wasn't wasting any time with his first-round selection. News broke just a few days ago that Trufant was reportedly looking for terms similar to those of last year's No. 22 overall pick, Brandon Weeden.

D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC broke down the numbers from Weeden's contract.

"Weeden signed a four-year, $8.083 million deal with $4.318 million signing bonus. Of his deal, $7,511,288 is guaranteed, according to NFLPA salary documents."

So, we went from "Falcons are nowhere near a deal," to "Falcons are hopeful to sign Trufant before camp," to OK, everything's fine. Dave told you guys not to worry. According to Pat Yasinskas, Atlanta hasn't seen a true rookie holdout since Dimitroff's arrival in 2008. I'm sure Mother Russia taught him excellent negotiation tactics.

With Trufant locked up, the Falcons head into training camp with all their draft picks under contract. The team announced the signing of quarterback Sean Renfree just an hour prior to the Trufant report.

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