Desmond Trufant Combine: Potential NFL Homes for Rising CB

February 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The National Football League is buzzing about Washington cornerback Desmond Trufant after some eye-opening performances during the draft process.
Trufant not only displayed impressive man-to-man coverage skills and toughness during Senior Bowl week, he exhibited stand-up-on-your-chair-and-jump-up-and-down athleticism at the NFL Scouting combine on Tuesday, when he posted the third-best time in the 40-yard dash among defensive backs (4.38 seconds, via NFL.com).
So, after the final workouts at the combine on Tuesday, here are Trufant's most likely destinations come draft day.
5. San Francisco 49ers (No. 31 pick)
After Chris Culliver's ugly display in Super Bowl XLVII and the decline of veteran Carlos Rogers, the 49ers could be in the running for a new cornerback this year.
On the other hand, they are No. 5 on my list because a) I don't think Trufant drops this far and b) I don't think the 49ers have entirely given up hope on Culliver. The 2011 third-r...

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