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Browns coach targeting Tuesday as date to name starting quarterback

...a thumb during practice. Pettine had not yet met with the training staff to know the seriousness. .... Pettine said DL Desmond Bryant (wrist) is waiting for a second medical opinion. ... WR Josh Gordon, awaiting word on his appeal with the NFL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-15/browns-coach-targeting-tuesda
Falcons' young cornerbacks show confidence

...FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons need new leadership on defense, and coach Mike Smith says second-year cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford fit the job description perfectly."Those two guys we're counting on," Smith said Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-27/falcons-young-cornerbacks-sho
Desmond's homer in seventh inning lifts Nationals over Braves

WASHINGTON - Ian Desmond didn't dip, and he hit a dinger...he's had for much of his baseball life, Desmond appeared to unleash every bit of his...This morning I had this huge battle," Desmond said. "I'm trying to quit dipping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-06/desmonds-homer-seventh-i
Wood, Braves take series from Nationals

...10 games entering Sunday's play.Ian Desmond's fourth-inning homer was the only...replaced Wood and ended the inning on Desmond's double-play grounder.Pinch-hitter...Bonifacio scored the go-ahead run.Desmond led off the fourth with his 19th homer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-10/wood-braves-take-series-
Nationals score 3 runs in 11th, beat Braves 4-1

...the 11th with singles against David Carpenter (4-2). After Bravesleft fielder Justin Upton made a leaping catch of Ian Desmond's liner, James Russell walked Bryce Harper to load the bases.Ramos then drove in Rendon with a single up the middle off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/nationals-score-3-runs-11th-
Julio Jones says right foot completely healed

...healthy."Jones showed off his athleticism toward the end of practice Thursday, lining up on the far left side opposite Desmond Trufant and running quickly past the cornerback to catch a 40-yard pass from Ryan.It was vintage Jones."No moves or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-31/julio-jones-says-right-foot-c
Falcons pleased with rookie cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - For Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford, there was no time for a leisurely transition...Isaiah Trufant played nine games for the New York Jets last season.Desmond heard from them both after his NFL debut."They're always hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-09-11/falcons-pleased-rookie-corner
Newcomer Desmond Robbins wins the $35,000 Non-Pro Any Age

A relative newcomer to cutting, Desmond Robbins still has a hard time with the competitive aspect of the sport.Of course he wants to win every time he goes out. Then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2014-01-20/cutting-newcomer-desmond
Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant is defensive rookie of the year

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant has been named Defensive Rookie of the Year by Pro Football Focus.The Web site had Trufant, who was Atlanta's No...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-08/atlanta-falcons-cornerback-de
Desmond Trufant, Robert Alford get hard lessons in Falcons mini-camp

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford aren't having an easy time learning...York Jets in 2012.The brothers all play cornerback, a position Desmond Trufant excelled at in starting 47 of 50 games as a four-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-06-20/desmond-trufant-robert-alford