Lions reportedly add ex-Falcons CB Trufant

The Detroit Lions agreed with cornerback Desmond Trufant on a two-year, $21 million deal on Wednesday, according to multiple reports, just hours after he was released by the Atlanta Falcons.ESPN reported that the new deal includes a guaranteed $14 million.Trufant’s release, which was reported Monday, was made official early Wednesday. It came with a post-June 1 designation, clearing $10.75 million in cap space for the Falcons after June 1 and pushing $5.4 million in dead money onto the 2021 cap.The Lions, meanwhile, continue to shop cornerback Darius Slay in trade talks, ESPN reported. His name has been involved in trade discussions dating to midseason.Trufant, 29, had a career-high four interceptions in just nine games last season, but he missed four games midseason due to turf toe, then sat out the final three games with a broken forearm. It was the second time in four years he was limited to nine games.

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