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Marcus Trufant

Marcus Trufant - #23 - CB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 197 lbs.
Birthday 12/25/1980
Birthplace Tacoma, WA
College Washington State
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 1st round, 11th pick by Seahawks

Seahawks bring back CB Trufant

Posted April 09, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The Seahawks agreed to terms to re-sign CB Marcus Trufant, the team announced on Monday.

Seahawks release CB Trufant

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Seahawks released former first-round CB Marcus Trufant on Wednesday, the team announced.

Thurmond steps in for Trufant in Seattle

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
More youth than ever is being served in the Seahawks' secondary now that veteran LCB Marcus Trufant has been placed on injured reserve and replaced by second-year pro Walter Thurmond.

Seahawks place CB Trufant on I.R.

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have placed CB Marcus Trufant on injured reserve because of a back spasms and signed DT Jason Shirley to their 53-man roster.

Salary adjustments could be on tap for Tatupu, Trufant

Posted April 06, 2011 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
While the Seahawks are still very much counting on veteran defensive starters Lofa Tatupu and Marcus Trufant, we hear it would not be a shock if the team took a hard look at restructuring their contracts.

Carlson, Trufant suffer concussions; will stay overnight in hospital

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said that TE John Carlson and CB Marcus Trufant were likely to remain in a Chicago hospital overnight after both players suffered concussions in Sunday's divisional playoff game.

Trufant ready for major rebound in Seattle

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
We hear former first-round draft pick CB Marcus Trufant couldn’t be more determined to make amends for what he considered a lost season in 2009, and he's looking forward to playing a more aggressive bump-and-run style.


Posted Nov. 30, 2012
Trufant is active Sunday against the Rams.||||||| Trufant had a strained hamstring.
Posted Oct. 05, 2012
Trufant is active Sunday versus Carolina||||||| He returned for limited participation Friday and will be a game-time decision Sunday.
Posted March 07, 2012
The Seattle Seahawks have released cornerback Marcus Trufant, who missed most of last season with a back injury. General manager John Schneider says the team decided to release Trufant on Wednesday to give him an opportunity to "explore the full window of unrestricted free agency."||||||| Drafted by Seattle with the 11th overall pick in 2003, Trufant started all but one of the 124 regular-season games he played with the Seahawks. He also started all nine postseason games he played with the team. He finished his career with Seattle with 21 interceptions - returning two for touchdowns. Trufant was voted to the Pro Bowl after recording a career-high seven interceptions during the 2007 season.
Posted Oct. 17, 2011
Seattle placed Trufant on injured reserve with a back injury that will end his season.||||||| Trufant was injured in Seattle's Week 4 loss to Atlanta. Coach Pete Carroll said Trufant suffered a bruised sacrum - a triangular bone at the base of the spine - and Trufant was so sore he was unable to bend over and tie his shoes before Seattle's win at the New York Giants in Week 5. Trufant was replaced in the lineup against the Giants by second-year cornerback Walter Thurmond. Trufant is the longest-tenured Seahawk, having spent all his nine NFL seasons in Seattle.
Posted Jan. 17, 2011
Trufant and tight end John Carlson are returning from Chicago after both suffered concussions in Sunday's NFC divisional playoff loss to the Bears.||||||| A team spokesman said Monday the pair had been released from the hospital where they were held overnight for observation and were returning to Seattle. Trufant was injured in the second half making a tackle on Bears tight end Kellen Davis in the third quarter. His head appeared to collide with Davis' knee.