Posts Tagged ‘Dunta Robinson’

DJax covered by multimillion-dollar insurance policy

We learned Thursday that Eagles WR DeSean Jackson — in the final season of his four-year rookie contract — took out a multi-million-dollar insurance policy on himself in August. It’s primary protection against injury until he finalizes what should be a monster extension with the Eagles.

Falcons’ Robinson returning to action vs. Bucs

NFL.com senior writer Steve Wyche reports that Falcons CB Dunta Robinson will start vs. Tampa Bay. Robinson sustained a concussion after he and Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson were knocked out of their game in Week 6 after a frightening collision in which the Falcons’ cornerback launched himself head first to make a tackle. Robinson was fined $50,000 by the league, but said he will appeal the NFL’s ruling.

Was Dunta Robinson’s hit legal?

Falcons CB Dunta Robinson, who was fined $50,000 for his hit on Eagles WR DeSean Jackson that knocked both players out of Sunday’s game with injuries, is planning to appeal the fine.

Analysts react to NFL’s fines for illegal hits

NFL Network analysts Jim Mora, Mike Mayock, Solomon Wilcots and Charles Davis discussed whether the league handled Tuesday’s fines for helmet-to-helmet hits correctly.

Injury roundup: Texans lose Ryans for season

Texans MLB DeMeco Ryans is done for the season following a torn Achilles’ tendon, one of the most notable injuries of Week 6.

Dunta Robinson, DeSean Jackson taken off field

A violent collision between Falcons CB Dunta Robinson and Eagles WR DeSean Jackson in Sunday’s game left both players down on the turf for several minutes before they were taken off the field.

Tuesday bullets: Johnson sets sights on new heights

A quick look at some of the stories on the radar on Tuesday.

Falcons hold out cornerbacks Grimes, Robinson

The Atlanta Falcons will hold out a number of starters in Thursday night’s preseason game against the Patriots, including starting cornerbacks Brent Grimes and Dunta Robinson.

Around the League: Still no Haynesworth in D.C.

NFL.com senior writer Steve Wyche took a spin Around the League on Friday, and topic No. 1 was Albert Haynesworth, who’s skipping another Redskins minicamp.

CB Robinson agrees to six-year deal with Falcons

Free-agent cornerback Dunta Robinson has agreed to a six-year deal with the Falcons, giving him the long-term security he declined in Houston and providing Atlanta the much-needed secondary help it needs.

Robinson expected to sign with Falcons by Sunday

Free-agent CB Dunta Robinson will sign a multiyear contract with the Falcons by the end of the weekend, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Crystal balling: Bold predictions for free agency

With the clock about to strike midnight in the East, here’s a look at how some of the top players could begin to come off the market. A handful of players will get new deals tonight, with DE Julius Peppers and LB Karlos Dansby likely in line for the biggest paydays.

Wyche: Robinson likely headed to Atlanta

Steve Wyche said on NFL Total Access on Thursday that “all indications” are unrestricted free agent Dunta Robinson will end up with the Falcons.

Smith: Texans ‘entertaining the idea’ of adding L.T.

Texans general manager Rick Smith didn’t sound against signing RB LaDainian Tomlinson on Friday. In fact, the team is “entertaining the idea,” he said.

Roundup: Holmgren unhappy with combine QBs

Browns team president Mike Holmgren thinks the quarterbacks not throwing at the combine are making a mistake.

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