Laurent Robinson was just waived by the Jacksonville Jaguars. The team isn’t exactly starved at wide receiver, with Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts III coming off decent breakout seasons. Robinson suffered four concussions during 2012 and was placed on injured reserve to end his season. He was making a recovery, passed his physical, and it seemed likely that he would be the third man in a strong receiving corps.
And then he was cut.
Now the Jaguars, who also let restricted free agent receiver Jordan Shipley hit free agency, should be in the market for a new wide receiver. Robinson was supposed to be their number one man in 2012 but faded quickly and was pressing too much, even before he was injured.
If you’re Jaguars.com senior writer John Oehser, you think the Jaguars are still set. I disagree.
Just out of the dentist chair and catching up this morning. A lot of angst about the Laurent Robinson move. #Jaguars still very set at WR
— John Oehser (@JohnOehser) March 13, 2013
There should be plenty of available players who could be that third guy. The Jags are going to be quiet in free agency, but watch some of the receivers projected as slot guys or versatile threats to start to draw some interest from general manager Dave Caldwell.
- Luke N. Sims
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