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Texans smart to use tag on Robinson

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by NewsGrabber, Feb 19, 2009.

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    <em>Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky</em> <p> <table border="0" cellspacing="2" cellpadding="2" align="right"> <tr> <td> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" bgcolor="#c0c0c0"> <tr> <td> <table border="0" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="100%"> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><img src="http://a.espncdn.com/i/headshots/nfl/players/65/5535.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" width="65" height="90" align="left" /></td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <font face="Arial" size="1" style="line-height: 1.5em">&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#808080">Robinson</font> </font></td> </tr> </table> </p> <p>The Houston Texans have insured they won't lose cornerback <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=5535" target="_blank">Dunta Robinson</a> by putting the <a href="http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/fb/texansfront/6269456.html" target="_blank">franchise tag on him</a>, John McClain reports.</p> <p>The Texans are certainly going to work toward a long-term deal that would chop down his salary-cap number for 2009, which under the tag is $9.975 million. It's the first time the team has used the tag.</p> <p>Robinson is a huge piece for the Texans, who played much better last season after he returned from rehabilitating a major knee and hamstring injury.</p> <p>Houston needs another starting cornerback, and simply could not have afforded to lose Robinson in free agency.</p>

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