Arguably no team in the league has gotten a better head start on free agency than the Chiefs, who continued their spending spree Friday by signing former Falcons CB Dunta Robinson, as first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter.
The Falcons released DE John Abraham, CB Dunta Robinson and RB Michael Turner on Friday, the team announced.
Dunta Robinson agreed to restructure his deal this offseason to give the Falcons some salary-cap relief, and his role on defense will also likely be tweaked.
The Packers exposed weaknesses in the Falcons' secondary when the two teams met in last season's playoffs, and the Giants have the ability to carve up a secondary, too.
Crucial errors from players the Falcons have made major investments in set the team back in a 17-10 loss to the Texans in Week 13.
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Falcons head coach Mike Smith described Dunta Robinson's play as "solid" when asked Thursday about the performance of Atlanta's starting right cornerback.
The NFL fined Falcons CB Dunta Robinson $40,000 for his vicious hit on Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin in Sunday night's Week Two game.
The NFL is looking into the hit Falcons CB Dunta Robinson laid on Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin during their game on Sunday night.
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening:
The NFL has decided to reduce the fines handed out to some of the league's hardest-hitting players. Judy Battista of the New York Times first reported the news on Twitter.
While Dunta Robinson is the much more highly paid and widely recognized cornerback in Atlanta, the team's other starting corner, Brent Grimes, looked like the Falcons' best corner Sunday in their win over the Buccaneers.
While he has given up a couple big plays since returning from the concussion he suffered in a collision with Eagles WR DeSean Jackson, Falcons CB Dunta Robinson seems to have the full support of his head coach.
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 12 game against the Falcons in Atlanta.
Quarterbacks are targeting Brent Grimes this season, and the Falcons' third-year corner will likely see plenty of action the rest of the way as teams look to avoid throwing the ball toward CB Dunta Robinson.