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Dunta Robinson

Dunta Robinson - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 183 lbs.
Birthday 04/11/1982
Birthplace Athens, GA
College South Carolina
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 1st round, 10th pick by Texans

Chiefs add CB Robinson

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 8:58 a.m. ET
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.

Falcons release Abraham, Robinson, Turner

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
The Falcons released DE John Abraham, CB Dunta Robinson and RB Michael Turner on Friday, the team announced. 

Tweaked duties could suit Falcons CB Robinson

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
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.

Falcons' pass defense facing big test

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
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.

Falcons bumbling into final stretch

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
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.

Vikings-Falcons matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Falcons game.

Falcons CB Robinson not making anticipated impact

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Falcons head coach Mike Smith described Dunta Robinson's play as "solid" when asked Thursday about the performance of Atlanta's starting right cornerback.

NFL fines Falcons CB Robinson $40,000 for hit

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
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.

League investigating Robinson hit on Maclin

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
The NFL is looking into the hit Falcons CB Dunta Robinson laid on Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin during their game on Sunday night.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
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:

NFL announces fine reduction for hits

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
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.

Falcons CB Grimes responding when QBs test him

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 10:27 p.m. ET
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.

Falcons not disappointed with CB Robinson

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
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.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
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 setting sights on Falcons CB Grimes

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
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.


Posted March 13, 2013
The Kansas City Chiefs have reached a deal with Robinson.||||||| Robinson has played in 131 games over nine NFL seasons with the Houston Texans and Atlanta Falcons. His career numbers include 580 tackles, 5.5 sacks, 17 interceptions and 87 pass breakups.
Posted March 01, 2013
Robinson was released by the Falcons.||||||| This is not a suprise move as it allowed the Falcons to save money in their quest for a younger roster. The 30-year-old Robinson signed with Atlanta in 2010 and became a steady figure in the secondary, known especially for his bruising hits. He had four interceptions over the past three seasons.
Posted Jan. 13, 2013
Atlanta's starting lineup includes defensive end John Abraham (ankle), safety William Moore (hamstring) and Robinson (concussion) in Sunday's divisional playoff game against Seattle.||||||| Falcons backup safety Charles Mitchell (calf) also is active.
Posted Dec. 30, 2012
Robinson returned for Sunday's 30-28 victory over Seattle.||||||| Robinson suffered a head injury in the first quarter of the regular-season finale and did not return.
Posted Sept. 18, 2011
Robinson, whose hit on Philadelphia's DeSean Jackson last season left both players with concussions, has drawn another unnecessary roughness penalty for a big hit on an Eagles receiver. He was fined $40,000 for the play.||||||| Robinson drew the 15-yard penalty with 6:12 remaining in the third quarter after leading with his helmet on a hit to Jeremy Maclin in Sunday night's game. Robinson didn't appear to make a helmet-to-helmet hit but instead hit Maclin lower, perhaps hitting the receiver's chin. Maclin was slow to leave the field, but he returned to the game. Robinson was fined $50,000 for last year's hit, but the fine was later reduced to $25,000.