• Eagles Notes: Eagles deal Jones for Robinson

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 24, 2013
    Robinson adds depth to outside linebacker, a position of need for the Eagles. The Eagles acquired linebacker Adrian Robinson from the Pittsburgh Steelers for running back Felix Jones on Friday. Robinson would seem to have a better chance of making the roster than Jones, a former Dallas Cowboys first-round pick who signed a one-year deal during the offseason. Robinson, 23, is a Temple product who went undrafted in 2012. Additionally, the website ranked Winfield as the best run-stopping corner in the league, and Winfield had done the job long enough that the Vikings were taking a gamble in deciding to cut him and turn the job over to Robinson. Winfield played the slot as well as anyone in the NFL last season, holding quarterbacks to the fourth-lowest passer rating in the league when they tested him in slot coverage, according to Pro Football Focus.
    Source: philly.com
    • Vikes' Robinson 'much more comfortable'

      With Antoine Winfield off to Seattle, Josh Robinson's progression as a slot cornerback might be one of the biggest keys to the Vikings' defense this season. Winfield played the slot as well as anyone in the NFL last season, holding quarterbacks to the f…
      Source: ESPN.com

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