Latest On Jaguars WR Allen Robinson

Allen Robinson played only three snaps in 2017 before going down with a torn ACL, but the Jaguars wide receiver — and pending free agent — is adamant that he’ll be available for the beginning of the 2018 campaign."<strong

“It’s not like one of those things where it happened at the end of the year,” Robinson said on SiriusXM NFL Radio (Twitter links). “I’ll be cleared well before the season starts and well before training camp. Every team across the league knows what I’ve done in this league and what I’m capable of so that’s not really an issue.”

Jacksonville would like to retain Robinson, who will hit the open market at the age of 24, tweets Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (Twitter link), and the franchise tag could come into play. Despite his injury, Robinson is one of the top wideouts available, and joins Jarvis Landry and Sammy Watkins as the best free agent pass-catchers. A franchise tender for Robinson would cost about $16.2MM, but it would give the Jaguars the opportunity to hold onto Robinson without committing for multiple years.

Robinson broke out during the 2015 campaign (his second in the NFL) by posting 80 receptions, 1,400 yards, and a league-leading 14 touchdowns. The next year was something of a down season, although he still managed 73 catches.

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6 comments on “Latest On Jaguars WR Allen Robinson

    • justinept

      Their bigger issue is at QB, and a lot of them are available this off-season (not just Cousins.) They’d be better off spending money to acquire a QB, drafting a big wide receiver, and hoping Westbrook develops.

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      • MaVeRiiCk

        So you would pay Bortles $19 million to be the second string?

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  1. Armaday

    Coming off of that injury, makes him a high risk and expensive tag.
    However, ARob does have some very serious upside!!!

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    • mrpadre19

      Tag comes with less risk than signing him to a multi year deal coming off injury.
      You also can’t just let him go at 24.

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  2. IBFarr

    Teams will be all over him if they do just because of what he has done and how young he is.

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