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New York Jets working again James Robinson is not going to obtain a contract tender from the franchise and is about to change into a free agent, per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.
Robinson will likely be in search of a contemporary begin and is anticipated to have curiosity on the open market, Fowler added.
The Jets acquired Robinson in a commerce with the Jacksonville Jaguars final season in change for a sixth-round decide. He appeared in simply 4 video games for the franchise, speeding for 85 yards on 29 carries, along with catching two passes for 5 yards and one rating.
In 11 video games break up between the Jets and Jags final season, Robinson rushed for 425 yards and three touchdowns. He additionally caught 11 passes for 51 yards and two scores.
The Jaguars signed Robinson as an undrafted free agent out of Illinois State in 2020. He went on to have a formidable rookie season, speeding for 1,070 yards and 7 touchdowns in 14 video games, along with catching 49 passes for 344 yards and three scores.
The 24-year-old noticed his numbers dip in 2021 as he rushed for 767 yards and eight touchdowns in 14 video games. He additionally caught 31 passes for 222 yards.
The Jaguars doubtless opted to maneuver on from Robinson in 2022 with the emergence of 2021 first-round decide Travis Etienne Jr., who made his NFL debut this previous season after lacking his rookie yr with an harm.
Etienne rushed for 1,125 yards and 5 touchdowns in 17 video games, along with catching 35 passes for 316 yards. JaMycal Hasty and Snoop Connor served as depth working backs for the Jags behind Etienne.
As for the Jets, in addition they did not have a necessity for Robinson with the emergence of 2022 second-round decide Breece Corridor, who rushed for 463 yards and 4 touchdowns in seven video games earlier than being sidelined with an harm.
Behind Corridor, the Jets enter 2023 with Zonovan Knight and Michael Carter as depth working backs.