Sport NFL free agency 2018: Allen Robinson headed to Bears, report says

11:20  13 march  2018
11:20  13 march  2018 Source:   Sporting News

Jaguars reportedly will not use franchise tag on WR Allen Robinson

  Jaguars reportedly will not use franchise tag on WR Allen Robinson Robinson tore his ACL in Week 1 last season, and missed the remainder of the year.According to, Jacksonville has informed Robinson that they won’t be applying the franchise or transition tag, giving it just six days to work out a deal before he’s a free agent.

Allen Robinson reportedly is set to leave Jacksonville for Chicago. The wide receiver missed most of last season because of an ACL tear.

March 8, 2018 , by Luis Medina Chicago Bears Rumors, NFL News and Rumors. Allen Robinson just might be the Chicago Bears No. 1 priority when free agency opens up, but the talented wide receiver isn’t focused on the future quite yet.

a man wearing a uniform: Allen Robinson © (Getty Images) Allen Robinson

The Bears are ready to take a chance on Allen Robinson. Chicago is expected to sign the wide receiver when the NFL year begins at 4 p.m. ET Wednesday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported early Tuesday.

Robinson, 24, missed most of last season after suffering an ACL tear in Week 1 vs. the Texans. Robinson had one reception for 17 yards.

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For his career, Robinson has 202 catches, 2,848 yards (a 14.1-yard average) and 22 touchdowns in 43 games. He was a second-round draft pick of the Jags out of Penn State in 2012. Jacksonville allowed him to become a free agent after it declined to use the franchise tag on him.

Robinson will be one of several new pieces Chicago puts around second-year quarterback Mitchell Trubisky this offseason.

NFL free agency rumors: Saints sign CB Patrick Robinson; LB Demario Davis .
The Saints beefed up their defense Wednesday, signing corner Patrick Robinson and linebacker Demario Davis.According to ESPN, Robinson, 30, signed a four-year deal worth $20 million with $10 million guaranteed. Davis received a three-year, $24 million contract with $18 million guaranteed.


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