Robinson, a former first-round pick, struggled early last season as the No. 2 cornerback, but appeared to find a niche serving as the nickel cornerback.
Covering the slot, Robinson held opposing quarterbacks to a 57.5 rating, according to Pro Football Focus. His mark was the fifth best among cornerbacks who logged 25 percent or more snaps serving in that role last season.
Move Bene to starting corner, put Robinson in the slot?
The Dolphins have "inquired about" free agent CB Patrick Robinson.
Perhaps a late bloomer, 2010 Saints first-round pick Robinson is coming off the best season of his career. Because he's been so inconsistent, he may come at a discount. The Dolphins need a replacement for RCB Cortland Finnegan. Mar 7 - 10:49 PM
perfect signing. we'll probably draft a dt to groom for the rotation in the mid to late rounds
"The $1.05 million deal falls under the veteran benefit category, which means they get a salary cap break and he gets a chance to hang around another year."
... classified under an NFL rule known as the "veteran minimum salary benefit" that was written into the most recent collective bargaining agreement (CBA) as a way to help make veterans more affordable to teams. It uses a formula to reduce the cap hit of a player's base salary so long as the signing bonus remains under a certain level.
Vincent suggested an alternate solution to replay that would make PI a 15-yard penalty rather than a spot foul. There's concern that making pass interference reviewable would undermine game officials, who have to make difficult calls in real time.