Originally posted on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 11/27/12

ST. LOUIS - NOVEMBER 21: Brandon Gibson of the St. Louis Rams catches a touchdown pass against Dunta Robinson of the Atlanta Falcons at the Edward Jones Dome on November 21, 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Falcons beat the Rams 34-17. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Falcons head coach Mike Smith presented right cornerback Dunta Robinson with the teams defensive game ball for his performance in Sundays 24-23 win over Tampa Bay. Robinson ranked second on the team in tackles with six, had one of the units two sacks, registered two tackles-for-loss and added a quarterback hurry. Earlier this season Robinson had said that he was a football player and that he liked new defensive coordinator Mike Nolans scheme because it made him feel more like one, as it gave him opportunities to do more than just defend the pass. In light of that, he said the recognition from his coach for his pass-rushing and run defense on Sunday felt great. I knew coming in I was going to get chances to make plays and I knew I had to take advantage of it, Robinson said during the teams open locker room session with the media before practice. He did not practice on Tuesday because of what Smith said was an illness. So when they called my number, I just tried t...
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