Found March 01, 2013 on Patriots Life:
The Falcons today have released veterans Michael Turner, Dunta Robinson and John Abraham. — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) March 1, 2013 The Atlanta Falcons have released three players this morning to clear CAP room for their team, DE John Abraham, CB Dunta Robinson, and RB Michael Turner. How this applies to the Patriots is simple; we have a need at corner back and defensive end, so would any of these players be a good fit? Cornerback Dunta Robinson under his current deal hit the Falcons salary CAP 9 million dollars which is why he was released, but under the new collective bargaining agreement players that have been released with at least 4-years experience immediately become free agents which would make a more CAP friendly deal with the Patriots possible. I don’t know much about Robinson so I can only go by his stats and his stats suggest he isn’t a top end player. Throughout Robinson's career he only averages 2 interceptions per season. He got 6 interceptions his f...
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