Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 8/18/12

METAIRIE, LA - JULY 30: Patrick Robinson of the New Orleans Saints during the first day of Training Camp on July 30, 2010 in Metairie, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player for the 2012 NFL season on each NFL team. For the New Orleans Saints, that player is cornerback Patrick Robinson. Patrick Robinson was a 1st round pick of the New Orleans Saints in 2010 and he played very well limited action last season, essentially playing every 3-cornerback set and splitting time as the #2 cornerback in 2-cornerbacks sets with Tracy Porter last season. Robinson played 756 snaps as opposed to Porter’s 706, but now that Porter is gone, he’s a full time starter and could approach the 1016 snaps played by #1 cornerback Jabari Greer last year. Despite his limited playing time, Robinson graded out as ProFootballFocus’ 19th rated cornerback last year, in large part because he ranked 8th among e...
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