Keenan Robinson LB WAS 8 Months
Updating a previous item, Redskins ILB Keenan Robinson is out for the season with a torn left pectoral muscle.
Robinson tore his right pectoral as a rookie. Back-to-back pectoral tears may threaten Robinson's roster hopes in 2014, as the 2012 fourth-rounder has yet to establish himself as a viable NFL player outside of special teams.
Keenan Robinson LB WAS 9 Months
Redskins ILB Keenan Robinson (torn pectoral) expects to be cleared "in a week or so."
Robinson's rookie season was cut short on Thanksgiving last season. The fourth-round pick is expected to fill mainly a special teams role again in 2013, but he could be viewed as the heir apparent to London Flecther.
Keenan Robinson LB WAS 11 Months
Redskins ILB Keenan Robinson (torn pectoral) is expected to be ready for OTAs.
Robinson, the No. 119 overall pick in last year's draft, made 11 tackles in 11 games last season mainly as a special teams player. In 2013, he's expected to compete for a larger role on defense with Lorenzo Alexander leaving for Arizona.
Keenan Robinson LB WAS Jan 21 '13
Redskins ILB Keenan Robinson is expected to compete for an expanded role on defense in training camp.
Robinson, a fourth-round pick out of Texas, appeared in 11 games as a rookie but had his season cut short due to a torn right pectoral that required surgery. He played mainly special teams and just 69 snaps on defense, recording 11 tackles. Washington has four linebackers scheduled for free agency in addition to London Fletcher, who has yet to commit to a 16th season.
Keenan Robinson LB WAS Nov 24 '12
Redskins fear rookie ILB Keenan Robinson will be out for the season with torn right pectoral muscle.
Robinson will have an MRI on Monday to confirm whether the severity of the injury he suffered in the fourth quarter of Thursday's win over the Cowboys. "Right now it doesn't look good," coach Mike Shanahan said. Robinson played mainly on special teams this season, but he was starting to see increased playing time on defense, getting on the field for 19 defensive snaps in each of the last two games.
Keenan Robinson LB WAS Aug 05 '12
The Redskins reportedly view fourth-round pick Keenan Robinson as London Fletcher's heir apparent at inside linebacker.
Robinson can run sideline to sideline and cover tight ends, and he'll be a big part of Washington's nickel package as a rookie. Long term, he could book end Perry Riley inside. Robinson will also be a special teamer in year one.
Keenan Robinson LB WAS May 17 '12
Redskins signed fourth-round ILB Keenan Robinson to a four-year contract.
Robinson is transitioning from college 4-3 weak-side linebacker to an inside 'backer in an NFL 3-4, though he won't be playing in Washington's base defense as a rookie. With long arms and cover skills, he could earn a role quickly in Jim Haslett's nickel package, though. Robinson will also run down kickoffs.