Former Redbird Robinson traded to St. Louis
Former Illinois State All-American wide receiver Laurent Robinson has a new NFL home as the two-year player was traded from the Atlanta Falcons to the St. Louis Rams.
In addition to receiving Robinson, the Rams swapped their fifth and sixth-round picks in the 2009 NFL Draft with the Falcons. The Rams get Atlanta’s fifth-round (No. 160 overall) and sixth-round (No. 196 overall) picks, while Atlanta gets the Rams’ fifth-round (No. 138 overall) and sixth-round (No. 176 overall) picks.
Robinson was drafted in the third round by the Falcons in 2007. He started six games his rookie season and appeared in 15 games with 37 catches for 437 yards and one touchdown. He was slowed last season with multiple injuries and appeared in six games, catching five passes for 52 yards.