James Robinson (born August 9, 1998) is an American football running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). Contract value is $2.29 million with $25,000 guaranteed. After Week 1 however, we have more of an idea of why the team felt comfortable doing so. [14] Robinson became the fourth undrafted rookie running back to start week one since 1970, and set the record for most rushing yards for an undrafted rookie in Week 1. [3] He became the team's starting running back as a sophomore and was named first team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference (MVFC) after rushing for 933 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Jacksonville Jaguars RB James Robinson can be Luton’s best friend on offense. This website is not affiliated with the NFL, NFLPA, or any individual NFL franchise. [15] A week later, on September 20, 2020, Robinson tallied 120 all-purpose yards and scored his first career touchdown in a 33–30 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

Robinson's varied skill set will be in even more need on Sunday when the Jaguars (1-6) play host to the Houston Texans (1-6) at TIAA Bank Field on Sunday at … James Robinson could be key to the Jaguars offense going forward, Jake Luton is the right choice to start against the Texans, Doug Marrone on Gardner Minshew not reporting injury. [9], Robinson signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent on April 27, 2020 shortly after the conclusion of the 2020 NFL Draft. The Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football had some success with play-action against the stout Tennessee Titans defense, although they lost, it should give the Jaguars some ideas of what to game plan for on Sunday in Nashville. He recorded 16 carries for 62 rushing yards and a reception in which he leapt over Colts safety Khari Willis for 28 receiving yards in the 27–20 victory. [17] Current Contract.

I’m not ready to crown Robinson a stud UDFA find yet, however he did look promising, but he’s going to be a key cog to Jay Gruden’s offense going forward.

performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations), cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red), Entry: 2020 Undrafted Free Agent (Jaguars), 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $611,666 (0.29% of cap), 2020 Cash Payout: $615,000 (0.42% of spending), Contract Value: $2,290,000 ($763,333 APY). [1] Robinson set IHSA records with 9,045 rushing yards and 158 rushing touchdowns. While competitive, Gardner Minshew II needed to report injury sooner.

Robinson made the Jaguars' 53-man regular season roster out of training camp and was announced as the team's starting running back several days later. In his latest sitdown, Jaguars offensive coordinator Jay Gruden talked about the … Salary Cap 2020 Contracts Active Multi-Year Summary Positional Spending Draft History Free Agents 2021 Jaguars – The Athletic. Latest on Jacksonville Jaguars running back James Robinson including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN The Jaguars’ offense has resembled a tire fire of late, and will likely do more of the same with Gardner Minshew out with a thumb injury, and Mike Glennon and Jake Luton “competing” for reps in the meantime. It was a breath of fresh air seeing the running back see the hole, hit the hole with power and not dance around in the backfield.

A week ago a lot of Jacksonville Jaguars fans were still lamenting the release of former first round pick Leonard Fournette, wondering what in the heck the team would do at the running back position.

Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

James Robinson, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars. James Robinson signed a 3 year, $2,290,000 contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, including a $25,000 signing bonus, $25,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $763,333.

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. An updated look at the Jacksonville Jaguars 2020 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses. 5 questions with Battle Red Blog: Have the Texans improved? James Robinson was a name that kept coming up when I was asking people about training camp, trying to get an idea for some of the new blood to keep an …

[16] In Week 3, against the Miami Dolphins on Thursday Night Football, he had 129 scrimmage yards and two rushing touchdowns in the 31–13 loss. He played college football at Illinois State.

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He became the first running back from Illinois State to start a game since Aveion Cason in 2006. [8] Robinson finished his collegiate career with 4,444 rushing yards, second most in school history. The Colts started to key on Robinson in the second half, which opened up a lot of the passing game for Gardner Minshew, which is something we didn’t see much of last season with Fournette and the previous offensive system. But Robinson, the undrafted rookie from Illinois State, has been a revelation. Robinson signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent on April 27, 2020 shortly after the conclusion of the 2020 NFL Draft. [4] Robinson rushed for 1,290 yards and 12 touchdowns in his junior season and was again named first team All-MVFC as well as a first team All-American by Phil Steele, a second team All-American by STATS and HERO Sports and to the Associated Press's third team and was a finalist for the Walter Payton Award.

As a senior, he rushed 2,461 yards and 44 touchdowns and was named Class 4A All-State. Gardner Minshew ruled out, Jake Luton to start. Robinson was born and grew up in Rockford, Illinois and attended Rockford Lutheran High School, where he played basketball and football. Robinson hurdled, set records, but most importantly it never felt like there was a dead play when he was handed the rock. BCC Q&A: What do we do if we fumble the tank.

[5][6][7] As a senior, he rushed for 1,899 yards and 18 touchdowns and was a consensus first team FCS All-American and a first team All-Conference selection for the third straight season. [18] In Week 7 against the Los Angeles Chargers, he had 22 carries for 119 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown to go along with four receptions for 18 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown in the 39–29 loss. It’s going to start with getting Robinson going early and then exploiting the play-action and the eventual shots down the field. To see interactive and more in-depth use of OTC Valuation data, subscribe to OTC Premium. On October 1, 2020, Robinson was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for his performance in September. James Robinson signed a three year contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars on April 29, 2020 as an undrafted free agent. Contract value is $2.29 million with $25,000 guaranteed. It’s no secret that I was not a fan of Fournette on the field and thought he was an aggressively medium back, but even I was a bit puzzled by his straight up release by the Jaguars. [11] Robinson made the Jaguars' 53-man regular season roster out of training camp and was announced as the team's starting running back several days later. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer. The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. James Robinson was a name that kept coming up when I was asking people about training camp, trying to get an idea for some of the new blood to keep an eye on, and he showed why his name was a constant against the Indianapolis Colts. [2], Robinson played in nine games as a true freshman, missing three games due to a calf injury and finishing the season as the Redbirds third-leading rusher with 322 yards and two touchdowns on 63 carries. Quite a few of the runs Robinson had we would joke that Founette would have ran right up the guard’s backside instead of accelerating through the window given, like Robinson did.