Robinson was a first-round pick by the Saints in 2010 and played with the team through 2014.
There's a chance that Patrick Robinson leaves the Super Bowl champions for the team that they beat.
According to a report from The New Orleans Advocate, the Saints signed Robinson to a four-year deal to add a veteran presence to their young secondary. The deal is worth $20 million, including $10 million in guaranteed money. Jalen Mills and Ronald Darby were starters last season, while Sidney Jones and Rasul Douglas are enticing prospects entering their second National Football League seasons. The 30-year-old Robinson played well as Philadelphia's slot corner in 2017, playing in all 16 games and snagging 4 interceptions to go with 18 passes defensed. Robinson heads to another solid defense who could use his services in the nickel, where he thrived with the Eagles. His presence, along with fellow former Saint Malcolm Jenkins, was critical for an elite Eagles defense that dominated throughout their title-clinching campaign.
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The Eagles and Robinson were close on agreeing to a new contract this week, per the source, but ultimately couldn't come to terms and the Saints swooped in.
After that disastrous year, Robinson was forced to take a discounted one-year deal in Philadelphia, and he made the most of it.
With Darby immediately lining up on the outside, Robinson found a home lining up over the slot.