There’s now one participant who will not be featured with the Dallas Cowboys when the digital camera crew for HBO’s “Laborious Knocks” arrives in coaching camp, and it is cornerback Rashard Robinson. The 25-year-old was launched by the workforce solely three days earlier than chartering their flight to Oxnard, CA, opening up a roster spot within the course of. It is unclear who they will add to fill the emptiness and when, however Robinson’s time with the Cowboys has formally come to an finish, and in tumultuous style.
The veteran cornerback is ready to serve a two-game suspension to start the 2021 season for violation of the league’s PED coverage, a punishment levied this offseason. Robinson joined the Cowboys in 2020 and was beforehand suspended throughout his time with the New York Jets — a four-game ban for a substance abuse violation — a penalty that preceded the Jets releasing him in 2019, solely months earlier than he was suspended a complete of 10 video games for an extra violation of the substance abuse coverage.
As such, his present two-game ban can be his third suspension in lower than three calendar years.
Robinson, a former fourth-round decide of the San Francisco 49ers in 2016, was principally a apply squad physique for the Cowboys final season, however did log three begins as a result of an injury-ravaged roster. He logged no interceptions and no cross deflections in that stretch, permitting an 81.3 p.c catch charge when focused, together with a mixed 106 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
With nothing fruitful on neither the defensive nor particular groups entrance to leverage in opposition to his suspension, and present on a bubble contract as effectively, Robinson will now search for a brand new NFL dwelling whereas the Cowboys make their method to Southern California to start ramping up for the 2021 season.