Robinson will re-sign with the Chiefs on a one-year deal, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Robinson spent his first four seasons in Kansas City and will now enter his fifth there as well. The 25-year-old pass catcher hauled in 32 passes for 449 yards and four touchdowns in 2019. His yardage nearly doubled his first three seasons combined. With Tyreek Hill, Sammy Watkins and Mecole Hardman still ahead of him on the depth chart, he will presumably be used similarly in 2020.
Robinson caught just three of six targets for 35 yards during the Chiefs' three postseason games in 2019.
Robinson didn't play a snap on offense during Kansas City's Super Bowl LIV win over the 49ers, while rookie Mecole Hardman handled a depth role in the team's receiving corps in addition to contributing in the return game. The 25-year-old Robinson is set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason, and Kansas City could choose to let him walk in favor of providing more opportunities for Hardman to showcase his explosive skill set.
Robinson (illness) practiced in full Thursday.
One day removed from being held out due to an illness, Robinson was uninhibited as the Chiefs continue to prepare for the Super Bowl. He's more or less been splitting time with rookie Mecole Hardman as the team's third wide receiver, but Robinson hasn't managed two-plus catches or more than 31 yards since Week 10. Between the two, Hardman is the better bet to break out against the 49ers due to his off-the-charts peripheral stats, namely 20.7 YPC, 13.1 YPT and six TDs on 41 targets.
Coach Andy Reid said that Robinson is battling an illness and won't participate in Wednesday's practice, Nate Taylor of The Athletic reports.
Robinson will benefit from having more than a week to get healthy ahead of Super Bowl 54, so he doesn't look at much risk of sitting out the Feb. 2 matchup with the 49ers. It's worth noting, however, that both LeSean McCoy and Matt Moore sat out last weekend's AFC Championship Game against Tennessee due to illnesses, so Robinson may be a victim of a bug that's been passing around the locker room. The Chiefs split reps at No. 3 receiver between Robinson and Mecole Hardman in the win over Tennessee, so it's difficult to divine exactly how snaps will be divvied out if both are healthy.
Robinson caught both of his targets for 31 yards in Sunday's 35-24 win over the Titans in the AFC Championship Game.
Robinson played 37 percent of offensive snaps while splitting the No. 3 receiver job with Mecole Hardman (40 percent). The rookie was limited to one catch for eight yards, but he nonetheless provided a major contribution to the victory, drawing a 41-yard pass interference penalty late in the fourth quarter to convert a third-and-10 that sealed the game. In any case, the division of playing time marked a significant departure from the previous week, when Robinson had played 58 percent of snaps and Hardman just 17 percent in a 51-31 win over the Texans. It's anyone's guess how coach Andy Reid will divide the workload between Hardman and Robinson in the Super Bowl.
Robinson racked up a career-high 32 catches for 449 yards and four touchdowns during the 2019 regular season.
Robinson's numbers were ballooned by a four-week stretch early in the season when Tyreek Hill was unavailable. After scoring three combined touchdowns in Weeks 2 and 3, Robinson didn't find pay dirt again until the regular-season finale against the Chargers. While he's technically still third on the Chiefs' depth chart, Robinson is set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason and the skills displayed by rookie Mecole Hardman could lead to Kansas City letting Robinson walk.
Robinson collected one of his two targets for 13 yards Sunday against the Bears.
Robinson saw his second-lowest offensive snap percentage (53) of the season Sunday and has taken the field for less than 60 percent of them in four of the last five games. He has reeled in just four total passes over that span as well, leaving him well off the fantasy radar barring an injury to one of the other pass-catchers.
Robinson caught two of his three targets for 21 yards Sunday against the Broncos.
Robinson saw an uptick in playing time last week with the Chiefs in a tight battle with the Patriots but returned to normalcy Sunday, logging 56 percent of the offensive snaps. Barring injuries atop the depth chart, there's little to like about Robinson's fantasy prospects as the season winds down.
Robinson caught one of his two targets for 12 yards Sunday against the Patriots.
Robinson hadn't taken the field for more than 70 percent of the snaps since Week 7 versus the Broncos, but the Chiefs ran three-wide sets at a much higher frequency than usual versus a stingy New England defense, and Robinson clocked in on 79 percent of the offensive snaps. Things don't get any easier next week versus the Broncos, though it's far from a guarantee he will replicate the additional reps.
Robinson failed to draw a target in Week 13 versus the Raiders.
Robinson sat behind Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce in the race for targets, which were harder to come by than usual in Sunday's blowout. The Chiefs offense presumably will be forced to throw the ball more next week versus a New England team that's still vying for the No. 1 overall seed in the AFC.
Robinson did not catch his only target in Monday's game against the Chargers.
Robinson didn't see a correlated increase in snap count in Tyreek Hill's (hamstring) absence and turned in just his second goose egg during the 2019 campaign. Even if Hill is unavailable following the bye week, Robinson remains behind at least Sammy Watkins and Travis Kelce in the pecking order for targets, and rookie Mecole Hardman has also moved into a more prominent role of late.
Robinson reeled in four of his five targets for 56 yards Sunday against the Titans.
Robinson's offensive-snap rate rose by 27 percent from last week, which coincides with quarterback Patrick Mahomes tossing the rock a season-high 50 times. He clocked in third among the Chiefs' wideouts in targets and should continue to rank fourth in the pecking order among the team's pass-catchers as long as Tyreek Hill, Travis Kelce and Sammy Watkins are all healthy.
Robinson recorded one catch for five yards on two targets Sunday against the Vikings.
Robinson's role was inevitably set to drop as both Tyreek Hill and Sammy Watkins returned to full health, and he likely settled into that this week, playing 24 snaps (40 percent) versus the Vikings. He remains behind at least Hill, Watkins and Travis Kelce, a trio that accounted for 27 of 34 targets Sunday. Therefore, Robinson may not possess a ton of fantasy upside when all three are healthy.
As expected Robinson saw his offensive snap count percentage drop to only 64 percent Sunday against the Packers. He snared both of his targets for six yards.
Robinson's drop in usage correlated with the return of Sammy Watkins, and he could see that number fall further next week if Watkins gets pack into the 90 percent range that he saw during the first four weeks of the campaign. Robinson didn't see nearly the plunge of rookie Mecole Hardman, but he's now third among wideouts and fourth among pass catchers (when including Travis Kelce) in the pecking order for targets.
Robinson reeled in three of his five targets for 31 yards Thursday against the Broncos.
Robinson's snap count remained relatively steady Thursday with Sammy Watkins (hamstring) still sidelined, but he did see a slight dip with Tyreek Hill returning to a full workload. That snap percentage could shrink again next week if Watkins is cleared to rejoin the action.
Robinson failed to haul in any of his four targets Sunday against the Texans.
While Robinson still led the wideouts in terms of snaps, Tyreek Hill was targeted 10 times on just 29 snaps, while Robinson settled in behind Hill and Travis Kelce (six targets) in a tie with Mecole Hardman. Considering Sammy Watkins (hamstring) could return as soon as Thursday's contest versus the Broncos, Robinson could fade into the background moving forward.
Robinson reeled in just three of his six targets for 31 yards Sunday night against the Colts.
Quarterback Patrick Mahomes slightly overthrew a deep pass that could have changed Robinson's fantasy outlook, but it was a story of injuries for the Chiefs on the day. Sammy Watkins exited almost immediately with a hamstring issue, leaving Robinson, Mecole Hardman and Byron Pringle as the three receivers to turn to. Those will be the primary options again next Sunday against the Texans should Watkins and Tyreek Hill (shoulder) not be cleared. With two top-10 offenses set to go at it, there could be numerous targets headed Robinson's way.
Robinson reeled in just four of his team-high nine targets for 35 yards Saturday against the Lions.
While quarterback Patrick Mahomes still went over 300 passing yards on the day, he did not toss any touchdown passes and he spread the ball around fairly evenly. As a result, Robinson was one of six different players to top 30 yards receiving, though none of the group reached 100 on the day. It's still an encouraging sign that the fourth-year wideout led the team in targets, but that may be scaled back once Tyreek Hill (shoulder) is cleared to return. For the time being, however, Robinson can be utilized as a high-upside play in an explosive Chiefs offense.
Robinson reeled in three of his four targets for 43 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Ravens.
Robinson and rookie Mecole Hardman have stepped up with Tyreek Hill (shoulder) sidelined, with Robinson snaring three touchdown passes in the last three weeks. While it's unlikely the 2016 fourth-round pick remained unavailable through free agency this week, he backed up last week's performance with another strong effort this week and should remain a viable fantasy option in most leagues until Hill returns.
Robinson caught all six of his targets for 172 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 28-10 win over the Raiders.
Last week, Sammy Watkins erupted for huge numbers. Week 2 marked Robinson's turn; he was on the other end of 39-yard and 44-yard TD strikes from Patrick Mahomes as part of a massive second quarter for the Chiefs' passing game. With Tyreek Hill (collarbone) lacking any kind of timetable for his return, Robinson should remain one of Mahomes' primary targets for the foreseeable future.
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