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Last March, the Jacksonville Jaguars raised a lot of eyebrows by inking former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Laurent Robinson to a lucrative 5-year, $32.5 million deal. On Wednesday, the Jaguars made news by releasing Robinson after just one season. He’d passed a physical earlier this off-season, so this move was not injury related.

Robinson's release was first reported by Ryan O’Halloran of The Florida Times-Union.

Robinson played in just 7 games and caught 25 balls in 2012. With the emergence of young wide receivers Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts III down the stretch, he became expendable.

The Jaguars are under new leadership, with first-year General Manager David Caldwell and first-year head coach Gus Bradley taking over in January. Robinson, still just 27-years-old, caught 54 passes and scored 11 touchdowns with the Cowboys in 2011. Like last year at this time, he’s now a free agent on the market, again.

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