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Khiry Robinson | Running Back | #29

Team: New Orleans Saints
Age / DOB:  (26) / 12/28/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 220
College: West Texas A&M
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Restricted free agent Khiry Robinson (leg) has been cleared for light jogging.
It’s the first update on Robinson since he went on I.R. with a broken right tibia in early November. There haven’t been any setbacks in his recovery. As a restricted free agent, Robinson should be tendered at the second-round level. Feb 3 - 6:04 PM

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ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett believes the emergence of Tim Hightower could affect how the team values Khiry Robinson.

Both are impending free agents, but Robinson is of the restricted variety. The Saints will likely need to offer Robinson a second-round tender to ensure he stays with the team, but that will cost somewhere around $2.5 million. Hightower would be cheaper, but he is also soon-to-be 30 and spent three seasons out of the league. If the choice comes down to Robinson or Hightower, the Saints should easily choose Robinson.
Source: ESPN
Jan 9 - 11:13 AM

Saints RB Khiry Robinson has been diagnosed with a broken right tibia, and is done for the season.

He underwent surgery on Sunday evening, and will be placed on injured reserve. Robinson was averaging over nine touches per game, but the Saints can withstand his loss as long as Mark Ingram and C.J. Spiller stay healthy. That's always been easier said than done, of course. Two months shy of his 26th birthday, Robinson is headed for restricted free agency. Big and fairly versatile, we'd expect the Saints to tender an offer.
Mon, Nov 2, 2015 02:17:00 PM

Khiry Robinson was carted off the field with a right leg injury in New Orleans' Week 8 game against the Giants.

Robinson almost certainly broke his leg. He was taken to the hospital at halftime. The change-up back got buried at the bottom of a pile. He was fitted for an air-cast on the field before being carted to the locker room. Robinson had four carries for four yards before going down, adding two receptions for 13 yards. His loss means Mark Ingram won't be getting as many breathers.
Sun, Nov 1, 2015 02:19:00 PM

Khiry Robinson rushed 14 times for 28 yards and two touchdowns in New Orleans' Week 7 win over the Colts.

He added a three-yard reception. For reasons unknown, Robinson stole a first quarter series from Mark Ingram, but couldn't do anything with it. Ingram received as many carries as Robinson, but registered 115 more yards. Robinson's vultured scores were some of the more absurd in recent memory. Robinson typically receives 5-7 weekly touches. He isn't on the FLEX radar.
Sun, Oct 25, 2015 06:32:00 PM

Khiry Robinson rushed seven times for 23 yards in New Orleans' Week 6 win over the Falcons, adding two receptions for an additional 24 yards.

Robinson out-snapped, out-touched and out-produced C.J. Spiller behind Mark Ingram, but still did nothing to warrant a longer look in fantasy leagues. He can be safely left on the waiver wire.
Fri, Oct 16, 2015 12:27:00 AM

Khiry Robinson rushed five times for 30 yards and caught 2-of-2 targets for two yards Week 5 against the Eagles.

Robinson is a good bet to see 6-10 touches weekly, but that workload is not enough to make him a viable fantasy option. He is nothing more than a handcuff for Mark Ingram.
Sun, Oct 11, 2015 06:25:00 PM

Khiry Robinson had six carries for 16 yards and a touchdown and caught 2-of-4 passes for five yards in Sunday night's Week 4 win over the Cowboys.

Robinson played limited snaps, but vultured a one-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. With the Saints expected to get C.J. Spiller more involved, he should see his role reduced. Robinson isn't more than an early-down backup to Mark Ingram.
Mon, Oct 5, 2015 01:35:00 AM

Khiry Robinson rushed seven times for 12 yards and a touchdown and caught 2-of-2 targets for eight yards Week 3 against the Panthers.

Robinson and the entire running game struggled against the Panthers, but he managed to save his day with a two-yard score in the fourth quarter. Robinson continues to see 7-10 touches each week as Mark Ingram's backup, but he is not a usable fantasy asset.
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 06:27:00 PM

Khiry Robinson had five carries for 48 yards in Week 2 against the Bucs.

He added one catch for nine yards. Robinson lined up as a receiver in the first half, but didn’t get his first carry until the third quarter. With C.J. Spiller limited, he was Mark Ingram's change-of-pace for the second straight week. Robinson's role will be reduced when Spiller gets fully healthy.
Sun, Sep 20, 2015 06:22:00 PM

Saints RB Khiry Robinson was fined by the team for allegedly striking an intern in the head during training camp.

Robinson allegedly got into a dispute with the intern over whether the running back owed the intern money for driving him to a store to get his cell phone fixed during training camp. Robinson was not arrested or charged in the incident, but he was interviewed twice by the NFL regarding the altercation. The first of those interviews occurred without an NFLPA representative present, which is not supposed to happen. The NFLPA is investigating the matter.
Mon, Sep 14, 2015 08:50:00 AM

Khiry Robinson rushed eight times for 19 yards and caught five passes for 51 yards in the Saints' Week 1 loss to Arizona.

Robinson filled the role that should eventually be occupied by C.J. Spiller (knee), who may return in Week 2 or 3. Robinson shared time near-evenly with Mark Ingram as the Saints' backs rotated in and out of the game. Robinson is worth hanging onto as a bench stash in most 12- and 14-team leagues, but his role won't be as potent once Spiller reenters the backfield.
Sun, Sep 13, 2015 07:45:00 PM

Khiry Robinson is practicing in full this week.

Robinson missed some practice time last week with an undisclosed ailment. He will be all systems go for Week 1 against the Cardinals, and could handle an expanded role behind Mark Ingram with C.J. Spiller (knee) not playing.
Wed, Sep 9, 2015 08:07:00 PM

Khiry Robinson missed practice this week with an undisclosed injury.

The Saints don’t expect the injury to affect his Week 1 status. Robinson isn’t more than an early-down backup to Mark Ingram, though there are rumblings C.J. Spiller (knee scope) might not be ready for the opener. Robinson should go undrafted in 12-team leagues.
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 03:12:00 PM

Khiry Robinson projects as the "odd man out" in New Orleans' backfield again this year.

Mark Ingram was re-signed to a $16M deal and C.J. Spiller was brought in to be the change-of-pace option. Expect these two to monopolize touches, leaving the #FreeKhiry movement in need of an injury. The talented Robinson is merely a big-back handcuff -- albeit one that will be atop the Waiver Wire adds if anything happens to Ingram.
Mon, Jul 6, 2015 10:03:00 AM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
QB1Drew Brees
2Garrett Grayson
RB1Mark Ingram
2Khiry Robinson
3C.J. Spiller
4Marcus Murphy
GLB1Mark Ingram
2Khiry Robinson
3RB1Mark Ingram
2C.J. Spiller
FB1Austin Johnson
WR11Brandin Cooks
2Marques Colston
3Seantavius Jones
4R.J. Harris
WR21Willie Snead
2Brandon Coleman
3Reggie Bell
4Shane Wynn
WR31Marques Colston
TE1Josh Hill
2Rashaun Allen
3Jack Tabb
4Chris Manhertz
LT1Terron Armstead
2Andrus Peat
LG1Tim Lelito
2Ryan Seymour
C1Max Unger
2Senio Kelemete
RG1Jahri Evans
2Cyril Lemon
RT1Zach Strief
2Bryan Witzmann