The No. 2 overall notice of achromatic in 2014, Robinson struggled whereas slippy into a beginning role at left tackle from the beginning. He was a healthy scratch in November, and therefore the Rams declined his fifth-year possibility in could.
After the team signed offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth in March, Robinson was operating behind Jamon Brown at right tackle in offseason workouts.
In Detroit, he helps fill a void left by Taylor Decker’s shoulder injury, that Lions coach Jim Caldwell might rule him out for four to 6 months. The Lions additionally signed former Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio on weekday.
“We’re happy to own them,” Lions coach Jim Caldwell aforementioned. “Both guys provide us a chance to urge higher and that is the key.”