Just hours after introducing the newest member of their secondary, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gave him some additional help. The latest addition to a defense that is rapidly getting a facelift is former Minnesota Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson, who signed a one-year deal with the team on Monday afternoon.
Originally a third-round pick out of Central Floria in 2012, Robinson became an unrestricted free agent after four years with the Minnesota Vikings, the last of which was limited to five games by a pectoral injury suffered in the summer. In his three previous Viking campaigns, he played in 42 games with 21 starts and recorded 146 tackles, five interceptions, 15 passes defensed and a forced fumble. In 2014, his most recent complete season, Robinson picked off three passes to go with 40 tackles in 16 games and five starts.
The 5-10, 199-pound Robinson started 35 of the 38 games he played at UCF, earning first-team all-conference honors in each of his last two years. A native of Fort Lauderdale, he nabbed 10 interceptions in that span, good for fifth in school history.