Demarcus Robinson decides to stay with Rams before hitting free agency

Sean McVay's offense is a nice place to extend your NFL career these days.

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For a while there, it looked as if Demarcus Robinson might have a problem extending his NFL career for much longer after leaving the Kansas City Chiefs. On Friday, we were reminded that it's all about scheme fit and opportunity as D-Rob re-signed with the Los Angeles Rams.

On the verge of hitting free agency once again, Robinson decided to stick with L.A. and the reported deal is a one-year contract worth up to $5 million.

Sean McVay's offense is a nice place to extend your NFL career these days.

Robinson held down a spot with the Chiefs for five seasons—from 2016 to 2021—which included a four-year rookie deal after being drafted in the 2016 NFL Draft and then a one-year re-signing following a COVID-affected 2020 campaign.

After Robinson left the Chiefs in free agency, he latched on with a division rival—the Oakland Raiders—only to be cut before final rosters were due that August. The Baltimore Ravens moved quickly to add him to their corps of wide receivers before the '22 campaign and that's where he stayed for that season, setting a career-high for targets with 75.

Last offseason, the L.A. Rams offered him a chance to stay on the West Coast and work within Sean McVay's offense. Robinson caught 26 passes for 371 yards and matched a career mark with 4 touchdowns. Twenty of his 26 receptions went for first downs and his 14.3 yards/route was also a personal best—proving how efficient he was even with limited targets.

Robinson is still only 29 years old despite having 8 professional seasons under his belt. He has 219 career catches for 2,508 receiving yards and 20 touchdowns.

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