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September 30, 2011

Robinson hopes for bigger role at receiver if he's gained Cowboys' confidence

Laurent Robinson hopes he’ll get an increased workload at receiver if the Cowboys have gained confidence in him.

It sounds like they have.

“Yeah, he did a good job,” quarterback Tony Romo said. “Made a great run after catch twice. That’s what we thought when we got him. He’s showing he’s got some ability.”

Robinson is no rookie. He’s a five-year veteran who came to the Cowboys with 89 career catches. The Cowboys signed him after he was released by the San Diego Chargers in the final cut of the summer.

Robinson said the Cowboys and Chargers use similar passing systems, so he wasn’t too far behind. Plus, he’s always been a quick study, he said.

“The plays kind of come natural to me, so if I look at it once, I’ve pretty much got it down,” he said. “But I do do some extra studying at home, just trying to make sure I’m on top of things so people can rely on me to be in the right spot.”

Romo is optimistic, too. He was asked if Robinson is a good route runner.

“It’s still early to tell, but yeah, from what I’ve seen so far, he’s done a real good job,” Romo said after Wednesday’s practice. “I’ve got to work more with him. This is literally our – I don’t know? – fifth practice together.”

-- Carlos Mendez

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So cute! I already like you on FB and also get your posts on Google Reader. :)

5 practices vs. How many years for Money $$$Roy Williams

And in one game and five practices with Romo he already is better than "Oops I'm lost again" Ogletree

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