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Old 02-19-2009, 10:40 AM   #598
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TEXANS TAG DUNTA

Posted by Mike Florio on February 19, 2009, 11:54 a.m. EST

The Houston Texans have joined the game of tag, becoming the eleventh team to use the franchise designation on one of their impending free agents.

According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle and Adam Schefter of NFL Network, the Texans have applied the tag to cornerback Dunta Robinson.

The move makes Robinson eligible for a one-year contract, with a salary of $9.957 million. If he accepts the tender, the salary is fully guaranteed.

Not bad for a guy who’s knee exploded 15 months ago.

The number represents the average of the five highest 2008 cap numbers at the position. It comes from the following quintet of corners: Champ Bailey, $12.19 million; Chris McAlister, $10.9 million; Nnamdi Asomugha, $9.765 million; Asante Samuel, $8.645 million; Patrick Surtain, $8.28 million.
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