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Dunta Robinson is only in year three of a massive six-year, $57 million deal, but his days as a Falcon are limited.
Robinson is more known for his illegal hit on Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson than a game-saving tackle or a heroic interception.
Robinson makes only $5 million this year, but in 2013 his salary rises to $8 million, in 2014 it rises to $10 million and in 2015 he is scheduled to make $11.5 million.
At that price, Robinson becomes too expensive for the Falcons to afford, especially when he isn't producing on the field.
The Falcons acquisition of Asante Samuel in the offseason spelled the beginning of the end for Robinson.
By cutting Robinson after the 2012 season, the Falcons could use that money to re-sign fellow corner Brent Grimes.
Robinson hasn't lived up to his contract, and in the NFL, little is guaranteed. Robinson needs a big year in 2012 or he could find himself cut.