Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson is reportedly facing federal drug charges after being arrested on Monday at a boarder checkpoint between the United States and Mexico, according to TMZ Sports.
Browns' Greg Robinson Arrested By Border Patrol with a Bunch of Marijuana https://t.co/SzE13kGROO— TMZ Sports (@TMZ_Sports) February 19, 2020
The 27-year-old Robinson was stopped at the Sierra Blanca border checkpoint in Texas where officials found an unspecified amount of marijuana in Robinson’s vehicle, according to TMZ Sports. Robinson remains in custody and could be facing a federal charge of possession with intent to distribute, according to TMZ Sports.
The Browns have not made an official comment, although several media reports say the team had no intention of re-signing Robinson, who was scheduled to become a free agent on March 18, to a new contract.
Regarding reported arrest of LT Greg Robinson: #Browns didn’t plan to re-sign him and had communicated that to his camp, a source said.— Nate Ulrich (@ByNateUlrich) February 19, 2020
The No. 2 overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Rams, Robinson started 42 games with the Rams before being traded to the Detroit Lions for a sixth-round draft pick following the 2016 season. He lasted just one season in Detroit before being released, and then-Browns general manager John Dorsey - who was always on the prowl for “real football players” - signed Robinson as a free agent in the summer of 2018.
Robinson sat behind undrafted free agent Desmond Harrison for the first half of the 2018 season before taking over midway through the year. He proved better than Harrison, which earned Robinson a second one-year contract with the Browns.
The 2019 season started off poorly for Richardson as he was ejected in Week 1 for kicking Tennessee Titans safety Kenny Vaccaro in the head. Things went downhill from there as Robinson finished with a team-high 11 penalties, allowed 26 quarterback pressures, 4.5 sacks and an overall Pro Football Focus grade of 66.9.