Saints’ Gregg Williams Says He Doesn’t Trust First Round Pick Robinson

August 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If you ever doubted that the NFL is a cold, hard business, look no further than Lynell Hamilton for an example.
Signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2008, he scored a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals, their first playoff opponent, on the way to a Super Bowl victory.
After the Saints opted not to re-sign Mike Bell in the offseason, Hamilton became the obvious choice to spell Pierre Thomas in 2010. He drew rave reviews for his training camp performance. However, on Wednesday morning, fate dealt him a bad hand when he tore his ACL.
The Saints waived Hamilton this weekend, although it is unlikely anyone will sign the three-year veteran, and he will likely be a Saint again next year. The team said late last week that they were looking for another running back, but they replaced Hamilton's spot on the roster with LSU's Harry Coleman, leaving P.J. Hill and Chris Ivory to battle for the third running back slot for now.
As for Ivory, he ramb...

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