IRVING, Texas --Receiver Laurent Robinson said publicly this offseason he'd like to return to the Cowboys after catching a career- and team-high 11 touchdowns in his first season with Dallas.
The Cowboys wanted him back, too -- at the right price for a No. 3 wideout. Ultimately, the Jaguars' reported five-year, $32.5 million offer was just too high.
Robinson announced his decision via Twitter late Wednesday afternoon: "Its official everyone. Taking my talents to Jacksonville . . . I wanna say thank you to the Cowboys Organization and especially FANS 4 all your support last year. But it's the beginning of a new chapter."
The Cowboys now have a clear opening at the third receiver spot behind starters Miles Austin and Dez Bryant. Kevin Ogletree did not receive a restricted tender offer, making him a free agent. Same with Jesse Holley, an exclusive rights free agent.
Free agency and the draft remain options, but probably not at a high price. Dwayne Harris, Andre Holmes and Raymond Radway -- who suffered a season-ending leg injury in preseason last August -- are entering their second seasons.