Khiry Robinson won’t be returning to New Orleans.
After not being tendered an offer by the Saints, the running back has agreed to terms with the New York Jets, according to the NFL Network.
Robinson signed with the Saints as an undrafted player in 2013. He has rushed for 766 yards and eight touchdowns over the last three seasons.
He rushed for 180 yards on 56 carries last season through eight games before suffering a fractured tibia that placed him on injured reserve.
The Saints have Mark Ingram, C.J. Spiller, Marcus Murphy and Travaris Cadet under contract at running back.
Meanwhile, the Saints have re-signed running back Travaris Cadet, the team announced on Thursday.
Cadet, who spent part of the year with New England and San Francisco, before returning to New Orleans, was highly productive after C.J. Spiller was put on injured reserve.
Brought back to the team where he initially made his name as an undrafted player out of Appalachian State, Cadet played 24 and 30 snaps in the final two games, more than Spiller had taken in all but one game during the season.
Cadet instantly took over a key role in the Saints’ passing offense in the final two games, catching three passes for 69 yards and a touchdown against Jacksonville and six passes for 77 yards against Atlanta.
A sudden, quick player who has a knack for getting open underneath, Cadet’s clearly at home in the Saints’ passing game. In his best season in New Orleans, Cadet had 38 catches for 296 yards.
With his return, New Orleans now seems to have three options at the satellite back: Spiller, Cadet and second-year player Marcus Murphy, who functioned almost exclusively as a kick returner last year. Murphy, a seventh-round pick out of Missouri, played just one snap on offense.
Cadet also has the ability to return kicks. He handled three kickoff returns and one punt return in the final two games.
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