“When I was there, three out of the four years it was the same thing,” said Robinson (via ESPN), who missed the entire 2013 season with a torn left pectoral muscle and lost his starting job to Will Compton last season. “Once they get down, they start pointing fingers, and that’s true. That’s what happens. For the Redskins — I’ve only been on one team before I came here, and that was them — and all I saw was not the right way to handle it. I feel like they didn’t handle it the right way when I was there. They may be handling it different now. But when I was there they started pointing fingers, people started talking. That’s how you get dissension in the locker room.”
Robinson said the only year during his stint with the Redskins that players weren’t pointing fingers was his rookie year, when Robert Griffin III led Washington to the NFC East title. He also said that last season’s trip to the postseason was a fluke.
“We just weren’t the team we wanted to be,” Robinson said, according to the New York Post. “We thought we were gonna be good on paper, but when we came out to play we just weren’t. Last year we made the playoffs, but it was only because [Tony] Romo didn’t play and the Giants lost a couple close games. We really shouldn’t have been in the playoffs. We got lucky we won a few games at the end, but we really weren’t as good of a team as people thought we were.”
Robinson told reporters that the Redskins offered him a contract after the 2014 season, but he turned it down.
“I felt like that wasn’t the spot I wanted to be in the next four or five years and I felt there were better opportunities out there and obviously I ended up in the right spot,” he said (via The New York Post). “I’m loving it here and I’m loving what we have.”