|No. 51 Atlanta Falcons|
|Date of birth:December 26, 1983|
|Place of birth: Phoenix, Arizona|
|High School: Phoenix (AZ) Maryvale|
|Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)||Weight: 224 lb (102 kg)|
|College: Arizona State|
|NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 138|
|Debuted in 2009 for the Atlanta Falcons|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Robert William James (born December 26, 1983) is an American football linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Falcons in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arizona State.
James was selected as a fifth round (138th overall) draft choice by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2008 NFL Draft. He was signed to the Falcons practice squad on September 6, 2009 and was elevated to the 53-man roster on December 29, 2009.
He was waived by the Falcons on October 5, 2010, but was resigned to the team's practice squad a day later. Atlanta signed him to the active roster for the regular season finale at Tampa Bay where he saw action on special teams.
He was released during final cuts on September 3, 2011, and re-signed to the Falcons' practice squad the following day. On December 28, 2011, a day after the Falcons placed veteran linebacker Mike Peterson on the injured reserve list, James was signed to the active roster.