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Robert James
No. 51     Atlanta Falcons
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-12-26) December 26, 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth: Phoenix, Arizona
High School: Phoenix (AZ) Maryvale
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 224 lb (102 kg)
Career information
College: Arizona State
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 138
Debuted in 2009 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Pac-10 (2007)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2012
Tackles     11
INTs     0
Sacks     0.0
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.

Professional careerEdit

Atlanta FalconsEdit

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.

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