Saints, LB Craig Robertson reach 3-year deal

Former Cleveland Browns linebacker Craig Robertson has reached an agreement on a three-year deal with the New Orleans Saints, sources told ESPN on Wednesday.

Robertson, 28, went from an undrafted free agent signed in December 2011 to starting 37 games the next five seasons.

He is a solid inside linebacker who has improved his pass coverage skills each season.

Robertson started nine games last season, recording 50 tackles, 1 interception, 5 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery.

ESPN Browns reporter Pat McManamon contributed to this report.