Patrick Robinson done for season

Updated: September 18, 2013, 4:06 PM ET
By Mike Triplett | ESPN.com

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints placed backup cornerback Patrick Robinson on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday.

Robinson suffered an unspecified patella injury during last Sunday's 16-14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

New Orleans also announced the signing of veteran cornerback Chris Carr, who spent the summer and preseason with the Saints.

Robinson, a first-round draft pick out of Florida State in 2010, has had an up-and-down career with the Saints. The 5-foot-11, 191-pounder showed enticing potential early in his career, recording a combined seven interceptions in 2011-12.

But Robinson also struggled to prevent big plays in 2012 and was demoted to a backup role this season after the Saints signed free agent Keenan Lewis.

Mike Triplett

ESPN New Orleans Saints reporter

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