Former NY Giants Stacy Robinson Passes Away at the Age of 50


Former New York Giants wide receiver Stacy Robinson has died at the age of 50.

Robinson’s death was announced on Tuesday by Giants co-owner John Mara.

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Stacy Robinson.  He was a good man who was loved and respected by his teammates and everyone in this organization. His work on behalf of the players association was of great benefit to many players. He will be missed. His family is in our thoughts and prayers,” expressed Mara.

In 2009, Robinson was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a certain type of cancer of the blood.  He then went through bone-marrow transplant, chemotherapy and stem cell transplant and entered a hospice care, said a statement released by the bereaved family.

The 5-11 wide receiver came out as 46th over all draft pick from North Dakota State in 1985.  He played for six NFL seasons for the New York Giants making a modest career statistics but came out with big plays for his team during crucial moments.

He has won two super bowls under the Giants.  At the age of 29, he opted for retirement.

In the last couple of years, he worked for the NFL Players Association taking a stint as director of player development and overseeing the issue of drug use among players.

Stacy’s survivors include his wife and three sons.

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