Stacy Robinson, NY Giants Star, Succumbs To Cancer

Stacy Robinson of the New York GiantsStacy Robinson, a wide receiver on the New York Giants’ first two Super Bowl-winning teams, died at the age of 50.

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Robinson, who worked for the National Football League Players Association following his playing career, was diagnosed in 2009 with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the blood. He underwent chemotherapy, a stem cell transplant and a bone marrow transplant provided by his son, Stacy, but still entered hospice care on May 3.

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Stacy Robinson,” Giants co-owner John Mara said in announcing the death late Tuesday. “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.”

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