Marcus Robinson was a great wide receiver both for the Gamecocks and in the NFL. After 11 seasons as a pro, he hung up his cleats as a Chicago Bear, where he had his greatest success as a professional player. Listen to this exclusie audio of his retirement ceremony, which came to us from the Scout.com Chicago Bears affiliate BearReport.com.
Several current and former Vikings were making the NFL player wire in the last week, as restricted free agents sign their tenders and some former Vikings sign elsewhere while others are released.
Vikings coach Brad Childress defended the way WR Marcus Robinson was informed of his released and talked about their lines of communication. Plus, see what Rams coach Scott Linehan had to say about the versatility of RB Steven Jackson and get other notes and quotes from Winter Park.
December 28, 2006
The Vikings returned to work on Tuesday without wide receiver Marcus Robinson, who was released. It was a surprising development for his former teammates.
December 27, 2006
The Vikings rewarded a productive defensive player with a big contract on Friday, but followed that up with a release of a frustrated but productive player on Sunday.
December 25, 2006
The Minnesota Vikings released wide receiver Marcus Robinson on Sunday following a season-long rocky relationship with the new coaching staff.
December 24, 2006
The Vikings aren't saying if wide receiver Marcus Robinson will play Sunday, but coaches admit that Robinson adds a little something the other receivers on the roster don't have much of – experience.
November 17, 2006
The Vikings have one receiver who appears to be out for Monday night's game and two others recovering from concussions.
October 27, 2006