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Michael Robinson | Running Back

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (32) / 2/6/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 240
College: Penn State
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Free agent FB Michael Robinson believes his career is likely over.
Robinson turned 31 in February, and wasn't re-signed by the Seahawks. "I still love Sundays," Robinson said. "Monday through Saturday gets difficult." Coach Pete Carroll said earlier this month that he had "talked to Robinson about coaching one day." Robinson has one foot out the NFL door, but remained a competent lead blocker last season. He could get calls in camp or September. Thu, Jun 19, 2014 07:46:00 PM

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Coach Pete Carroll said the Seahawks are moving on without free agent FB Michael Robinson.

Carroll "has talked to Robinson about coaching one day." The former Penn State quarterback is still only 31 years old, and was not embarrassed as a lead blocker in limited action last season. He added three special teams tackles.
Thu, Jun 5, 2014 10:11:00 PM

Free agent FB Michael Robinson said he hasn't found a market for his services.

Robinson, who won a Super Bowl as Marshawn Lynch's sparingly-used lead blocker last season, sounds like he's preparing to retire if his phone doesn't ring soon. "There really isn't a market for 31-year fullbacks headed into their ninth year in the league," he admitted. Robinson has a broadcasting career awaiting him once he officially hangs up the cleats. He's already appeared on ESPN, NFL Network and "The Young and the Restless."
Mon, Apr 28, 2014 08:11:00 AM

The Seattle Times guesses that the Seahawks will bring back free agent FB Michael Robinson for one more year.

It would be a luxury re-signing for the Seahawks. Robinson is a popular team leader and strong lead blocker, but he played on just 36-of-186 snaps (19.3 percent) during the three playoff wins. Derrick Coleman and Spencer Ware are candidates to step up if Robinson isn't retained.
Thu, Feb 20, 2014 11:26:00 AM

Seahawks signed FB Michael Robinson.

Robinson was released by the Seahawks during final cuts, but is now needed with Derrick Coleman (hamstring) and Spencer Ware (ankle) both sidelined. He was Seattle’s starting fullback the previous three seasons, so it's not a downgrade to Marshawn Lynch and the running game.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 12:05:00 PM

Free agent FB Michael Robinson is taking a physical with the Seahawks Monday.

Robinson shined as a lead blocker and special teamer for the Seahawks from 2010-12, but was a cap casualty at final cuts. But with Derrick Coleman (hamstring) and Spencer Ware (ankle) both sidelined, coach Pete Carroll needs Robinson back.
Mon, Oct 21, 2013 10:16:00 AM

Free agent FB Michael Robinson will visit the Titans on Friday.

It's Robinson's first visit since he was cut loose by the Seahawks. It's possible the Titans are looking at him for Sunday's game, as starting FB Quinn Johnson has been missing time with a quad injury.
Fri, Sep 6, 2013 12:13:00 AM

Seahawks released FB Michael Robinson.

Robinson broke the news on his Twitter account. Robinson is one of the league's better lead blockers and special teamers, but was due a hefty $2.5 million, and was out indefinitely with an "illness." Rookie Spencer Ware should now pave the way for Marshawn Lynch and company. Robinson is on the wrong side of 30, but will almost certainly find work this season.
Fri, Aug 30, 2013 08:42:00 PM

Seahawks FB Michael Robinson (illness) has missed the last 10 days of practice and "could be out for a few weeks."

Some believe Robinson is on the roster bubble in Seattle. It's hard to see a team like the Seahawks, who are in win-now mode, cutting a special teams leader and trusted lead blocker like Robinson. Sixth-round FB Spencer Ware is on the outside looking in. He'd be easier to retain via practice squad.
Thu, Aug 29, 2013 04:26:00 PM

ESPN 710 says it's "hard to imagine" the Seahawks cutting FB Michael Robinson.

Robinson is owed $2.5 million in 2013 and the Seahawks used a sixth-round pick on 228-pound RB/FB Spencer Ware. But Robinson has Marshawn Lynch's trust as a lead blocker and is a special teams captain. He has a ton of value that doesn't show up in the box score.
Wed, Jul 17, 2013 10:16:00 AM

Seahawks FB Michael Robinson and WR Ben Obomanu are seeing a specialist for their wrist injuries on Monday.

Both players were injured in Sunday's loss to the Lions. Robinson was a Pro Bowler last season, but Obomanu is primarily a special teams player. If Robinson was forced to miss time, we could see some two-running back sets with Marshawn Lynch and Robert Turbin in Week 9 against the Vikings.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 06:44:00 PM

Seahawks signed FB Michael Robinson to a two-year, $5 million contract.

The versatile team leader is coming off his first Pro Bowl nod after paving the way for Marshawn Lynch's career-best 1,204 yards and 11 touchdowns. Robinson is also a special teams captain, recording 10 tackles, a forced fumble and a blocked punt return touchdown last season.
Fri, Mar 16, 2012 08:53:00 AM

Seahawks FB Michael Robinson left Thursday's game in the fourth quarter with an apparent groin injury.

Robinson appeared to tweak his groin at the end of a six-yard catch-and-run. He was a major part of the passing game with four catches for 41 yards while also lead-blocking for Marshawn Lynch's 148-yard performance in just over three quarters.
Thu, Dec 1, 2011 10:55:00 PM

Seahawks FB Michael Robinson could miss up to eight weeks with a high left ankle sprain.

NFL teams don't keep injured special teamers around on the game-day inactives list, so Robinson is a candidate for I.R. The Seahawks did have three or four fullbacks in their training camp and could re-sign one of them shortly.
Sun, Sep 11, 2011 06:44:00 PM

Seahawks FB Michael Robinson left Sunday's opener in the first quarter with a left ankle injury and was deemed "doubtful" to return.

The quick doubtful tag indicates a potentially serious injury, perhaps a high ankle sprain. Robinson is an occasional lead blocker and special teamer.
Sun, Sep 11, 2011 04:57:00 PM

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3B.J. Coleman
4Chandler Harnish
5Josh Portis
6David Carr
7Rex Grossman
8Vince Young
9Brady Quinn
10Kevin Kolb
11Caleb Hanie
12Tim Tebow
13Curtis Painter
14John Skelton
15Mike Kafka
16Pat White
17Trent Edwards
18Jerrod Johnson
19Adam Weber
20John Parker Wilson
21Nick Stephens
22Tyler Wilson
23Ryan Katz
24Colby Cameron
25Kyle Padron
26James Vandenberg
27Mike Hermann
28Nathan Stanley
29Dalton Williams
30Matt Brown
31Caleb TerBush
32Tim Jenkins
33Dayne Crist
34Brett Smith
35James Franklin
36Jordan Rodgers
37Brendon Kay
38Logan Kilgore
39Chase Rettig
40Tommy Rees
41Brock Jensen
42Nate Enderle
43Kory Faulkner
44Alex Carder
45Keith Price
46Collin Klein
47Rusty Smith
RB1Steven Jackson
2Michael Turner
3Pierre Thomas
4Brandon Jackson
5D.J. Ware
6Chris Johnson
7Ryan Torain
8Maurice Jones-Drew
9Beanie Wells
10Andre Brown
11Jordan Todman
12Jamie Harper
13Jalen Parmele
14Peyton Hillis
15BenJarvus Green-Ellis
16Chris Rainey
17Terrance Ganaway
18Alvester Alexander
19Jewel Hampton
20Zach Brown
21D.J. Harper
22Tim Cornett
23Stephen Houston
24Lance Ball
25Ray Rice
26Michael Bush
27Evan Royster
28Alex Green
29Brandon Saine
30Mikel Leshoure
31Isaac Redman
32Javarris James
33Josh Vaughan
34Delone Carter
35Darren Evans
36Armond Smith
37Anthony Allen
38Damien Berry
39Richard Murphy
40William Powell
41Derrick Strozier
42David Fluellen
43Roy Finch
44Tim Flanders
45Jordan Lynch
46Jordan Roberts
47Orwin Smith
48Kapri Bibbs
49Cierre Wood
50Stefphon Jefferson
51Deonte Williams
52Bradley Randle
53Quentin Hines
54De'Leon Eskridge
GLB1Steven Jackson
2Michael Turner
3Maurice Jones-Drew
4Pierre Thomas
5Chris Johnson
6Ryan Torain
7Beanie Wells
8Andre Brown
3RB1Pierre Thomas
2Chris Johnson
3Jordan Todman
4Steven Jackson
5Maurice Jones-Drew
6D.J. Ware
7Beanie Wells
8Andre Brown
FB1Lousaka Polite
2Vonta Leach
3Lawrence Vickers
4Le'Ron McClain
5Jacob Hester
6Tony Fiammetta
7Frank Summers
8Chris Pressley
9Brit Miller
10Will Ta'ufo'ou
11Braden Wilson
12Zach Boren
13Lonnie Pryor
14Harvey Unga
15Owen Marecic
16Shaun Chapas
17Dorson Boyce
18Eric Kettani
19Quinn Johnson
20Owen Schmitt
21Brian Leonard
22Ben Bartholomew
23Ina Liaina
24Stephen Campbell
25J.C. Copeland
26Chad Young
27Kadeem Jones
28Collin Mooney
29Maurice Hagens
30James Baker
31Karl Williams
32Jourdan Brooks
33Chad Abram
34Alex Debniak
35Ryan Roberson
36Jonathan Amosa
37Rupert Bryan
38Cameron White
39Eddie Williams
40Jon Hoese
41Ben Guidugli
42Nate Eachus
43Devonte Campbell
44Michael Zordich
45Ryan D'Imperio
46Brock Bolen
WR11Nate Burleson
2Jabar Gaffney
3Lance Moore
4Santonio Holmes
5Laurent Robinson
6Titus Young
7Joe Morgan
8Darius Johnson
9Lamont Bryant
10Greg Childs
11Ryan Whalen
12Jamar Newsome
13Terrence Toliver
14Kevin Hardy
15Tim Benford
16LaRon Byrd
17Devery Henderson
18Richard Goodman
19Ben Obomanu
20Keenan Davis
21Taulib Ikharo
22Erik Lora
23Chad Bumphis
24Robby Toma
25Carlin Isles
26Emmanuel Arceneaux
27Johnathan Haggerty
28Naaman Roosevelt
29Matt Willis
30Lavelle Hawkins
31Brett Swain
32Chaz Schilens
33Brian Robiskie
34Tiquan Underwood
35Charly Martin
36Marcus Jackson
37Derek Moye
38Kamar Jorden
39Nicholas Johnson
40Sederrick Cunningham
41Zach Rogers
42Jordan White
43Chris Summers
44Dan Buckner
45Roy Roundtree
46Erik Highsmith
47Tyrone Goard
48Sam McGuffie
49Mark Harrison
50Cole McKenzie
51Jamal Miles
52Rashad Evans
53T.J. Moe
54Jasper Collins
55Bert Reed
56Brandon Carswell
57Joseph Anderson
58Jeremy Ebert
59LaQuan Williams
60Diondre Borel
61Julius Pruitt
62Mardy Gilyard
63Jon Baldwin
64Chastin West
65Terrell Sinkfield
66Jheranie Boyd
67Eric Rogers
68Rashaad Carter
69Demetrius Fields
70Scott Pillar
71Chip Reeves
72Mike Davis
73Cody Hoffman
74Quintin Payton
75Wilson Van Hooser
76C.J. Goodwin
WR21Braylon Edwards
2Greg Jennings
3Davone Bess
4Anthony Armstrong
5Kerry Meier
6David Nelson
7Greg Little
8Kris Durham
9A.J. Jenkins
10Eric Page
11Chris Givens
12Jarrett Boykin
13Darius Hanks
14Kealoha Pilares
15Brandon Banks
16Drew Davis
17Raymond Radway
18Donald Jones
19Mohamed Massaquoi
20Earl Bennett
21Jordan Shipley
22Micheal Spurlock
23Steve Breaston
24Donte' Stallworth
25Aaron Mellette
26Robert Gill
27Martel Moore
28Lanear Sampson
29Alec Lemon
30Lamaar Thomas
31Dominique Croom
32Nicholas Edwards
33Charles Hawkins
34Alex Gillett
35Eric Thomas
36Lacoltan Bester
37Greg Hardin
38Michael Jenkins
39David Ball
40Devin Aromashodu
41David Reed
42Jarett Dillard
43Dezmon Briscoe
44Duke Calhoun
45Tim Toone
46Isaiah Williams
47David Douglas
48Dale Moss
49Brandon Collins
50Tray Session
51Jeff Fuller
52Joe Adams
53Marvin McNutt
54Kevin Elliott
55Jared Green
56Mike Willie
57Michael Calvin
58Taveon Rogers
59Andrew DePaola
60James Shaw
61Devin Goda
62Tori Gurley
63Ronald Johnson
64Terrence Austin
65Roberto Wallace
66Bobby Sewall
67Darius Reynaud
68Deon Butler
69Early Doucet
70Patrick Crayton
71Micah Hatfield
72Jordan Harris
73Jaz Reynolds
74Austin Franklin
75Alex Neutz
76Geraldo Boldewijn
77Kelsey Pope
78Anthony McClung
79Weston Dressler
80Perez Ashford
81Jason Thompson
82Omarius Hines
83Gerrard Sheppard
84Andy Cruse
85Anthony Amos
86R.J. Webb
87Andrew Helmick
88Jerry Johnson
89Rodrick Rumble
90Brandon Kaufman
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2Jabar Gaffney
3Santonio Holmes
4Greg Jennings
5Laurent Robinson
6Davone Bess
7Kris Durham
8A.J. Jenkins
TE1Adam Nissley
2Danny Noble
3Randy McMichael
4Leonard Pope
5Tony Scheffler
6David Thomas
7Zach Miller
8Kevin Boss
9Aaron Hernandez
10Tommy Gallarda
11D.J. Williams
12Sean McGrath
13Andrew Szczerba
14Steve Watson
15James Casey
16Daniel Graham
17Billy Bajema
18Jamie Childers
19Joe Sawyer
20Emmanuel Ogbuehi
21Jacob Pedersen
22D.J. Tialavea
23Justin Jones
24Asa Watson
25Evan Wilson
26Joel Dreessen
27Ben Hartsock
28Visanthe Shiancoe
29Cameron Morrah
30Matt Furstenburg
31Ben Cotton
32David Rolf
33Nelson Rosario
34Jake Byrne
35Weslye Saunders
36Mike McNeill
37Hayden Smith
38Zach Potter
39Colin Cloherty
40Jeron Mastrud
41Steve Maneri
42Dominique Curry
43Tom Crabtree
44Brody Eldridge
45Nate Byham
46Dedrick Epps
47Martin Rucker
48Dan Gronkowski
49Evan Moore
50Jamie McCoy
51Nathan Overbay
52Cameron Graham
53Michael Higgins
54Alex Silvestro
55Andre Hardy
56Martell Webb
57Tim Biere
58Evan Landi
59Taylor Cook
60Colin Anderson
61Travis Tannahill
62Travis Beckum
63Richard Quinn
64Jake O'Connell
65Isaiah Stanback
66Morrell Presley
67Brian Wozniak
68David Wright
69Jason Schepler
70Chase Clement
71A.C. Leonard
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3Rob Bironas
4Alex Henery
5Nate Freese
6Sergio Castillo
7Mitch Ewald
8Kevin Goessling
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12Havard Rugland
13Austin Signor
14Morgan Lineberry
15Quinn Sharp
16Brett Baer
17Brett Maher
18Jose Maltos
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