Fred Robbins Leaves “Big Blue” To Join Steve Spagnuolo and the Rams

March 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

How many times does an NFL team sign a guy that the fan base knows little about, yet the minute the player steps on the field, he instantly become a fan favorite? Yes, it's rare, because most free agents need some time to endear themselves to the fan base. 
Not Fred Robbins!
I wasn't overly familiar with his body of work, but ever since he signed with the Giants in 2004, I have been a huge fan. Big Fred was a lunch pail type of guy who he kept his nose clean, came to work every week, and played hard.
Today, the Giants lost the best defensive tackle the team has had since Keith "Hammer" Hamilton retired in 2003. Fred Robbins signed a three-year deal with the St. Louis Rams where he will be reunited with another N.Y. Giants fan favorite, Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo.
Robbins went on to say, “The two seasons I spent with Coach Spagnuolo were two of the best years of my career. He’s a great coach.”
It has been reported that big Fred can...

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