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Derreck Robinson getting pressure

Derreck Robinson hasn't had an easy road to the NFL and even now is only on the doorstep. He has faced suspensions during his tenure at Iowa and faced several injuries to his left leg, most notably a knee sprain and an ankle sprain that caused him to miss a few games. As a senior, though, Robinson started every game and the San Diego Chargers kept close tabs on him though the latter part of the draft and in minicamp, Robinson stood out.

When teams started to call Derreck Robinson, he had a clear idea of what kind of team he wanted to go to. He wasn't about all the hype. He wanted a team that would work with his talents. "First of all, Coach Phillips called me just before the coordinator called me, and I felt just really intrigued with the way he was talking to me about coaching me," Robinson explained. "Other teams that were...

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