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New York Giants' MLB Keenan Robinson promises "relentless" style

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Giants made signing of ex-Washington Redskins linebacker official on Monday.

Keenan Robinson
Keenan Robinson
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Keenan Robinson promised to be "relentless" on Monday as the New York Giants officially announced the signing of the former Washington Redskins middle linebacker.

"I'm relentless," Robinson said via a release from the Giants. "I give my all every play. I try to lead by example. Hopefully, I'll be able to bring my aggressiveness and my speed to this defense, and help out any way I can."

A 2012 fourth-round pick by the Redskins, Robinson has a bit of a checkered history that includes some good play, some poor play, and a string of injuries. He missed five games in 2012 with a torn pectoral, missed the entire 2013 season with another torn pectoral, missed three games in 2014 with a sprained knee and missed four games last season with shoulder and rib injuries.

Perhaps the best two games of Robinson's career have come against the Giants. In a 2014 game vs. the Giants, Robinson had a career-high 13 tackles (seven solo) and his first career interception. In a 2015 game vs. the Giants, he matched that career high tackles, including 10 solo tackles.

"I think this is the best fit for me," Robinson said. "They're a team that needed a middle linebacker. I think I can fill that role for the team. I'm very excited for the opportunity - and a chance to play the Eagles, the Cowboys and the Redskins six times throughout the year. ... it was very easy for me to be a part of this organization, because I've seen their success in the past."

Free agency update

Former Giants wide receiver Rueben Randle visited with the Los Angeles Rams on Monday. No word yet of a signing.  ... Offensive tackle Russell Okung, who visited the Giants last week, has yet to make a decision on where he will play. ... Check out our breakdown of some of the better players still on the market at positions of need for the Giants.