NFL player Brian Robinson shot multiple times during robbery attempt

Washingtom Commanders rookie third-round pick Brian Robinson has been the talk of training camp and the preseason as he surpasses Antonio Gibson as the team’s starter.

Unfortuntely, Robinson is in the news for other reasons following Washington’s preseason finale. And it is all sorts of scary.

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According to multiple media reports, the rookie from Alabama was shot multiple times in a carjacking attempt. According to JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington, Robinson’s condition is not considered life-threatening.

There’s no further information available as it relates to Robinson and his current condition. All we know is that he was shot multiple times and is considered to be in stable condition.

Brian Robinson was the 98th overall pick of the Commanders in the 2022 NFL Draft after starring for Nick Saban with the Crimson Tide from 2017-21. He was considered the odds-on favorites to earn the RB1 job in Washington after some major struggles from star running back Antonio Gibson.

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Robinson’s condition is considered stable at this point. There’s obviously going to be a whole lot more on this situation as it develops. There are some reports that a shooting take place on 7th and H Street in Washington D.C. with a female suffering a graze wound to the head with an unknown victim also suffering from gunshot wounds. It remains to be seen if this is the exact situation Robinson was involved in.

Robinson, 23, is a native of Alabama. He was a four-star recruit and committed to Bama immediately. This past season saw the stud young running back record 1,639 total yards and 16 touchdowns.

As noted above, this story will be updated as it develops. For now, we’re glad to hear that Robinson isn’t suffering life-threatening injuries.

This article was originally published on and is republished here with permission.

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