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Ed Dickson

Robinson to Panthers: Don't do what I did at Super Bowl

Before the Carolina Panthers went to California for the Super Bowl, team broadcaster Eugene Robinson had a message for the players: Don't mess up like I did.

Robinson was a Falcons safety in 1999 when he was arrested the night before the Super Bowl for solicitation of a prostitute, while his wife and children were in a nearby hotel. Robinson played in the Super Bowl the following day, but gave up an 80-yard touchdown pass and missed a tackle on a long run as Atlanta lost 34-19 to the Denver Broncos.

"It was just to tell these guys, don't mess this up," Robinson said Tuesday. "... I can be a living example — don't mess this up."

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