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Brian Robiskie

Brian Robiskie - #80 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 212 lbs.
Birthday 12/03/1987
Birthplace Cleveland, OH
College Ohio State
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 2nd round, 4th pick by Browns

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
4 44 1

Lions place CB Bentley on I.R.

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
The Lions placed CB Bill Bentley on injured reserve and signed veteran S Don Carey.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Dealing draft picks at deadline risky

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The NFL’s extended trade deadline looms, but teams like the Lions and GM Martin Mayhew should be leery of trading away draft picks for players.

Reports: Jaguars trade WR Thomas to Lions

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
The Lions acquired WR Mike Thomas from the Jaguars, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport first reported.

NFC North Spin cycle: Bears, Packers win ugly

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
All four NFC North teams stayed home in Week Nine, and only the Vikings failed to make use of their advantage.

Lions rally to beat Seahawks behind late Stafford TD

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Matthew Stafford threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Titus Young with 20 seconds left, lifting the Lions to a 28-24 win over the Seahawks.

Lack of red-zone passing punch hurting Lions

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Lions have faltered far more often in the red zone this season, and the struggles of the passing game have been a big problem. 

Key matchup: Seahawks special teams vs. Lions special teams

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Can the Lions win the battle in the kicking game against Seattle on Sunday? It's no small story line in an interesting NFC matchup. 

Lions add WR Robiskie to replace Burleson

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The Lions placed WR Nate Burleson on injured reserve and signed WR Brian Robiskie.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: CB Tillman shuts down Megatron

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
Bears CB Charles Tillman has been anything but a liability in Chicago this season.

NFC North Spin cycle: Peterson carries load as Ponder slumps

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Things continued looking up for the Bears, Vikings and Packers in Week Seven after victories over the Lions, Cardinals and Rams, respectively.

Burleson breaks leg, out for season

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 1 a.m. ET
Lions WR Nate Burleson broke his right leg in the third quarter of Monday night's game in Chicago and will miss the rest of the season.

Cutler shakes off injury as Bears beat Lions

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
Brandon Marshall scored the Bears' lone touchdown and the defense forced four turnovers as Chicago beat Detroit 13-7 on Monday night.

Lions' RB duo hopes dashed, but Leshoure's play a positive

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The Lions' planned Jahvid Best-Mikel Leshoure RB tandem hasn't been together in a single game, but Leshoure has begun to settle in. 

Lions bring back CB Smith

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Lions signed CB Alphonso Smith and released RB Keiland Williams, the team announced Thursday.

Lions RB Best not cleared to play

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Lions RB Jahvid Best has not been cleared for contact by doctors, the team announced Monday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 08, 2013
The Lions released Robiskie, announcing the move Monday.||||||| Robiskie played in six games, making four receptions for the Lions in 2012. He was signed as a midseason injury replacement.
Posted Oct. 24, 2012
The Detroit Lions signed Robiskie on Wednesday, two days after Nate Burleson broke his right leg in a loss at Chicago.||||||| Robiskie was cut by the Jacksonville Jaguars last month.
Posted Sept. 11, 2012
The Jaguars cut Robiskie on Monday.||||||| Robiskie became expendable with the emergence of youngsters Kevin Elliott and Cecil Shorts, who caught four passes for 74 yards and a touchdown in the season opener.
Posted Dec. 02, 2011
Robiskie was placed on IR with a hamstring injury.||||||| Robieskie finished with three catches for 25 yards in 2011. He didn't appear in any games after the Jaguars picked him up off waivers from Cleveland on Nov. 2.
Posted July 30, 2009
The Browns have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with rookie Robiskie.||||||| Robiskie's agent, Joel Segal, said the sides came to terms Thursday. Robiskie was the Browns' only unsigned rookie. Robiskie is expected to compete for a starting job with Mohammed Massaquoi, who was also selected in the second round of April's draft. Robiskie, who played at Ohio State, was once a ballboy with the Browns when his father, Terry, was on Cleveland's coaching staff.

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