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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

NFC North Spin cycle: Are Packers back now?

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Packers' convincing win over the previously undefeated Texans was the NFC North's highlight attraction in Week Six action.

Ravens, Lions in trouble despite big wins

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Ravens and Lions earned big wins but left some big questions unanswered; two key Cowboys slip up; and are the Patriots still clutch?

Lions come from behind to stun Eagles

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Jason Hanson kicked a 45-yard field goal in overtime and the Lions overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Eagles 26-23 on Sunday.

Hanson knows opposition itching to face Lions' special teams

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Lions PK Jason Hanson knows teams will be eager to face Detroit's special teams after some recent breakdowns. 

Suh will not be ticketed for traffic incident

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
Lions DT Ndamukong Suh will not receive a ticket for allegedly sideswiping another vehicle early Thursday morning.

Alex Karras: A football player and actor, too

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
Alex Karras is best remembered for his acting but as a player he was one of the most dominant interior linemen of the 1950s and ’60s.

Alex Karras, former NFL lineman, actor, dies at 77

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Alex Karras, the rugged lineman who anchored the Lions' defense in the 1960s before going on to an acting career died Wednesday.

Lions looking healthier after open date

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
Louis Delmas and Cliff Avril were on the practice field, looking healthy after a much-needed open date for the Lions.

Former Lions great Karras' condition worsens

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Alex Karras' condition has deteriorated and the NFL team he played for is extending its sympathies.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
After winning Sunday, the 4-1 Vikings and Bears hold a two-game advantage over the 2-3 Packers in the NFC North.

Lions' problems much deeper than awful special teams

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, Detroit’s dismal special-teams play might be indicative of a deeper problem beneath the surface.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
The surprising Vikings took hold of the NFC North one-fourth of the way through the season with a big win at Detroit.

Jets add former Lions CB Berry

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
The Jets signed former Lions CB Aaron Berry to a two-year deal.

Two return TDs help lift Vikings past Lions

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Percy Harvin returned the opening kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown, helping the Vikings beat the Lions 20-13 Sunday.

Lions' special-teams coverage again an issue to watch

Posted Sept. 29, 2012 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
The Lions' special-teams coverage was victimized by some bad luck in a loss at Tennessee, but it was also outexecuted. 

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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