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Brian Robison

Brian Robison - #96 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 259 lbs.
Birthday 04/27/1983
Birthplace Houston, TX
College Texas
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 4th round, 3rd pick by Vikings

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
37 3 0

Vikings PK Walsh wins 2012 Golden Toe Award

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Vikings rookie PK Blair Walsh was voted the 2012 Golden Toe winner as the NFL's top kicking specialist.

Lagging Vikings stadium funds concern lawmakers

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
A state lawmaker is growing concerned about the reliability of tax revenue that is supposed to help pay for construction of a new Vikings stadium.

Peterson wins PFW/PFWA MVP honors

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Adrian Peterson is the winner of both the MVP and Comebacker Player of the Year awards, as voted by Pro Football Weekly and the PFWA.

Vikings thrived with fewer coaching errors

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 10:59 p.m. ET
A sounder, smarter Vikings coaching staff was a big reason for the team's success in 2012.

Peterson's freakish healing will make others suffer

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
By healing so quickly and turning in his best season to date, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has set an unfair standard for others' rehabilitations.

Expanding the playoffs a bad idea

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Expanded playoffs? Bad idea if the wild-card games were a clue. Plus, how Leslie Frazier and Mike Shanahan handled QB decisions.

Harvin's role with Vikings remains unknown

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Since WR Percy Harvin landed on injured reserve on Dec. 5, his future with the Vikings seriously has come into doubt.

Vikings DE Allen to have shoulder surgery

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
Vikings DE Jared Allen will have surgery this offseason to repair a torn labrum, according to Judd Zulgad of 1500ESPN.com in Minnesota.

Packers show off depth in wild-card win over Vikings

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 2:43 a.m. ET
The Packers reminded everyone of how dangerous they can be when they're at full strength Saturday night, overwhelming the Vikings 24-10.

Vikings' Ponder inactive; Webb starts vs. Packers

Posted Jan. 05, 2013 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Christian Ponder is suffering from burisitis and will not play in the wild-card matchup against the Packers in Green Bay.

Friday injury report for wild-card round

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday injury report for the wild-card weekend, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Thursday's wild-card injury report

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The injury report report for this weekend's wild-card action, as released by the NFL.

Running the 'Card table: Tom Danyluk's wildcard predictions

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
PFW columnist Tom Danyluk breaks down the wild-card round action and offers his predictions.

Lewis, Pagano highlight emotional weekend

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
Three of this year's wild-card games are whoppers, with the two Sunday games appearing to be quite fascinating.

Key matchup: Vikings QB Christian Ponder vs. Packers pass defense

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Strange as it may sound given Adrian Peterson’s ability to take over a game, the Packers must focus on Vikings QB Christian Ponder.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 16, 2012
Robison is back for the Vikes.||||||| returns after being held out last week with a sprained right shoulder that occurred against St. Louis on Dec. 16.
Posted Dec. 05, 2008
Robison returned to the Vikings' lineup against Arizona on Sunday.||||||| missed last Sunday's game against Detroit after having arthroscopic knee surgery.
Posted Aug. 27, 2008
Robison will be making his 2008 debut on Thursday night in Dallas after missing nearly all of training camp and the preseason because of a varicose vein in his leg.||||||| Robison had the varicose vein surgically repaired during the first week of training camp and is just starting to participate fully in practices. His return is a welcome one on the Vikings defensive line, which is missing Kenechi Udeze while he goes through treatment for leukemia and Jayme Mitchell, who is also out for the season with a knee injury.
Posted Aug. 11, 2008
Robison was back on the field to watch part of Monday afternoon's practice, though his leg felt tight and sore. The next step will be running, expected next week. After that it's a return to full practice, perhaps in two weeks.||||||| The Vikings defensive end, slotted as Jared Allen's backup following a productive rookie season, had surgery last week to repair a varicose vein problem in his left leg. Robison said he actually had two blood clots taken out as the entire vein was removed during a procedure that lasted nearly two hours.

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