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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

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NFC North Spin cycle: Packers deal Lions tough blow

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
The Packers ground out a win at Detroit, leaving the Lions with plenty of work to do to get back into the playoff race.

Risk-taking Peterson owners have earned fabulous rewards

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice admires the risk-taking fantasy football owners who drafted Adrian Peterson early despite his major knee surgery.

Gov. Dayton objects to Vikings stadium fee ideas

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he will fight any effort by the Vikings to charge fans extra fees to buy season tickets in the new football stadium.

Charge dropped against RB Peterson in Houston

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
A grand jury in Houston has dismissed a misdemeanor resisting arrest charge against Adrian Peterson after hearing from the back and other witnesses.

Week 10 Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 6 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Adrian Peterson, Danieal Manning and Jacoby Jones as its Players of the Week.

NFC North Spin cycle: Bears' QBs come up short

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The NFC North race took an interesting turn Sunday with the division-leading Bears falling in a sloppy game and the Vikings beating the Lions.

Falcons, Lions can't channel slights properly

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
How a team motivates itself can go a long way in determining whether it will achieve success or suffer failure in today's NFL, Eric Edholm writes.

Peterson, Vikings race past Lions

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Adrian Peterson rushed for 171 yards on 27 carries for the Vikings in a 34-24 victory over the Lions on Sunday afternoon.

Key matchup: Vikings RB Adrian Peterson vs. Lions front seven

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
Adrian Peterson ran well against the Lions in the teams' first meeting. Now, without Percy Harvin, can Peterson carry the load vs. Detroit?

Harvin injury changes Vikings' dynamic in dramatic fashion

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The loss of WR Percy Harvin to an ankle injury comes at the worst possible time for a struggling Vikings passing game.

Vikings WR Harvin a 'long shot' for Week 11

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Vikings WR Percy Harvin sprained his left ankle in three different spots in Sunday’s loss and is questionable for this week's game vs. Detroit.

NFC North Spin cycle: Bears, Packers, Lions surging

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Vikings were the only NFC North team in the loss column in Week Nine as the Bears, Packers and Lions cruised to double-digit wins.

Lynch runs Seahawks past Vikings

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Marshawn Lynch ran for 124 yards and a touchdown and the Seahawks overcame 182 yards rushing by Adrian Peterson in a 30-20 win over the Vikings.

Key matchup: Seahawks WR Sidney Rice vs. Vikings secondary

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Seahawks' passing game is starting to heat up just as the Vikings' pass defense has taken a step back. Here's a look at one key matchup.

Key matchup: DE Jared Allen vs. OLT Russell Okung

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on Vikings DRE Jared Allen vs. Seahawks OLT Russell Okung in the Vikings-Seahawks game Sunday in Seattle.

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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