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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 need more from tight ends

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Vikings desire to use more two-TE packages this season, but right now they can't get Kyle Rudolph or John Carlson on the field.

Peterson tells Vikes their no-preseason plan is OK

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Tuesday he's changed his mind about handing the ball to Adrian Peterson in a preseason game.

Vikings RB Peterson will not play in preseason

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will not play in the preseason, head coach Leslie Frazier confirmed Tuesday.

Vikings top candidate for London games

Posted Aug. 18, 2012 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
It appears the NFL is hoping the Vikings will agree to become the league’s major presence across the pond in the next four seasons.

Vikings to lower TV blackout minimum

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Vikings announced Thursday they will take advantage of the NFL's new policy regarding local television blackouts.

Odds speak to soaring expectations for Falcons' Jones

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Much is expected from Falcons WR Julio Jones, and his odds of winning the receiving-yards title at one Nevada sportsbook reflect those high hopes.

Vikings trying to balance between present, future

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Vikings are trying to strike a balance between keeping veterans and younger players as they start to formulate the eventual 53-man roster.

Report: Vikings WR Jenkins takes pay cut

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
Vikings WR Michael Jenkins renegotiated the final two years on his contract and took a pay cut.

Ponder makes strides in Vikings' first action

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
QB Christian Ponder played far better than his stats indicated in the Vikings' preseason opener.

Former Viking pleads guilty to fraud

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Former Vikings RB Michael Bennett has pleaded guilty to his role in a South Florida tax refund and identity theft scheme.

Vikings cut WR Childs

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Vikings waived/injured fourth-round rookie WR Greg Childs on Monday, two days after he suffered torn patellar tendons in both knees.

Vikings WR Childs tears patellar tendon in both knees

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Vikings rookie WR Greg Childs suffered torn patellar tendons in both knees late in Saturday night's scrimmage.

Leshoure, Simpson are names to file away

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
Mike Wilkening offers fantasy scouting reports on Mikel Leshoure and Jerome Simpson, who will each miss the start of the season.

Vikings TE Carlson sprains MCL

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
TE John Carlson sprained his medial collateral ligament during a running play at Vikings training camp on Tuesday.

Vikings RB Peterson has allergic reaction

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 12:24 a.m. ET
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has returned to the team's training camp residence hall after an allergic reaction at lunch sent him to a local hospital.

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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