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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-Chiefs matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup for Sunday's Vikings-Chiefs game.

Vikings-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
Check out this key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Buccaneers game.

Five questions with Vikings DE Brian Robison

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
PFW caught up with Vikings DE Brian Robison, who had a strong debut as the new starter opposite Jared Allen.

Five key questions facing the Vikings

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Here are five questions we posed to PFW senior editor Eric Edholm on the current state of the Vikings.

Vikings give Robison three-year extension

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Vikings signed DE Brian Robison to a three-year extension. A fourth-round pick in 2007, Robison had 15 tackles and two sacks in 2010.

Vikings place tenders on top free agents

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
Four Minnesota players, including WR Sidney Rice, received contract tenders.

Vikings positional analysis: Defensive linemen

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
This is the sixth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Vikings' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze Minnesota's defensive line situation.

Frazier looks to address D-line

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said Friday that defensive line would be an area the club seeks to address this offseason, but didn't specify how that change would come about.

Vikings likely to hang onto Griffen

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
The Vikings were embarrassed by the actions of DE Everson Griffen, but they are likely to keep him for now.

Vikings face tough call on DE Edwards

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Vikings DE Ray Edwards has had another solid season, but the team might choose not to meet his asking price as a free agent in the offseason.

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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