BRIAN ROBISON NEWS

2015 Could Be the Last Season in Purple for Some Vikings Fan Favorites

Of the 52 players on the Minnesota Vikings roster during former head coach Leslie Frazier's last game with the Vikings in 2013, only 26 are left on the most current Minnesota roster. Entering his second season as the head coach in Minnesota, Mike Zimmer has a vision for the Vikings and he is making sure he gets the players that fit that vision.Some of the players that have left Minnesota...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Brian Robison's Backup

On Thursday, multiple media outlets reported Brian Robison's injury; the 32-year-old defensive end hurt his pectoral muscle during an afternoon training session. Many fans feared for the worst, as right tackle Phil Loadholt was lost for the year in 2014 after tearing the same muscle during a game. However, Robison addressed the severity of the injury on Twitter, proclaiming he was...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Robison Injured His Pectoral. How He Do Dat?!

Brian Robison, Minnesota Vikings DE who has been with the team his entire 9 year career, has suffered a pectoral injury while working out at the Vikings training facility Winter Park this week. Pectoral injuries are kind of nasty things, things which have sidelined several Vikings players in recent history, including Phil Loadholt and Brandon Fusco last season. There’s not a lot...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings DE Brian Robison Suffers Pectoral Injury

According to Peter Schrager and Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, Vikings DE Brian Robison suffered a pectoral injury while working out on Thursday. As of now, the extent of Robison ‘s injury is not known. This is definitely concerning news for the Vikings given that pectoral injuries can cost a player the entire season. Beyond that, the ... The post Vikings DE Brian Robison Suffers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Vikings and Spielman Have Found Gems in the Late Rounds of the Draft

Since Rick Spielman became a member of the Minnesota Vikings franchise in 2006, he has played a part in the Vikings drafting the likes of running back Adrian Peterson, wide receiver Percy Harvin, cornerback Xavier Rhodes, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and safety Harrison Smith.All of these players have one thing in common, they were all selected in the first round of the NFL Draft...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings and Spielman Have Drafted Some Late-Round Gems

Since Rick Spielman became a member of the Minnesota Vikings franchise in 2006, he has played a part in the Vikings drafting the likes of running back Adrian Peterson, wide receiver Percy Harvin, cornerback Xavier Rhodes, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and safety Harrison Smith.All of these players have one thing in common, they were all selected in the first round of the NFL Draft...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bet You Can’t Do This: Brian Robison’s 42-Inch Single-Leg Box Jump

Minnesota Vikings DE  Brian Robison recently posted a video to his Instagram showing him performing a Single-Leg Box Jump of 42 inches. It’s hard to imagine most athletes performing this
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings DE Brian Robison did a 42-Inch Single-Leg Box Jump

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison with the insanely impressive 42-Inch single-leg box jump. Bam.[h/t Arman Walia]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minnesota Vikings DE Brian Robison Ups the Ante With 42" Single Leg Box Jump

From time to time videos of some of our favorite athletes doing things that the average person can only dream about doing. One of the more popular is the box jump. Numerous athletes have posted videos online over the years. J.J. Watt recently tried to best his 59.5" jump with a 61" jump, but failed to make it and appeared to crush his spotter in the process.What we haven't seen though...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings LBs Have Case of Offseason Deja Vu

One year ago, the Minnesota Vikings knew they needed a changing of the guard along the defensive line. Once a dominant unit that helped the team make a NFC Championship appearance in 2009, Father Time had scored another victory against once great players.As a result, Kevin Williams was sent packing and headed to Seattle. Jared Allen also was shown the door as he went to the rival...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL.com Rewards Willie Young for his ‘Gone Fishing’ Sack Dance

NFL.com has released their Top 10 Sack Dances for the 2014 NFL season. Upon viewing the countdown, any Chicago Bears fan would be quick to notice a striking similarity between No. 10 Brian Robison’s ‘Hook ‘Em’ dance and No. 8 Willie Young’s ‘Gone Fishin” routine, but we digress. Young, signed to a three-year, $9 million contract with the Bears, tore his left Achilles’...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings' defensive turnaround in Year 1 with Zimmer provides hope for more

The Cover-2 defense had run its course in Minnesota. Once one of the consistent defensive philosophies, the scheme had become a predictable shell for the Minnesota Vikings, who slipped to one of the worst defenses in the NFL over the past several seasons. Quarterbacks like Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers had strong, accurate arms to exploit the zones, and often would know where he was...
Via Fox Sports North
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Sign 2 for futures contract, become immediate contenders

This week has been a busy week for the Minnesota Vikings, including cleaning out their lockers and not playing in the playoffs. Again. But that doesn’t mean everything is casual readings of Kerouac and hand holding sessions. Some people on the Vikings team actually have to work year-round. That includes the Minnesota front office, who has been busy signing players to future contracts...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings 'not satisfied' with season, but clean out lockers with optimism

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Slowly the Minnesota Vikings started to trickle into the locker room at the team facilities Monday following meetings. Players exchanged jerseys and boxed up their personal belongings to depart after a 7-9 season. Instead of preparing for the playoffs, like divisional foes Green Bay and Detroit are doing, Minnesota is left to say goodbye and think about what...
Via Fox Sports North
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL players use MMA skills to sack the opposition

NFL players are increasingly using mixed martial arts (MMA) training to help them become better football players. A recent AP story highlights how some top pass-rushers are spending time off the field, honing MMA skills in order to get around offensive linemen and to the quarterback. In particular, the Denver Broncos' DeMarcus Ware, the Vikings' Brian Robison, and Datone Jones all...
Via Fox Sports
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings see progress, through blurriness of defeat

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The frustrating losses in coach Mike Zimmer's first year with Minnesota have piled up higher than the signature wins. The latest example came on Sunday at Detroit, when the Vikings let a two-touchdown lead in the second quarter slip into a narrow defeat by the Lions. The Vikings controlled much of the game against the NFC North co-leaders, a stark contrast...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Fourth-quarter play a learning experience for Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Another loss by eight points or fewer had the Minnesota Vikings focused on their struggles at the end of Sunday's game at Detroit. Minnesota allowed the final 16 points to the NFC North-leading Lions Sunday and weren't able to capitalize on two late drives with a chance to retake the lead in the 16-14 loss. The Vikings' last four losses have been by a total...
Via Fox Sports North
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hair today, gone tomorrow: Robison trims locks for first time in nearly 5 years

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The end of the 2009 season for the Minnesota Vikings was Jan. 24, 2010. There's little need to remind most fans or people associated with the team of the day. The heart-breaking NFC Championship game loss to the New Orleans Saints still is painful more than four years later. The timing meant something else to Minnesota defensive end Brian Robison until Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports North
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings' Brian Robison chops hair for charity

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison got his hair cut, for a good cause. Robison showed off his newly shorn look before practice Wednesday, two days after getting a chop for charity. He donated his hair to Locks of Love, a nonprofit organization that provides wigs to children with long-term hair loss from any type of medical diagnosis. Robison had...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings defensive end Brian Robison cuts off long hair for Locks of Love (photo)

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison underwent a radical transformation as it relates to his appearance on Monday, going under the scissors and getting his long hair cut off. “Tomorrows agenda…….. Send this to lockslove …. That’s right its gone,” Robison wrote regarding the below Instagram post, revealing that he would be donating all that...Read More The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Crucial Matchups for Panthers in Minnesota

1. Panthers offensive tackles vs. Everson Griffen, Tom Johnson and Brian RobisonThe Vikings rewarded a relative unknown in Griffen with a big contract this offseason. Many people questioned why they gave him such a big contract. But he has shown what the front office saw in him and leads the Vikings with nine sacks; which is tied with DeMarcus Ware for ninth in the league. Johnson...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Allen struggling in Chicago while replacement Griffen thriving

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- With nicknames like Cowboy, B-Rob and Ev, the mutual admiration between Jared Allen, Brian Robison and Everson Griffen is easily apparent. For four years, the Allen (Cowboy), Robison (B-Rob, of course) and Griffen (Ev) were friends and part of perhaps the most cohesive -- and loudest -- position group for the Minnesota Vikings, along with Kevin Williams. There...
Via Fox Sports North
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Vikings return from bye refreshed

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Brian Robison sprinted over to the blocking sled and urged the rest of the Minnesota Vikings' defensive line to hurry along with him. Back to practice after five days off, Minnesota tried to prove there would be no letdown as it returned from a bye week. "Feeling refreshed and ready to go, I feel like I'm 29 again," the 31-year-old Robison joked to reporters...
Via Fox Sports North
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings' defense comes up with big late-game stop for victory

MINNEAPOLIS -- Fabled wrestling icon Dan Gable competed in 183 collegiate and high school matches. He lost one of them. Why? Priorities, he says. "When you finally decide how successful you really want to be, you've got to set priorities," Gable, who wrestled and coached at Iowa and did the same thing for the United States at three separate Olympic Games, says on his official website...
Via Fox Sports North
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Defensive Improvement the Biggest Positive in Minnesota

Considering that the Vikings were ranked 31st in the league last year in total defense and gave up the most points in the NFL, they had nowhere to go but up this year. The question was how much better they would be. So far they have played better than expected. They are currently ranked 13th in the league in points per game (22.1) and are first in the NFL with 30 sacks. Mike Zimmer...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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