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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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
Via Stack
6 days ago  |  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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27 days ago  |  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...
Via FatManWriting
28 days ago  |  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...
Via Pro Football Spot
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’...
Via Sports Mockery
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...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
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

Notebook: Vikings' Robison, Patterson likely to play Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Brian Robison called a member of the Minnesota Vikings media relations staff over and joked he was about to make a spectacle with the media as he sat at his locker on Friday. Robison wasn't about to throw a tantrum. The veteran defensive end only wanted to set the record straight on the bruise which caused him to miss Wednesday's practice and limited him on...
Via Fox Sports North
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings' Robison has had a pain in the butt

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Brian Robison has had quite the pain in the butt. The Minnesota Vikings defensive end landed on the injury report this week with a rarely listed body part: glute. That's short for the gluteal muscles that form the buttocks. Robison was inadvertently kneed there by an opposing player last Sunday at Tampa Bay. Robison was declared probable for the game this...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings' Robison: Thursday was 'like some people had checked out'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --€“ Brian Robison is the third-longest tenured member of the Minnesota Vikings and assumed more of a leadership role in the locker room and with the defense with long-time standouts Jared Allen and Kevin Williams now gone. Robison can always be found by his locker, willing to speak with the media through good times and bad and isn't afraid to share his opinion...
Via Fox Sports North
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings keep win in perspective, but defense appears improved

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- In the aftermath of a resounding 34-6 win on the road and a defensive showing which hadn't been seen since late in the 2012 season, Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer quickly tempered the enthusiasm surrounding his first win as a head coach. Minnesota had allowed just two field goals to the St. Louis Rams, the first time the Vikings had held a team without...
Via Fox Sports North
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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